First Dawn Eastern Edge Regional Council

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Is the church out of touch with what nourishes peoples’ spirits?

  • Do you wish you had some new ideas to help people get in touch with their faith and feel connected to God in their everyday lives?
  • Do you long for the days when different age groups/generations were involved in the life and work of your congregation?
  • Do you want to explore strategies for growing the church deeper and wider?

If so, you will want to make sure that you are at the 2019 Fall Learning Event.

Date: October 25-27, 2019
(Start time 4:30 pm on Friday, October 25. Ending following Sunday morning worship at Fraser Road United Church, October 27)
Venue: Fraser Road United Church, 1 Brochen Street, Gander, NL
Cost: $200 (includes accommodations, meals, nutrition breaks and program fees)
Deadline: October 11, 2019

Participants are required to pay for their own travel.

With prior approval, the following assistance may be available to help those travelling from 400+ km and from Labrador:

  • 50% of air travel when booked four weeks ahead of travel date
  • 50% of Regional Council vehicle travel rate of $.25/km. Limit one vehicle per Pastoral Charge.
  • No assistance given without prior approval (contact Heather Sandford

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Event Facilitators:
  • Chris Pullenayegem, Coordinator for Faith Formation, General Council Office, will be the coach, discipleship and small group specialist.
  • Connie denBok will lead us in prayer.
  • Greg Smith-Young will help us acknowledge God’s presence in all things and places.
  • Paula Gale, Minister on the Herring Neck Pastoral Charge, will help us with tools to encourage intergenerational ministry and an online presence to encourage people in their faith formation.

Thank you to the Coughlan College Trust Fund for subsidizing this event

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First Dawn Eastern Edge Regional Council
  • Please let us know of any dietary restrictions you may have. We will do our best to meet your needs. If you have severe dietary restrictions, please plan to bring supplementary food to take care of your needs.
    If mailing a cheque for payment, send to The United Church of Canada, Fall Learning Event, 320 Elizabeth Avenue, St. John’s, NL, A1B 1T9
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