NEWS AND UPDATES FROM FUNDY ST. LAWRENCE DAWNING WATERS AND REGION 15

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Please send any announcements to trose@united-church.ca


The announcements for this week include:

  1. Condolences – Rev. Frederick Russell Seller
  2. Registration for Regional Council 14 & 15 Meeting
  3. Regional Council 15 Association of Ministers First Annual Meeting
  4. Annual Reports – Communities of Faith (Pastoral Charges)
  5. United Church Manual 2019
  6. Canadian Association for Spiritual Care Conference
  7. “The Message”  a Coffee House concert on Saturday March 30, 2019

1. Condolences – Rev. Frederick Russell Seller

Condolences are expressed to Carol Stevenson Seller, on the death of her husband, Rev. Frederick Seller, on March 20, 2019

Click here to read obituary.


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. 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.


4. 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


5. United Church Manual 2019

If you are looking for an opportunity to purchase a printed version of the United Church Manual 2019, the United Church Bookstore & Gifts in First Dawn/Eastern Edge Region still has copies of the new Manual available.  The United Church Manual is usually only available as a download.

The cost of the book (spiral bound) is $19.95 tax included, plus shipping  and the bookstore can ship the Manual directly to you.  Please contact Leona Laundry Bookstore Manager to arrange your United Church Manual 2019.  Contact information is listed below.

Leona Laundry
First Dawn Eastern Edge Regional Council
1-800-268-3781 ext. 6141
llaundry@united-church.ca


6. Canadian Association for Spiritual Care Conference

Click CASC Conference Announcement side 1 & CASC Conference Announcement Side 2 for details of the Canadian Association for Spiritual Care Conference April 29 – May 2, 2019 in Fredericton, NB.


 7. “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.

https://www.facebook.com/events/359972841514675/