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
2014 Biennial Meeting of Maritime Conference United Church Women 2014 Biennial : Place St. Matthews Wesley UC , North Sydney NS April 25,26,27 More information to come!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 January 2015 Spread the News December 2014 Spread the News November 2014 Spread the News October 2014 Spread the News September […]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.
The Maritime Conference U C W has selected “Making Mats for Haiti” project for their 50 anniversary. We are collecting the outside bag of the 3 liter milk to make the sleeping mats. It takes 300 bags for a child’s mat and 600 for an adult mat. The pattern for the mats can be found […]Read More