First Dawn Eastern Edge Regional Council
Weekly Announcements
October 6, 2020

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First Dawn Eastern Edge Regional Council Page Emergency Response Link

Staff Directory

United Church Bookstore & Gifts

Making Hope Visible Podcast – Justice and Mission Network of the Atlantic Regions of The United Church of Canada

First Dawn Eastern Edge Regional Council is on Facebook!

UCC Regions East YouTube Chanel

Weekly Prayer from Rev. Miriam Bowlby, Cochrane Street United Church
Visual prayer prepared by Rev. Miriam Bowlby of Cochrane Street United Church and solo by Evan Smith, Music Director at Cochrane Street United Church ~  Grateful – A prayer of Thanksgiving for all God’s gifts

Annual Meeting 2020 Information & Material
It will help all of us have a productive meeting in October to have as many people as possible take part in the webinars. Thank you for your commitment to this United Church of ours and to your First Dawn Eastern Edge Regional Council. As more information becomes available, it will be posted on the website. In preparation for the webinars and the Annual Meeting, please take the time to read the posted material, including the Agenda, accessed using the link: Annual Meeting 2020

Webinar Information Sessions – Videos Now Available on YouTube

Webinar #1: Division Reports & Remit
Webinar # 2: Introduction to Zoom, Budget 2021 and 2019 Audit
Webinar #3: General Council Commissioner Nominee Introductions/Proposals

Annual Meeting Draft Agenda
Please visit The First Dawn Eastern Edge Website to view the agenda for the upcoming annual meeting.

Congratulations
Congratulations! Stella’s Tea Cups, a team of United Church members from several congregations raised $1400 for women’s mental health programs at Stella’s Circle!! Thank you to everyone who participated and everyone who donated!!

Migrant Worker Connections
Does your congregation or group connect with Migrant/Temporary Foreign Workers in your area?  Whether it’s offering welcome gatherings or worship, or supporting rights and safety, we’d like to hear about it!  Please contact Leona Laundry with a short description of your activities and a contact person.  Information will be shared with Laura Hunter, Minister for Justice and Mission.

Centre for Christian Studies
Join the Centre for Christian Studies for CCS Fridays—online conversations to help us all to respond faithfully to emerging issues in local contexts.  These workshops are open to anyone who might be interested. Each session will be on a Friday from 12:00 to 1:00 CT and in the form of a Zoom workshop.  The meeting will take place October 9, 2020 at 2:30pm (NST).  Please register in advance at Register Here

Guidelines and Checklist for Re-Entry: Sunday Schools and Youth Groups
For updated information for re-entry into Sunday schools and youth groups, please follow this link: Re-entry Checklist

Annual Clergy Retreat: October 21-23, 2020
Celebrating Ministry, Moving Towards Vitality
The registration package and agenda can be found on the website, please visit: Clergy Retreat 2020

Annual Fall Learning Event: November 5, 12 & 19, 2020
This year our Fall Learning Event will take the form of on-line lunch and learn sessions with topics on Pastoral Relations. Thursdays, November 5, 12 & 19 from 11:30 am – 1:00 pm. Please look forward to a survey narrowing down on the topics that will be most beneficial for each session.

First Dawn Eastern Edge Regional Council Webpage Emergency Response Link
Stay updated with Emergency Response Updates on COVID-19 on the First Dawn Eastern Edge Regional Council webpage.