Announcements — Week of May 7, 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 May 9
On Tuesday, May 9, 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.

Church Meeting and Children’s Meeting on May 14
On Lord’s Day, May 14, the church will meet in person by district in the respective meeting places. The children’s meetings will con­tinue in all districts as in previous weeks. For Zoom information, please see the small group announcements.

Baptism of Sixth Graders
A baptism of sixth graders will take place at the District 1 meeting hall on May 13 beginning at 4:00 p.m. In-person attendance is open to parents, families, and serving ones. The baptisms will be broadcasted on Zoom. Please see the small group announcements for the Zoom information. The parents are encouraged to bring their sixth-graders to the district meetings on Lord’s Day, May 14, and introduce them to the saints.

Postponement of Meeting of the Whole Church on May 14
The meeting of the whole church that was originally scheduled for May 14 has been postponed until further notice.

Summer School of Truth Registration
This year’s Summer School of Truth will be held from Monday to Lord’s Day, June 19-25. On Monday through Wednesday (June 19-21) it will be local at the Cypress Meeting Hall, and on Thursday through Lord’s Day (June 22-25) it will be at Oak Glen with an added bonus day! The registration fee is $150 per person. Registration will begin TODAY. The deadline is Lord’s Day, May 21. For more information and to register, go to

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.

LSM YouTube Channels
Living Stream Ministry now has two YouTube channels. The content of the first channel, at, consists mainly of entire messages spoken by Brother Lee in Life-study trainings and conferences. The second channel, at, consists of recordings of hymns from the “Hymns of Life and Truth” albums.The saints can subscribe to these channels to receive notifications of new content as it is made available.

YP Bible Reading Schedule
he young people will begin a new Bible reading schedule. This week they will read 1 Peter 5 and 2 Peter 1. 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

LSM Ministry Books Website
On the current LSM Ministry Books site a limited number of publications can be read for free, including all the Life-studies. Access to The Collected Works of Watchman Nee, The Collected Works Witness Lee, and The Conclusion of the New Testament is available through a monthly or yearly subscription. Visit for more details.

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.