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

Please send announcements to trose@united-church.ca


www.ucceast.ca 

Staff Directory

Emergency Response Memos for Fundy St. Lawrence Dawning Waters (FSLDW)

Making Hope Visible – Podcast

It’s Your Call – Podcast

Spark Newsletter


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.


Condolences: William ‘Bill’ Roderick MacLennan

Condolences are extended to to the family of Rev. Capt. (Ret’d) William “Bill” Roderick MacLennan (RC15) who passed away on September 5, 2021. The obituary can be viewed here.


Condolences: Prescott H. Burrill

Condolences are extended to the family of Rev. Prescott Burrill who passed away on April 18, 2022. Rev. Burrill was ordained in Maritime Conference and served pastorates in Nova Scotia.  The obituary can be viewed here.


Annual Meetings Webinars

Please find the dates of the remaining pre-meeting webinars which we strongly encourage you to participate, in order to ready yourself for the Annual Meeting. If you have registered for the Annual Meeting and have not received the webinar Zoom information please contact Tracey Rose.

Recordings of the webinars will be posted to the Annual Meeting web page the following day for those who are unable to attend.

Webinar #1: Intro to Zoom, Practice Voting and Orientation
Date:  Wednesday, May 25, 2022 at 12:00pm-1:00pm (ADT) – Lunch & Learn – Watch webinar here

Webinar #2: Committee Reports
Date:  Tuesday, May 31, 2022 at 7:00pm-8:30pm (ADT)

Webinar #3: President-Elect Nominee Introductions, Budget 2023 and 2021 Audited Statements
Date: Thursday, June 2, 2022 at 7:00pm-8:30pm (ADT)


Updated Draft Agenda now online

View the updated draft agenda on the Annual Meeting web page, as well as the materials included in the Reports to Fundy St. Lawrence Dawning Waters Regional Council.  The Reports to Fundy St. Lawrence Dawning Waters Regional Council pdf which contains all of the materials in one file will be available by the end of the weekend.


Nominations

The Nominations Committee is working hard to fill all the committee member needs. These committees do so many different ministries in our Region. We are trying to include everyone on our committees –  Lay people, Ministry personnel, all orientations, all genders, different cultures and backgrounds, differing skill sets and intelligences. There is a place for you!!
Here’s the on line route to find our information
UCC East website
Annual Meeting tab at the top – click 2022
Committee Reports
Nominations
and there’s our list, with the vacancies highlighted

Please take some prayer filled time to consider what you can offer. You can express your interest in our collective regional work on the form accompanying your registration for the Annual Meeting, or contact the secretary of Nominations, Pix Butt, at pixonsand@gmail.com. Our committee will then be in touch about where your gifts and our needs might connect.


An Event for Those who Love Rural Congregations: Rural Routes Through the Holy:  Thrive Where You Are  

From June 16 – 18, 2022, we’ll gather at CampTa Wa Si, Johnston Point, NB for a time full of worship, learning, conversation, resources and good food, to enliven and nurture the life of rural congregations.  (Proof of vaccination is required). Dr. Marvin Lee Anderson will be our main speaker and Rural Café facilitator but others will also be on hand to offer ‘tasters’, small presentations on things that they’ve tried and loved.     You can read a much fuller description and/or register here .  New information has just been posted, including the speaker bio, Covid precautions and The Postcard Project.  The full itinerary will be up May 15th.   If you’re having trouble finding accommodation or have questions about registration please email ruralroutesatlantic@gmail.com or call 506-536-0216.


Need for Head Chef – Berwick Camp 2022

The United Church Camp Meeting Association, (Berwick Camp ) is looking for a head chef, from July 27th -August 7th.  Meals begin on Friday July 27 with the supper meal, then three meals per day-breakfast, dinner, supper, from July 28th to August 6th, two meals on Sunday, August 7th-breakfast and dinner.  Each day will begin by 7 a.m. and conclude with the evening meal by 6-6:30 p.m.

The head chef will work in cooperation with and direct four paid staff—a baker (already arranged) a support chef and two other workers to prepare, cook and have meals ready to serve, plus cleanup each day.  There is also a need to fill the three positions, not including the baker.  The head chef will work with the Food Services managers to prepare a menu by the end of June for these meals.  Volunteers will assist with some food preparation and serving of meals to the dining hall staff who will serve the tables.  Other youth volunteers will do clean up of dishes and cutlery after each meal.

Compensation will be offered through consultation with the Food Services Managers and the Camp Treasurer.  For further information, please contact Brian Delong, 1- 506-363-2360, email-rev.brian.delong@gmail.com. by June 8th.