NEWS AND UPDATES FROM FUNDY ST. LAWRENCE DAWNING WATERS AND REGION 15
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The announcements for this week include:
- Obituary: Rev. Dr. Robert “Bob” Wallace
- Registration for Regional Council 14 & 15 Meeting
- Official Members to Regional Council
- Regional Council 15 Association of Ministers First Annual Meeting
- Communities of Faith (Pastoral Charges) Annual Reports
- Stewardship Updates
- Video Licencing
- The Message – Coffee House Concert
- Registration is Live for Youth Forum & Intermediates @ Conference!
- Messy Church
- The Universal Christ: another name for everything webcast
1.Obituary – Rev. Dr. Robert “Bob” Wallace
To view the obituary for Rev. Dr. Robert “Bob” Wallace please click here.
2. Registration for Regional Council 14 & 15 Meeting
The Regional Council 14 & 15 meeting will be held at the Tantramar Veterans Memorial Centre (Arena) in Sackville, NB, May 23 to 26, 2019.
Step 1 – Register for Regional Council Meeting click here
Step 2 – Register for accommodations and meals at Mount Allison (if required) click here
Step 3 – Check to see you have received confirmation emails from both registrations. If you did not receive an emailed confirmation your registration was not successful, please try again.
To register and to view all Regional Council Meeting registration forms and materials please click here.
Mount Allison meals and accommodations
Once you have completed your online registration for the Regional Council Meeting, you will be provided with the link for accommodations at Mount Allison University (or click on the link above).
To see which Residences are available, and the type of accommodations click here.
Other accommodations in Sackville are listed here: https://marconf.ca/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Accommodations-in-Sackville.pdf.
The short message here is, if you have specific residence requirements and want to be sure that you have maximum choice, please register as soon as possible.
3. Official Members to Regional Council
We are currently in the process of collecting the names for your elected Regional Council
Members. To view the memo click here.
To submit your Official Members to Regional Council names click here.
4. Regional Council 15 Association of Ministers First Annual Meeting
The Region 15 Association of Ministers is holding its first meeting on May 22 and 23 – just before the Region annual meeting. Participation is open to all ministry personnel: ordained, diaconal, DLM, including those retired or retained on the roll, as well as candidates for ministry. Please follow the links and be part of forming your voluntary Association. Click here for more information.
5. Communities of Faith (Pastoral Charges) Annual Reports
With thanks to those Communities of Faith who have already submitted their reports.
For those still to do so, as soon as your Annual Reports are available please email to your Regional Council using the following emails:
Fundy St. Lawrence Dawning Waters Regional Council: info4RC14@united-church.ca
Regional Council 15: info4RC15@united-church.ca
If you are unable to submit by email please send your report to:
Fundy St. Lawrence Dawning Waters OR Regional Council 15
21 Wright Street
Sackville, NB E4L 4P8
6. Stewardship Updates
Please click here to view Stewardship updates.
7. Video Licensing Information
Are you interested in showing films? Then it is time to consider getting a Public Performance Video License! Click here for more information.
8. “The Message” a Coffee House concert on Saturday March 30, 2019
Hosted by St. Andrew’s (Halifax, at Coburg and Robie), THE MESSAGE is a versatile, powerful group of entertainers and prolific songwriters from New Brunswick and Nova Scotia dedicated to music ministry and Christian music education. Along with a highly charged, spirit filled stage show, THE MESSAGE brings an intensity to worship, to sharing music, and to following the Spirit. THE MESSAGE currently has three CDs (Most recent is Stones From the Water’s Edge) and are constantly writing new music for their fourth.
Admission is $10 or PWYC at the door. Coffee/tea/juice/snacks included. Doors open at 7 pm, and the show starts at 7:30 pm.
Come out and experience the harmonies, arrangements, and original selections of THE MESSAGE.
9. Registration is live for Youth Forum & Intermediates @ Conference!
Don’t miss out on the best weekend of the year!
I@C (grades 7-9): register here
YF (grade 10 to age 19): register here
A place of community and a place of faith – register for I@C and YF today! Join other United Church youth from across the Maritimes, the Gaspe, and Bermuda. I@C and YF take place during the Annual Meeting of Regions 14 & 15, which is a gathering of representatives who make decisions and set policies for the United Church of Canada. YF and I@C meet as two separate groups. Each group creates an inclusive, diverse and safe community of over a hundred youth in the name of Christ. Each provides a place for youth to explore their faith and to learn more about the United Church while sharing in music, worship and fun in a spirit-filled community.
PS both programs are looking to fill the last few facilitator positions, click to apply! I@C YF
10. Messy Church Fiesta!
A day to experience & learn about Messy Church and for Messy Church Leaders to connect!
Saturday, April 6,10 am – 3:00 pm
St. John’s Anglican Church, Truro, NS
Learn more & register here
11.0The Universal Christ: another name for everything
The Universal Christ: another name for everything features keynote speakers Richard Rohr, John Dominic Crossan and Jacqui Lewis. The event will be live webcast March 28-31 at Marysville United Church, 351 Canada Street, Fredericton.
Thursday March 28, 5:30 – 8:30 pm
Friday March 29, 2:15 – 9:00 pm
Saturday March 30, 11:30 am – 8:30 pm; and
Sunday March 31, 12 – 3.30 pm
Cost is $30 for the event or $12.00 per session. A donation basket will be put out for the light suppers and refreshments. The schedule can be found on the Facebook page: Universal Christ: Fredericton. Register by sending your name, email and phone number to email@example.com
Please note if you will be attending the whole event, if not, please indicate the sessions you will be present.