Announcements — Week of June 4, 2023

2023 July Semiannual Training Registration
The July 2023 semiannual training will take place from Monday, July 3, through Saturday, July 8. Registration for the video training is still open until Lord’s Day, June 18, without a late charge. To register, please visit

2023 International Memorial Day Blending Conference
The 2023 International Memorial Day Blending Conference will take place on May 26-29 in Chicago at the Chicago Mar­riott Downtown Magnificent Mile Hotel. LSM will stream the con­ference messages at, with mes­sages 1 and 2 on Saturday, May 27, messages 3 and 4 on Lord’s Day, May, 28, and messages 5 and 6 on Monday, May 29. The English-speaking saints are invited to join the FTTA trainees at the MCC for all con­ference meetings. A Zoom alternative will be provided for all languages, including English.

Prayer Meeting on June 6
On Tuesday, June 6, the Chinese-speaking, English-speaking, Korean-speaking, and Spanish-speak­ing saints will pray in person at the District 1 meeting hall at 7:30 p.m. Infor­mation regarding a Zoom alternative for the different languages can be found in the small group announcements.

Joint Church Meeting on June 11
There will be a joint meeting of the entire church on June 11. The meeting will take place at 9:30 a.m. in the District 1 meeting hall. Please see the small group announcements for information on translation and the Zoom ID.

Workshop on Reading and Propagating the Ministry
In the afternoon on June 10 there will be a workshop at the District 1 meeting hall for all the saints who are interested in reading and propagating the ministry publications. Three sessions are planned: from 1:30 to 3:00 p.m. to consider the vision, burden, and goal of the ministry publications and its propagation, along with pursuing the truth and reading the ministry; from 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. to learn the content and practice the use of The Mystery of Human Life; and from 5:00 to 5:30 p.m. for questions, responses, and a closing word.

YP Parents’ and Serving Ones’ Fellowship
On Lord’s Day, June 11, after the joint meeting, there will be a lunch fellowship at District 1 with all YP parents, serving ones, college students, and burdened saints.

Summer School of Truth Teacher’s Training—Second Session
The second session of the Summer School of Truth teachers’ training for all the serving parents, serving ones, and college-age helpers will be held on Saturday, June 10, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at District 2.

Seminar for Radio Listeners
On June 17 a seminar will be held at District 4, 2560 E. La Palma Ave., Anaheim, CA 92806, to meet and shep­herd those who have been listing to the church’s low power radio station KOCL, 101.5 FM. A seminar for English and Arabic speakers will be held from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m., and a seminar for Spanish speakers will be held from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Those who wish to participate in this seminar are asked to attend a training session at District 2 from 2:15 to 3:00 p.m. on June 11.

Wednesday Night Ministry Meeting
The Wednesday night ministry meeting will be held at the MCC on June 7 at 7:30 p.m. LSM will continue to stream the meetings live each week at

2023 College Training
The 2023 North America College Training will be held on July 16-22, 2023, at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. The High School Senior class of 2022-2023 is invited to join. Late registration is open until June 15. Details are at Those who are bur­dened to help our own college students to participate can submit an offering by following instructions at Which­ever method you use to offer, designate your offering “College Training.” If you are not sure how to designate, please send an email with instructions to

In-person Basic Truth Meeting
The Basic Truth Meeting for ALL districts of the church will continue on Lord’s Days, at 11:00 A.M. at District 1.

YP Bible Reading Schedule
he young people will begin a new Bible reading schedule. This week they will read 2 John and 3 John. Details and full schedule are at

Children’s & Young People’s Meeting — Registration
Registration for Children’s Meetings and Background Check for Serving Ones
In order for the children to participate in the children’s meetings, all parents are required to register their immediate family, including parents, children, and young people. In addition, all saints who desire to serve with the children and the young people, including those who have previously served, are required by state law to submit a new application and request a background check. Links to the church’s policy, family registration, and serving one’s application and background check can be found at

English-speaking Sisters’ Prayer Times
Each week sisters’ prayer times are held on Wednesday at 10:00 a.m. and on Saturday at 8:30 a.m. Please see the small group announcements for the Zoom ID.