A New Ministry in a New Time

Posted by on Mar 20, 2014 in Newsletters | 0 comments

A New Ministry in a New Time

 A New Ministry for a New Time: The Online Ministry of Maritime Conference by Ali Smith “Dear folks on the journey – unknown to my sight, held in my heart.”  This is how Jay Brown of Rothesay, New Brunswick greets his fellow members in the latest Maritime Conference online study, Gifts of Celtic Christianity. This […]

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Mother of an Olympian

Posted by on Mar 12, 2014 in Newsletters | 0 comments

The Mother of an Olympian  by Ali Smith  Heather Moyse is now a household name because of the Olympics.  Last month, she and her partner Kaillie Humphries barreled down the hill in their bobsled to a second consecutive gold medal win at the Sochi Winter Games. While her hometown of Summerside, PEI and the rest […]

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Food Bank carries on tradition of service

Posted by on Jan 21, 2014 in Newsletters, Stewardship | 0 comments

Food Bank carries on tradition of service

St. Paul’s Family Resource Institute is just one of the ministries in Maritime Conference supported by your Mission and Service donations.  Here is a recent article about their work.     FOOD BANK CARRIES ON TRADITION OF SERVICE The food bank at St. Paul’s Family Resource Institute in Halifax is carrying on a long tradition […]

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Gifts Warm Masstown Church Hearts

Posted by on Dec 3, 2013 in Newsletters | 0 comments

Gifts Warm Masstown Church Hearts

GIFTS WARM MASSTOWN CHURCH HEARTS by Ron Urguhart Gifts received from a former church family are warming the hearts of folks at Masstown United Church. Earlier in the year the congregation received a package from the grandson of the late Nettie (Vance) Bowser, a member in good standing of Masstown United Church, formerly a Presbyterian […]

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Freedom Renewal Centre Thrives

Posted by on Nov 14, 2013 in Newsletters | 0 comments

Freedom Renewal Centre Thrives It has been said that; “There is a highway to the heart of God.” At the Freedom Renewal Centre, an outreach ministry of St. Luke’s United, Tantallon, NS, this highway is well traveled.  With gratitude and faith in hearts mixed with love toward God and neighbors, Lady Wisdom is building a […]

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Creation Time Worship

Posted by on Nov 4, 2013 in Newsletters, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Creation Time Worship                                            by Rev. Ali Smith    Creation Time began joyfully in Whycocomagh.  A full church sang out “Called by Earth and Sky” while four fabric banners of earth, air fire, and water were carried down the aisle.  This signalled the beginning of the Inverness-Guysborough Presbytery-wide worship service. “We have been doing some […]

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Gospel According to the Earth

Posted by on Nov 2, 2013 in Newsletters | 0 comments

        A Book Review   by Alisa Pothier-Merrett                                                                            of The Gospel According to the Earth by Dr. Matthew Sleeth   HarperCollins   ISPN 978-0-06-173053-5   As Matthew Sleeth’s interest in the environment increased, he began to realize that the health of th eplanet was in jeopardy.  Unsure of how to […]

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Knox United Welcomes Community

Posted by on Oct 28, 2013 in Newsletters | 0 comments

Knox United Block Party   By Alisa Pothier-Merrett       Four hundred people recently attended a free block party at Knox United Church in Lower Sackville, Nova Scotia. The event featured a bouncy castle, live music, face painting, a balloon artist, games and more. At the concession there were hamburgers and hot dogs, snow […]

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Berwick Camp Rises Again

Posted by on Oct 23, 2013 in Newsletters | 2 comments

Berwick Camp Rises Again

Berwick Camp Rises Again By Beth Johnston Situated in a grove of hemlock trees in the Annapolis Valley town of Berwick, NS, Berwick Camp has been offering campers a unique experience for 142 years.  As the result of a devastating storm in December of 2010, during which hundreds of massive hemlock trees fell, destroying cabins, […]

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President's message

Posted by on Oct 22, 2013 in Newsletters, President's Blog | 0 comments

President’s Message  It happened again.  I blinked, and the summer passed me by. I hate when that happens. I realize that the calendar declares January to be the start of the new year, but for me, autumn is its real start. And I think there are many people who echo that sentiment.  Anyway, here I […]

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