Maritime Conference United Church Women Biennial 2016 – April 22 – 24, Knox United Church, Brookfield, Theme: “Love in Your Heart” 55th Anniversary – July 2017 in Vancouver, British Columbia (more info to follow as time draws closer) More information to come!Read More
The Maritime Conference UCW joins with the National UCW and has accepted their 4 year plan on the Child Well – being Initiative. Some statistics which shows the rate of poverty – overall 13%, NB, 10.5%; NS and 9.5%; PEI. The MCUCW are formulating a committee to act for “the Child Well – Being Initiative”. Let […]Read More
Child poverty is clearly a problem across Canada. The “Child Well Being Initiative” (CWBI) is the National UCW project for the next four years. This initiative began in Alberta North-West Conference five years ago, and has been able to increase the awareness of the situation, especially with elected officials in their service area. The support of […]Read More
By Reta Manuel The pictures are of Catherine MacLean President of Maritime Conference UCW and Sandra Carr President of Halifax Presbyterial displaying UCW table at Maritime Conference. Items shown are the sleeping Mats for Haiti and other items made by various UCW’s. You can see the large bags made for shipping the mats These bags were made […]Read More
Read new editions of Spread the News, a monthly email “keeping in touch” with Chignecto Presbytery UCW groups. Often there is news of interest to all UCW groups throughout the conference! Spread the News September 2015 Spread the News August 2015 Spread the News July 2015 Spread the News June 2015 Spread the News May […]Read More
Mats for Haiti Edited by Norma Mills, Maritime Conference Newsletter Editor with thanks to Catherine MacLean Plastic milk bags are being put to a new use by Sarah Goodfellow and Catherine MacLean of Glace Bay, NS. They and other United Church Women have a new hobby. Sarah has proven to be adept at cutting the […]Read More
In Honour of the 50th Celebration of the UCW By Janice MacLean, Conference Minister for Christian Nurture I was fortunate in September to be present at two UCW 50th Anniversary celebrations. A gathering at Grant United Church, Lake Ainslie NS, celebrated with a candle-lighting ceremony, a re-enactment of a meeting in 1962 and an honouring of many charter UCW […]Read More
The Central Archives of The United Church of Canada is working on a project called “Making Room for Women” which is a “coordinated effort to identify and preserve personal papers of women in The United Church of Canada and the records of organizations in which they have participated.” Help us tell the stories of women’s leadership in the church.