Thursday, April 30, 2015

​Coffee Cups​

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Jennifer Soldner
brighteyes.js@gmail.com

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​Coffee Cups​


My mom, Ruth Soldner, ​is ​looking for coffee cups as donations for a Christmas project she's doing for the soup kitchen on the independence square.

If you know anyone who might be interested in donating let me know.

Thanks
Jennifer Soldner
brighteyes.js@gmail.com

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Two office Space Units available


---------- Forwarded message ----------From: Pennypurewateroasis@sbcglobal.net

OFFICE SPACES FOR RENT

Two office Space Units available


411 E 23rd ​Street S

​Independence MO 64055

Units A, & D


Currently, other spaces are occupied by Chiropractic offices. Health related services or Therapy would be perfect.

Located on busy 23rd St. Great visibility with signage space available for front of the building. Rent includes water and trash.

Contact Penny for details of square footage and Rent cost.

816-254-3335


Sharkey - GARAGE SALE

From: dakotakid1@comcast.net


GARAGE SALE

FRIDAY MAY1 AND SATURDAY MAY 2

HAROLD and JOAN SHARKEY
18306 E 27 TERRACE S
INDEPENDENCE MO 64057
WALNUT GARDENS OFF R D MIZE ROAD

WASHER AND DRYER, FURNITURE, MEN'S CLOTHES, WOMEN'S
CLOTHING, TEENAGE GIRL'S CLOTHING, BOOKS, BEDDING,
KITCHEN ITEMS, COMPLETE GYM SET, SPORTS ITEMS, ARTWORK AND MUCH MORE.

Camp Tiona Lock-In May 15


---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Nanie Downs
dan_nanie@hotmail.com


Camp Tiona Lock-In May 15

Attached is the flier for the Camp Tiona Lock-in on May 15th at South Crysler Restoration Branch.
This is open to girls currently in 3rd-6th grades who would like to learn more about going to Camp Tiona.

Click on the Attachment

Looking for baby goats

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Connie Guthrie
save_our_strays@hotmail.com


Looking for baby goats

We are in need of 2 baby goats. They will be pets and help us out with our weeds.

Thank you.
Dave and Connie
Guthriesave_our_strays@hotmail.com

Help for Nepal

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Francis Harper
wbfrmsup@iowatelecom.net


Help for Nepal



Dear Saints,

I have sent a message to my e-mail list about the situation in Nepal, asking them to pray for the people. I am sure you are aware of the terrible conditions under which they are existing now. Several have asked how to send financial assistance.

I have told them that the Church of Jesus Christ is officially organized and has a bank account in Kathmandu. We send money there by wire transfer and it is distributed by a committee of church elders. I said that if they wanted to send money to assist the Saints in Nepal they could send it to me and I would wire it to the church account in Nepal. They would get a receipt for their donation.

It was suggested by Richard Neill that you might send this information to those with whom you communicate regularly.

My mailing address is:

Francis Harper

521 Walker Street

Woodbine, IA 51579

You can assure them that the money would certainly be sent, as indicated.

Thanks,

Francis

CPRS Fireworks Tent - Information Meeting

---------- Forwarded message ----------From: Center Place Restoration Schoolcprsgoldeneagles@yahoo.com

CPRS Fireworks Tent - Information Meeting

Dear CPRS Supporters,

On Friday, May 15 at 7:00 PM, there will be a meeting for all individuals who would like to volunteer at the CPRS fireworks tent this summer. You are highly encouraged to attend for the review of safety procedures and protocol. The meeting will take place in the CPRS school cafeteria. Please use the east playground door for entry to the building.

The fireworks tent will be open in the Arrowhead Shopping Center parking lot from June 22 through July 4, and is a significant source of income for CPRS. Now is the time to schedule your volunteer hours. Come support the school in our summer fundraising event!

John Larson, School Administrator
Tony & Janet Rush, Fireworks Tent Coordinators

​Portable Welding​

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Dan Norman
dannorman@yahoo.com


​Portable Welding​


I am looking for someone in the area that does portable welding. Please have them contact me Dan Norman at 816-728-0656 or this email address
​​
dannorman@yahoo.com

Emergency Preparedness Festival (Independence MO) On June 13, 2015

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Barbra Jordison
canoedler@gmail.com


Emergency Preparedness Festival (Independence MO)


I have attended a number of these events, and recommend going early, rather than later. This event is hosted by the City of Independence and the Independence Stake of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

If there are organizations that have ideas for additional workshops, and would like to participate or assist in some way, contact Thomas Wheeler (twheeler64@gmail.com).

Hope we get a good turn out. Should be a fun and informative morning!

Barbra Jordison
Neighborhood Groups of Zion
www.Prepare4Zion.org


On June 13, 2015 from 8am – 2pm, there will be an Emergency Preparedness Festival held in

Independence, MO at the parade grounds behind the LDS Stake Center, 705 W. Walnut St.

Hosted by the City of Independence and the LDS, this is open to the public. Please pass on to

as many organizations as possible. We would love to have the entire city participate.

The event will include several workshops and we will be providing interpreters and multi-lingual

brochures for each workshop. There will also be food storage samples, water and hotdogs.

Workshops:

Go Kits

Demonstration on what to carry in a Go-Kit

How to pack a Go-Kit

Different types of packs to use for a Go-Kit

Go-Kits for special needs

Emergency Preparedness for Children

Go-Kits for Kids

Go-Kits for Teens

Identification for children

Entertainment in a Go-Kit

Preparing meals from your Food Storage

Recipes and Samples of meals prepared from food storage

Pre-First Response First Aid

How to treat medical emergencies before the 1st responders arrive

Pre/Post Disaster Home Preparation

Prepare your home before a disaster strikes

What to do after a disaster strikes

Home emergency plans

Updated Phone lists

Where do we meet?

How do we get out?

Where do we go if we can’t go out?

Emergency contacts outside of local area

Sanitation

Sheltering Away from Home

Build shelter from available resources

What types of materials to store for emergency shelters

Financial Reserves/Important Documents

Prepare yourself financially-How much money do I need?

What documents do you need

Practical Food Storage

What do I store?

How Much?

Where do I buy it?

How do I store it?

Where do I store it?

Emergency Communications

We are setting up a mobile UHF/HF/ radio and Amateur TV station

Hoping to find hams around the country/world willing to call in and

talk to visitors during the event.

FRS radios

Water Purification

Where do I get water?

How do I clean my water?

Helping Hands

Boy Scouts

City of Independence will provide:

EOC-Mobile Command Post

Fire Department

CERT

Disaster Pet Care

City Utilities

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

GARAGE SALE - Blue Springs

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Jill Stewart
jill@ourfamilyroom.com



GARAGE SALE

BLUE SPRINGS, MO
(E STRODE RD AND MISSOURI 7 HWY NORTH)
​Corner of E Strode Road and Lobb Cemetery Road​


THURSDAY, APRIL 30TH - SATURDAY MAY 2ND

7:00 AM - 6:00 PM

TOOLS, FURNITURE, RECLINER, DESK, TRAIN TABLE, BOYS CLOTHING SIZE 3T TO 12, GIRLS CLOTHING SIZE 5/6 TO 14, SHOES, TOYS, BOOKS, SCRAP BOOKING, CRAFT, OFFICE, COMPUTER ACCESSORIES, CABLES, HOME DECOR, KITCHEN, BEDDING, ART, FLOORING, LINOLEUM, TILES, HARD WOOD, LAWN SPREADER, HOBBY PLANE, ETC.

MOVING SALE this Wednesday thru Saturday


---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Tracy Wren
wrenroost1996@gmail.com


MOVING SALE this Wednesday thru Saturday

MOVING SALE! Wednesday, April 29th thru Saturday, May 2nd, 8 am - 3 pm each day. There will be furniture, tools, books, homeschool materials, and much more! Attached are pictures of the antique secretary's desk. Sale will be at 1104 SW Skyline Dr, Blue Springs, MO 64015.


Sunday, April 26, 2015

Updates on the Nepal earthquake

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Randy Vick

Subject: Re: Nepal earthquake


Bro. Garland,

We have had contact from most of our branches in Nepal now and they survived the quake, but must now face severe food shortages and lack of housing, as buildings not destroyed were severely damaged and are unsafe. It is going to be a very tough time for them in the weeks and months ahead.

Randy

Randy Vick, President of Seventy
Church of Jesus Christ, Restoration Branches
1100 West Truman Road
Independence, Missouri 64050 USA
660-441-8440

​++++++++++++++++++++++++

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Bob Moore
bob.moore@centurylink.net

Nepal Quake

You may be interested to know that I spoke by phone to the pastor of the Maitidevi branch in Kathmandu earlier. It was nightfall there. Saturday is worship day in Nepal. The earthquake struck right after their morning service. People fled their buildings because they are built of concrete, some many stories high, and may fall because of damage sustained in the quake or during the many strong aftershocks that are still going on. The church members went together to an open area by a nearby river. As of now they have no food, but the government is distributing water. Many people are there and in open areas around the city. Kathmandu has 4,000,000 residents. The members of this branch are all OK, but hungry and facing the night on the sandy gravel riverside. Please pray for them.
I do not know about the other branch in Kathmandu or the branches that are aligned with Francis Harper, but they all know each other. If I learn anything about the others, I will let you know.

Bob

AUSTRALIAN RESTORATION NEWS - May 2015

AUSTRALIAN RESTORATION NEWS

Around and About the Centre Place by High Priest Paul J. Gage, Tamworth, NSW Australia,/Independence, MO.

Greetings Dear Saints in Australia! What a wonderful time of fellowship and worship I enjoyed while

there from February 13-April 8, 2015. Your love, hospitality and generosity were above and beyond the call.

In the Centre Place many exciting things are happening as the Conference of Restoration Elders (CRE),

Pastors of Zion (POZ) Pastors of Central Missouri (POCM), and numerous branches are planning activities

to minister to the Saints and reach out to the world. The annual Summer Series Sunday Evening Preaching

Services, sponsored by the POZ, is just around the corner, running from June 14 through August 16, 2015.

In this, the Saints from all over Missouri have the opportunity to come together at the Waldo Avenue

Restoration Branch. If they came from the farthest points in Missouri, none would come as far as those of

you who drove to the reunion from Euroa and Gawler.

The CRE continues to provide ministry through ARM, LAMB, and SEAAM to the Saints in Africa,

Central America, Mexico, Australia and East Asia. Brothers Richard Neill and Gary Hawley are completing

a mission to Mindanao in the southern Philippines in the next few weeks.

Center Place Restoration School, under first year administrator, John Larson, will complete its 23rd year

of operation. Current enrollment in grades K-12 is 186. You can keep in touch with CPRS at

cprsgoldeneagles.com.

Dear Saints, we are currently sending about 45 copies of the Tidings of Zion into Australia. We would

like to double or triple that amount, if possible. If you have friends, family, members of your branch, etc.

that do not receive the Tidings, check with them and see if they would like to receive it and if so, send their

mailing address to me. We will even send it to your enemies, if you have any, if you think it would help.

Though we ask for a $20.00 donation per year, it is not required. We just want to get the "Good News" out.

The current issue is almost ready to mail.

The Lord be with you Saints, and bless you every day. In Christ, Paul Gage.

Tamworth Report (incorporating a coverage of the visiting ministry given by our American guests; High

Priest Paul Gage, Elder Doug & Sr. Judi Smith, Elder Hal & Sr. Pat Chadwick and Elder Daniel & Sr.

Lauren Nixon). submitted by Sr. Helen Archer. Tamworth.

We have been very busy for the last 3 months. After Bro. Paul Gage came back from Adelaide on the

Wednesday. Danny Archer picked him up from the Airport in Sydney and took him out to dinner in the city

and showed him around including a ferry ride up the river to show him the sights of Sydney, then took him

home to stay at his place. Danny had to go to work the next day so he let Bro. Paul rest and recuperate. Peter

and Helen Archer then travelled to Sydney on the Thursday and stayed at Danny’s Thursday night. On the

Friday we all travelled to Yass to have a Sacrament Service with Bro. and Sr. Colin & Mary Dunn and then

travelled to Tumut and stayed the night and visited with Helen’s family. The next morning we travelled to

Euroa, arriving in the afternoon and being cared for very lovingly by our hosts Sr. Delma and Bro. Murray

Broughton. The Priesthood had a meeting at Bro. and Sr Grayden’s. We stayed the night with Murray and

Delma. We had a service on Sunday morning with High Priest Paul Gage speaking and a fellowship lunch

after church. We set off for Sydney arriving late that night and staying at Danny’s for the night then left the

next day for Tamworth.

On the Thursday the 26th March we celebrated Bro. Roy and Sr. Daphne Schubert’s 60th Wedding

Anniversary with a meal at Peter and Helen’s with surprise guests. Mum and Dad had thought that Bev and

Bob Wilkinson had left to go to Sydney but they were leaving the next day and surprised them by coming.

We also had Brother Paul and our son David. So we had ten people for their Dinner. We had a Service on

the Sunday with Bro Paul speaking and also a Prayer Service on the 1st of April.

We picked up Doug & Judi Smith and Pat & Hal on Thursday and Danny picked Lauren and Daniel up in

Sydney and they stayed with Danny the night and travelled to the Reunion on the Friday with Danny. Doug

and Judi stayed with Daphne and Roy Schubert and Pat and Hal stayed with Peter and Helen .

Sr. Bev Wilkinson came home from Sydney sick after Bob and Bev had been to visit Bob’s sister and

brother in-law who has been sick and celebrate his 70th Birthday. We missed them at Reunion. Br. Bob

prepared all the craft for the Reunion and we thank him very much for this.

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We left for the Reunion on Friday, meeting up accidentally with Gina, Monique, Ethan, Jacob and Seth at

Wauchope and eating our lunch there.

We really enjoyed our time with the Saints at Reunion we had a little taste of Zion. We thank everyone

for coming from all over Australia and the visiting Ministry from the United States

We were blessed with some very good classes and ministry. Br. Paul left on the 8th of April, after

We left on the Easter Monday morning and travelled to Brisbane taking Doug, Judi, Hal, Pat, Daniel,

Lauren, Danny, Peter and Helen. Arriving fairly late, the Brisbane Saints let us put our blow up beds it the

Church building. The next morning Linda & Emma Kerswell and Rebecca Young took us to the Currumbin

Wildlife Sanctuary. We fed the Lorikeets and then went to see all the other animals and our visitors got to

see and hold a croc, koala and see kangaroos and many other Australian animals. We headed for the beach

in the afternoon with Linda, Emma and Bec. We had a lovely time; some went swimming and most of us

went for a walk then we went to the border of Queensland and NSW and then had Pizza at the beach side

Pizza Place. Linda, Emma and Bec had showed us a lovely day and our visitors got to see some of our

Next day Linda and Emma took us to see Wivenhoe Dam and we had lunch there. We then went to see

Katrina Schiffke, and Peter had the pleasure of Blessing Byron, her little boy. We then went and had a

lovely meal with Donald and Narelle Olsen, after which we headed back to the Church for a Prayer Service.

We had a good prayer Service with some lovely Testimonies and a nice fellowship Supper. The next

morning Troy Olsen came to visit us before we left for Tamworth.

We arrived in Tamworth Thursday evening where Mum and Dad had a lovely evening meal prepared for

everyone. Peter did some work Friday morning and we did some washing and reorganized. Then we set off

for Sydney and stayed at Danny’s and motels. We then set off for Euroa on the Saturday morning arriving

Saturday evening. Sr. Delma gave a us a wonderful evening meal and we stayed with Delma and at motels.

Next morning we went to Church at Kelvin View and Elder Doug Smith preached the Sermon. After

Church the Saints gave us a Fellowship lunch and we farewelled them and set off for Tumut where we

stayed Sunday night. We saw Helen’s family on Monday morning before leaving Tumut and headed to Yass

and visited with Mary and Colin Dunn, then went to Taralga to visit Albert, Beth, Grant and Jemma Whipp

and Emily. We stayed the night and then travelled back to Sydney.

Danny went back to work on Wednesday and Daniel and Lauren went back to the United States. Peter and

Helen went back to Tamworth. Bro. Doug and Sr. Judi, Br Hal. and Sr. Pat travelled to Newcastle on

Thursday and stayed at David and Mellisa Game’s and also at the Loyd’s. Danny travelled down on the

Saturday to join them and have Church on Sunday.

We had Church in Tamworth on the 19th of April. Everyone was back again with Bob and Bev Wilkinson

and Roy and Daphne Schubert being there.

Our Australia Trip. submitted by Sr.Pat Chadwick, USA,

At the beginning of any trip there is always a little trepidation for one never knows what they might

encounter. When Hal and I set out on our trip to Australia, I did feel a good degree of nervousness and

concern as to how the trip would go and if we would be able to keep up with all the traveling. I need not

have worried for when you go forth to serve the Lord His Hand is always upon you. We were strengthened

I won’t try to recount all the places we visited on our trip as I think others have written on that aspect, but

I would like to share some testimonies about our wonderful experience in Australia.

Our first official stop was the church reunion and there we met many of the saints in Australia. The song

“Bless Be the Tie That Binds” comes to my mind. This song expresses my feelings about that reunion

experience, for at the reunion with church people I hardly knew, I experienced the power of that Sweet Spirit

that truly does bind our hearts in Christian love. I quickly felt at one with the saints gathered there. They

became my new church family. I felt as if I had known them for a long time and Hal and I both experienced

a genuine love and affection for them.

The reunion was an excellent experience. I deeply appreciated the opportunity to teach classes to my new

found sisters in the faith. While teaching and looking out upon their faces I felt a deep love for each woman

in the class. At the close of the reunion as we sang a blessing upon each one, I found that I hated to leave

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“The Tie That Binds”

this group of saints that in such a short time had become dear to me. I was pleased to discover that as we

traveled around the country I would get the chance to visit with many of them again.

I did have a blessing, for while in Brisbane after prayer service, I felt very ill because of an infection and I

later on was administered to. I received a great blessing. By morning I still had some symptoms but they

were no longer acute. I know the Lord gave me a great blessing that my symptoms went from acute to very

The next morning while going through my medications I realized I had packed enough antibiotic for a

week. This is an antibiotic prescribed for Hal’s rosacea, he packed his own medication. I don’t remember

packing these extra pills. Doug Smith said to take them and I should be fine, Helen Archer told me of some

over the counter medication also that would be helpful. All in all I was greatly blessed and our trip continued

without my having to seek any medical care. God is so good!!

Everywhere we went, we were greeted with warm and wonderful hospitality. People opened their homes

to us, fed us, and took us to see the sights in the area; one person even bought us tickets into the Currumbin

Wildlife Center which we enjoyed so very much!! Many gave us little gifts of appreciation and most of all

we felt loved by everyone we met. The Archers, Peter, Helen and Danny, took off work to help drive us all

over Australia. I want to say thank you to all the saints there in Australia for all your generosity, care and

love!! I found that the saints in Australia are a very kind and loving people. I miss all of you already!!!!

I hope that Hal and I will be able to return someday to visit once again with our new church family in

Australia. Hal and I both really do feel as if we have a whole new church family there. In one of the prayer

services at reunion I thought, “Lord why do I feel such a great love for these people”? It came to my mind

that this is how we will feel when the Church of the First Born comes down out of heaven. We will instantly

know them and feel “The Tie That Binds Us All Together” and it comes by the power of the Holy Spirit. It

is the same power that one day will bind us together in one heart and mind in Zion.

I hated to leave my new family in Australia but it was time to go home. So until we meet again we will

keep in touch by e-mail & letters etc. May God be with the Saints in Australia is my prayer.

Reunion 2015 Testimonies submitted by Sr.Monique Hummel & her 3 sons, Gawler Belt, South Australia.

This year was our first in joining the Saints for Reunion. It was a wonderful experience for our family.

Initially we were worried about spending 20 hours driving to spend a weekend in a place we didn't know

with people we hadn't ever met. After much apprehension, we decided to go and try camp for ourselves. We

liked these people right away. It's hard not to. Everyone was so friendly and welcoming. At meal times

people moved tables and it was a great time to chat and get to know everyone. There were so many things

for us to see and learn and be a part of. I felt very much as though it had all been planned especially for us.

The classes were a great learning experience and it provided the encouragement we need to keep on

studying and worshipping together. To all of you - We love you very much, and will be forever grateful for

this experience. Until we meet again.... Monique Hummel

I think that Church Camp was good because I got to meet our Church people and there was heaps to do. I

was always occupied. When we had the concert everyone made me laugh. Our drive over there was a bit

boring and also on the way back but it was worth it to meet all of the lovely people and getting to hang out

with them. I also enjoyed playing ping-pong and singing the camp fire songs. I would like to do it again.

I enjoyed Church Camp very much. The drive over (to New South Wales) was very long but when we

arrived I found the people were very nice and I had a good time. We spent our first day exploring. There was

a lot to see but we didn't have much free time so I explored a bit on my own during some classes. On the

first night of camp fire singing I thought that everyone was crazy. They were all up and down doing strange

actions and I wasn't sure what to think of these people. After a few days and getting to know them more, I

really liked them. I'm glad I went. Jacob Hummel

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I thought Church Camp was fun. It seemed a bit weird at first but everyone was so nice it was easy to like

them and have a good time. We weren't sure what to do at first but we soon figured it out. We got a program

and it was pretty easy to follow. Then we added a few activities of our own. We went exploring. Patted the

cows, threw cow poo, made rock stacks by the river and did lots of walking. I had a good time.

Reunion 2015 Testimony submitted by Sr.Gianna Loyd, New South Wales.

Kelly and I travelled over the Easter break to Mount Seaview NSW Reunion. It was a great time to catch

up with everyone. Also very good to listen to the classes, I especially enjoy Sr. Pat Chadwick's classes, they

were very uplifting and inspirational. It was also good to talk to and meet new saints that we hadn't met

before. I enjoyed reminiscing with my cousin, Sr. Marguerite Whitcomb, so that was a lovely few hours. As

I listened to the sermons and testimonies, I felt a sense of release as tears flowed, at times I know that the

Lord has healed me of some hurts in my life that can accumulate over time if not dealt with properly.

All in all, Kelly and I thoroughly enjoyed being with the Saints.

Reunion 2015 Testimony submitted by Priest Luke Scott, Kingston Branch, Queensland.

The first time I ever went to Mt Seaview Resort was when I nine, back then the world was a much smaller

and simpler for me, I didn't know that the church went past the people at my branch and family members, I

thought we were it! So when I went to this reunion camp back when I was nine and there was all these new

people, some from all over Australia and some with funny accents ( Americans ), it blew my mind to think

there were so many people with the same belief as me. That camp was an amazing experience but my

favourite memory of that camp was when Judy Smith sang “Pass It On” at one of the camp fires and I

thought it was such a beautiful song, and have loved and adored that song ever since because of that camp.

Prior to going to the recent reunion camp I was feeling very negative about attending, the battle of life had

worn me down and I was not in a good place but my girlfriend, Rebecca, had agreed to go down with me so

I decided to try and be positive for her. The trip down was great but by the time we arrived I was very tired

and back to feeling down and negative and was regretting being there. But, on the first night Judy smith led

a camp fire and sang “Pass It On”, and as we sang it, it was like the negativity flowed out of me and I was

filled with peace and joy, as I was reminded of those simpler times when I first heard the song at that

reunion camp. When I met all those beautiful people and extended my church family, it was a beautiful

experience and I’m thankful for the testimony that I can share.

Reunion 2015 Testimony submitted by Sr. Linda L Kerswell, Kingston Branch, Queensland.

I had a great time at Reunion this year. I had been having a difficult time prior to camp and was almost

begrudging going because it was an expense I really didn’t have the money for and I was just over tired and

warn out. As I started preparing the last week before camp, I did start to feel hopeful of a great time because

I’d had trial after trial and I figured, this means that the Adversary wants me to pull out and I think it might

definitely be worth going.

We had a truly awesome trip to camp, lots of laughs, sleep and chatter between the four of us in the car. I

travelled down with my brother, Neil Kerswell and his daughter, Emma Kerswell and my Uncle Noel

Rowlatt. We arrived safely, in very good time and no speeding tickets which is a bonus.

I was rooming with my niece, Emma, and my son’s girlfriend, Rebecca Young. I had prayed that we’d all

get along and that by the end of the weekend we’d be truly bonded like a family. I was blessed, we had

laughing, stories, devotional time in the evening and it was so great to hear my lovely Room Mates having

such a wonderful time and seeing Rebecca, enjoying and feeling so loved, at her first Church Camp. My

prayers were answered, but that’s just the start of the rich blessings that I received at camp.

I had been struggling as I said earlier with some past issues that had been interrupting my sleep. Causing

such bad nightmares and a lot of undue stress. I didn’t even realise I had been bothered by the issue that

arose and had pretty much forgotten about it but it raised its head and was causing me anguish. It’s funny

because there was a class for the women run by one of our American visitors, Pat, and it really struck a

chord with me. I listened to this woman, being so humbly truthful about a very trialing time in her life, how

she had chosen to turn to God for guidance and just hand all of the troubles she was facing over to him. It

was like God had seen how much I had been suffering for months, and prompted Pat to be there to give that

Each class and service after that gave me just a little more of the keys to help myself out of the mire I’d

been in. I started to get more and more excited with each class, even though I was also struggling to find

time to organize the concert and choir. That being said, it all fell into place in a few minutes and all went

really well, so I was stressing over nothing. I went to my cabin on the Saturday night and my niece came in

and could tell I was on the verge of crying and she asked me if I was alright. I told her of all that had

happened so far, about the trials, how they’d been haunting me and how I felt that Pat’s class was inspired. I

felt like a weight had been lifted and I felt free to move on to healing. The next day Pat had another class

for the women on the power of Prayer. It was incredible. That night I went to bed and prayed mighty

prayers of thanks and prayed that the Lord would help me to leave my trials with him and leave me free to

walk away from that point unburdened. I truly feel like that is what happened for me. No more nightmares,

no more stress or random bursting into tears …. Nothing. All taken.

I’ve since handed over other things that I’d been holding onto as well and each time I do I feel lighter and

PEACE. I got a lot out of All of the classes; I loved Neil’s class, I loved Doug’s Classes. I learnt just how

much God loves each individual. I’m so glad that I’m a child of His and I’m so glad that I went to camp and

sat through those classes and had things that I’d in some cases, forgotten and in other cases, just hadn’t

learnt about in such depth. We get so caught up in our everyday lives that we forget just how important it is

to remove ourselves from it and feast of the Fruits of the Spirit. We certainly did have a Spiritual Feast at

Reunion and I’m just so happy and feel so blessed to have been a part of it, a part of that beautiful Spiritual

Family, and a small part of the gorgeous team of people that helped to bring it all together. May God Bless

Reunion 2015 Testimony submitted by Srt. Emma Kerswell, Brisbane.

I did not spare much thought or prayer in the months leading up to camp as I had been so caught up with

the stresses and strains of my own life. Between the delay in receiving my nursing registration and other

personal issues that 'weren't going my way' I was upset that I was unable to move forward to the next stage

in my life and at the time would have much preferred to use the long weekend to catch up on sleep than

attend a church camp and put on a happy face.

However as we set off on our trip and we started talking, those negative feelings quickly dissipated and I

started to enjoy myself. We sang along to the radio, I got some valuable travel advice from Noel and we

shared in much laughter. Before we knew it we had arrived at Mount Seaview.

The following days were jam packed and included morning and evening devotions, prayer and testimony

opportunities, classes, choir practices, preaching services, arts and crafts activities, the special concert,

campfires, communion and the dedication service to wrap things up at the end.

I could not pinpoint one specific highlight of the camp as there were so many. I enjoyed everything and

appreciated all of the contributions and effort made and it was truly fantastic to witness all of the unique

gifts and talents that each individual possessed.

Each of the classes and services were different and done in different styles but they just built on each

other’s and harmonised with the overall theme of the camp: 'Behold the lamb of God'.

As each one occurred I couldn't believe how relevant they were to my life before coming to camp. They

talked on the covenants we made, baptism, having faith, hope and trust, being more prayerful, the sacrifices

that our Savior made for us and having an 'eternal perspective'.

Another aspect I loved was the fellowship between the saints. Multiple times it was mentioned that people

'felt at home' and were with their 'church family'. I could not agree more. I truly felt a unity between my

brothers and sisters in Christ, even though I had only met some of the people once before or for the first time

it was like I had known them my whole life.

The weekend of the church camp was such a blessing to me and I am so glad that I attended. I came away

feeling recharged and renewed and within a week I had received my nursing registration and found quite a

number of jobs to apply for. I urge you all to really think about attending camp next year as it was an answer

to the prayers I did not offer up and did not deserve.

Reunion 2015 Testimony submitted by Deacon Roy & Sr. Daphne Schubert, Tamworth Branch.

Congratulations to the Mount Sea View Choir. What a joy to listen to such talented singers, only one

thing was wrong; we didn’t hear them enough.

We also enjoyed David Hardwick’s violin solo. We had lovely fellowship with all the Saints from afar

Roy and I would like to take this opportunity to say “Thank you” to all those lovely people for the nice

cards we received to Celebrate our 60th Wedding Anniversary. They were all so beautiful.

Reunion 2015 Testimony submitted by Elder Neil Kerswell, Brisbane.

I can recall numerous Blessings that I experienced in relation to the Reunion at Mount Seaview 2015.

Ministry: Leading up to Reunion, I contacted Peter Archer from time to time seeing if he could tell me what

he required me to do in Ministry at Camp. Not long before Reunion Peter contacted me and said the Theme

is “Behold the Lamb of God” I would like you to do a class, please share as you feel led (or words to that

affect). To my knowledge none of the Ministers who shared over the Reunion knew what the other was

doing or at least that was my experience. I was so very grateful when I saw God move with each Minister

who shared and I think all who attended would agree the Spirit of God was in every form of Ministry that

took place and each successive service flowed into the next in a perfect plan of God. I had questions I had

prayed about one night, answered beautifully in one of the classes the next day, giving me added witness of

God’s goodness and presence in what was happening.

Trip to Camp: It rained the majority of the trip to Reunion and as a result of this there was almost no

traffic all the way to camp even though it was an Easter long weekend.This made for a hassle free trip with

no hold ups at all, we enjoyed Godly conversation in preparation for Reunion, we could see God’s hand in

all that unfolded along the way. God blessed us with a closeness in our travel and when we arrived at

reunion this was to be expanded among the greater body of the Saints. I found I was amongst the family of

God, I felt a living part of the whole experience and was ministered to.

The People: If I was to describe the people at reunion, it would be a beautiful group of people who became

family through the Spirit of God. No one was perfect, no one claimed to be. But rather I saw humility, love,

mercy and patience amongst the Saints. I never saw any Minister try to exercise power over their fellow

man, but rather were as gentle as doves, feeding the Lord’s sheep. I never saw any hobby horsing or

contention amongst God’s people. It was my experience that I felt harmony and peace to the soul. I heard

one Brother bear testimony that he felt he had a home in the Lord, as he shared I looked around the room

and saw many agreeing. As far as Reunions go I believe this was a very good one, and the people are close

Reunion 2015 Testimony submitted by Elder Murray Broughton, Kelvin View, Victoria.

It was so good to be with the saints at the Reunion. It was a long trip to Mt..Seaview to attend, but it was

worth it. To see brothers and sisters in Christ is overwhelming. We hadn’t seen each other since the last re-

union and some, not for many years. It was lovely to be together and to be away from worldly things; to

dwell on the spiritual and have the Holy Spirit dwell among us. For the hope of the future of Christ’s church,

as we study, may we be open to our Heavenly Father. As we refer to the Lamb of God, there is always that

very good Spirit that attends the faithful saints as we gather for a few days of study, sharing of testimonies

and prayers, as the Saints of God come to recognize our shortcomings and cry out in repentance and seek

forgiveness. Let us pray for one another that we remain faithful and endure to the end. God be with each and

every one. There is no greater love than the love of Jesus Christ and his, and our, Father in Heaven. Hope to

see you next re-union.

Reunion 2015 Testimony submitted by Elder Noel Rowlatt, Kingston Branch.

From the time I left our church in Brisbane at 5.00 a.m. on Easter Friday until we arrived back there at

7.00 p.m. on Easter Monday, I must confess that I felt that the total experience was both uplifting and

Firstly the travel was great, as I was able to bond more fully with my travelling companions, Neil, Emma

and Linda Kerswell on the forward and return trips.

It was good to have the opportunity to share with old friends and new in the worship, classes, meal times,

singing, conversation, and fun times.

There was a wonderful spirit present and that was very evident in the devotedness and the cooperative

spirit in the priesthood, and the ministry that was given in the sermons and classes really gave us food to

enlighten us. Everyone entered into the camp fire experiences, singing with gusto, (I hope that this a word

in use in America), and the choir, with a minimum of practice, performed very well.

We had 33 full time campers plus 2 who came part time. It was an excellent reunion and I, personally

have come home reinvigorated.

The reunion would not have happened without the tremendous amount of effort and encouragement that

Bro. Peter & Sr. Helen Archer extended in rounding us all up. As well as this, they escorted our visitors on

most of their visiting in Australia. (Peter had to donate the time from his own business to accomplish this).

We extend our sincere thanks to the Archer family for their selfless devotion to the work of the Lord.

Due to the Reunion content in this issue of the Australian Restoration News we are not able to include

the next chapter of Riches from the Scriptures by Elder Neil Kerswell. It will be in20 next month. Ed.

Newcastle News submitted by Sr.Gianna Loyd, New South Wales.

On Sunday 19th we had a Church Service with Brother Doug and Sister Judy Smith and Brother Hal and

Sister Pat Chadwick. There were 15 of us in attendance, it was nice to have David, Melissa, Lauren and

Micah Game, along with Sr. Gina Krieg and Sr. Donna Arnall, Brother Danny Archer, Sr. Nina DiRico and

Don. We enjoyed a prayer and testimony service, followed by a lovely light luncheon. Brother Josh and

Sister Claire called on Skype and talked to all in attendance with video to see baby Isaac.

It was a great Sunday, thanks to the Lord for all of us being able to be together.

Birthdays. Sr. Nina DiRico May 4th. Happy Mother’s Day to all.

Communication from Sr.Judith Hawley. USA

The adjustment, as you well know, to Harold’s passing has been slow. However, I am most blessed by the

faithful help of the saints in taking me to the store, reading things to me etc.

I have been in a huge down sizing since January and getting my entire house organized for a blind person.

My vision is just about gone these days. I am labeling most items with braille. This takes time, but I have a

high school girl from church who comes each week to help me with this. This earns her some spending

money and is a blessing to me. My dear guide dog Qwella is a great comfort to me these days.

May the Spirit of our Lord Jesus Christ continue to bring many blessings there in Australia. We have

never forgotten you dear saints nor our blessed year among you. May those blessings from the Lord continue

in much abundance.

Your Sister in Christ, Judith Hawley with guide dog Qwella. judhaw@gmail.com

Please include in your prayers the following people who are in need of a blessing in health.

Geoff & Elma Grayden , Gwen Whately, Adrienne & Robert Windsor, Colin & Mary Dunn ,

Audrey Kerswell, Murray Broughton Alma & Janice Kerswell

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CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST RESTORATION BRANCH.

17-19 Juers Street, Kingston, Queensland. Acting Pastor: Elder Noel Rowlatt 07 38248386

Sun. 3rd. 9.50 a.m. Inspirational Music

ACTIVITY SCHEDULE, MAY, 2015.

10.00 a.m. COMMUNION SERVICE. Priest L.Scott asstd. by Elder N.Rowlatt

11.00 a.m. Prayer & Testimony Service. Elder N.Rowlatt

Musical Item for Service. Glenn Kerswell

Sun. 10th. 9.50 a.m. Hymn Sing: Luke Scott Flowers:Linda Kerswell

10.00 a.m. MOTHERS DAY SERVICE. Women’s Dept. Sr.Linda Kerswell to arrange.

11.00 a.m. Class. Elder N.Churchill

Sun. 17th. 9.50 a.m. Hymn Sing: Linda Flowers: Emma Kerswell

10.00 a.m. PREACHING SERVICE. Elder N.Kerswell asstd.by Elder A.Kerswell

Musical Item for Service. Linda Kerswell & Noel Rowlatt

followed by Fellowship Morning Tea (Please bring a plate)

Sun. 24th. 9.50 a.m. Inspirational Music Flowers: Sue Parker

followed by B.Y.O. Lunch

10.00 a.m. PREACHING SERVICE. Elder G.Parker asstd.by Elder N.Rowlatt.

11.00 a.m. Class. Elder N.Rowlatt

1.15 p.m. Women’s Meeting. Class: Linda Kerswell

1.15 p.m. Priesthood Meeting

Sun. 31st . No Service.

BRANCH NEWS and ANNOUNCEMENTS

Congratulations to the following people who celebrate personal events in May.

Birthday. Happy Birthday wishes to Leanne Kerswell who has her birthday on 19th May.

Wedding Anniversary Katrina and Ricky Schiffke will celebrate their Anniversary on 9th May.

Engagement. Congratulations are extended to Jodie Olsen and Dean Farmer who became engaged on

Visiting Ministry. We appreciated the visit of High Priest Paul Gage and Elder Peter & Sr.Helen Archer

in March and also the Prayer Meeting on Wednesday 8thApril when the Smiths, the Chadwicks, the Nixons

and the Archers passed through on their brief visit after Reunion. Sr.Linda Kerswell was able to escort them

for a day on our Gold Coast, including a visit a visit to a sanctuary that has Australian wild life.

Holidays. Our Pastor, Elder Al Kerswell and his wife Jan are currently enjoying ocean views while having

a well earned break of almost two weeks down at the Gold Coast.

Bereavement. Our sincere sympathies are extended to the family of Mr.Jim Smith, who recently passed away.

Contributions to the Australian Restoration News need to come by the 20th of the month and must be

submitted by email if possible. Email details are nandjrow@bigpond.com.au Phone contact: 07 3824 8386

We would love to have contributions from isolated members in Australia; articles or testimonies or

just greetings. We would also like to hear from American saints who have ministered in Australia.

If you do not have access to an internet facility and would like to post your article to me, I will try and have

it typed and included, but I would need to receive it by the 18th of the month for inclusion in the next issue.

Postal details are as follows: Noel Rowlatt, 6 Wetheral Place, Alexandra Hills, 4161 Queensland, Australia.

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Legal Assistant, FPD New Mexico



Legal Assistant, FPD New Mexico

> From: "Shari Allison"
> Date: April 24, 2015 at 6:23:29 PM CDT
>
> Please post the attached announcement seeking a legal assistant in the Albuquerque office. Thank you.
> ___________________________
> Shari Lynn Allison
> Research and Writing Specialist
> Federal Public Defender Office
> 506 S. Main, Suite 400
> Las Cruces, NM 88001 (575) 527-6930 shari_allison@fd.org
> This communication and any attachments are ATTORNEY-CLIENT PRIVILEGED AND CONFIDENTIAL and intended for use only by the individual or entity named above as the intended recipient. If you are not the intended recipient, reading, distributing, or copying this communication is strictly prohibited. If you have received this communication in error, please immediately notify the sender and delete this e-mail and any attachments. Thank you. ----- Forwarded by Shari Allison/NMF/10/FDO on 04/24/2015 05:20 PM ----- From: Melissa Dearing/NMF/10/FDO To: zzFDOml_admin@fd.org, USCml_Human Resource Contacts@USCOURTS, Cc: zzNMml_Everyone-LC@FDO, zzNMml_Everyone-ALBQ@fd.org Date: 04/24/2015 05:04 PM Subject: Legal Assistant, FPD New Mexico
> Kindly post the job announcement at your convenience. (See attached file: 2015-03 Legal Sec_Abq.pdf)
> Thank you.
> Melissa Dearing
> Administrative Officer
> Federal Public Defender
> District of New Mexico
> 111 Lomas Blvd NW, Ste 501
> Albuquerque, NM 87102
> Phone - (505) 346-2489
> Fax - (505) 346-2494

FEDERAL PUBLIC DEFENDER DISTRICT OF NEW MEXICO Margaret Katze Barbara A. Mandel Supervisory Assistant Stephen P. McCue Supervisory Assistant Albuquerque Office Federal Public Defender Las Cruces Office 111 Lomas NW, Suite 501 Albuquerque 506 S. Main, Suite 600 Albuquerque, NM 87102 Las Cruces, NM 88001 Tel (505) 346-2489 Tel (575) 527-6930 Fax (505) 346-2494 Fax (575) 527-6933
POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT Legal Secretary 2015-03 The Federal Public Defender office for the District of New Mexico is accepting applications for a Legal Secretary position to be stationed in Albuquerque. Federal salary and benefits apply. Minimum qualifications are high school graduate or equivalent and at least three years legal secretary experience, federal criminal experience preferred. Duties include but are not limited to assignment to three or more attorneys, calendaring, filing, answering phones. Starting salary ranges from a JSP-6 to JSP-8, currently yielding $35,609 to $56,974 annually depending on experience. All candidates must be proficient with a computer, with emphasis in WordPerfect, Microsoft Word and other Windows based programs. Must possess transcription skills and a general knowledge of all legal office functions including calendaring, filing, answering phones, and operation of office equipment. Must possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills, be self motivated and capable of working in a fast paced office. Must have a working knowledge of legal terminology and court procedures, be dependable and be a team player. Spanish fluency a plus. Selected applicant will be subject to a background investigation.
The Federal Public Defender operates under authority of the Criminal Justice Act, 18 U.S.C. § 3006A, and provides legal representation in federal criminal cases and related matters in the federal courts. The Federal Public Defender is an equal opportunity employer. Direct deposit of pay is mandatory. Position subject to the availability of funds.
Please submit your résumé with cover letter and 3 references to:
Melissa Dearing, Administrative Officer zzNMml_HR@fd.org or fax to 505-923-9334
Must be received no later than 5/29/2015. No phone calls please.


May Book of Mormon Round Table

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: robyn mun
restorationsparkplug@gmail.com

May Book of Mormon RT


Here is the May info of the Book Of Mormon Round Table.
Also posted on our website: www.bookofmormonroundtable.com

Love, robyn :)


Book Of Mormon Round Table

The 3rd Sunday of the month

Sunday, May 17th, 2015 at 6pm


Speaker/Presenter: Faye Shaw



“ Prophecies from the Book Of Mormon

& Native American’s Compared”



See you on floor “A” of Stone Church!

1012 W. Lexington Ave., (lower north parking lot)

Independence, MO. 64050 816-254-2211



Let Us Endure To The End….

(2 Nephi 31:20-21 & 3 Nephi 15:9 Utah Saints / 2 Nephi 13:30-32 & 3 Nephi 7:10 Iowa Missouri Saints)

Love, Sister Robyn Mun

restorationsparkplug@gmail.com

816-838-6575 cell & text



Pray for Saints after 7.9 earthquake in Nepal

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: LYLE SMITH
smith.lyle@usa.net


7.9 earthquake in Nepal


Dear Saints,

A major earthquake of 7.9 has been reported by the BBC in Nepal. There are several Restoration Branches in the area of highest destruction. Please pray for the Saints and all people in Kathmandu and Pokhara and the surrounding area. Earthquakes of this magnitude are devastating. It may take some time for phone communication to be reestablished so that we can communicate by telephone. Your prayers are greatly appreciated.

Lyle Smith

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Earthquake in Nepal April 25, 2015

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A powerful earthquake struck Nepal Saturday, killing at

least 718 people across a swath of four countries as the violently shaking earth collapsed

houses, leveled centuries-old temples and triggered avalanches on Mt. Everest. It was the

worst tremor to hit the poor South Asian nation in over 80 years.

Related Stories

1. Devastating Nepal earthquake kills hundreds, triggers deadly Everest avalanche

Reuters

2. Casualties after Nepal quake topples landmark tower AFP

3. At least two dead after Nepal quake Reuters

4. Nepal marks anniversary of deadliest Everest avalanche Associated Press

5. Hundreds dead in Nepal quake, deadly avalanche on Everest AFP

At least 688 people were confirmed dead in Nepal, according to the police. Another 20

were killed in India, six in Tibet and two in Bangladesh. Two Chinese citizens died at the

Nepal-China border. Given the scale of the destruction, the death toll is almost certain to

rise, said Home Ministry official Laxmi Dhakal.

It was a few minutes before noon when the quake, with a preliminary magnitude of 7.8,

began to rumble across the densely populated Kathmandu Valley, rippling through the

capital Kathmandu and spreading in all directions -- north toward the Himalayas and

Tibet, south to the Indo-Gangetic plains, east toward the Brahmaputra delta of

Bangladesh and west toward the historical city of Lahore in Pakistan.

A magnitude-6.6 aftershock hit about an hour later, and smaller aftershocks continued to

jolt the region for hours. Residents ran out of homes and buildings in panic. Walls

tumbled, trees swayed, power lines came crashing down and large cracks opened up on

streets and walls. And clouds of dust began to swirl all around.

"Our village has been almost wiped out. Most of the houses are either buried by landslide

or damaged by shaking," said Vim Tamang, a resident of Manglung village near the

epicenter. He said half of the village folks are either missing or dead. "All the villagers

have gathered in the open area. We don't know what to do. We are feeling helpless," he

said when contacted by telephone.

Meteorologists forecast rain and thunderstorms were forecast for Saturday night and

Sunday.

Major quake hits Nepal Play video

Within hours of the quake, hospitals began to fill up with dozens of injured people. Many

came to the main hospital in central Kathmandu. Among them was Pushpa Das, a laborer,

ran from the house when the first quake struck but could not escape a collapsing wall that

injured his arm.

"It was very scary. The earth was moving ... I am waiting for treatment but the (hospital)

staff is overwhelmed," he said, gingerly holding his right arm with his left hand. As he

spoke dozens of more people showed up with injuries, mostly from falling bricks.

Following the quake, Kathmandu's international airport was shut down.

While the extent of the damage and the scale of the disaster are yet to be ascertained, the

quake will likely put a huge strain on the resources of this poor country best known for

Everest, the highest mountain in the world, and its rich Hindu culture. The economy of

Nepal, a nation of 27.8 million people, is heavily dependent on tourism, principally

trekking and Himalayan mountain climbing.

A senior mountaineering guide, Ang Tshering, said an avalanche swept the face of Mt.

Everest after the earthquake, and government officials said at least 30 people were

injured.

View gallery

Rescuers clear the debris at Durbar Sqaure after an earthquake in Kathmandu, Nepal,

Saturday, April …

Tshering of the Nepal Mountaineering Association said the avalanche occurred between

the Khumbu Icefall, a rugged area of collapsed ice and snow, and the base camp where

most climbing expeditions have their main camps.

Carsten Lillelund Pedersen, a Dane who is climbing the Everest with a Belgian climber

Jelle Veyt, said on his Facebook page that they were at Khumbu Icefall , a rugged area of

collapsed ice and snow close to base camp at altitude 5,000 meters (16,500 feet) when the

earthquake hit.

He wrote on his Facebook that they have started to receive the injured, including one

person with the most severe injuries who sustained many fractures.

"He was blown away by the avalanche and broke both legs. For the camps closer to

where the avalanche hit, our Sherpas believe that a lot of people may have been buried in

their tents," he wrote in English. "There is now a steady flow of people fleeing basecamp

in hope of more security further down the mountain"

The U.S. Geological Survey put the magnitude of the quake at 7.8. It said the quake hit at

11:56 a.m. local time (0611 GMT) at Lamjung, about 80 kilometers (50 miles) northwest

of Kathmandu. Its depth was only 11 kilometers (7 miles), the largest shallow quake

since the 8.2 temblor off the coast of Chile on April 1, 2014.

View gallery

Rescuers clear the debris at Durbar Sqaure after an earthquake in Kathmandu, Nepal,

Saturday, April …

The shallower the quake the more destructive power it carries, and witnesses said the

trembling and swaying of the earth went on for several minutes.

A magnitude 7 quake is capable of widespread and heavy damage while an 8 magnitude

quake can cause tremendous damage. This means Saturday's quake — with the same

magnitude as the one that hit San Francisco in 1906 — was about 16 times more

powerful than the 7.0 quake that devastated Haiti in 2010.

"The shallowness of the source made the ground-shaking at the surface worse than it

would have been for a deeper earthquake," said David A. Rothery, professor of planetary

geosciences at the Open University in the United Kingdom.

The power of the tremors brought down several buildings in the center of the capital, the

ancient Old Kathmandu, including centuries-old temples and towers, said resident

Prachanda Sual.

Among them was the nine-story Dharahara Tower, one of Kathmandu's landmarks built

by Nepal's royal rulers as a watchtower in the 1800s and a UNESCO-recognized

historical monument. It was reduced to rubble and there were reports of people trapped

underneath.

View gallery

In this photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, a collapsed building is seen in

Nepal' …

Hundreds of people buy tickets on weekends to go up to the viewing platform on the

eighth story, but it was not clear how many were up there when the tower collapsed.

Video footage showed people digging through the rubble of the tower, looking for

survivors.

The Kathmandu Valley is densely populated with nearly 2.5 million people, and the

quality of buildings is often poor.

In Kathmandu, dozens of people gathered in the parking lot of Norvic International

Hospital, where thin mattresses were spread on the ground for patients rushed outside,

some wearing hospital pajamas. A woman with a bandage on her head sat in a set of

chairs pulled from the hospital waiting room.

Doctors and nurses hooked up some patients to IV drops in the parking lot, or were

giving people oxygen.

A Swedish woman, Jenny Adhikari, who lives in Nepal, told the Swedish newspaper

Aftonbladet that she was riding a bus in the town of Melamchi when the earth began to

move.

View gallery

Volunteers help remove debris of a building that collapsed at Durbar Square, after an

earthquake in …

"A huge stone crashed only about 20 meters (yards) from the bus," she was quoted as

saying. "All the houses around me have tumbled down. I think there are lot of people

who have died," she told the newspaper by telephone. Melamchi is about 45 kilometers

(30 miles) northeast of Kathmandu.

Residents reported seeing trails of destruction -collapsed walls, broken windows and

fallen telephone poles - as they drove through the capital, along with streets filled with

terrified people.

But reports also indicated that most buildings in the capital did not collapse.

"It's too early to make any assessment but the damage isn't as bad as it could have been,"

said Liz Satow, the Nepal director for the aid group World Vision. She said she drove

from Kathmandu to the nearby town of Lalitpur and said that while there was

considerable damage, most buildings were still intact.

Nepal suffered its worst recorded earthquake in 1934, which measured 8.0 and all but

destroyed the cities of Kathmandu, Bhaktapur and Patan.

The sustained quake also was felt in India's capital of New Delhi and several other Indian

cities.

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi called a meeting of top government officials to

review the damage and disaster preparedness in parts of India that felt strong tremors.

The Indian states of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Sikkim, which share a border with Nepal,

have reported building damage. There have also been reports of damage in the

northeastern state of Assam.

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif offered "all possible help" that Nepal may need.

___

Naqvi reported from New Delhi. Associated Press writer Munir Ahmed in Islamabad, Jan

M. Olsen in Copenhagen and Seth Borenstein in Washington DC contributed to this

report.

Thursday, April 23, 2015

[New post] Sky and Ocean by S.E. Hood

[New post] Sky and Ocean



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Sky and Ocean
by S.E. Hood

I waded knee-deep into the bay where a simple fishing boat cradled her body. Gray hair encircled a face forever frozen in tranquility, yet a sword lay upon her breast.

A few hundred watched from the shore. Thousands would mourn her, yet few would truly believe. She was a protector, a war hero; of her life, songs were already sung.

Surely the heavens could not need her as the people of Gildaresh did.

But alas, even legends must die.

And so, my tears like rain upon the water, I gave the boat a gentle shove and watched the current bear her away.

Somewhere, just beyond that far horizon, the sky meets the ocean. As she sailed toward infinity, I imagined I saw her rise, and step from the boat, and take her place amid the clouds.
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TRACTOR FOR SALE

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Pam M
pammysue56@gmail.com


TRACTOR FOR SALE

1959 Case 311B tractor, restored, wide front end, 3pt, power steering.
$2500.

Ray Miller

816-257-2220

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Job opening - Moxie Pest Control

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Debbie
rubysamericana1@gmail.com

Job opening

Please send resumes to the email listed at the bottom of the post, not to Garland.

Moxie Pest Control is hiring to get ready for the summer! We need technicians to service our customers. Base pay starts at $2500 per month and benefits after 6 months. We need good technicians to join our crew full time! This is not temporary positions either, we want you to grow with us and make it a career. No training needed, we will train you. Please share and tell your friends to get the word out.

E-mail resumes to moxiemo@gmail.com!

Thanks!

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Car For Sale

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: e. simmons
simmons4jesus@yahoo.com


Car for sale


For sale:
2011 Chevy Aveo LS
34,955 miles
One owner local car
Base model car with no power windows, a/c, power seats, etc.
5 speed manual transmission
Color: Black
Great little run-about or commuting car. Up to 35 mpg!
$6900.00

If you are interested you can email me, simmons4jesus@yahoo.com and I will send you a link to see pics and get all the info you might need.

Thanks,
Erik Simmons

Handmaidens & Lamplighters Garage & Bake Sale

We want to invite you to come to our Girl's program spring fundraiser.
Handmaidens & Lamplighters Garage & Bake Sale

Saturday, April 25th, 2015
8:00am - 3:00pm

Location: The South Crysler Restoration Branch
16101 Salisbury Road
Independence, MO 64050
In the Fellowship Hall

Needing to do some spring cleaning?
Your donations can be brought:
Wed. April 22 @ 8:00 - 9:00 pm
Thurs. & Fri. April 23 & 24 @ 6:00 - 9:00 pm

Your surplus is our treasure.

~ There will be lots of items - furniture, appliances, an organ, books, clothes, shoes, toys, kitchen stuff, linens, plants/flowers, hardware, etc.
~ Lunch with Hotdogs, chips, lemonade & brownies
~ Fresh baked breads, cookies, cakes and more!
~ Please help us raise money to buy badges and supplies for our girls' program!
~ Everyone is invited! Hope to see you there!

Thank you for your support!

Monday, April 20, 2015

Prayers for Connie

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: ​David and ​
Connie Guthrie
save_our_strays@hotmail.com


Prayers


I am asking for prayers for my wife Connie and myself. Connie has diabetes and when she is upset or stressed her blood sugar goes up. Tomorrow will be the anniversary date when we had to disconnect our daughter Stephanie Suzanne from life support in 2002. This time is especially difficult for the two of us. So please remember us in your prayers.

Thank you,

Karl David Guthrie Jr.



​ ​



Sunday, April 19, 2015

Job Postings for Fort Osage R-1 School District

Job Postings for Fort Osage R-1 School District


From: Rachel Horn
horn_music@yahoo.com


----- Forwarded Message -----
From: Fort Osage R-1 School District


Job Postings for Fort Osage R-1 School District
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JCRB 2015 Conference Website

JCRB 2015 Conference Website

If you are interested in what is happening at the
Joint Conference of Restoration Branches
2015 Conference you can check out their website at:

http://www.conferenceofbranches.org/a/Conferences/GeneralConferences/2015GeneralConference/tabid/165/Default.aspx

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Zion Weblink - Web Design

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From: Niroj Shrestha
nirojshrestha205@gmail.com


​Website Design

http://www.zionweblink.com/index.php



It​'​s me Niroj ​f​rom ​N​epal


​I​f there is any one who is looking to established a business for website designing company and or becoming partner then please let me know asap.

And if there is anyone who is looking for the website designing for any thing like business or for Church then please contact me or email me ​I​ will get back to you asap.

Niroj Shrestha
​​
nirojshrestha205@gmail.com

Do You Sing or Play an Instrument ?

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From: robyn mun
restorationsparkplug@gmail.com


Dear Wonderful Family of Saints,



There are many wonderful events to take place in the center place of Zion upon the horizon! All events are free to the community and to be held at the historic Stone Church :)

1. Saturday, November 14th, 2015 at 7:30 pm - Thanksgiving Praise to God Hymn festival

2. Friday, April 8th, and Saturday, April 9th, 2016 – Handel’s Messiah 100th year anniversary (it originating in Independence and the Kansas City area at Stone Church in 1916)

3. Another beautiful choral and congregational event to be placed in the summer 2016 (currently in the works to be selected)

4. Now Annual Thanksgiving Praise to God Hymn festival in the fall 2016



As you can see, the praising of God and His Only Begotten Son will be happening 3 times each year, spring, summer, and fall! :)



The purpose of this email is to excite and enlist any Saints who can sing or play an instrument, who want to be a part of this worshipful setting in service to God and community to please come and audition as a choral member or as an orchestra member :) We would like to expand the size of our volunteer choir that sings in Handel’s Messiah to even a greater number of united voices in praise. We also would like to have a volunteer orchestra who could play these beautiful God given masterpieces.



We have scheduled the following two dates for auditions to be on:

· for Orchestra members Saturday, June 6th 2015 from 11:00am to 2:00pm in the Sanctuary (Please bring your music stand)

· for Choir members Saturday, June 13th 2015 from 11:00am to 2:00pm in the Sanctuary



Please spread the word to your fellow Saints, family, and friends so that all may have an opportunity to come, to audition, and most importantly, to share together as one in our Glorious God & Savior!



Please text, email, or call me so that we can make sure we have enough music for the auditions.



Love in all sincerity,

Your sister in Christ, Robyn Mun

robyn.assistant2Alice@gmail.com

816-838-6575 cell & text

Friday, April 17, 2015

Prayers for the Work in the Philippines


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From: paul
gagepauljg_64055@yahoo.com


Prayers for the Work in the Philippines

Dear Saints,

Seventy Richard Neill and Elder Gary Hawley are currently on a SEAAM mission in the southern region (Mindanao) of the Philippines until April 23, 2015.
The Saints there will gather for the annual conference on April 19, 2015.
Please uphold them all in your prayers.
In Christ,
Paul Gage SEAAM Board Member

ACSA Position Announcement for Tampa Florida


ACSA Position Announcement for Tampa Florida

From: Nancy Batty/FLMF/11/FDO

I'm looking for a 2nd ACSA for my Tampa office.
If you know anyone who might be looking, please pass this along.
(See attached file: FLM ACSA ad 2015 tampa.pdf)

Nancy Batty Computer Systems Administrator Office
of the Federal Defender Middle District of Florida 407-648-6338

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Federal Public Defender Middle District of Florida

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT 2015-007 ASSISTANT COMPUTER SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR

The Federal Public Defender for the Middle District of Florida is accepting applications for the position of Assistant Computer Systems Administrator (ACSA) in the Tampa office. The Federal Public Defender operates under the authority of the Criminal Justice Act (CJA), 18 U.S.C. §3006A, to provide defense services for indigent persons in federal criminal cases and related matters in the federal courts.
JOB DESCRIPTION: The Assistant Computer Systems Administrator (ACSA) provides user support services; network and desktop hardware and software installation, testing and training; troubleshooting, maintenance and repair of system and equipment; and litigation support to staff in preparation for trials. This position assists and reports directly to the Computer Systems Administrator located in the Orlando office. Periodic reports of work activities and regular meetings with supervisor are required. Travel to offices in Ft. Myers, Jacksonville, Ocala, and Tampa is also required.
REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants must be high school graduates or the equivalent, with strong communication and organizational skills, and possess at least 3 years of general experience and 1 year of specialized experience. Education from an accredited college or university (preferably with a concentration in computer science, management information, or related field) may be substituted for some of the required experience. Must be a United States citizen or eligible to work in the United States. Duties associated with this position require the individual to be able to walk, sit, stand, talk, hear, touch, feel, reach, and frequently to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Travel is required, and the ACSA must have a valid driver’s license and available personal vehicle; mileage is reimbursed.
Experience in the following areas is required: PC hardware, Microsoft Windows desktop and network operating systems. Experience with Windows Server 2012, Microsoft Office, Trial Director, Summation, WordPerfect and FTK (Forensics ToolKit) is highly desired.
All application information is subject to verification. All claimed experience, certifications, training and references will be verified. A final offer of employment is subject to an FBI background check and periodic re-investigations, and retention depends upon a favorable suitability determination.
SALARY AND BENEFITS: The position is full-time with federal benefits and salary. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. The position is excepted service and does not offer tenure rights of the competitive Civil Service. Benefits include health and life insurance, retirement, and the Thrift Savings Plan.
SUBMIT RESUME, REFERENCE AND COVER LETTER IN PDF FORMAT TO: martha_lugo@fd.org
All applications must be received in the Tampa Federal Defender Office by no later than 5:00 PM on Friday, May 1, 2015.
The Federal Public Defender is an equal opportunity employer. This position is subject to mandatory Electronic Funds Transfer (Direct Deposit) of federal salary payment. Only qualified applicants will be considered for this position. Applicants must be U.S. Citizens or eligible to work in and for the United States. Applicants selected for interviews must travel at their own expense. This position is subject to a background investigation therefore, the successful applicant will undergo a mandatory criminal background check investigation, which will include the completion of fingerprint checks. The FDO provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation, please notify Ms. Lugo at (813) 228-2715. The decision on granting reasonable accommodations will be made on a case by case basis. POSTING DATE: April 13, 2015 to May 1, 2015, 5:00 p.m. E.S.T.


ACSA Position Announcement


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ACSA Position Announcement


(See attached file: ACSA Position.pdf)


Troy Schnack
Computer System Administrator
Federal Public Defender
818 Grand Blvd, Suite 300
Kansas City, MO 64106

Office: (816) 471-8282
Mobile: (816) 200-4758


Federal Public Defender

Western District of Missouri

ASSISTANT COMPUTER SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR

The Federal Public Defender for the Western District of Missouri is accepting applications for the position of
Assistant Computer Systems Administrator (ACSA) in the Kansas City office. The Federal Public Defender operates
under the authority of the Criminal Justice Act (CJA), 18 U.S.C. §3006A, to provide defense services for indigent persons
in federal criminal cases and related matters in the federal courts.

JOB DESCRIPTION: The Assistant Computer Systems Administrator (ACSA) provides user support services;
network and desktop hardware and software installation, testing and training; troubleshooting, maintenance and repair of
system and equipment; and litigation support to staff including e-Discovery and preparation for trials. This position
assists and reports directly to the Computer Systems Administrator located in the Kansas City office. Periodic
reports of work activities and regular meetings with supervisor are required. Travel to offices in Springfield and
REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants must be high school graduates or the equivalent, with
strong communication and organizational skills, and possess at least 3 years of general experience and 1 year of
specialized experience. Education from an accredited college or university (preferably with a concentration in computer
science, management information, or related field) may be substituted for some of the required experience. Must be a
United States citizen or eligible to work in the United States. Duties associated with this position require the individual to
be able to walk, sit, stand, talk, hear, touch, feel, reach, and frequently to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Travel is
required, and the ACSA must have a valid driver’s license and available personal vehicle; mileage is reimbursed.

Experience in the following areas is required: PC, Mac, iPad and iPhone hardware, and OS X, Microsoft Windows
desktop and network operating systems. Experience with Windows Server 2008/2012, Microsoft Office, Lotus Notes,
iOS (iPad/iPhone), and Adobe Acrobat Pro is highly desired. Experience in the areas of audio/video conversion, e-
Discovery management, computer forensics, and system documentation are desired.

All application information is subject to verification. All claimed experience, certifications, training and references will
be verified. A final offer of employment is subject to an FBI background check and periodic re-investigations, and
retention depends upon a favorable suitability determination.

SALARY AND BENEFITS: The position is full-time with federal benefits and salary. Salary is commensurate with
qualifications and experience. The position is excepted service and does not offer tenure rights of the competitive Civil

Service. Benefits include health and life insurance, retirement, and the Thrift Savings Plan.

SUBMIT RESUME, REFERENCE AND COVER LETTER IN PDF FORMAT TO: troy_schnack@fd.org

All applications must be received in the Kansas City Federal Defender Office by no later than 5:00 PM on
The Federal Public Defender is an equal opportunity employer. This position is subject to mandatory Electronic Funds Transfer (Direct Deposit) of federal salary payment. Only qualified applicants will be considered for this position. Applicants must be U.S. Citizens or eligible to work in and for the United

States. Applicants selected for interviews must travel at their own expense. This position is subject to a background investigation therefore, the successful applicant will undergo a mandatory criminal background check investigation, which will include the completion of fingerprint checks. The FDO provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation, please notify Kristin Kertz at (816) 471-8282. The decision on granting reasonable accommodations will be made on a case by case basis.

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Please pray for Kathy Crowther

Please pray for Kathy Crowther, Amanda Holmes mother.

She had blurred vision and high blood pressure.

The urgent care clinic sent her to the emergency room at Liberty hospital for a CT scan.

PIANO LESSONS

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From: Janet Williams
taxpax1@hotmail.com


PIANO LESSONS


Janet Williams is offering piano lessons at her home in Grain Valley, MO immediately. Contact Janet at 816-267-0238 for placement.

Janet L. Williams
Owner
Tax Pax, Inc.
308 N.W. Yennie St.
Grain Valley, MO 64029
816-254-0092
www.taxpax.com

Prayer Request for Billy

From: MELODY NELSON
beyedoers@prtel.com


Prayer Request for Billy

Would appreciate prayers for my son, Billy. He’s had a problem with loud ringing in his ears for almost two months. Dr. first thought it was an eardrum infection, but the antibiotics helped not at all. He has seen three specialists, not one of whom knows what to do at this point. He gets very little sleep. A professional firefighter’s job is dangerous enough without adding an even greater lack of sleep to the mix. He is also dealing with some other health issues. Billy is currently in Washington, D.C., for more training in fire investigation, but is feeling miserable and barely able to continue. Thank you so much for remembering Billy in prayer. God bless you all.

Melody

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

CPR meeting 05-01-15


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From: Mark McCormick
mrmrldsmember@yahoo.com

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CPR meeting 05-01-15

This is the CPR (Concerned Priesthood of the Restoration) that meets quarterly. Their only "agenda" is to study the scriptures together and worship God. Every time that I have been able to go it has been a very good worship experience.
Brian Turner is the pastor at the Council Bluffs, IA Branch that serves as the moderator and we enjoy driving down to this event. We only usually have anywhere from 10 to 20 priesthood attend. It would be wonderful to see a better representation of the Center Place branches.
It's a day full of learning, good discussion, fellowship, and worship. Usually lasts from 9AM to 2 or 3PM. Even if one can't make the whole day it would be great to attend one class or session. I think it is very important for the priesthood to gather at such opportunities. There is breakfast also provided @ 8:00AM
Thank you and have a blessed day!
Your Brother in Christ,
Mark McCormick

Gen. 7:23 "...And the Lord called his people, Zion, because they were of one heart and of one mind, and dwelt in righteousness; and there were no poor among them!"


On Thursday, April 9, 2015 6:46 PM, Brian Turner wrote:
Good evening here is the notice for the meeting on the 2nd of May.
Please pass along and I hope to see you there!!

Thx,
Brian Turner
Distefano Technology & Mfg.
www.dtamfg.com
P: 402-763-2842

Australian Mission Complete

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From: paul gage
pauljg_64055@yahoo.com


Australian Mission Complete



Dear Saints,

I have been back home for a week and want to thank all of
you who upheld me and the Saints in Australia in your
prayers. It was a wonderful experience and I received far
more ministry than I gave. The Saints there, as I have found
everywhere, are very kind, loving, generous, dedicated and
faithful to the Lord and His work. The efforts of visiting
ministers are mainly a more pastoral ministry as time is
taken to visit as many of the Saints as possible. I traveled
by plane, train, ferry boat, taxi, and cars. While the
laborers there are few, they are stalwarts in the faith. As
everywhere, age and death are taking their toll, but the
Saints remain upbeat and steadfast.

Daniel and Lauren Nixon are returning home on Wednesday,
April 15 and Doug and Judi Smith and Hal and Pat Chadwick
are to return home on April 20th. We all shared with the
Saints at the reunion at Mt. Seaview, which is within a
couple of hours of the east coast near Port McQuarie, in New
South Wales. It was an excellent experience.

The South East Asia and Australian Ministries Board, SEAAM,
are seeking those who may be interested in going to
Australia for two to six months. If you are interested, feel
free to contact me, Bob Schrunk, Richard Neill or any member
of the SEAAM Board. It works best to have an elder and his
wife or two elders.

Again, thanks and God bless you all every day.

In Christ,
Paul Gage

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Job Opening

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From: Debbie
rubysamericana1@gmail.com

Job opening

Please send resumes to the email listed at the bottom of the post, not to Garland. Moxie Pest Control is hiring to get ready for the summer! We need technicians to service our customers. Base pay starts at $2500 per month and benefits after 6 months. We need good technicians to join our crew full time! This is not temporary positions either, we want you to grow with us and make it a career. No training needed, we will train you. Please share and tell your friends to get the word out.

E-mail resumes to moxiemo@gmail.com!

Thanks!

CPRS Matching Funds Extention


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From: Center Place Restoration School
cprsgoldeneagles@yahoo.com


CPRS Matching Funds Extention

Because the Matching Funds Program was such a success, the CPEF and CPRS Board of Trustees have decided to extend the program up to an additional $15,000. From now until June 1, the CPEF will match donations dollar-for-dollar to the school.

No contribution is too small or goes unappreciated. In fact, if 200 individuals give contributions of $75.00, we will successfully reach our goal without placing undue burden on any one person.

Donations can be made on our website at www.cprsgoldeneagles.com or can be mailed to 819 W. Waldo Avenue, Independence, MO 64050
Thank you for your support and generosity.

Saturday, April 11, 2015

2012 Ford Focus for Sale

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From: Darrel Powell
pwlldrl@yahoo.com


2012 Ford Focus for Sale

2012 Ford Focus Titanium for Sale, Very very clean. 74,000 miles mostly highway miles. 32 to 38 miles per gallon on the high way but has plenty of power because of the custom turbo. Has all options available for said model including the power seats, leather seats, power sunroof, and navigation system (navigation chip included). Asking $13,000 which is $825 under clean trade in value and is taking in consideration of the mileage.

Darrel Powell
913.485.0988
pwlldrl@yahoo.com

Good friend needs a place to live. . .

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From:Dan Hood
​ fineline@earthlink.net


Good friend needs a place to live. . .

We have a good friend, Christian lady, non-smoker that needs a place to live in the Independence area.
She is on a very limited income and has some physical disabilities. If you
have an apartment, guest house, or small home that you could rent to her please call me, Dan Hood,
at 816-401-2644

Thank you.

Friday, April 10, 2015

​Prayer Request - Chad

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From: Nathan Oglesby
NOglesby@mfa-inc.com


​Prayer Request


I have a prayer request to send out. Young man in Glasgow is in surgery right now in Columbia, Mo to remove brain tumors. His name is Chad. I am pretty sure this will be his 8th surgery to remove brain tumors in the last 10 years. The last surgery he had he lost vision in 1 eye and the tumors they are going to try and remove today are located behind his other eye. Prayers for him and his family would be appreciated very much.



Thanks,

Nathan

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Blue Hymnal Enlarged Edition Request

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From: Mark McCormick
mrmrldsmember@yahoo.com


Blue Hymnal Enlarged Edition Request

Is there a Restoration Branch that have updated their hymnals to the Purple Hymnals and have the following sitting aside not used anymore?
- Blue Hymns of the Restoration (1985) Hymnal (Enlarged Edition) (Has 446 hymns)

If your group doesn't use anymore... Our branch could use them and we need 20 more or so. Donation OR we could pay for them. Please contact me via email below and we can make arrangements. God Bless!

Your Brother in Christ,
Mark McCormick
mrmrldsmember@yahoo.com

Gen. 7:23 "...And the Lord called his people, Zion, because they were of one heart and of one mind, and dwelt in righteousness; and there were no poor among them!"

Why three glories - Part 1

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From: ​Dwight Burford

dpburford@all4liberty.net


Why three glories - Part 1

Dear Family and Friends,

Jesus is well known for teaching in parables. Paul helps us understand the significance of our Lord teaching after this manner. He wrote that God has revealed invisible things of Himself from the creation of the world by things which are clearly seen, adding things which are not seen being understood by the things that are made (Romans 1:20). In other words, by drawing our attention to created things, in particular those that are clearly seen, Jesus revealed invisible, or spiritual, things to the many peoples He taught in His ministry.

As one might expect, Paul, as Jesus’ disciple, also drew his audience’s attention to invisible truths by referring to created things, things which are clearly seen. Take, for example, the resurrection of the dead. Of this incredible work of God through Jesus Christ, Paul wrote:

There is one glory of the sun, and another glory of the moon, and another glory of the stars; for one star differeth from another star in glory. So also is the resurrection of the dead… (I Corinthians 15:41,42)

Have you ever wondered why Paul lists three glories in the above passage? Is it somehow connected with him seeing a man who had been caught up to the third heaven?

I knew a man in Christ above fourteen years ago, (whether in the body, I cannot tell; or whether out of the body, I cannot tell; God knoweth;) such a one caught up to the third heaven. (II Corinthians 12:2)

Such questions are the topic of a new series being posted under the title “Why three glories.” You can view the first post in this series by selecting the following link:

https://zionsoutpost.org/2015/04/04/why-three-glories-part-1/

Through a simple exercise in this post you will be given the opportunity to experiment upon Paul’s lesson on the resurrection and the three glories to be revealed when Jesus returns in glory.

I sincerely hope you will test Paul’s illustration as suggested in the post because of its importance to your eternal inheritance. And as you do, please remember the words of Jesus Christ, who said:

And, behold, I come quickly; and my reward is with me to give every man according as his work shall be. (Revelation 22:12)

What will following posts cover? As listed at the end of this first post, here are some of the topics currently in the works for future posts, in which you will learn why:

the Lord is the Savior of all men, specially those that believe and how each one’s eternal estate reveals the manner of salvation each of us will receive in Jesus Christ;
there are those who are saved to the uttermost and how this term is connected with Paul seeing a man who had been caught up to the third heaven (i.e. the one glory of the sun);
the meek will inherit the earth in fulfillment of the manner in which the Lord has taught us to prayer, “Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done on earth, as it is done in heaven.”;
there are two night glories while there is just one day glory (see I Corinthians 15:41,42 with Revelation 22:11 & Jude 1:5-16);
the glory of stars will not be present in the resurrection of the just (that is, the first resurrection) when the Lord establishes His kingdom upon the earth – hint: for one star differeth from another star in glory;
Jesus Christ’s words will judge us;
it will better for the who die in theirs sins to be in outer darkness with the damned souls in hell than to be present with the One who is a consuming fire – consider Revelation 14:9-11;
life will be different for those living in each of the three glories while Jesus reigns upon the earth: compare with Isaiah 2:2-4, Isaiah 9:6,7, and Isaiah 11:1-10 with Revelation 21:1-4;
some people will not inherit the kingdom of God and for what reasons they do not (considering, for example: I Corinthians 6:9-11, Ephesians 5:3-5, Galatians 5:19-21, etc.);
and much more…

God’s richest blessings to each of you is my prayer in Jesus Christ,

Dwight B.