NEWS AND UPDATES FROM FUNDY ST. LAWRENCE DAWNING WATERS (FSLDW)
It’s Your Call – Podcast
Fundy St. Lawrence Dawning Waters (FSLDW) Committee Interest form.
Condolences- Rev. Heber Gordon Colbourne
Condolences are extended to the family of Rev. Heber Colbourne who passed away on September 4, 2022. Details of the funeral service can be found here.
Condolences- Lameck Munikwa
It is with sadness that we share with you news of the passing of Mr. Lameck Munikwa, brother of Rev. Dr. Sherpherd Munikwa, Justice, Mission and Outreach Minister for Regions East. Lameck passed away on Friday, September 2, 2022. Sherpherd has traveled to be with his family in Zimbabwe during this difficult time.
We ask that you hold Sherpherd and his family in your thoughts and prayers at this tender time.
Welcome to Ukulele Church!
Ukulele Church welcomes YOU to join on Sundays at 12:30pm Atlantic starting on September 11, 2022!
Ukulele Church is a 75-minute ONLINE (Zoom) Sunday worship time for children and all ages. It brings together Music, Ukulele Teaching, Biblical Storytelling, Art, Play and Liturgy, following a rhythm of Celebration – Contemplation – Devotion with Linnea Good, Catherine Stuart and Nancy Callbeck. Absolutely no ukulele or church experience necessary!
Saint Paul wrote Letters – You can too! Small Modular Reactors Need Impact Assessment
Just enter this link (https://www.cleanairalliance.org/yes-smrs-need-assessment/) in your internet browser to access a letter to federal Environment Minister, Steven Guilbeault, where you can input your name, email and postal code and then click on the red “ADD YOUR VOICE” bar to send it. You can read why we need to urgently press Minister Guilbeault and other cabinet colleagues to designate the Small Modular Nuclear Reactors being developed for Point Lepreau requiring a federal environmental Impact Assessment. The letter will be copied to related ministers and to your MP! It is important for the government to hear from Atlantic residents before their retreat here in Saint Andrews NB Sept. 11-13th.
Autumn Rambles Starts Sept. 25
Looking for a program to help you settle in and enjoy the spirituality of the coming season? Autumn Rambles begins September 25. You can sign up for an individual subscription (https://prayerbench.ca/product/autumn-rambles-individual/) or get a group subscription and share it with an unlimited number of friends or people in your community of faith (https://prayerbench.ca/product/autumn-rambles-group/)
Join Caroline (from New Zealand) and myself as we walk the streets, beaches, woods, and bush and collect our favourite autumn signs and sightings and share where we see hope in such a time as this. The best way to get a sense of this unique collaborative resource is to take a look at a sample scrapbook page. Take a look here.
September Clergy Retreat: Ever Evolving Call
Clergy Types! We are holding a retreat at Berwick from September 25-27 at Berwick Camp. Organized by the aUCC, this is a chance to gather to build community. To learn more, and to register, click here!
Ministry of Supervision Course
Certificate in Ministry of Supervision, October 17-21st 1pm (AT)-4pm via Zoom
The Certificate in Ministry of Supervision provides participants with the information and skills to mentor individuals preparing for ministry by equipping them for supervision including pastoral practices, leadership, reflection, feedback and spiritual guidance. It is designed for clergy and lay individuals who are interested in supporting students and communities for supervised ministry education (SME), internships and field education. Attention will be given to those wanting to supervise in the United Church of Canada but the course will be adapted and include training for other denominations.
Instructors: Brenda Fawkes and Andrew Richardson
Register online at: https://vst.edu/courses/certificate-in-ministry-of-supervision/
For more information email Andrew at ARichardson@united-church.ca