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: Glennis Farquhar

Our sympathy is extended to the family of Glennis Farquhar, surviving spouse of the late Rev. Alexander Farquhar, who passed away on November 20, 2019.  A copy of the obituary can be viewed here.


Covenanting Services in Fundy St. Lawrence Dawning Waters 

December 1: St. Paul’s United Church and the Reverend Jennifer Brown 2:00 pm  at 4 Morrison Avenue, Sussex
December 8:  First United, Bathurst and Reverend Neal Palmer, 2:00 pm at 309 St. Patrick Street, Bathurst

All are Welcome to attend


Covenanting service for Rev. Krista Elizabeth Winn with Cole Harbour Woodside Pastoral Charge and Regional Council 15

The Covenanting service for Rev. Krista Elizabeth Winn with Cole Harbour Woodside Pastoral Charge will be held Sunday January 12, 2020, 10:30 am at the Cole Harbour Woodside United Church,  All welcome.


Climate Fast

Will you join in a fast for the climate December 1, 2019 on the eve of COP25 in Madrid? Fast from food or carbon and call out for climate justice to negotiators, government officials and local leaders. Post your reason for joining people around the globe standing for a climate-friendly livable future. It can be personal, individual or collective, private or public.  A voluntary fast from food and/or carbon in any form or expression decided upon. Anywhere. Any time.  Sponsored by Fast For The Climate and Canadian Interfaith Fast For The Climate.  See more about this Fast.  Read the Emission Gap Report 2019 about Climate Change from the United Nations released Nov 26, 2019.


Archives

Our Archivist, Sarah Wallace, will be on maternity leave, from November 25, 2019 to June 3, 2020. Tracey Rose will be filling in at the Archives during this time.  Please note that the Archives office hours for the next 6 months will be Thursdays and Fridays, 8 am until 4 pm. The contact information for the Archives will remain the same: Ph: 1-800-268-3781 ext. 6159 and email: swallace@united-church.ca


Annual Reports Regional Council 15

As we come to the end of the year, the Faith Stories and Covenants committee for Regional Council 15 is still looking for many of your Annual Reports for this past year.  Please send them to trose@united-church.ca or mail to the Regional Office in Sackville, NB at your very earliest convenience.


Changes in Pastoral Charges RC14 & RC15

If changes to your Pastoral Charges occur the following form is available on the new website to notify General Council and the regional office of these changes, follow these links to access the forms for Fundy St. Lawrence Dawning Waters (RC14)  and Regional Council 15 (Nova Scotia/Bermuda)


Region 15 Volunteers

Region 15 is looking for volunteers to fill positions identified in our Governance Handbook available online. The Nominating Committee has done an admirable job in finding many volunteers but we still need to find a few more.  Please consider identifying yourself as a volunteer for a position or two! Together we can work towards establishing a strong new structure that will allow us to continue be a vital and vibrant United Church in Nova Scotia and Bermuda.  Volunteer here by completing the online form or contact Nominations Chair, Rev. Alicia Cox at aliciadawncox@msn.com


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!