NEWS AND UPDATES FROM FUNDY ST. LAWRENCE DAWNING WATERS (FSLDW)
It’s Your Call – Podcast
Fundy St. Lawrence Dawning Waters (FSLDW) Committee Interest form.
Rev. Heber Colbourne – Obituary
An obituary is now available for Rev. Heber Colbourne, who passed away on September 4, 2022. The obituary can be viewed here.
2023 Mission Support Grant Applications Deadline Next Week
Vacancy – Ordained Minister, Trinity-Clifton United Church, Charlottetown (PE)
Trinity-Clifton United Church, Charlottetown, PE is looking for a full-time Ordained Minister. Qualified candidates can view the Trinity Profile with Position Description on ChurchHub.
United Church Bookstore
Our bookstore is now taking pre-orders for 2023 church calendar. The prices are as follows: 1-9 $6.50 each and 10 or more $6.00 each. All prices include taxes. Deadline to order is September 15, 2022.
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!
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!
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
Custodian Position at Trinity United Church, Riverview
A custodian is needed to work 6-8 hrs per week, when church is open.
Custodian works with the Trustees and reports to the Ministry & Personnel Committee.
• Clean, dust, sweep, mop, vacuum, wax, tidy and maintain building facilities.
• Report minor repairs and emergencies to the Trustees and/or Building Manager.
• Activate heat schedule for special events / services.
• Update Trustees, Daycare and Office staff on church usage.
• Open church and set up space for fundraisers, special events, rentals and lock up.
• Tend to garbage and spring clean-up.
• Attend wedding rehearsals and weddings and prepare sanctuary and tidy up.
• Other duties as required.
FOR MORE INFORMATION, please contact:
Janice Cooke (Chair, Ministry & Personnel)
telephone: (506) 850-5149