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: Rev. Dr. Charles Swan

Our sympathy is extended to the family of Rev. Dr. David Swan, who passed away on October 13, 2019.  A copy of the obituary can be viewed here.  Rev Dr Charles Swan was the first black Bermudian to be ordained in the United Church and as such was a trail blazer in Bermuda given the racial history of the Island. We recognise his personal faith commitment, his academic achievement, and his career success as a black Bermudian of Methodist origins in the United Church of Canada. His death, although in Toronto, should be recognised by Region 15, as a significant event in the history of the Methodist Church of Bermuda, and thus of the Region. His roots were in Grace Methodist Church, North Shore, Bermuda, which at the time of his ordination was a member of the Synod of the Methodist Church, but which subsequently withdrew from the Synod membership.


Condolences: Robert Charles Miller

Our sympathy is extended to the family of Robert “Bob” Charles Miller, LLWL who passed away on October 27, 22019.  A copy of the obituary can be viewed here.


Condolences: Shirley (Parker) Kraglund

Our sympathy is extended to the family of Shirley Kraglund, spouse of Rev. Ray Kragland, who passed away on October 30, 2019.  A copy of the obituary can be viewed here.


Condolences: Helga Irene (Kutz-Harder) Mills

Our sympathy is extended to the family of Dr. Heidi Irene (Kutz-Harder) Mills, spouse of Rev. Dr. Bob Mills, who passed away on November 1, 2019.  A copy of the obituary can be viewed here.


AST Courses for Fall

AST is excited to offer variety of credit and continuing education courses for the winter semester! Please see the list below. All courses have both for-graduate-credit and Continuing Education options unless indicated otherwise. View courses here.
Don’t forget, if you already have your MDiv your MA is only 8 credits away! If you’re looking for more information on the credit courses please contact Susan MacAlpine-Gillis at smacalpinegillis@astheology.ns.ca or David Deane at ddeane@astheology.ns.ca


Community Care – Equipping Leaders to Support Youth, Young Adult Mental Health

Come gather at the Tatamagouche Centre for a weekend of engaged learning with youth leaders from across Canada! Through experiential learning, we will dive into play and community building as key factors in supporting mental health among youth & young adults. Using a strengths-based approach, we will equip participants with facilitation tools to take home, as well as reflect on what it looks like to embody social justice values in our work. Come join us – let’s play & learn together! View further information here.


Licensed Lay Worship Leader Atlantic Certificates of Completion

Congratulations to the most recent group to receive their Licensed Lay Worship Leader Atlantic Certificates of Completion, view the photograph here.  Access the current Licensed Lay Worship Leader Atlantic Program Brochure here.