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

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www.ucceast.ca 

Staff Directory

Emergency Response Memos for 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.

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


Holiday Hours for Regional Council Office

Regional Council Office will be closing on Wednesday, December 22, 2021 at 4:00 pm for the Christmas holidays.  Staff will be available again on Tuesday, January 4, 2022 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!


Advent Letter from the President

View the Advent Letter from Sheila Gallant, President Fundy St. Lawrence Dawning Waters.


Ministry Personnel Letter of Appreciation

View a letter of appreciation and a gift for ministry personnel of the FSLDW Region.


Pastoral Relations Committee News

  • Approved the extension of the retirement date of Rev. Charlene Maguire-MacKnight from the Chatham Pastoral Charge to June 30, 2022.
  • Approved the appointment of Beverley Sharpe, Designated Lay Minister Learner, to the St. Paul’s Pastoral Charge, McAdam, 20 hours per week, effective January 3, 2022.
  • Approved the appointment of Rev. Eric Lynk to the Cavendish-Breadalbane Pastoral Charge, 20 hours per week, effective November 1, 2021.
  • Approved the appointment of Rev. Keith MacPherson to the Parka Royal Pastoral Charge, 20 hours per week, effective November 1, 2021.
  • Approved the appointment of Rev. Chesley Boutilier to the Wellington Pastoral Charge, 20 hours per week, effective July 1, 2021.
  • Approved the appointment of Rev. Cora Krommenhoek to the Sheffield Pastoral Charge, 10 hours per week, effective January 1, 2022.
  • Approved the call of Rev. Mary Tingley to the Wilmot Pastoral Charge, fulltime, effective January 1, 2022.
  • Approved the appointment of Rev. Stephen Brown to the Hampton Pastoral Charge, 5 hours per week, effective November 12, 2021.
  • Approved the appointment of Rev. Ian Manson to the Hampton Pastoral Charge, 13 hours per week, effective November 19, 2021.
  • Approved the appointment of Catherine Dickson, Candidate, to the King’s United Pastoral Charge, 30 hours per week, effective December 9, 2021.
  • Approved the re-licensing of Layton Peck, LLWL, effective December 14, 2021.
  • Approved the Community of Faith Profile of the Montague Pastoral Charge with a vacancy declared immediately.
  • Approved the Community of Faith Profile of the West River Pastoral Charge with a vacancy declared immediately.

Continuing Education

View the Tatamagouche Centre’s Winter 2022 program here

And Emmanuel College’s Centre for Religion and its Contexts is offering the following Winter 2022 courses:

January 17, 7–9 p.m. EST, Online Working Genius Workshopwith Connie denBok
Click here for details and registration.

February 4, 9 a.m.–12 p.m. EST, Online Managing Conflict in the Congregation with Betty Pries, CEO of Credence & Co.
Click here for details and registration.

March 11, 10 a.m.–12 p.m. EST, Online Anthropology for Ministry with Susan Willhauck and Ken Chitwood
Click here for details and registration

Exploring Satisfaction & Stress in Ministry: Personalized Insights to Cultivate Well-Being, a “Pathways for Wellness” offering hosted by the Centre for Religion and Its Contexts (online, January 12, 2022 at 7 p.m. EST [and the last Wednesday of each month through to April 27, 7–8:30 p.m. EST/EDT]). You can register for this workshop series by clicking here:https://forms.office.com/r/hUe3knhvCK This course is for anyone working in a Christian vocational context who wants to explore how to protect the aspects of their ministry lives that nourish them and navigate the inevitable stressors along the way. It may be especially helpful to folks considering a job transition, experiencing an unsustainable level of stress or fatigue, or just getting started in ministry life.
Visit the Centre’s events page for full details and registration details: https://uoft.me/cricevents/#ac-1143