NEWS AND UPDATES FROM FUNDY ST. LAWRENCE DAWNING WATERS (FSLDW)

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Staff Directory

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.
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Fundy St. Lawrence Dawning Waters (FSLDW) Committee Interest form.


Condolences: Jay Ettinger

Our sympathy is extended to Marty Clark Ettinger DLM, and family, whose husband Rev. Jay Ettinger passed away February 27, 2021.  A copy of the obituary can be viewed here.


Condolences: Malcolm Cogswell

Our sympathy is extended to the family of Rev. Malcolm Cogswell who passed away February 21, 2021.  A copy of the obituary can be viewed here.


Annual Meeting Registration is Now Open

Registration is now open for the annual meeting. Please read the memo sent today from the Executive Minister. Visit the annual meeting webpage regularly for the latest updates and information on the upcoming meeting.


Nominations are Open for President-Elect

Fundy St. Lawrence Dawning Waters Regional Council is seeking nominations for President-Elect. The President serves for a total of 3 years: as President-Elect, President, and Past-President. The President-Elect will serve as a member of the Regional Executive, leading our Region in its work and ministry, within the bounds of New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island and Gaspé, Quebec. Serving as President of the Region offers many unique and exciting opportunities to engage in the work and life of the Region. More information on the role of President can be found here.

As this election will take place through the Annual meeting held online, and due to the nature of the online voting process, no nominations will be accepted from the floor. All nominations must be received by May 13, 2021 at midnight. Nominations are open to all members of Fundy St. Lawrence Dawning Waters Regional Council, including ministry personnel and lay representatives. To submit your nomination, please fill out the form here. The nomination form must include the name of the mover and seconder of the nomination. The Nominee, the mover and seconder must be members of Regional Council.


Faith, Education and Formation Committee – Survey

The Faith, Education and Formation Committee of the Fundy St. Lawrence Dawning Waters Regional Council would like to be able to offer support in the form of resource lists, workshops, etc. but would like to make sure the offerings are relevant to members in the region. To ensure the relevancy they are asking members of the region to fill out a short survey that we assist in their committee’s planning. The survey can be found at

https://forms.gle/Tdr9UXpAkLc18x9Z9  and the deadline for responses is March 5.


Making Hope Visible – Environmental Racism with Dr. Ingrid Waldron

The latest podcast episode of Making Hope Visible is live.

Systemic racism may seem challenging to understand, but with examples from Dr. Ingrid Waldron’s research and her lively explanations of how threats to land and water, climate change, and the pandemic negatively impact Black and Indigenous communities, it becomes very clear.  View this and previous podcasts here.


Gathered for Preaching – Available for Pre-Order

Taking orders for Gathered for Preaching.  If you are interested in ordering this book please place your order by March 5, 2021.

A growing number of people are hearing the call from their churches & the Spirit to take up the essential ministry of preaching. Ross Bartlett explores many key practices and ideas that beginning preachers need to consider and experienced speakers may benefit from revisiting. He challenges us to be the very best we can be so that God’s people may hear the food news for their lives. Believing that we can all master the skills of clear communication, he invites the reader on a journey of discovery.  $19.95 Tax Included contact llaundry@united-church.ca or telephone 1-800-268-3781 ext 6141


Rural Routes Atlantic – Lent Practices

Rural Routes Atlantic is offering some simple practices for Lent in Covid days.   Check out the second of our Three for Free, with thanks to Martin Dawson.