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Weekly Announcements – December 7, 2016

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Holiday hours Maritime Conference Office will be closing at noon on Thursday, December 22nd and reopening on Tuesday, January 3, 2017. Voicemail and email will continue to work as normal, and will be responded to promptly upon return to work. The holiday schedule for Conference and General Council offices can be found here: http://www.united-church.ca/sites/default/files/resources/holiday-schedule-gco-conference.pdf If your concern is particularly urgent during this period, please leave your message with David Hewitt, Executive Secretary, at...

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Executive Director – Sherbrooke Lake United Camp

Posted by on Dec 6, 2016 in Notices | 0 comments

Sherbrooke Lake United Church Camp is searching for a part-time year round Executive Director. The successful candidate will have the following skills and responsibilities: 1. Will have strong interpersonal, verbal , and team building skills 2. Will prepare the annual budgets with the help of the treasurer and assistant treasurer as well as develop a fundraising plan and successful grant application strategy 3. Will work with Camp Council in the recruitment, interviewing, supervision , support and training of all camp staff and volunteers,...

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From the very beginning

Posted by on Dec 6, 2016 in Archives Committee, Featured Congregations | 0 comments

From the very beginning

I always find it fascinating to view the documents recording the beginning of a church. Of course, there are a lot of events and work that goes on behind the scenes long before a church building is built but the part we usually get to see in the historical record is when a group of people get together and decide that they need a “house of public worship.” The following minutes are from Caribou Presbyterian Church, which eventually became Melville United Church before it joined The Presbyterian Church in Canada in 1951. As a...

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Weekly Announcements – November 30, 2016

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The announcements for this last week of November are: Condolences – Rev. Bobby Fillier Our Committees Need You! Take the Giving Challenge! Gifts with Vision Thursdays in Black 1. Condolences – Rev. Bobby Fillier   Our deepest sympathy is extended to the Rev. Matthew Fillier and family on the death of his father, the Rev. Bobby Fillier,  who passed on the morning of November 28th at home. The funeral will be later on in January.  An obituary will be posted as it becomes available. 2. Our Committees Need...

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Take the Giving Challenge! Gifts with Vision

Posted by on Nov 29, 2016 in Featured Slider, Notices | 0 comments

Take the Giving Challenge! Gifts with Vision

  November 2016 Dear Friends, I just now gave my gift to the Gifts with Vision for 2016!  I am excited to be a part of this year’s campaign and the good work we will be able to do through our United Church Partners in 2016 and 2017!   I want to invite you to join me in making a difference in the lives of others … in Jesus’ name.   Give an extra gift … give a Gift with Vision! Roger Janes Stewardship & Gifts Officer,  Atlantic Canada   Today is Giving Tuesday and I am writing to let you know about Moderator Jordan...

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Summer Days

Posted by on Nov 29, 2016 in Archives Committee, Featured Congregations | 0 comments

Summer Days

It looks like winter is most definitely upon us so here are some photographs from a warmer season to cheer you up. These photographs are from a CGIT camp held at Waweig in 1948. Before you get too jealous, it wasn’t all sunshine there either, the last photograph shows blankets spread out on the grass to dry after a...

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