NEWS AND UPDATES FROM FUNDY ST. LAWRENCE DAWNING WATERS AND
REGIONAL COUNCIL 15

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


New ucceast.ca website is live!


To view upcoming programs at the Tatamagouche Centre please click here.

To view upcoming events at the Atlantic School of Theology please click here.

To view upcoming programs at the United Theological College please click here.


Condolences: Phoebe Mae MacPherson

Our sympathy is extended to Rev. Mary MacPherson on the death of her mother Phoebe Mae MacPherson, who passed away on Aug 5, 2019. A copy of the obituary can be found by clicking here.


Condolences: David Rupert “Dave” Burgess

Our sympathy is extended to the family and friends of David Rupert Burgess, who passed away on Aug 17, 2019. A copy of the obituary can be found by clicking here.  Dave and Pat Burgess both serviced on Valley Presbytery as representatives from Windsor United Church, Dave worked on the Pastoral Relations Committee and was still working in Pastoral Relations as Members of Regional Council from Windsor United Church. He was a devoted and willing worker at the Windsor United Church and he will be missed.


Annual Meetings – Record of Proceedings

The Record of Proceedings – Volume 2 – for the Inaugural Meetings held May 23-26, 2019 are now available.
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Note to Retired folks of Region 15:

Would you please email Ruth Gamble kathjohngamble@gmail.com so that she has email addresses for retirees, there are over 280 names with very few email addresses.  This will allow those on the ‘Support for Retirees’ team of Region 15 to keep in touch.
Please respond by September 10th and please pass this note along to any retirees in your area that may not have an email address, or include their names to me in your note, so that our team can connect with everyone.


Reduce the Carbon Footprint of Your Faith-Buildings – Faithful Footprints Atlantic Regional Workshop 

Date: Wednesday, September 18, 2019
Time: From 6:00PM to 8:00 PM
Location: Trinity United Church, 220 Richmond St, Charlottetown, PEI
OR  via Facebook Live @ facebook.com/EcologyActionCentre

Join Ben Grieder from the Ecology Action Centre for an interactive workshop where you can learn about how you can make your faith-based institution buildings more energy efficient and environmentally friendly!  Beverages and snacks will be provided.
For those unable to attend in person t
his workshop will also be streamed live online through Facebook @ facebook.com/EcologyActionCentre.  Open to all faith-based institutions.
More information about the event can be found by visiting
www.faithfulfootprints.org/events 


Mission Grant Applications for 2020 Deadline Approaching 

A reminder that the 2020 Mission Grant applications are due August 31.

The application form is available for the 2020 Mission Grants for each Region. Please click on the below Regional application letter and click here to download the Word version of the application form.

2019 Application Letter for 2020 MSG grants Fundy St. Lawrence Dawning Waters Regional Council

2019 Application Letter for 2020 MSG grants Regional Council 15


Official Members to Regional Council

Again, thank you to those Communities of Faith who have already submitted their Regional Council Representatives online or have made contact with the Regional Office, and a final reminder to those who have yet to do so to register their Official Members to Regional Council as soon as possible using this link.

If your Community of Faith does not have any Regional Council Representatives at this time we request that you email trose@united-church.ca so this can be noted.


Nominations Committee Fundy St. Lawrence Dawning Waters

The Nominations Committee is looking for someone to Chair the Fundy St. Lawrence Dawning Waters Property Committee.  We are looking for someone with previous experience and knowledge of dealing with church property.  Anyone interested in serving as Chair should contact Sheila Gallant, chair of the Nominations Committee at sfgallant@bellaliant.ca as soon as possible.


Committee Interest Form for Fundy St. Lawrence Dawning Waters Regional Council

Fundy St Lawrence Dawning Waters is blessed with people of many gifts and skills! With a new structure some people are taking a break from past Presbytery work. Please don’t stay away too long! Also with a  new structure, new ideas and possibilities will emerge. Please consider what you might be able to add to this newly growing community we call our Region.

Fill in the form by clicking here….let us know a little about yourself and tell us where your interests and passions lie as we come together to be the living message of God’s love in the world!


Annual Reports for Fundy St. Lawrence Dawning Waters Regional Council

Any Fundy St. Lawrence Dawning Waters Regional Council Communities of Faith who have not yet submitted  their Annual Report are asked to do so at their earliest convenience to jwhittemore@united-church.ca.