TWO Dates and Locations:

March 16 to 18, 2018 at Spokane Valley, WA

 March 23 to 25, 2018 at Boise, ID

 Choose what’s BEST for YOU!

Informal reception Friday evening,

program runs all day Saturday through Sunday noon. 
See the schedule

To assist priesthood, with children and limited financial resources, to attend one of the Priesthood Gathering the mission center has some funds to help subsidize child-care.  Please contact Sandy Decker for details.

Guest Ministry provided by:

David Anderson
Director of Human Resource Ministries and 
President of the High Priest Quorum, 
Community of Christ International Headquarters (See bio below)

Robin Linkhart, 

Apostle, Council of Twelve
 North Central USA Mission Field

 Karin Peter

 President of Seventy

 North Central USA Mission Field

Mission Center Invitational Support Minister

 Denise White

Field Support Minister
 North Central USA Mission Field

​Mission Center Financial Officer

Registration Information: Registration Form

Early Bird Registration:

            cost $40.00 due by February 15, 2018.

Late Registration Fee:  $50.00.

All registration forms due by March 3, 2018.

Fee includes Saturday lunch and dinner.

Fees can be paid at the registration table by cash or check, payable to Community of Christ. Mail to: Inland West USA Mission Center, 11515 E. Broadway Avenue, Spokane Valley, WA 99206 or e-mail your registration information to

David Anderson, a minister for Community of Christ, serves as director of human resource ministries and president of the high priest quorum at Community of Christ International Headquarters. He holds the priesthood office of high priest. 

He received a bachelor of science degree from the United States Air Force Academy and a master's degree in international public policy from the Paul Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University in Washington, DC, as well as a master of arts in Christian ministries from Community of Christ Seminary. He also holds a doctorate of ministry from Hazelip School of Theology. 

He previously held positions as a church appointee as well as the position of apostolic assistant for the Eurasia Mission Field and mission center president for the Western European and Eurasia Mission Centres. 

David spent 15 years living in Belgium, Italy, Japan, Korea, and Sweden. He received Sweden’s Royal Order of the Polar Star as well as the Santos-Dumont Merit Award from Brazil. Additionally, he was in the Olmsted Scholar program at Uppsala University, Sweden. 

Community of Christ has 250,000 members in more than 60 nations. The church’s mission is to “proclaim Jesus Christ and promote communities of joy, hope, love, and peace.” Community of Christ International Headquarters is in Independence, Missouri.

There are many hotels in close proximity to both churches.  We do not have a block of rooms reserved nor a recommendation of where to stay.  We have listed some of the hotels closest to each church to help your search:

Priesthood Gathering

Our chief purpose is to birth, nurture, and multiply communities of disciples and seekers engaged in spiritual formation and compassionate ministry and action.           -- Stephen M. Veazey

There are events happening in Spokane that weekend that are causing hotels to book up.  We suggest if you are staying in a hotel that you book early.

Spokane Valley

Holiday Inn Express Spokane-Valley
9220 E. Mission
Spokane Valley WA  99206

Comfort Inn & Suites
12415 E. Mission
Spokane Valley, WA  99216

​Quality Inn Valley Suites
8923 E. Mission
Spokane Valley WA  99212

Mirabeau Park Hotel and Convention Center
1100 N. Sullivan Rd
Spokane Valley, WA  99037


Best Western Airport Inn

2660 Airport Way
Boise, Idaho 83705

(208) 384-5000

Comfort Suites Airport

2906 S. Vista Avenue

Boise, ID, 83705, US

(208) 472-1222

Inn America

275 Airport Way

Boise, ID 83705
(800) 469-4667


2526 Airport Way

Boise, ID, 83705
(208) 336-0077