NEWS AND UPDATES FROM FUNDY ST. LAWRENCE DAWNING WATERS (FSLDW) AND
REGIONAL COUNCIL 15 (RC15)

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www.ucceast.ca 

Staff Directory

Emergency Response Memo’s Regional Council 15 (RC15)       

Emergency Response Memo’s Fundy St. Lawrence Dawning Waters (FSLDW)

Making Hope Visible – Podcast


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.

Fundy St. Lawrence Dawning Waters (FSLDW) Committee Interest form.
Regional Council 15 (RC15) Committee Volunteer form.


Condolences: David MacNaughton

Our sympathy is extended to the family of Rev. David MacNaughton who passed away on October 31, 2020. A copy of the obituary can be viewed here.


RC15 Re-Call of the Second Regional Council 15 Annual Meeting November 5, 2020

An email was sent on October 27, 2020, to all who registered for the re-call annual meeting with the Zoom information to join. If you registered for the re-call meeting but did not receive this email please contact the Regional Council office.

The business portion of the annual meeting will take place on November 5, 2020 starting at 6:00pm (Atlantic) by zoom video conferencing (we ask that you join at 5:30pm).

Please check the Annual Meeting web page for the agenda, information webinar, proposals and other information regarding the meeting.


RC15 Information Webinar for the Re-Call of the Second Regional Council 15 Annual Meeting

On November 3 there was an information webinar for the Re-Call of the Second Regional Council 15 Annual meeting held. If you were unable to attend, the recording of the webinar has been placed on the Re-Call Annual Meeting webpage for your viewing.


RC15 Celebration of Ministry Service

The Celebration of Ministry Service is taking place live from First United Church, Truro, NS, at 2:00pm on November 8, 2020. You can watch the service using this link. Please feel free to share the link with your congregation.


RC15 Ministry and Personnel (M&P) Committee Training via Zoom webinar

M&P Annual Reviews – processes and resources for annual reviews of lay and ministry staff
Joint webinar with Region 15 and Shining Waters Region
Saturday, November 14, 2020 – 10:30 a.m. to 12 noon
Register here

For more information, please contact Regional Minister David Hewitt at dhewitt@united-church.ca


RC15 Town Hall Meeting with Ministry Personnel

Topic: Town Hall – Regional Council 15

Time: Nov 18, 2020 12:00-1:30PM Atlantic Time (Canada)
Bring your lunch and spend some time together.

  1. Checking in-How are things going as we have been re-entering
  2. Updated from meeting with Dr. Strang
  3. Advent and Christmas-How will we do this? Decorating, Worship Children, youth programs, Christmas Eve?

Please bring your ideas to share.  We hope to see everyone there  See Zoom instructions here


FSLDW Educational Opportunity for Interim Ministers

A refresher Course offered in conjunction with First Dawn Eastern Edge and the Office of Vocations.
Details can be found here.


FSLDW Pastoral Relations – Expression of Interest

Would you consider this invitation to leadership.  The Pastoral Relations Committee of the Fundy St. Lawrence Dawning Waters is seeking expressions of interest to serve as Pastoral Relations Liaisons.  The focus is to assist Communities of Faith with planning for their future and searching for ministry personnel for call of appointment.  This is an exciting leadership opportunity. We are planning an online training via Zoom Nov 24th and 25th.  (2 hours each day.)  Please consider offering your time and talent by expressing interest to JWhittemore@united-church.ca


UCW Groups

You’ve heard the hymn ” The Ninety and Nine” how about Ezekiel 34: 11-12.  The UCW are trying to account for all UCW units within the Maritimes /Bermuda. Do you have a UCW group?  Do you have a contact email/phone number for the group?  What is the name of your Faith Community? Please e-mail Ruth Kennedy ulvashepherdns@hotmail.com with details. Thank you so much for your help.


Public Performance Video Licenses for 2021

As churches start to re-open, we would like to offer the opportunity to obtain and/or renew a Public Performance Video License for 2021. Applications close November 18.


Church Properties for Sale

View the property listing church building in Southampton, NS