The announcements for this week include:

  1. Youth Leaders Retreat at Tatamagouche Centre, November 23-24
  2. November Programs at Tatamagouche Centre-Register now!
  3. The Promise Bursary

1. Youth Leaders Retreat November 23rd-24th at Tatamagouche Centre

Do you run a youth group? Are you in a leadership role with conference or presbytery youth programs? Join other youth leaders from across the Maritimes to connect – rest – renew

Register today!

2. November Programs at Tatamagouche Centre – Register now!

Leading Innovative and Engaging Youth Programs (LIEYP) – November 5-8 – PROGRAM FULL!!

A high-level training in youth engagement and program planning to enhance their abilities as youth workers, mentors, social workers, employment counselors, teachers, volunteers or recreation staff.

Home Funeral Practicum – with Don Morris – November 16-18 –  PROGRAM FULL!!

Bringing Role-Playing to Everyone – with Avery Alder – November 23-25
A weekend intensive delving into the art of running roleplaying games for diverse audiences and skill levels with award-winning, queer, game designer, Avery Alder.

Courage to Lead Retreat– November 29-December 1
Are you actively engaged in creating a more just, peaceful, and ecologically responsible world?   Are you passionate about your vocation or cause, but trying to sustain yourself in the midst of heavy demands and the urgency you feel about making a difference? This retreat is a rare opportunity for renewal, deeper connection with kindred spirits and committed peers, and the chance to explore questions of importance to you.

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3. The Promise Bursary

The Promise Bursary, which is administered by the Pine Hill Bursary Committee, is awarded to a person whose congregation has recognized in her or him significant promise for leadership within The United Church of Canada in the future. The Promise Bursary is a cash bursary of $100, with no strings attached. The recipient also receives a letter of congratulation.

A nominee for the Promise Bursary must be well-known to and in good standing with her or his community of faith. The nominee must be 16 years of age or older. The nominee cannot be a current student at a theological school.

Deadline December 1, 2018. 

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