NEWS AND UPDATES FROM FUNDY ST. LAWRENCE DAWNING WATERS (FSLDW) AND
REGIONAL COUNCIL 15 (RC15)
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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.
Holiday Hours for Regional Council Office
Regional Council Office will be closing on Wednesday, December 23, 2020 at 4:00 pm for the Christmas holidays and reopening on Monday, January 4, 2021 at 8:00 am. In case of an emergency please contact Faith March-MacCuish, Executive Minister at 1-709-691-3524.
Wishing everyone a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!
NEW Weekly Announcements Starting in 2021
At the start of the new year we will be producing separate Regional weekly announcements and discontinue the joint announcements. Anyone who wishes to receive the new weekly announcements will need to sign up using the below links. Note that once you fill-out the information using the below link you will receive a confirmation that may go into your junk or spam folder, you will not be signed up until you confirm your subscription using the email you receive. If you would like to continue to see what is happening in each Region you are welcome to sign up for both Region’s weekly announcements. (Please do not unsubscribe from the current announcements.)
December 27, 2020 Service
The service for use on the Sunday after Christmas will be available by the end of the week on the UCC YouTube channel, and the Order of Service and the Bulletin will be available shortly. Links to the YouTube service, the Order of Service and Bulletin will also be provided on the December 23 announcements.
Tri-Regional Town Hall – Save the date!
Please save the date for a Tri-Regional Town Hall, to be held using zoom video conferencing:
Topic: Congregational Annual Meetings
Date: January 28, 2021 at 12:30pm (Atlantic)
Zoom link will be provided nearer the date
Archives and Artifacts Workshops
Have questions about archives and records in the United Church? Have questions about artifacts that your community of faith owns? Join us for two workshops via Zoom. Participants from FSLDW and Region 15 both welcome!
Workshop # 2
Title: Artifacts Unlocked!
Presented by: Julielynne Anderson, Chair, Archives and Records FSLDW and member of the Denominational Working Group on Artifacts
Date: January 28, 2021
Time: 1:30-4:00 p.m.
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2021 Minutes for Mission Videos
We are pleased to share with you the 2021 Minutes for Mission videos. They are their own playlist on the UCC’s YouTube site.
You can find the eight evergreen stories that are in the print booklet along with the “Minutes” that are produced on a more timely basis are on the website in the Mission & Service area, view here.
We are really pleased with the final product and want to extend a big thanks to Kate and her team for all their work and their willingness to support delivering these stories in a new way.
Orchard Valley United Church Vacancy
Orchard Valley United Church continues in its search for a half-time Minister of Community Development, and we are pleased to have now expanded our search to welcome applications from Supervised Ministry Education candidates, Designated Lay Ministers (DLM) and candidate supply in addition to candidates from ordered (ordained or diaconal) ministry. The Minister of Community Development will particularly focus on children, youth and outreach programming to nurture and strengthen our congregation. The Minister of Community Development will work in partnership with the full-time Minister of Word, Sacrament, Worship and Pastoral Care. Please read our full job posting for all the details.
Indigenous Justice Advisory Group (three vacancies)
The National Indigenous Organization is seeking volunteers who are committed to the vision of The United Church of Canada as an anti-racist denomination.
We are looking for three Indigenous members with a good awareness of Indigenous justice issues and familiarity with the legacy of the Indian Residential School system as well as the United Church’s history as it pertains to Indigenous ministry and justice. One of the three vacancies is for a youth/young adult (under the age of 35). Read the full details here