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Spring Conference – Heart of Our Purpose

May 1, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - May 3, 2020 @ 11:00 am

The Heart of Our Purpose

You are invited to join the Michigan USA Mission Center and the Graceland University Community of Christ Seminary for a weekend exploring the heart of our purpose as described in Doctrine and Covenants 163:2b,

“The restoring of persons to healthy or righteous relationships with God, others, themselves, and the earth is at
the heart of the purpose of your journey as a people of faith.”

This weekend long online conference and retreat will discover the nature of our relationships with God, others, self and the earth. With presentations by Katie Harmon-McLaughlinCharmaine Chvala-SmithBarb WaldenDavid AndersonZac Harmon-McLaughlin and Tony Chvala-Smith. Come to be both challenged and healed with discussion, spiritual practice, prayer, exegesis, presentations and more.


Friday, May 1
6:30p-8:00 pm EDT – Welcome, Weekend Overview, Meet & Greet

Saturday, May 2
9:30am-10:00 am EDT – Gathering & Centering
10:00am-12:00 pm EDT – Session 1: Relationships with God & Ourselves
12:00pm-12:30 pm EDT – Questions & Answers
     Break for Lunch
2:00pm-2:30 pm EDT – Prayer for Peace
2:30pm-4:30 pm EDT – Session 2: Relationships with Others & Earth
4:30pm-5:00 pm EDT – Questions & Answers
     Break for Dinner
6:30pm-8:30 pm EDT – Session 3: Stories of Sacred Community

Sunday, May 3
On Your Own – Kirtland Temple 3D Virtual Tour
9:45am – 11:00 am EDT – Communion Worship


There is no cost to attend, registration is available by clicking the blue links for the sessions you wish to attend. You are invited to attend part or all of the weekend as your availability allows. Worship on Sunday will end in time to attend other online worships which may begin at 11am. All times listed are in Eastern Daylight Time (Michigan/NewYork). Questions can be directed to mmcoffice@cofchristmi.org.

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May 1, 2020 @ 6:30 pm
May 3, 2020 @ 11:00 am
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Linda Stanbridge
Dan Nowiski
Adam Bouverette
Erica Nye

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