Posted on Jul 19, 2017 in Notices

The announcements for this week include:

  1. Job and Volunteer Opportunities
  2. LLWL Learning Unit 4: Creation – Let All Creation Sing!
  3. Vital Church Maritimes 2017 Conference
  4. Registration Now Open – Living Traditions: 500 Years of Re-Forming Christianity Symposium

1. Job and Volunteer Opportunities

Boundaries Commission (7-9 vacancies)
Position Type: Committee Vacancies
Opening/Closing Date: Tuesday, July 11, 2017 to Tuesday, August 22, 2017
Anticipated Start Date: Monday, October 2, 2017

The Boundaries Commission has the authority to determine the number and boundaries of the future regions of The United Church of Canada that would form part of the three-council model. We are seeking well-respected church leaders with relevant expertise and exceptional listening and analysis skills to make these determinations.

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 2. LLWL Learning Unit 4: Creation – Let All Creation Sing!

This Learning Unit is open to all who are currently serving as and all who are training to be Licensed Lay Worship Leaders. This Unit will focus on the liturgical season of Creation and on music for worship. For more details click here.

3. Vital Church Maritimes 2017 Conference

This is an invitation for lay and clergy leaders from Maritime Conference (United Church) to our 4th annual Vital Church Maritimes 2017 conference.

WHAT: A 3-day learning event focused on mission and Fresh Expressions of Church (planting). Hear inspiring stories of hope and share ideas for starting new faith communities. Discuss, dream and design ways to create vital congregations and reach out to newcomers.

WHEN: Thursday, Sept. 21 to Saturday, Sept. 23

WHERE: Holiday Inn, Truro, NS

WHO: Keynote speaker is The Rev’d. Canon Phil Potter, the Archbishops’ Missioner and Fresh Expressions Team Leader in the Church of England. Phil was vicar of St Mark’s, Haydock, Merseyside, for 20 years, leading and pastoring the church through many transitions; later serving as Director of Pioneer Ministry in the Diocese of Liverpool.

MORE INFO:  See the brochure attached and also our Diocesan website for registration details.

We would dearly love to have some of your leaders join us!

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact Rev. Lisa Vaughn

Parish Vitality Coordinator
Diocese of Nova Scotia & Prince Edward Island
1340 Cathedral Lane
Halifax, NS   B3H 2Z1
902-420-0717, Ext.# 1169  

4. Registration Now Open – Living Traditions: 500 Years of Re-Forming Christianity Symposium


Living Traditions: 500 Years of Re-Forming Christianity

Symposium Dates: OCTOBER 13-15, 2017
Location: Atlantic School of Theology Campus

Atlantic School of Theology invites you to attend “Living Tradition: 500 Years of Re-Forming Christianity.” Marking the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther’s posting of his 95 Theses – the conventionally-noted start of the European Reformations – this symposium will feature a range of public presentations, a special concert, and a celebratory ecumenical worship service. Visit our website for more information:

Registration Information

  • To register or request further information, please contact:
    Terri Brownell, Academic Assistant / Email: / Tel: 902-423-5592 or
    Jane Bolivar, Continuing Education Convener / Email:
  • Full Symposium Cost: Early bird $60 (register before Sept. 12, 2017) / Regular $75 / Students $30
  • Optional Excursion to Peggy’s Cove $100
  • Concert Only $15


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