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Wednesday, September 19, 2018

The Weekly Wire for September 19, 2018

Canada West Mission



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Upcoming Events at a Glance


Sept 28-30 Men’s Retreat Hills of Peace

Sep 28-30 Women's Retreat Chilliwack

October 26-28 Nurturing Silence Retreat Samish Island


January 25-27 Men’s Retreat BC

*dates subject to change, always check online or here for the most up to date information.

All camping dates are included at the bottom of this Weekly Wire.

Canada West Mission Website


This Week…in the Weekly Wire!          

Link to Special 2018 Canada West Mission Conference

What’s Up…In the CWM fall Edition

Delegates for World Conference 

World Conference Registration Fee Assistance

Nurturing Silence Retreat Samish Island

Ministry with Latter-day Seekers eLearning Class

Men’s Retreat Hills of Peace

Priesthood Retreat Saskatoon

Women’s Retreat Chilliwack

Community of Christ App

Shopping on

Links to our Worldwide Ministries website

We want you to ‘like’ our CWM Facebook Page

2018/19 Camping and Retreat Dates 


I will be in Ontario until September 23rd working with our Revitalization Ministers.  I will be checking my email daily, but may not be able to respond to your messages until I return.

Thanks, Debra.

Debra D



2018 Canada West Mission Conference

Click below to see our

2018 Mission Conference Special 



What’s Up…In the CWM fall Edition 


It’s time to share your mission stories, congregational activities, and upcoming events in What’s UP…In the CWM.

Please advise Debra asap if you would like to reserve a space.

Deadline for articles and photos is October 12th


Register now for BC Women’s Retreat

“The Cup of Our Life”

September 28 – 30, 2018 Chilliwack BC

Guest Minister:  Susan Oxley

Registration required by September 24, 2018


Register here

* You will register under group registration. The group is you as head of household.

(if you have questions or need help using our new online registration platform, please contact Lisa Neudorf)


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Priesthood Retreat Saskatoon

There will be a Priesthood Retreat hosted by the Saskatoon Congregation October 26-28, 2018.

Guest Minister:  David Lloyd. Contact Lloyd Chase ( or Jae Senga ( ) for additional information.


Men’s Retreat Hills of Peace


Registration by September 24 appreciated

Register here

Director: Dan Esch or 306-949-1470


World Conference April 6-13, 2019

If you would like to be a Canada West Mission delegate, you must register with Debra by February 1, 2019. 

We currently have room for nine more delegates and 33 alternates.


2019 World Conference Delegate Registration Fees
to be Reimbursed by Mission Centre!

This is for the information of any member considering being a delegate from the Canada West Centre to the 2019 World Conference, scheduled for April 6 to 13, 2019.

This will be a special conference. Besides the usual business of the church, there will be special celebrations in honour of the 25th anniversary of the dedication of the Community of Christ Temple in Independence, Missouri.

The Canada West Mission Centre will once again assist delegates with the registration fee for the conference. We do not know for sure what that fee will be. In 2016 it was $140 in US funds, which converted to an average of about $190 Canadian at that time.

Undertaking the responsibility of being a delegate to World Conference includes a significant financial commitment. Although a small portion of total expenses, the Canada West Mission Centre is pleased to be able to provide this assistance.

Please consider your availability to serve as a World Conference Delegate. Any confirmed member in good standing is eligible. There is no age requirement and no priesthood requirement. Advise Debra Donohue of your interest as soon as possible


Ministry with Latter-day Seekers eLearning Class

A new pilot class will open for registration September 1, 2018 (limited to first 25):

· Ministry with Latter-day Seekers  (Temple School DS200)

o Starts September 29 - ends October 26 (4-weeks)

This eLearning class is designed to introduce Community of Christ priesthood, disciples, and congregations to ministry with Latter-day Seekers. Participants will explore Mormon culture, deepen pastoral sensitivity toward Latter-day Seekers, identify and process personal or denominational bias, and learn to effectively articulate Community of Christ identity,mission, message, and beliefs. An experienced Latter-day Seeker minister will guide participants through readings, videos, dialogue, reflections and quizzes. Students may access each week's class 24-hours a day, 6-days a week (minus one day for grading) providing flexibility in class schedules.

To register (after Sept. 1):

· Visit the site and click on the "Canada Registration Form."

· Pay $7.50 registration fee via mailed cheque or e-transfer to 

· Students will receive log-in information via email.

· Students completing these classes receive Temple School "Directed Studies" credit

Be looking for upcoming classes on the website or by emailing


Nurturing Silence Retreat Samish Island

October 26-28, 2018

Register here

* you will register under ‘group registration’. The group is you as head of household.


Canada West Mission centre offers this event by donation so that fees are not a barrier to participation.  We need your generous donations to help cover the costs for this event.  A  charitable receipt for income tax purposes will be issued for all donations.

Questions: Contact 


Canada West registrations are open for: 

Women’s Retreat Chilliwack September 28-30

Men’s Retreat Hills of Peace September 28-30

Nurturing Silence Retreat October 26-28

Register for Individual/Family events (group account)  

Register for youth camps

If you have registered online and did not receive a confirmation e-mail OR if you need assistance with the new registration system,

please contact Lisa Neudorf 1-877-411-2632, ext 5.


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Learn how it works here Community of Christ Amazon video


 CWM Facebook Page!

Go to our facebook page to see what’s going on in the CWM

and be sure to ‘like’ us.


Community of Christ website links

Community of Christ Upcoming Events: Visit the Community of Christ Calendar to see upcoming events, links to Daily Prayer for Peace, and Worship Resources.
Community of Christ Current Announcements: See the most current announcements on Community of Christ homepage or on the Announcements page .
Community of Christ Mission Stories:  Mission Stories

The next link is to a great video produced by the Community of Christ that everyone should see.

Community of Christ, What We Offer You Video

To those seeking a spiritual home, Community of Christ is a welcoming, loving, worldwide faith community that values the worth of every person as a child of God, and provides a safe space for you to explore and deepen your relationship with Jesus Christ and each other.

In Community of Christ, you will receive love and support as you discover renewed purpose for your life through compassionate, Christ-like service that ends suffering and fosters justice and peace.


Canada West Camping and Event Calendar


Sept 28-30 Men’s Retreat Hills of Peace
Sept 28-30 Women’s Retreat Chilliwack

Oct 26-28 Nurturing Silence Retreat Samish Island


Jan 25-27 Men’s Retreat BC

Feb 15-18 CWM Winter Youth Retreat (location to be confirmed)

March 1-3 Nurturing Spirit Retreat Samish Island

Women’s Retreat Prairies (cancelled for 2019 due to World Conference)

April 6-13 World Conference Independence Missouri

April 26-28 Arts Retreat Samish Island

April 28-May 4 Samish Island Work Week

May 31-Jun 2 Friends and Family Weekend Samish Island

June 7-11 Adult Reunion Hills of Peace

June 8-13 Adult Reunion Samish Island

Jun 30-Jul 5 Youth Camp Hills of Peace

July 6-11 Family Camp Hills of Peace

July 13-20 Family Reunion Samish Island

July 13-17 Junior Camp Hills of Peace

July 20-27 Spectacular Graceland University

July 21-28 Singles Reunion Samish Island

July 27-30 Nurturing Spirit Retreat Hills of Peace

July 28-Aug 3 Junior High Camp (12-14 yrs) Samish Island tentative dates

August 4-10 Camp Kimtah (15-18 yrs) Samish Island

August 11-15 Junior Camp (8-11 yrs) Samish Island

Aug 30-Sept 1 Canada West Mission Conference Edmonton AB

Sept 13-15 Weekend of World Religions Vancouver

Sept 27-29 Men’s Retreat Hills of Peace

Oct 2-4 Women's Retreat Chilliwack

Oct 25-27 Nurturing Silence Retreat Samish Island

To be announced:

Weekend of World Religions Calgary

Nurturing Spirit Retreat Hills of Peace

Dates are subject to change, please register early to avoid cancellation of your event.


Quote of the Week


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