Posted on Jul 3, 2019 in Notices

NEWS AND UPDATES FROM FUNDY ST. LAWRENCE DAWNING WATERS AND
REGIONAL COUNCIL 15

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Please send any announcements to trose@united-church.ca

 


To view upcoming programs at the Tatamagouche Centre please click here.

To view upcoming events at the Atlantic School of Theology please click here.


Official Members to Regional Council

A reminder to those Communities of Faith who haven’t yet registered their Official Members to Regional Council to do so by July 17, 2019 using this link.  Regional Council office will also be following up via email or phone call.


Healthy Boundaries for Religious Leaders

August 21st 9-4:30
Gibson United Church
183 Gibson Street
Fredericton, NB E3A 4E4

Cost: $55 payable at the event (Includes lunch and workbook)

Leaders: Annika Sangster (Minister and consultant for the United Church Sexual Misconduct policy)
Rev. Dr. Andrew Richardson (Minister for the Office of Vocation Atlantic Regions)

This workshop will help religious leaders set healthy boundaries in their daily work. It will meet the mandatory boundaries training requirements (Introduction and Refresher) for all United Church ministry personnel and Licensed Lay Worship Leaders

To register click here


Godly Play Core Training for Storytellers & Doorpersons – Fall 2019 in Halifax! September & October

There are a lot of things you can learn from a book or a lecture, but Godly Play is best learned from the inside out.

At a Godly Play Core Training participants
· experience and learn about the different kinds of Godly Play stories;
· tell a story by heart and receive supportive feedback;
· learn the fundamentals of setting up your own Godly Play space and program.

Training is offered by accredited trainers from Godly Play Maritimes and includes three key plenary sessions and stories from each of the Godly Play genres:

Friday, September 27 from 4pm – 9pm AND Saturday, Sept. 28 from 8:30 – 5:30pm AND Friday, October 18 from 4pm – 9pm AND Saturday, October 19 from 8:30 – 5:30pm

All modules will be hosted at First Baptist, 1300 Oxford St., Halifax, NS.  Certificate is awarded upon completion of all three required modules. Modules may be attended in any order, over time and location. However full registration is due in advance of commencement of program. Cost: $350

Please contact the Godly Play Maritimes Registrar for more information: registrargodlyplaymaritimes@gmail.com


UNB Fredericton Campus Minister (chaplain) Needed!

Fredericton Council for Christian Ministry on Campus is seeking to employ an interim chaplain to work on the UNB campus.  This position is part time (20 hours per week) 5-month contract (August 1, 2019-December 31, 2019).   We are looking to engage someone who has a passion for working with people, who has proven organizational skills, able to set goals and work independently and is looking for a unique opportunity to connect with students and staff within the University setting.  Click here for further details.


Policies and Procedures relating to property matters – Handbook for Communities of Faith – R15.

TO: ALL TRUSTEES, TREASURERS, REGIONAL REPRESENTATIVES and MINISTRY PERSONNEL and/or SUPERVISORS of COMMUNITIES OF FAITH in NOVA SCOTIA

The Regional Council of Region 15 is developing policies and procedures relating to property matters and is creating a HANDBOOK FOR COMMUNITIES OF FAITH.

It is anticipated that the HANDBOOK will be approved and distributed in October, 2019.

The Property Committee of Region 15 is planning to host a series of Workshops to be held in various locations in Nova Scotia to review the policies and procedures relating to property matters and to answer questions from those attending.

If your Community of Faith has any plans for the purchasing, selling, leasing or renovating of any church property, then you should plan to attend one of the Workshops.

A schedule of dates and locations for the Workshops will be issued as soon as the Handbook is finalized.


United Network for Justice and Peace for Palestine/Israel

Join the United Network for Justice and Peace for Palestine/Israel in Ottawa Sept. 13-15 for the UNJPPI National Gathering:  Imagining the Way of Justice – Taking Action.

People from across Canada will be joining together to learn and to encourage one another in our work. One of our speakers is Libby Davies, former NDP Member of Parliament.  She will be talking to us about what blocks politicians from taking stronger action.

She has just written a book, “Outside In”.  It has a chapter about her experience around Palestine as well as a chapter on action for transformation.  In the chapter “Back to Third” she muses on how progressive politicians and activists can work together.

For more info and to register go to www.unjppi.ca.