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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?

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Annual Convention

Annual Theme: "The Year of The Word: The Power of the Holy Scriptures"

The 194th session of the General Convention of the New Jerusalem (The Swedenborgian Church) will be held from July 1-5, 2018, in San Jose, CA.

The Council of Ministers will arrive Thursday, June 28. Regular arrival will be Sunday, July 1. Convention events run July 1 through July 4.

You can read a roundup of 2017 convention events in the September 2017 issue of the Messenger2017_09Messenger.pdf

Check back here in the coming months for information on our summer 2018 convention as it becomes available, or check our Annual Convention Facebook page.

You can register by downloading and sending in the form below, or you can fill everything out online: 2018 Convention Registration - Online Form

Title Type Author Date Size Tags
ChildcareReleaseForm release form for childcare at convention May 26, 2017 191.62 KB Download
2017 ConventionRegistration printable 2017 convention registration form May 26, 2017 217.84 KB Download
2017 ConventionFAQ List of Frequently Asked Questions for the 2017 convention May 26, 2017 629.77 KB Download
DelawareValleySelfGuidedTour Information on self-guided sightseeing options in the Delaware Valley May 15, 2017 202.80 KB Download
PhiladelphiaSelfGuidedTour Information on self-guided sightseeing options in Philadelphia March 29, 2017 744.04 KB Download
ConventionTeenSponsorMedicalReleaseForm A medical release and optional sponsor form for teens at the convention. March 27, 2017 363.78 KB Download