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Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Weekly Wire for November 28, 2018

Canada West Mission




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Upcoming Events at a Glance


January 25-27 Men’s Retreat BC

Feb 15-18 CWM Winter Youth Retreat Edmonton

March 1-3 Nurturing Spirit Retreat Samish Island

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

April 5-13 World Conference Independence Missouri

*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!          

Delegates for World Conference

Delegates for E-Conference 

What’s Up…In the CWM fall edition is here!

Men’s Retreat BC – Save the Date

I Meant to do Something About That! – Samish Island

Vancouver Christmas – everyone is welcome!

World Conference Registration Fee Assistance 

New E-Learning online classes

Danny Belrose new book

Community of Christ App

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Links to our Worldwide Ministries website

We want you to ‘like’ our CWM Facebook Page

2018/19 Camping and Retreat Dates 


Vancouver Christmas Schedule

Everyone is welcome!

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The Fall edition of

What’s Up…In the CWM

is here!

Find it in your mailbox, at church, or follow the link above for full color throughout the entire newsletter!



E-Conference 2019

Remember to vote in your delegates and alternates for the E-Conference February 3, 2019 and send them to Debra by Friday January 18, 2019.


New Retreat at Samish Island


Details coming soon!


A new book from Danny Belrose


”Profiles, Poems, Prayers: Celebrating “Ordinary People,”

This book is a work of art! Through dozens of sensitive and meaningful portraits, both visual and verbal, of the extraordinary nature of "ordinary" people, accompanied by soul-searching poetry and wisdom writings, Danny Belrose has created a work of exquisite beauty and insight that touches all who view it.

Be sure to order your copy and consider additional copies as potential gifts for friends and family.


Mission Conference 2019

Mark your calendars for Canada West Mission Conference

August 30 - September 1 in Edmonton Alberta

With Guest Ministers Danny and Penelope Belrose

And be sure to stay for the Worship Workshop with Danny and Penelope on Monday September 2nd.


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eLearning Classes


Registration for enrollment begins December 7 for these online classes:

  • Introduction to Priesthood Ministry (MP300) - Required for new ordinands and those exploring priesthood leadership. Class dates:  Jan. 12 - March 8 (limit 30).
  • Ministry of the Deacon (MP 302) - Required for new Deacons and those exploring Deacons ministry. Class dates:  Jan. 12-Feb. 22 (limit 20)
  • Pastors in Mission (NEW) - Created to introduce pastors and pastors council to basic congregational leadership. Class dates:  Jan. 12-Feb. 22 (limit 30)

Enroll here


BC Men’s Retreat 


This event will be a blast for men of all ages. Enjoy rich discussion, fellowship, wonderful food, contemplation, meditation and deep healing peace in a beautiful natural setting right in our own back yard.  Loon Lake Lodge is operated by UBC.

Johnson Cabins “Opened in 2009, these modern log cabins are a welcome addition to Loon Lake Lodge and Retreat Centre. Complete with comfortable lounge areas, cozy fireplaces, large multi-purpose rooms with heated floors, and peaceful sleeping rooms. There are 4 bedrooms on each floor. Each bedroom has 2 beds, a writing desk, and WiFi, and both buildings are connected on the ground floor.”  Check it out at


Mark your calendars!

Contact Ed Salahub at 778-772-8344 or


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 ten 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


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 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


Jan 25-27 Men’s Retreat BC

Feb 15-18 CWM Winter Youth Retreat Edmonton

March 1-3 Nurturing Spirit Retreat Samish Island

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

April 5-13 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 Junior High Camp (12-14 yrs) Samish Island tentative dates

July 13-17 Junior Camp Hills of Peace

July 20-27 Spectacular Graceland University

July 21-28 Singles Reunion Samish Island

July 27-Aug 3 Family Reunion Samish Island

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

Women's Retreat Chilliwack dates to be confirmed

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.


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