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

It’s Your Call – Podcast

News from the Pews 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.

Regional Council 15 (RC15) Committee Volunteer 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.


Covenanting Service between Rev. Heather Ferrier, Mahone Bay and Blue Rocks Pastoral Charges and Regional Council 15 

A covenanting service will be held 2pm Sunday June 12th at Trinity United Church, Mahone Bay, to celebrate the calling of the Rev. Heather Ferrier to serve the Pastoral Charges of Mahone Bay and Blue Rocks. Our guest preacher will be the Rev. Dr. Rob Fennell. We invite our neighbours to join us for this special service and the refreshments that will follow.


! Annual Meeting Zoom Information !

Attention those who registered for Annual Meeting.   The Zoom link was sent on Tuesday morning (May 24), to the email you provided when you registered.  Please check inboxes and junk folders to ensure that you have the details and keep them safe.  If you believe you registered for the meeting but did not receive this email please contact trose@united-church.ca or call 1-800-268-3781 ext 6142 and leave your name, telephone number, Pastoral Charge and email address.


Updated Draft Agenda and Webinars

View the updated draft agenda on the Annual Meeting web page, as well as the materials included in the Reports to Regional Council 15.  

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


Executive Draft Minutes for May 2022 

View the Executive draft minutes for May 17, 2022 here.


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.