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Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Weekly Wire for May 29, 2019

Canada West Mission

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June 5th!

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Upcoming Events at a Glance

2019

May 31-Jun 2 Friends and Family Connection 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 13-17 Singles Reunion Samish Island

July 13-17 Junior Camp Hills of Peace

July 20-27 Spectacular Graceland University

July 21-27 Junior High Camp (12-14 yrs) Samish Island

July 27-Aug 3 Family Reunion Samish Island

*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.

Community of Christ Canada West Mission website

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This Week…in the Weekly Wire!          


Address change for Steve Thompson Mission President

Registration for Samish Youth Camps

Hills of Peace Adult Reunion

Male Delegation Leader needed for SPEC

Reggie –registration platform for all CWM events

Friends and Family Connection Weekend

Hotel and Billeting information for Mission Conference in Edmonton

Community of Christ App

Shopping on Amazon.ca

Links to our Worldwide Ministries website

We want you to ‘like’ our CWM Facebook Page

2018/19 Camping and Retreat Dates 

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URGENT

SPEC Male Delegation Leader

for travel from Ontario with Team Canada

We are in dire need of a male delegation leader to travel with the Canada West Mission campers, departing from Ontario for SPEC.

We welcome interest from all across the

Canada West Mission Centre including BC.

I do not use the word “dire” lightly, we are truly in a situation where we will need to determine next steps for the ability of the Canada West delegation’s ability to attend SPEC.

Requirements:  Male over the age of 23 and an approved Registered Youth Worker (or ability to be approved asap)

Travel details:

July 18 – Canda West fly to London ON

July 19 – Canada West joins Canada East and travels by Bus to Graceland University

July 20 – 27 – SPEC

July 27 – Canada West fly home direct from Kansas City MO

Travel expenses will be covered by Canada West Mission.

Lisa Neudorf

Camping and Retreat Coordinator

Canada West Mission Centre

Toll Free: (877) 411-2632, ext. 5

lisa@communityofchrist.ca

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It’s time to register for Samish Island youth camps!

Kimtah, Junior High Camp, and Mungai

(see calendar at the end of the Weekly Wire for dates)

How to register for youth camps at Samish Island

Go to the Eventbrite registration page

Select your camp

Click the green register box

Click ‘Enter Promotional Code’

Enter the word Free

Click Apply Code

Click Checkout

Fill out your information

Mail your registration/donation to:

Sam Smalldon 1185 Strathcona Drive SW, Calgary, AB T3H-4S1

E-transfer your registration/donation to: sam@communityofchrist.ca

Pay your registration/donation by credit card through Canada Helps

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 Reggie

New registration platform for all CWM events 

You asked - we listened!

Canada West Mission is proud to announce the launch of its new online event registration system, REGGIE! This new system is a custom-built solution based on your feedback from previous registration processes. Reggie represents over a year of hard work as we tirelessly built a new platform to meet the unique needs of Canada West members and friends.

Online Registration for upcoming CWM events is now open. Log in to create your family's profile, register for available events and browse the new site. We think you'll like what you see. It's simple, fast, and secure!

Check out  Reggie www.cwm.events and register today for your CWM summer events.

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Hills of Peace Adult Reunion

Registration deadline is Friday, May 31st

Online Registration: www.cwm.events (first time users, create a profile for each attendee and then register for the event)

Friday, June 7 to Tuesday, June 11

Theme: "Following the Spirit"

Guest Minister:  Doug Bolger
Doug is a lifelong Community of Christ member living in North Bay, Ontario and currently serving in the Office of High Priest. Doug has spent his adult life filling a number of different ministry roles with Community of Christ including youth leader, camp director, Pastor and District President. Doug’s professional career was in the teaching field as a teacher, principal and professor. Doug has been married to Bonnie for 50 years. Together they have two children and four grandchildren. Doug enjoys acting, hockey and riding his motorcycle.

Event Director:  Marilyn Smith (iamhere2@telus.net)

Adult Class text:  $20.00 payable at registration (cash only)

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ADDRESS CHANGE FOR

CANADA WEST MISSION CENTRE PRESIDENT

The UPS Store that Steve has been using to receive church mail is moving. 

If you have EVER mailed anything to the Mission Centre Office or think you might ever need to, please note the following new temporary address:

Stephen Thompson, President

Community of Christ, Canada West Mission Centre

10215 178 Street NW, Suite 30

Edmonton, Alberta   T5S 1M3

Steve’s phone and email remain the same:

1-877-411-2632 ext 1, steve@communityofchrist.ca

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Click here to see Upcoming Events 

for Encounter World Religions

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Mission Conference 2019 in Edmonton

“STORY”

August 30 – September 1st


Danny Belrose class session ‘Discover Your Story’

Penelope Belrose class session ‘The Danger of a Single Story’

Workshop with Danny Belrose on September 2nd!

‘Discover your Preaching Story’ 9:30am – 2:30 pm.


Hotel information

We have a group rate at the Ramada Edmonton South

2 Queen beds for $95.99 per night plus tax

You can book online at www.ramadaedmontonsouth.com

using the group code 083019COM

or by calling the hotel direct at 780-434-3431

Billeting

We have limited billeting available. 

Please contact Linda Allen georgea@shaw.ca  to place your request.

Registrations for Mission Conference will open next week.

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Amazon gives back

Here is the  link for “Community of Christ and Amazon.ca ” to make purchases and have up to 8.5% returned to the Canadian church.

Learn how it works here Community of Christ Amazon video

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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.

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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.


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Canada West Camping and Event Calendar

2019

May 31-Jun 2 Friends and Family Connection 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 13-17 Singles Reunion Samish Island

July 13-17 Junior Camp Hills of Peace

July 20-27 Spectacular Graceland University

July 21-27 Junior High Camp (12-14 yrs) Samish Island

July 27-Aug 3 Family Reunion Samish Island

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

August 11-15 Camp Mungai (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 Wee

Nurturing Spirit Retreat Hills of Peace

Dates are subject to change.

Please register early to avoid cancellation of your event.

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Quote of the Week


”Do not wait;

the time will never be 'just right.'

Start where you stand,

and work with whatever tools you may have at your command,

and better tools will be found as you go along.


~George Herbert~

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