Vancouver Mission Star

The following messages appeared in past issues of the Vancouver Mission Star, the weekly newsletter of the Canada Vancouver Mission.  Messages are archived according to date.  Click the title of the message you wish to read.  To search past messages by topic, use the site's search engine.

 

2005

July

    *7/28/05 - Advantages of Prime Time Proselyting

August

    *8/1/05 - Missionary Observations

    *8/15/05 - Transfer Goal -- Strengthen Your Companion

    *8/29/05 - Leadership

September

    *9/5/05 - Why Members Matter

    *9/12/05 - Family History as a Missionary Recourse

    *9/22/05 - Lessons Learned in Proselyting

    *9/26/05 - Study and Learn That We Might Effectively Teach

October

    *10/3/05 - Abbotsford Stake Challenge

    *10/11/05 - Faith: Our Only Hope

    *10/17/05 - Bishop John Russell of Nanaimo Issues Challenge

    *10/24/05 - Fighting Discouragement

November

    *11/3/05 - Members Essential to Missionary Success

    *11/14/05 - Flu Immunization

    *11/21/05 - Thanks to Elder and Sister Kikuchi

December

    *12/5/05 - Finding Through Baptismal Services

    *12/9/05 - Christ is Born!!

    *12/15/05 - Teach by the Spirit

    *12/27/05 - New Year's Resolutions- That We Might Better Serve

 

2006

January

    *1/3/06 - Missionary Success Stories

    *1/9/06 - The Importance of a First Impression

    *1/16/06 - On Being Upbeat

    *1/23/06 - New Teaching Pamphlet

    *1/30/06 - Member and Missionary Success Stories

 

February

    *2/06/06 - There Aren't Many "Unbaptized Mormons"

    *2/13/06 - Observations by Our Missionaries

    *2/20/06 - Our Missionaries Speak

    *2/27/06 - What Happens When Members Learn to Become Member Missionaries

 

March

    *3/8/06 - The Importance of Prime Time

    *3/13/06 - Sister Ma- A Model Member Missionary

    *3/20/06 - Brother Jack Armstrong Addresses the Nanaimo/Victoria Zone Conference

    *3/28/06 - Let His Countenance Shine In Yours

 

April

    *4/3/06 - The Road Less Traveled

    *4/11/06 - Be Positive

    *4/17/06 - Inspiring Council From Elder Rasband

    *4/25/06 - The Importance of Members of Missionaries

 

May

    *5/2/06 - Observations by Our Missionaries

    *5/8/06 - Be Thankful for Our Mothers

    *5/16/06 - For Blessings, Work!

    *5/23/06 - Help Members Be Missionaries

 

June

    *6/6/06 - Assist Members in Developing a Ward or Branch Mission Plan

    *6/15/06 - Inspiration from Elder and Sister Richards

    *6/20/06 - The Price For Missionary Success

    *6/27/06 - Great Comments from our Missionaries

 

July

    *7/4/06 - My Purpose as a Missionary

    *7/11/06 - Gain a Vision of Potential Church Growth in British Columbia

    *7/18/06 - Seek For the Spirit As We Teach the Gospel

    *7/25/06 - The Member Missionary Tour Program in Prince George

 

August

    *8/1/06 - The Role of Members in a Successful Tour

    *8/8/06 - Thanks to Our British Columbia Leaders

    *8/15/06 - With 15,000 Member Missionaries, 1,500 Baptisms Yearly!

    *8/23/06 - Commitments

    *8/30/06 - The Power of the Set-a-Date Program

 

September

    *9/5/06 - Elder Ballard's Counsel on Becoming a Successful Missionary

    *9/12/06 - The Set-a-Tour-Date leads to Better Convert Retention

    *9/19/06 - Set-a-Tour-Date to Remove a "Guilt Trip"

    *9/26/06 - Just Say "Hello"

 

October

    *10/4/06 - Set a Goal of Three or More Tours Weekly

    *10/10/06 - Take it to the Next Level

    *10/24/06 - Experience with Chapel Tours

    *10/31/06 - Elder Rasband Visits the Mission

 

November

    *11/7/06 - Why 15 or More Full Lessons Weekly

    *11/15/06 - Four Hours of Service Weekly to Find

    *11/21/06 - Full-Time Missionaries' Goal: Help the Ward Mission Plan Succeed

    *11/28/06 - Elder Spencer J. Condie Shares a Great New Member Fellowshipping Idea

 

December

    *12/5/06 - Canada Regional Conference - A Missionary Focus

    *12/12/06 - For Success, Avoid Down Time

    *12/19/06 - Unto Us a Child is Given

    *12/27/06 - A Time for Reflection, Resolution

 

2007

January

    *1/2/07 - Ask Several to Find the One

    *1/9/07 - Comments About Our 15 Full Lessons Weekly Mission Goal

    *1/16/07 - Hard Work, The Source of True Joy

    *1/23/07 - Innovative Missionary Ideas by Our Members

    *1/30/07 - Use Member Exchanges Weekly

 

February

    *2/7/07 - Jump Start the Transfer with Full Lessons

    *2/13/07 - Develop the Right Kind of Pride

    *2/20/07 - Prepare for Elder Marcus B. Nash and Sister Shelley Nash Tour

    *2/27/07 - Great Missionary Techniques Developed by Members and Full-Time Missionaries

 

March

    *3/6/07 - Great Ideas From Our Missionaries

    *3/13/07 - A Wonderful Tour With Elder and Sister Nash

    *3/21/07 - To Be Anxiously Engaged

    *3/27/07 - Church Survey Results Will Help Members Become Effective Member Missionaries

 

April

    *4/3/07 - Member Service Leads to Member Referrals

    *4/10/07 - Better Spiritual Chapel Tours, Personal Finding With Posters, Phone Book Tracting and Other Great Ideas From Our Missionaries

    *4/17/07 - Look to Preach My Gospel to Succeed

    *4/24/07 - Let's Take It To The Next Level

 

May

    *5/2/07 - Holding the Priesthood Makes us Missionaries

    *5/8/07 - Help the Bishop, Help the Lord

    *5/15/07 - Invite Every Non-Member Acquaintance to Come and See

    *5/22/07 - How the Spokane 1st Ward Achieved 20 Baptisms in 2006

    *5/29/07 - Great Observations by Our Excellent Missionaries

 

June

    *6/5/07 - The Bishop is Responsible for Missionary Efforts

    *6/13/07 - Great Ideas from Our Members and Missionaries

    *6/19/07 - Would You Like to Come to Ours?

    *6/26/07 - Ward Mission Plans Evolve to Better Achieve Member Accountability

 

July

    *7/3/07 - Focus on Our Purpose--Baptisms

    *7/10/07 - Now is the Time to Re-Focus

    *7/17/07 - Use Church Activities to Find

    *7/24/07 - This is the Place

    *7/31/07 - Pearls of Wisdom From Our Missionaries

 

August

    *8/7/07 - Vancouver Temple Ground Breaking

    *8/14/07 - President James E. Faust Passes

    *8/21/07 - Counsel From Elder Kikuchi

    *8/28/07 - Emphasizing What Works

 

September

    *9/4/07 - Personally Invite ALL

    *9/11/07 - Sow Bountifully to Reap Bountifully

    *9/18/07 - Wonderful Missionary Ideas

    *9/25/07 - For Success: Increase the Bonds Between Full-Time Missionaries and Members

 

October

    *10/2/07 - Advantages of A Duel Calling as A Ward or Branch Missionary for Priesthood and Auxiliary Counselors

    *10/9/07 - Simplicity Works - Extend an Invitation Each Week

    *10/16/07 - Thanks to Elder G. Perrin Walker and Sister Charlotte Walker 
    *10/23/07 - Invite A Friend Weekly

    *10/30/07 - All the Lord Asks of Us: Hard, Smart Work

 

November

    *11/6/07 - Hard Works Brings Great Blessings

    *11/13/07 - Members Learn to Invite Through Role Playing 

    *11/20/07 - Give Thanks Through Our Missionary Service

 

December

    *12/4/07 - Inspiring Accounts of Member Missionaries Who Are Inviting

    *12/11/07 - To Honor Christ at Christmas Time...Proclaim His Gospel

    *12/18/07 - Our Christmas Gift to Jesus
 

2008

January

    *1/2/08 - Reports From Our Missionaries

    *1/8/08 - Take My Yoke Upon You

    *1/15/08 - We Testify of a Dynamic Growing Church

    *1/22/08 - Faith Coupled With Works for Missionary Success
   
*1/28/08 - The Passing of President Gordon B. Hinckley

 

February

    *2/5/08 - Those Bruises Won't Kill You

    *2/12/08 - Thomas S. Monson Becomes Our Prophet and President

    *2/19/08 - Welcome Brian Leavitt to the Mission Presidency

    *2/26/08 - Elder L. Tom Perry Recommends a Ward and Branch Area Book

 

March

    3/4/08 - Elder Dennis B. Neuenschwander to Tour the Mission

    3/11/08 - Members:  Keep Inviting To Find the Elect You Already Know 

    3/18/08 - We are Grateful for the Wise Counsel of Elder Neuenschwander
 
   3/25/08 - Kent and Jannilyn Nelson Named as New Mission President
 

April

    4/2/08 - A Spectacularly Successful Ward Dinner 

    4/8/08 - Why Every Member Needs to Invite Often

    4/15/08 - Members Are The Finders--Full-Time Missionaries Are The Teachers
   
4/22/08 - Ask for Courage and Boldness to Open Our Mouths

    4/29/08 - I am Leonard Calvert and Iím a Mormon.  What is Your Name?

 

May

    5/6/08 - Taking Family History to the Malls

    5/13/08 - May I Invite You?
   
5/20/08 - Well Done Ward Activities in Prince George and Burnaby to Which Members Invited

    5/27/08 - A Simple Way to Accelerate Church Growth

 

June

    6/3/08 - Taking the Gospel to a Christian School

    6/10/08 - I Would Run From House to House

    6/17/08 - Vigorous and Imaginative Missionary Efforts Lead to Success

    6/24/08 - Thank You!

 

September

    Final Report

 

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