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Sunday Morning Routine

October 2, 2014

My Sunday mornings usually start out the same: up early, get ready for church, leave the house about 7:45 a.m., stop and get a coffee and sometimes breakfast, and head for a park near our home. I’ll sit there in the quiet of the morning and listen to the birds singing, watch people walking their…

Editorial Comment Issue 70

February 27, 2017

Why the Remnant Church? Volume 18, Number 1, Issue 70, Jan/Feb/Mar 2017 Several months ago, during my journey into Kenya, I was asked this question by an elderly gentleman. The question was posed to me after Seventy Friday Mbaoma and I had spent some time sharing the gospel with a group from the Massai tribe…

Center Place Reunion 2016

October 11, 2016

Center Place Reunion Jul/Aug/Sep 2016 Once again the Center Place Reunion is over. Bill and Terry both felt that it was a very good week, even though we were few in number (thirty people had signed up for the event prior to the opening of registration on Sunday afternoon). Junior High Camp was taking place…

Children’s Pages – 1

September 2, 2015

CHILDREN’S PAGE July/August/September 2015 Benjamin was full of excitement as he and his family loaded the wagons with supplies for their long trip from their home in a place called Hebron to a place called Goshen, near Egypt. There, his father Jacob, and his entire family would gather. There would be more than sixty-seven people…

News from the Branches

September 2, 2015

NEWS FROM THE BRANCHES July/August/September 2015 First Michigan Branch – Sr. Kathleen Haley Reporting Apostle Bob Murie asked a question to start one of his recent Communion addresses: “Are you the same person today as you were yesterday?” If the answer is yes, then there has been no growth. We need to grow or learn…

Advice On Cars & Building The Kingdom

August 18, 2014

Advice On Cars & Building The Kingdom This testimony was shared Sunday, March 9, 2014 during Family Morning Worship at the Bountiful., Missouri Branch by Patriarch Fred Williams. In the 1980s, the price of gasoline was going up very rapidly.  Rations on how much gas you could buy at a time were put into place. …

Editorial – Issue 69

December 13, 2016

Editorial Comment By President Frederick N. Larsen October/November/December 2016 Several significant events will have already occurred or will occur in the period covered by this issue of The Hastening Times. Most notably, the Priesthood Assembly reported here by David Van Fleet, the Women’s Retreat reported by Marci Damon, and a presidential election. As reported by…

Priesthood Assembly

December 14, 2015

PRIESTHOOD ASSEMBLY 2015 October, November, December 2015 For many years now the First Presidency has called for an assembly of the priesthood of the Remnant Church to gather at the Center Place for a weekend of study, worship, fellowship, and association with each other. Men have responded and have come from all portions of the…

Abundance in the Lord’s Terms

September 26, 2014

Abundance in the Lord’s Terms by Bishop Jerry Sherer There are those who have walked the earth with great abundance but were individuals who have actually had very few material possessions: Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, King David, and Lehi, to name a few and who testified that in order to have True Life, there must be…

Thoughts On General Conference

August 18, 2014

Thoughts On General Conference by David R. Van Fleet The April 2014 General Conference was a great blessing for many; less so for some. We are glad for those for whom it was a blessing, and wish we could offer encouragement to any who might have been disappointed.  For me this conference was one of…

DATES TO REMEMBER – Issue 77

March 7, 2019

DATES TO REMEMBER Event                                                                   Date (2019)                                   …

Editorial Comment

October 11, 2016

Editorial Comment Jul/Aug/Sep 2016 The summer of 2016 will be looked upon with many fond memories for the many activities and events which took place in the life of the Saints of the Remnant Church.  As each year seems to do, the many activities of the Church appear to gain momentum, going faster and faster,…

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Senior High Camp

October 2, 2014

Senior High Camp was held from June 14 through the 21 at Blackgum, Oklahoma. Twenty-four campers gathered for the week with eleven staff members, led by Richard and Rebecca Paris. Laura VanBiber, Taylor Foreman, Christina Purvis and Rebecca Paris served as female counselors. Chris Gussman, Jeff Williams, Austin Purvis, and Dan Keleher served as male…

Whatever It Takes

August 14, 2014

Whatever It Takes Bound For The Kingdom!Presiding Bishop W. Kevin Romer In the year 2000, as the Lord was moving mightily to renew His Church again upon the earth, the Remnant Saints semi-formally adopted the mantra, “WHATEVER IT TAKES.” The Lord was again calling those that heard His voice to come together. Many people responded, being willing and obedient towards…

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Remembering Leland V. Collins

August 1, 2019

Remembering Leland V. Collins  Patriarch Leland V. Collins, who has served in that office since 2013, passed away the morning of August 1, 2019 in his home at the age of 70. Leland has held various priesthood offices since he was ordained as an Elder in November of 1979. He was admired for his love of…

Editorial Comment Issue 67

July 14, 2016

Editorial Comment Issue 67 Apr/May/June 2016 Being accountable to God for your actions is one of the first lessons taught in the script of the Bible. Lucifer (in the guise of a serpent) beguiled Eve into partaking of the fruit of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil. Eve then persuaded Adam to…

Geneseo Reunion – 2015

September 2, 2015

GENESO REUNION – 2015 July/August/September 2015 – By Robert Murie Each year, when we try to write an article about the Geneseo Reunion, it gets harder and harder to do so. How do you keep saying that it just keeps getting better and better? For those Saints who have never attended this particular reunion, or…

Bountiful Dedication/Consecration

March 5, 2019

Bountiful Dedication/Consecration: September 9, 2018 By Aaronic High Priest W. Kevin Romer “As an ensign to the world, and a demonstration that man can live together in peace and harmony with his neighbor, exercising stewardships, utilizing inheritances, and not being unduly influenced by Babylon, it is necessary to provide for close community living. To that end, as…

Editorial Comment – Issue 66

March 16, 2016

Editorial Comment – Issue 66 January/February/March 2016 April of each year is a time of great expectation and anticipation for the Remnant Church. The Saints have already spent several weeks, perhaps months, planning and getting ready for the week-long experience of General Conference. They come for the worship opportunities, the fellowship of family and friends’…

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Vacation Church School

October 2, 2014

With 75 to 80 children in attendance, the Center Place Vacation Church School was a busy place from July 14-17. The theme was “Stepping Stones to Zion.” We centered our thoughts on the Jaredites from the Book of Mormon, from the time of the tower to the promised land. There were nearly 35 adult staff,…