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Vacation Church School 2016

October 11, 2016

Vacation Church School Jul/Aug/Sep 2016 “We are… (clap, clap) Kingdom Builders! (clap, clap)” Vacation Church School (VCS) was held July 11th -14th at the Gathering Place facilities. Lots of dedication and preparation on the part of the staff made this year’s VCS successful! Sixty-seven preschool through 8th graders came together to learn about our job…

Testimony of Jose Medeiros

June 17, 2015

The Testimony of Jose Medeiros from Brazil Given April 2015 in Independence, MO Dear Brothers and Sisters: It is my testimony that I know Jesus Christ lives. He died on the cross for our love, rose again the third day, and soon He will return to govern the Church personally from Zion.

Conspicuous Consumption: Thorstein Veblen in the 21st Century

August 20, 2014

CONSPICUOUS CONSUMPTION: THORSTEIN VEBLEN IN THE 21ST CENTURY by Henry H. Goldman, Remnant Church Historian “…and…in private…expenditure, carry into active exercise the principle of sacrifice and repression of unnecessary wants…” (D & C 130:7d, April 14, 1913) Recently, The Kansas City Star published a lengthy article about a local and popular radio host who also writes…

News from the Congregations and Branches – Issue 77

March 6, 2019

CENTER PLACE OF ZION Blue Springs Congregation – by Ardyce Nordeen The Blue Springs Congregation is continuing to do our part in working together for the establishment of the kingdom. The adult Church School class is diligently studying the Vision to the Kingdom materials as part of an “Onward to Zion” class, with Presiding Patriarch Carl VunCannon, Jr., as the teacher. The…

Painting Joseph’s Vision in the Grove

March 5, 2019

Painting Joseph’s Vision in the Grove by Ardyce Nordeen and Muriel Luedeman Volume 20, Number 1, Jan/Feb/Mar/Apr 2019, Issue 77 The Story Behind the Painting on the Cover of this Issue of The Hastening Times As the work progressed on our Remnant Church video during 2017 and 2018, we began to realize that there were visual…

Call for Sacrificial Offering

March 5, 2019

Call for Sacrificial Offering By Presiding Bishop W. Kevin Romer Volume 20, Number 1, Jan/Feb/Mar/Apr 2019 Issue No. 77 Last April, during General Conference, we set a goal to open the church’s Visitors Center to the public in June of 2018. We have not met that goal due to various expenses that were not planned, including…

Editorial Issue 77

March 5, 2019

Editorial Comment . . . By President Frederick N. Larsen Volume 20, Number 1, Jan/Feb/Mar/Apr 2019 Issue 77 As the Remnant Church and its members enter a new year, the idea and yearly theme of Moving Forward to Zion has been selected to emphasize the fact that, even though we can be very pleased for all…

Children’s Page

January 9, 2018

Children’s Page By Cindy Patience Volume 18, Number 4, Oct/Nov/Dec 2017, Issue 73 Jesus Is Born Activity Page Baby gentle, baby sweet,Angels worship at your feet.Beaming so bright, as the star above,Your face reflects Your Father’s love.Jesus, we hold your hand so small,E’en though you sleep in manger’s stall.Should we wait for you awhile?Until you…

CENTER PLACE SOUTH CENTRAL DISTRICT REUNION

October 23, 2017

Center Place – South Central District Reunion June 18 – 22, 2017 by Apostle Terry Patience Volume 18, Number 3, July, August, September 2017 Issue 72 For 2017, the Center Place/South Central District reunion has passed. As I moved among the people, I overheard many comments on how good the services and classes were. I…

Junior High Camp 2016

October 11, 2016

Junior High Camp Jul/Aug/Sep 2016 The 2016 Junior High Camp kicked off with a theme for the week of “The Good News!” We had seventeen campers (twelve girls and five boys) and nineteen staff. Seventy Darrin and Melody Moore were the camp directors. High Priest Corwyn Mercer was a counselor and the KP director. Elder…

An Expression of Power from on High

June 17, 2015

An Expression of Power from on High By Ralph W. Damon One of the benefits of being the managing editor of The Hastening Times is that I have the opportunity to read the submittals which come from the Saints early on in the selection and editing process of preparing each edition of our magazine. I…

Righteousness Exalteth a Nation

August 20, 2014

Righteousness Exalteth a Nation By Amos Berve (Reprinted from “The Saints’ Herald,” August 20, 1938) Editor’s Note: with the seemingly constant discussion and/or argument over the recent years whether or not the United States is any longer a Christian nation, and at the urging of recent counsel given to the Remnant Church through revelation regarding…

To The Saints

February 14, 2019

Remnant Record 2018 Issue 1 To The Saints . . . This is the inaugural issue of The Remnant Record. The Remnant Record is like a yearbook, or even, perhaps, a time capsule for the church. It was created as a compilation of the major church activities and spiritual events that highlight the fellowship and ministry…

Ambassadors for Zion – Issue 76

November 7, 2018

Ambassadors for Zion By High Priest Corwyn L. Mercer, General Church Youth Leader Vol. 19, Number 3 Sep/Oct/Nov/Dec 2018 Issue No. 76 “The Lord reigneth; let the people tremble; he sitteth between the cherubim; let the earth be moved. The Lord is great in Zion; and he is high above all the people. Let them praise thy great…

Bishop’s Corner

June 28, 2018

An Assembly of Home Ministers by Priest Joshua R. Turner Volume 19, Number 2, Man/Jun/Jul/Aug 2018 Issue No 75 In late February, the Aaronic priesthood, along withthe Bishopric and several branch presidents, gatheredfor our annual assembly. Just before Thanksgiving, theBishopric had come to the Aaronic quorum presidentswith the idea of having the Aaronic men plan…

News from the Branches

January 8, 2018

News from the Branches Volume 18, Number 4, Oct/Nov/Dec 2017, Issue 73 Ava Branch – Apostle Terry Patience Reporting When Ava’s branch president, Elder R.J. Mendel, refinished the basement of the Ava Branch years back, he hoped  that it would someday be of use to the church. However, health and financial issues halted the progress…

Children’s Pages

June 12, 2017

CHILDREN’S PAGES By Cindy Patience Volume 18, Number 2, April/May/June 2017 Issue 71 The Cardboard Shield Cassie loved church reunion. She loved to see her church friends, and she loved sleeping in the cabins, walking to the chapel in the mornings, and going to class to learn about Jesus. When her family would sit together…

2017 General Conference Agenda

February 28, 2017

2017 General Conference Educational Sessions Monday to Wednesday, April 3 – 5 As the 2017 General Conference nears, educational sessions are being set in place for Monday and Tuesday, and Wednesday morning, April 3 – 5. With the conference theme established as “Zion Shall Flourish,” each session will be designed to provide a framework whereby…

Senior High Camp 2016

October 11, 2016

Senior High Camp Jul/Aug/Sep 2016 Senior High Camp was held during the week of June 25 through July 2, 2016, at the Blackgum Campground in Oklahoma. The weekly theme was “The Good News!” We had the joy of eighteen campers, eleven young men and seven young ladies, all of whom are Church members. We had…

Blessing at the Stable

April 14, 2015

Blessing at the Stable that Wasn’t Seen By Sister Ardyce Nordeen We had been at it for almost an hour and a half, five or six adults, about fifteen children and me. Our project was to video record a nativity pageant for a broadcast production. I wanted the segment to last about five or six…