NEWS AND UPDATES FROM REGIONAL COUNCIL 15 (RC15)

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www.ucceast.ca 

Staff Directory

Emergency Response Memos for Regional Council 15 (RC15)       

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.

Regional Council 15 (RC15) Committee Volunteer form.


Condolences: Philip James Winters

Condolences are extended to Rev. Vivian Moores (RC15), and family, whose husband Philip Winters passed away on November 25, 2021.  The obituary can be viewed here.


Advent Letter from the President

View the Advent Letter from Jane McDonald, President of Regional Council 15.


Faithful Footprints – improving our church’s environmental impact

St John’s United church in Boularderie, Cape Breton, has a story to tell of our path through the Faithful Footprints process, one that had great success and a positive impact for the environment. To find out what we did, click this here.
Sheila Van Schaick & Cindy Wallace, St John’s United Church


Property Inventory Update – December2021

The RC15 property inventory list has been updated for December, this inventory lists property (buildings, cemeteries, lands) currently registered to your pastoral charge.  All forms and amendments received up to December 7, 2021 are included.  Pastoral charges who do not hold property will not appear on the list.  Please take a moment to review and ensure your pastoral charge details are correct, you can review by A-Z property name or by postal code using the link below and submit a form if there are any additions or amendments.

Property Inventory


Gifts with Vision – Gifts that Make a Difference:

In this season of giving would you like to give a gift that lasts all year long? Want to remember someone special in a very special way? Want to avoid gifts that will require exchanging, watering, dusting, or recycling? Give a gift with impact! Consider a donation to the Region 15 outreach programs that depend on the Mission & Service fund! These programs support the lives of those in need in our communities in very practical ways.  Please note: Not all M&S outreach programs are included in the printed edition of the Gifts with Vision catalogue. All programs are listed on the Gifts with Vision website: Gifts with Vision

Region 15 Outreach Programs
GWV 21-28   Multifaith Monday Meal (Dalhousie UCC Chaplaincy)
GWV 21-21   Outreach Program: Pandemic Recovery (Brunswick Street Mission)
GWV 21-18   Send a Kid to Camp (Camp Kidston)
GWV 21-24   The GO Project (programming for children & youth)

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Continuing your education at AST!

Seeking to learn something new? The continuing education offerings for Winter 2022 are available to anyone!
The last day to register is December 13th 2021 at 5 pm (AST) – except for the course Colouring Outside the Lines: The Ministry Leader as Artist .  View the links for programs descriptions and registration pages here.


NB Power applies for a 25 Year licence for Point Lepreau Nuclear

The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) will hold public hearings on NB Power’s application for an unprecedented 25 year licence renewal to operate Lepreau Nuclear Generating Station, beginning with Part 1 on January 26 2022.  The Coalition for Responsible Energy Development -New Brunswick (CRED-NB) and the Canadian Environmental Law Association (CELA) have received funding to make a joint intervention in Part 2 hearings on May 4and 5, 2022.  CRED-NB has raised concerns about adequate public participation in a letter to the CNSC.  To Learn more: ihttps://crednb.ca/2021/11/29/nb-power-applies-for-a-25-year-licence/