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First Quarter Newsletter 2016

In this issue of the newsletter you can read about: Self-Denial Transforms The Power of One World Services Projects in India South Eastern and Mali Check it out!

Rio Olympics Team Announced

We received a record number of applications for the Rio Olympics Global Mission Team and we are pleased to be able to announce the team! Kyle Coakley – Royal Oak Marcarius Coakley – Royal Oak Samuel Dinkins, IV – Chicago Kroc Cinthya Gonzalez – Temple Laramie Audrey Hickman – LaVillita Joshua Hubbard – Wayne/Westland Derek Kumpula…

Rio Olympics Global Mission Team Opportunity

The World Missions Department is pleased to announce a Global Mission Team Sports Ministry opportunity during the Rio Olympics!  For more information or to request a link to the application, contact us at

Christmas Joy in India


The true JOY of Christmas comes from the good news of the birth of the Messiah King, the baby Jesus. He is the one who brings JOY to this season. How each of us celebrate that JOY is unique. We each have our own traditions and expectations for this holiday. We’d like to share some…

Jamaica Global Team – Announced!

The World Missions Department is pleased to announce the members of the Global Mission Team to Jamaica! Major Karen Felton, Davenport – Team Leader Matt Erickson, Rockford Temple – Project Manager Tony Anguiano, Oak Creek Phil Mitchell, Fort Wayne Captain Barbara Owen, Huntington Robert Owen, Huntington Captain Dawn Russell, Green Bay Union Court Terry Ulery,…

Why is Joy a Christmas word?

Why is “JOY” a Christmas word? I had to look it up. The first thing that popped up was the carol “Joy to the World”. That was not a satisfying answer to me since it is my least favorite carol solely based on its overuse. Next, I was taken to Luke 2:10-12, my favorite Christmas…