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Creating an Orange Utopia: Eliza Lovell Tibbets and the Birth of California's Citrus Industry

Eliza’s story of faith and idealism will appeal to anyone who is curious about US history, women’s rights, abolitionism, Spiritualism, and California’s early pioneer days.

Reflections on Heaven and Hell

Rev. Frank S. Rose helps us picture life in heaven and life in hell, and he shows how we are continually building a spiritual home and lifestyle inside of us.

Searching For Mary Magdalene: Her Story of Awareness, Acceptance, and Action

For centuries, Mary Magdalene has been the focus of multiple stories and legends. Her name has been used both to control others and to inspire. How can one pilgrim find the essential Mary Magdalene, the one who was privileged to be first witness to the risen Lord?

Annual Convention

Annual Themes

July 1, 2015 - June 30, 2016: "The Year of Spiritual Uses: The Call to Be a Blessing"
July 1, 2016 - June 30, 2017: "The Year of The Word: The Power of the Holy Scriptures"

Convention Theme

"Turning the Page"

The 192nd session of the General Convention of the New Jerusalem (The Swedenborgian Church) will be held from Wednesday, June 29 through Sunday, July 3, 2016 at Urbana University in Urbana, Ohio. (Council of Ministers members will arrive on Sunday, June 26, and General Council members and early arrivals will arrive on Tuesday, June 28.) Registration forms and more information are available in the download list below. You can also fill out and submit a registration form online here.

You can read a roundup of 2015 convention events in the September 2015 issue of the Messenger2015_09Messenger.pdf

Check back here in the coming months for information on our 2016 convention as it becomes available, or check our Annual Convention Facebook page.

Title Type Author Date Size Tags
Uses, A Way of Spiritual Growth by Van Dusen .pdf June 24, 2016 319.19 KB Download
2016 AdvanceReports 2016 annual reports .pdf June 24, 2016 948.12 KB Download
2016 ConventionFAQ List of Frequently Asked Questions for the 2016 annual convention .pdf June 24, 2016 1.31 MB Download
ConventionTeenSponsorMedicalReleaseForm Sponsor and medical release form for teen program .docx May 12, 2016 16.20 KB Download
2016 ConventionRegistrationForm Registration form for the 2016 convention .pdf March 14, 2016 203.70 KB Download