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President Frederick Neils Larsen – Issue 78

July 3, 2019

President Frederick Niels Larsen January 15, 1932 – April 26, 2019   On Friday, April 26, 2019, Frederick (Fred) Niels Larsen, loving husband and father of five children, passed away at the age of 87, at home with his family. Fred was born on January 15, 1932, in Kansas City, Missouri, to Edward J, Larsen, a Danish immigrant, and…

The Remnant

July 3, 2019

The Remnant By Bishop Donald B. Owens Volume 20, Number 2 May/Jun/Jul/Aug 2019 Issue No. 78 This article was written by Bishop Owens for another Restoration publication in 1988.It is reprinted here with permission.   As a child, my first recollection of the use of the word remnant had to do with a “remnant bag” that…

Your Patriarchal Blessing

March 6, 2019

Your Patriarchal Blessing – A Gift from God by Presiding Patriarch Carl Vun Cannon, Jr. Vol. 20, Numer 1 Jan/Feb/Mar/Apr 2019 Issue No. 77 Throughout the years of the history of mankind, God has provided various events in our lives that he hopes will stabilize and stay the course on our journey of life back into his presence. Some…

God’s Abundant Harvest

March 5, 2019

God’s Abundant Harvest Consecrated Saints, with Gods Help, Creating Increase and Surplus by Aaronic High Priest W. Kevin Romer Vol. 20, Number 1 Jan/Feb/Mar/Apr 2019 Issue No. 77 In May of 2018, I met with the young children who live at Bountiful, teaching them that God is a God of abundance. Bishop Joe Ben Stone, the property and…

Visitors Center Update

March 5, 2019

Visitors Center Update By Apostle Terry and Cindy Patience Vol. 20, Number 1 Jan/Feb/Mar/Apr 2019 Issue No. 77 As many of you know, the church has been in the process of putting together a Visitors Center in the headquarters building. There were many projects that had to be done before it would be presentable. The question was, how presentable?…

The Presidential Tour

March 5, 2019

The Presidential Tour By James Vun Cannon, Counselor to the First Presidency Volume 20, Number 1, Jan/Feb/Mar/Apr 2019 Issue No. 77 Our church is a very busy place, and sometimes we do not realize that the church is working and providing ministry almost around the clock. The First Presidency desires to share the current direction of…

Winter Youth Retreat

February 14, 2019

Winter Youth Retreat December 27-30, 2018 By High Priest Corwyn L. Mercer The Remnant Record 2018 – Volume 1 Between Christmas and the new year, we held the annual Winter Youth Retreat for junior high and senior high youth. Samantha and Eric Wilson graciously directed the retreat, which saw 32 youth from the Center Place, southern Missouri, Arkansas, Oklahoma, and…

General Church Men’s Retreat

February 14, 2019

General Church Men’s Retreat November 9-11, 2018 By Priest Jared D. Dollen The Remnant Record 2018 – Volume 1 The Blackgum Men’s Retreat, held November 9th–11th, was a huge success, with 15 men in attendance and with great food and wonderful fellowship being served. Classes were taught by High Priests John Atkins and Elbert Rogers, Elder Denny Post,…

Canadian Conference

February 14, 2019

Canadian Conference By Apostle Donald W. Burnett The Remnant Record 2018 – Volume 1 Every November, we host a Canadian Conference at Teen Ranch in Caledon, Ontario, Canada. Teen Ranch is a Christian based camp for teenagers. Each year we use this facility to house and feed us as we come together for worship and classes and to conduct…

South Central District Women’s Retreat

February 14, 2019

South Central District Women’s Retreat October 19-21, 2018 By Coral J. Rogers The Remnant Record 2018 – Volume 1 The South Central District Women’s Retreat was held October 19th–21st at the Remnant Church Blackgum Campground. Our theme for the weekend was Becoming an Elect Lady for Christ. Melody Moore and Leith Setter from Independence joined us and shared four sessions…

Center Place of Zion Reunion

February 14, 2019

Center Place of Zion Reunion August 2-5, 2018 By Apostle Terry W. Patience The Remnant Record 2018 – Volume 1 The Center Place of Zion Reunion was somewhat different than previous years, attempting to minister to more people and to provide some different worship experiences. It was held from Thursday morning, August 2nd through Sunday morning, August 5th. There…

Geneseo Reunion

February 14, 2019

Geneseo Reunion July 21-28, 2018 By High Priest David R. Van Fleet The Remnant Record 2018 – Volume 1 The Geneseo, Illinois, reunion was held from July 21st–28th with a large turnout from both Remnant and Restoration members. The campground is a large, square, level area surrounded by white pines and other trees, boasting several buildings within the perimeter of…

Geneseo Reunion

February 14, 2019

Geneseo Reunion July 21-28, 2018 By High Priest David R. Van Fleet The Remnant Record 2018 – Volume 1 The Geneseo, Illinois, reunion was held from July 21st–28th with a large turnout from both Remnant and Restoration members. The campground is a large, square, level area surrounded by white pines and other trees, boasting several buildings within the perimeter of…

Center Place Vacation Church School

February 14, 2019

Center Place Vacation Church School July 16-19, 2018 By High Priest Austin R. and Christina S. Purvis The Remnant Record 2018 – Volume 1 Camp Courageous Vacation Church School (VCS)2018 was held at the Gathering Place on July 16th–19th. Eighty-three youth in the center area, Restoration groups, and out-of-town friends gathered for four days to learn about…

Senior High Camp

February 14, 2019

Senior High Camp July 7-14, 2018 By High Priests Corwyn L. Mercer and Elbert H. Rogers The Remnant Record 2018 – Volume 1 Senior High Camp was directed by High Priest Corwyn Mercer (First Congregation). Patriarch Fred Williams (Bountiful Congregation) was the camp pastor. The wonderful meals were provided by a quartet of lovely ladies: Betty Williams (Bountiful Congregation), and…

Junior High Camp

February 14, 2019

Junior High Camp June 23-30, 2018 By High Priests Corwyn L. Mercer and Elbert H. Rogers The Remnant Record 2018 – Volume 1 The 2018 youth camping season was concluded with sixteen junior high campers coming to worship and praise our heavenly Father. The theme for the camp was Walk with Jesus, with the daily theme discussing the many…

South Central District Reunion

February 14, 2019

South Central District Reunion June 16-22, 2018 By Apostle S. Roger Tracy The Remnant Record 2018 – Volume 1 It was the perfect week in a years-gone-by setting, and was filled with the Spirit, spice, and nature. From the bell ringing each morning to the campfires and s’mores treats every night, there was much to do in between.…

Idaho Reunion

February 14, 2019

Idaho Reunion June 16-22, 2018 By Ardyce J. Nordeen The Remnant Record 2018 – Volume 1 Sunlight filters through tall pine boughs. Campers call out, “Good morning!” as they make their way to the shower house or dining hall. The smell of wood fire smoke blends with the aroma of pancakes and bacon. Cheerful children greet their still-not-awake friends over…

Iowa Reunion

February 14, 2019

Iowa Reunion June 4-8, 2018 By Patriarch Gary L. Argotsinger The Remnant Record 2018 – Volume 1 The 2018 Iowa Reunion was held June 4th–8th. We met the Lord on the hilltop at Guthrie Grove, Iowa. Many of us have met the Lord here for many years and have taken our children to this sacred place. The saints…

West Virginia Retreats

February 14, 2019

West Virginia Retreats Spring Retreat April 21-22, 2018 By Apostle Donald W. Burnett The Remnant Record 2018 – Volume 1 Over the weekend of April 21st and 22nd Apostle Donald Burnett, Bishop Ben Galbraith, Seventy Matthew Goodrich, and Elder Alex Vun Cannon traveled from Independence to Parkersburg, West Virginia, to participate in the spring retreat of the Parkersburg and New…