Author Archive for Jeannine Ward

Sr. High Celebrate Christmas

20 youth and 4 staff celebrated together on Dec. 2.  First, the youth prepared and presented stations for the Jr.High youth to learn about the Christmas Story.  A Shepherd, the 3 Wise Men, Mary, Joseph, and Zechariah told their stories.   After this the Sr. High youth decorated cookies for [...]

Share Out

20 Sr. High Youth and 7 staff met with Matt Frizzell, Dean of the Community of Christ Seminary, on Nov. 18.   We started the morning off with Packing Meals for the Heartland at their West Des Moines packaging center.   The goal for Meals for the Heartland is to [...]

TIME to ACT Webcast by First Presidency

The First Presidency shared a live webcast in three languages on Wednesday, Sept. 20, 7:30 pm. The video archive of President Veazey’s message, “Time to Act!” is now available. You can read the full text of his message. A questions and answers document is also available.   This document includes key [...]

Statement on Las Vegas Shooting Tragedy

The USA Team of Apostles has offered this statement on the  1 October shootings in Las Vegas: As Community of Christ, we share the peace of Jesus Christ in a troubled world. This calling is grounded in our belief in Unity in Diversity, Blessings of Community, the Worth of All Persons, and [...]

Encountering God at Home Part 2

Take the time to teach your children and youth the Stories of Jesus or Paul, or the disciples.  You may want to share the Lectionary scripture for the week or start with your favorites. This pattern was developed by High Priest Monica Bradford, a Community of Christ minister, in 2008. Don’t let [...]

Community of Christ Statement regarding Charlottesville

Statement on Charlottesville 8/14/2017 Community of Christ condemns racist and religious hate groups throughout the world, including white-supremacy and anti-Semitic movements in the USA.  We join with those who stand against attempts to diminish the inherent worth of any person, faith tradition, or ethnicity. The church is committed to pursuing [...]

Community of Christ participates in Hiroshima Remembrance

The 1,000 paper cranes were made by many hands.  At the June Reunion hundreds were folded!  Thanks to everyone who contributed to this project.

Online Consent Form for Children and YOUTH

Register your child one time for the whole school year.   Thanks!

Encountering God at Home Retreat Part 1

This Retreat was held at the Temple in Independence, MO, on April 7-9, 2017.   Over 20 members from Lamoni Heartland Mission Center attended this intergenerational retreat. As families create new routines with the new school year, here are some tips from Monica Bradford and Donna Sperry on making time for God. The [...]

Continuing Revelation

Continuing Revelation is one of Community of Christ’s enduring principles.  At World Conference the Words of Council presented to the church by President Veazey in April, were approved and accepted as Sec. 165.  You can read them here.