The church prayer meeting on Tuesday, September 6, will be held in the small groups. After the prayer we will review Message 3 of the Chinese-speaking perfecting training. An outline will be sent through the small groups.
District Meetings on September 11
On Lord’s Day, September 11, the church in Anaheim will continue to meet in person by district. Each district, including all the saints of all languages, will meet in the respective meeting places. An option to meet on Zoom will be available. The saints who meet on Zoom will meet by language. Zoom meeting information can be found in the small group announcements. Please see the announcement below regarding the children’s meeting.
Brother Benson Philips Memorial Meeting
A memorial meeting for Brother Benson Phillips will take place in Irving, TX, on Lord’s Day, September 11, at 12:30 p.m. PDT. Please see the small group announcements for the link to the live stream of the meeting.
Resumption of In-person Children’s Meetings
On September 11 the children’s meetings will resume in all the districts. In Districts 1 through 4 the children’s service will be offered during the prophesying meeting, beginning at 11:00 a.m. In District 5 children’s service will be provided beginning at 9:30 a.m.
Children’s & Young People’s Meeting — Registration
Registration for Children’s Meetings and Background Check for Serving Ones
As we resume the in-person children’s meetings in all the districts, 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 www.churchinanaheim.org/cyp.
2022 Young People’s Blending Meeting
On September 17 the 2022 Young People’s Blending Meeting will consist of two in-person sessions at the church in Arcadia meeting hall. The first session, in the afternoon, is ONLY for 7th graders and their parents. It will include dinner, and participants need to register. The donation is $10. The evening session will be open for all the young people from grades 7 to 12, parents, and serving ones. For this session registration is not required, and there is no cost. For more details and to register for the afternoon session, go to scyp.com/blending. Registration is due by the end of the day on September 11.
SCYP Parents’ & Young People Serving Ones’ Fellowship
A time of fellowship for the SCYP parents & YP perving ones will take place on September 24 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The fellowship will be in a hybrid format. The in-person location is the church in Anaheim District 1 meeting hall. Translation will be provided into Chinese, Korean, and Spanish. The donation is $15. For more information and to register, go to scyp.com/registration.
Dinner for Fullerton In-person College Meetings
The 2022 fall term Fullerton in-person college meetings have resumed. The church in Anaheim is participating by providing dinners for the college meetings every other Thursday. We would like to have the four language groups take turns sending food to the meetings. A language group coordinator will be assigned to each group. Each language group will serve once or twice during the fall semester. Please see the small group announcements for more information.
Precautions for In-person Meetings
Please continue to take the appropriate precautions if you have symptoms of a respiratory or other contagious illness or have been in recent contact with someone who has such symptoms. We strongly recommend that those who attend the in-person meetings wear a mask while they are indoors.
New LSM Ministry Books Website
Living Stream Ministry has recently updated its Ministry Books website. The functionality of this website has been greatly increased. On the new 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 ministrybooks.org for more details.
Young People Ministry Reading
The young people will continue to read Basic Elements of the Christian Life, vol. 2. The portion for this coming week will be chapter 3, “Deep Calls unto Deep,” p. 24 to the end of the chapter. The full reading schedule can be found at yp.churchinanaheim.org/biblereading.
Conference for the Working Saints
The Working Saints Conference will take place at the Oak Glen Christian Conference Center from Friday, September 30, to Lord’s Day, October 2, 2022. Further details regarding registration and cost can be found at churchinanaheim.org/workingsaints.
Thanksgiving Blending Conference
The 2022 Thanksgiving Blending Conference will be held in person in Washington, DC, on November 24-27 at the Washington Hilton hotel. The conference messages will also be streamed online. An information package has been prepared by LSM and will be available through the small groups. If you plan to attend in person, please reserve your hotel room and purchase your transportation as soon as possible. Please see the small group announcements for details on how to reserve your hotel room.
Statement from the Elders Regarding COVID-19 Protective Restrictions
Resumption of in-person meetings on the Lord’s Day began on April 10 and will progress in a gradual way. The elders will continue to consider the developing situation related to the pandemic and will proceed with the safety of the saints in view.
2022 Church in Anaheim Event Calendar
The 2022 church in Anaheim event calendar as of May 1 can be downloaded on the home page at churchinanaheim.org. The calendar will be updated from time to time as dates and venues are confirmed.
Online Basic Truth Meeting
The Basic Truth Meeting for ALL districts of the church will be carried out each week on Lord’s Day afternoon at 3:00 P.M. via Zoom. The meeting ID can be obtained through the small group announcements.
Serving at the Bibles for America Distribution Center
The BfA Distribution Center (DC) has moved to the LSM campus. Those who are burdened and would like to be a candidate to serve as a volunteer at the DC can apply at bfa.org/dc-volunteer. A short video on the BfA operation at the DC is provided at youtube.com/watch?v=KPy1e-5ozWI. This is a wonderful opportunity to serve in spreading God’s interpreted Word to the hungry and seeking ones.
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.