Mission Center Newsletter - May 2019

Reunion 2019

Something for everyone! Come join for family fun, fellowship, fishing, swimming, campfires, canteen, classes, boating, good food, study, and wonderful guest ministry.

Doniphan – Excelsior Springs, MO – June 23 to 27 
Guest Minister:  Apostle Janné Grover
Director:  Josh Huyett 913.707.3905

Chihowa – Perry, KS – July 7 to 12
Guest Minister: Richard Betts, Generosity Team Leader
Director:  Sarah Marolf 785.730.522

Directors are looking for individuals willing to help in many ways. Please call Josh or Sarah and share your ministry. **Nursery workers must be Youth Worker certified.

*Camperships are available*
Adults (18+) - $240
Youth (13-17) - $125
Children (5-12) - $75
Children (0-4) - $25

Upcoming Events

June 9-14 - Senior High Camp @ Chihowa
June 16-21 - Middle School Camp @ Chihowa
June 23-27 - Doniphan Reunion
June 29 - July 3 - Junior Camp
July 7-12 - Chihowa Reunion
July 20-17 - Spectacular @ Graceland
July 21-26 - MITIOG @ Doniphan
August 1-3 - Youth Quest @ Olathe
August 4-10 - Adventure Reunion @ YMCA of the Rockies - www.centralmission.org/adventurer
August 10 - Women's Retreat @ The Highlands

Sharing World Conference

Throughout the church’s history, World Conference has been a formational experience and the 2019 event was no different. Videos are available to share at www.CofChrist.org/2019-world-conference.
“Becoming a People of the Temple”
Celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Temple
“Discover Your Future”
President Stephen Veazey’s closing sermon and words of counsel
Official Actions of the 2019 World Conference
Summary of the legislative actions taken by the conference
“Exploring Priesthood Ministry”
First Presidency’s presentation on priesthood ministry and recommitment
Financial Update – 2019 World Conference
The Presiding Bishopric shared information and held discussions about church finances and the New Way Forward.
“Discover Living Water”
President Veazey’s Sunday evening sermon

2019 Summer Camping Schedule

June 9–14 Senior High Camp @ Chihowa
June 16–21 Middle School Camp @ Chihowa
June 23–27 Doniphan Reunion 
June 29–July3 Junior Camp 
July 7–12 Chihowa Reunion 
July 20–27 Spectacular @ Graceland
July 21–26 MITIOG @ Doniphan
August 1–3 Youth Quest @ Olathe

**Camperships are available.**

Registration is LIVE!!!

 Go to www.midlandsmc.org and click on the green button.

A Note About Contributions

When contributing to MMC or its affiliates, please make your check payable to the organization itself and not the camp or fundraiser. If you have any questions please contact the MMC office or the MCFO Team.

  • Register/donate to camps – write the check to Midlands Mission Center and note the purpose in the memo line.

  • Donate to an affiliate (Central Avenue Center of Hope/CACH, Chihowa Retreat Center, or Center Place Campgrounds/Doniphan) – write the check directly to that organization and use the memo line.

Coffee Talk

Have questions, needs, or ideas? Please contact Donna Fletcher (316.644.4079) to schedule a chat near you!

Women's Retreat @ The Highlands

Celebrating Women II

 9 am – 12 noon Saturday, August 10

Women from Midlands, Central, and Farwest Mission Centers are invited to join together and share their life experiences, problems and joys. Guest ministry provided by Apostle Janné Grover, First People Field Specialist Carol Caplinger, and Highlands Elder Nancy Short. For questions please contact Mary Jane Stafford, Ph.D. at 816.335.5285.

Emporia Cell Group

In conjunction with the LDSeekers cell group in Emporia, Seventy Craig Hidy is writing a weekly blog. Follow along and join the conversation at www.emporiacofchrist.org/blog. 

Online Temple School Classes 

Children & Youth Core Training
Complete temple school class #0106 online! Class takes about a week and can be completed anytime between April 7 and July 15. Cost is $25. To register, please visit www.developmetrics.org and click on “USA Registration” on the left.

Chihowa News

Chihowa is looking for a gas-operated power washer. If you have one to donate or want to contribute financially please contact Board President Rollie Marolf: 785.207.1359 or rollieandbeth@cox.net.

Don’t forget our online book club over Beyond Resistance: The Institutional Church Meets the Postmodern World by John Dorhauer. Locate the “search this group” box on the left side of the MMC Facebook page and type “book club” to find the posts.

Plan Your Next Event at Chihowa!

Plan your next event at Chihowa! Congregational retreat, family reunion, business gathering…the possibilities are endless! An off-season weekend in the Lake Lodge (with newly built upstairs dorms) is available for MMC members for the special price of only $500. Call to schedule your weekend: (785) 597-5415.