NEWS AND UPDATES FROM FUNDY ST. LAWRENCE DAWNING WATERS (FSLDW)
It’s Your Call – Podcast
To view upcoming programs at the Tatamagouche Centre please click here.
To view upcoming events at the Atlantic School of Theology please click here.
To view Continuing Education opportunities at the Atlantic School of Theology please click here.
Fundy St. Lawrence Dawning Waters (FSLDW) Committee Interest form.
Condolences: Rev. Val (Vlasta) Chongva
Our condolences are extended to the family of Rev. Val Chongva who passed away on May 22, 2023. The obituary can be viewed here. There will be a Celebration of Life service Thursday, June 1 at 2:00pm at Central United Church, 150 Queen Street, Moncton. The service will be livestreamed on Zoom; please click here for the required Zoom information.
Annual Meeting – Celebration of Ministries Service
The Celebration of Ministries Service will take place from the University of Prince Edward Island Performing Arts Centre, Sunday, May 28 at 10:00am (ADT) – the link will be live at 9:55am (ADT). You can watch the service live using the UCC East YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCG9m0i4iudZEdE4Ts1dr1CQ.
Sunday Service May 28, 2023 – Annual Meeting
The Region has posted a Service for Congregational use for Annual Meeting Sunday, May 28, 2023, it can be found on the annual meeting page.
United Network for Justice and Peace in Palestine and Israel (UNJPPI) May news
In this special issue of UNJPPI Network News, we reflect on the Nakba and the effect that seventy-five years of genocide has had on a land and a people.
Decommissioning Service for Tenecape United Church
The Decommissioning Service for the Tenecape United Church, 1793 GlooscapTrail ,Hwy 215, Tenecape, NS, will be held on Sunday, May 28, 2023, at 2:00pm. The service will be held at the Tenecape Community Hall, followed by a reception.
All are welcome to come and share in this time of remembrance and celebration of the ministry of this congregation.
Discussion Opportunity – Health Joy and Excellence Summary Report
The three Eastern Regions have been working in consultation to create an institute of learning and support for leaders.
A Summary of Focus and Executive Summary have been prepared and we want to invite our lay members of the Regions, governing body members and members of the congregations along with Ministry Personnel to assist us with the next steps as we continue to hone our focus and discover together opportunities for mutual learning and support: Health Joy & Excellence Summary of Focus and Executive Summary
To this end, we will be hosting the 4th and 5th of five opportunities for discussion and reflection.
Register in advance for this Health, Joy & Excellence Summary Report Discussions to confirm your attendance:
- #4 Tuesday, May 30, 2023 at 12:30 pm (NDT) and 12:00 noon (ADT): https://united-church.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEvf–grj0qHtK_xMDOUGmHIs0_9S9MO2GK
- #5 Monday, June 5, 2023 at 7:00 pm (NDT) and 6:30 pm (ADT): https://united-church.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYvcO2gqjIsHNS0clpmxHPSHxEbuG-0NuWf
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
A covenanting service between Rev Eunkyu Ji, St Andrew’s United Church and the Fundy St. Lawrence Dawning Waters Regional Council will be held at St. Andrew’s United Church, 188 Wellington St., Miramichi, NB on Sunday, June 11 at 12:45 p.m. May God bless this ministry between Rev. Ji and this community of faith.
A covenanting service between Rev. Christine MacLeod, Park Royal United Church and the Fundy St. Lawrence Dawning Waters Regional Council will be held at Park Royal United Church, 11 Christie Dr., Charlottetown, PEI on Sunday, June 18 at 7:00 p.m. May God bless this ministry between Rev. MacLeod and this community of faith.
New Staff Position Available – Growth Animator – Atlantic Canada
Dear Members of Regional Council. As part of the General Council strategic plan towards Renewal, Invitation and Growth, Regions East will have a new General Council staff person deployed in our Regions. The position is posted and we encourage you to visit the link to discern if you are feeling a call to this work.
The United Church of Canada is seeking an individual to fill the role of Growth Animator for First Dawn Eastern Edge, Fundy St. Lawrence Dawning Waters and Region 15 Regional Councils in the Organizational Development and Strategy Unit (ODS).
Are you feeling called to work with the members in the three Eastern Regions? Maybe you know of someone who might need a little nudge? This is a permanent full-time position (35 hours/week) shared equally among the three regions. The individual will be required to live in one of the Atlantic provinces.
Interested applicants are invited to submit their resume to firstname.lastname@example.org quoting the job number 23-30. Closing date is June 9, 2023.
For full position description, qualifications and other details, please go to the General Council link: https://united-church.ca/opportunities/growth-animator-atlantic-canada.