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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.

To view upcoming events at the Atlantic School of Theology please click here.

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

Office Administrator Job Posting for Stairs Memorial United Church (Dartmouth, N.S.)

Position available September 1st for part-time Office Administrator located in North End Dartmouth. Must be self-starter; organized and capable of multi-tasking; excellent communication skills, a proficient computer user a must. Complete job description can be provided by request.

Contact Stairs Memorial United Church ( or Betty Kemp (, Chair M&P, for more information.

Seeking Music Director

Situated in the beautiful Annapolis Valley, Orchard Valley United Church (OVUC) is seeking a Music Director to oversee the ministry of music in a welcoming church, which is currently expanding its facilities. Music is an integral part of OVUC – an inclusive, multigenerational church, where a variety of musical expressions weave into the traditional church service.

An energetic person with the training and vision to grow the music program in step with the expansion of the church, the Music Director should have a high level of keyboard skills, ability to teach and lead a choir, knowledge of sacred music and good motivational skills. Working with all age groups in a variety of musical styles the Music Director also has a good sense of humour.

Part-time, 12-14 hours per week, salary and benefits to be negotiated using RCCO standards.
For more information about the church, a full job description and application details, please visit our website at:
Please send applications to:
Application deadline: August 15, 2022

Vacancy – Office Administrator – Mount Royal United Church (Moncton, N.B.)

Mount Royal United Church is currently hiring for the position of Office Administrator, a permanent part time position (25 hours weekly). To view the position description, please click here or go to the church website:

Please send a cover letter & resume to the Chair of Ministry and Personnel, Debbie Maund at Deadline to apply is August 22, 2022.

We thank all applicants, however, only those selected to participate in the hiring process will be contacted.

Action Needed Now for GLI

Vote to send S-233 to Committee

Senator Colin Deacon, a respected business leader and supporter of Basic Income, recently gave a powerful speech in the Senate on why S-233 should be brought to Committee. Click here to watch it.

Back in December 2021, two bills for a Guaranteed Livable Basic Income in Canada were introduced in Parliament: Bill S-233 by Senator Kim Pate and C-223 by MP Leah Gazan.

Recently, in its second reading, the bill was actively debated. Soon, our senators will vote on whether to take the bill to the next step – sending it to Committee – where experts would be brought in to testify and evidence showing that Basic Income works would be presented to Parliament.

This is a pivotal moment for Basic Income in Canada. Urge the senators to vote to send S-233 to Committee. We need your help to contact your senators. It only takes a few seconds. Let them know of the importance of this bill, and its meaning to you.

Sign Your Support for Impact Assessment of Small Modular Reactors

SMRs were removed from Designated Projects list requiring a federal Impact Assessment, due to lobbying by both the nuclear industry and the nuclear regulator (CNSC), responding to the draft new 2019 Impact Assessment Act. So this part of a federally regulated industry now does not get assessed under the federal IA Act! This constitutes ‘deregulation’ – the claim by the nuclear industry, that the narrow ‘environmental assessment’ under the regulator CNSC procedures is ‘equivalent’ to an IA, is FALSE. So CRED-NB has made a reasoned, researched, comprehensive argument requesting that Minister Guilbeault use his powers to designate the SMRs slated for the Lepreau site, for a full Impact Assessment under the federal IA Act.

The CRED website has more details – The info page on the CRED-NB site is HERE.

Please sign on to our Action Letter CLICK HERE which sends a letter of support to the Minister for our request. We need as many letters going to Minister Guilbeault as possible, as there will be resistance and we need overwhelming numbers, so please send this news along to anyone who cares about the related issues in New Brunswick or across Canada.

We also have a Facebook posting (July 4th) to share

Thank you for your support!
Coalition for Responsible Energy Development – New Brunswick

Items Available to Churches

With the closing of North River United Church (Truro area) the following items are available: communion table, 2 runners & hanging reversible like new, communion glasses/trays, table set of wooden cross and bible stand 10 inches high, pulpit approx. 3’x4’ and 12” deep with one shelf, pulpit chair, 50 Voices United hymn books (some with music), 2 hymn boards with 5 sections, 1 hymn board with 3 sections, wooden cross 4’, wrought iron candle (7) holder black 36″ high, Hamond electric organ 43″x26″x40″h, Hohner electric organ 48″x26″x40″h.

Contact: Fay Smith

Godly Play Core Training for Storytellers & Doorpersons This Fall!

There are a lot of things you can learn from a book or a lecture, but Godly Play is best learned from the inside out.

Offered at Two Sites: First Baptist Church, Halifax. Trainers:  Shawn Redden & Jenny Eisener and  Sackville United Church, NB. Trainers: Cathy Laskey & Anne Pirie

DATES: Part 1: Friday, Oct 29  4pm – 9pm AND Sat, Oct. 30 8:30 – 5:30pm
& Part 2: Friday, Nov 11 from 4pm- 9pm AND Sat, Nov. 12  8:30-5:30pm

Certificate for attendance at entire program.  See full details here.