2017 in review

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2017 has been a wonderful year for associates. To commemorate the year, the associates of the Central Pacific Province would like to share the following statistics and video with you.

Associates recovenanting in St. Louis. Loretta Hopgood celebrates 40 years as an associate.

  • 308 associates
  • 24 new associates
  • 6 deaths
  • 35 pre-associates
  • 19 states, 1 territory, 2 countries
  • 38 participants at an extended leadership meeting
  • 480 views of the associate webpage
  • 12 articles in Connections, 2 articles in NewsLink
  • 40 years – length of time Loretta Hopgood has been an associate.
  • 104 years old – our oldest associate – Margaret Bielefeld (who died peacefully December 18, 2017)
  • 100s of gatherings in a variety of settings throughout the province.

The associates are very grateful to the support received throughout the past year. Thank you to all!




Related stories:
  • Writing and my bus ministry To me, mercy means being available to joyfully and humbly serve as needed, which is what I do in my “bus ministry” as I wait at city bus stops and ride city buses in Milwaukee. I have incorporated my bus ministry with another ministry: bringing Scripture to life by condensing it into readable poetry and publishing it as books. Read more...
  • Praying for the living and the dead I have a leadership position with the Daughters of Isabella in Baraboo, Wisconsin. The Daughters of Isabella organization is the female counterpart of the Knights of Columbus. Both organizations are dedicated to praying for life issues. Read more...
  • Prayer sacks In July, 2015, Associate Cecelia Helmick brought a unique idea to our monthly associate gathering in Coolville, Ohio. She told us about “The Father’s Love Letter”, which is a compilation of about 50 Scripture quotes that are put together as a “love letter” from God. These love letters take the form of prayer sacks. Read more...
 

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