Weekly Announcements – November 14, 2018

Posted on Nov 14, 2018 in Notices

The announcements for this week include:

  1. Condolences – Wilma Ruth MacLean
  2. Webinar on Restitution for Goldcorp Victims Campaign, November 21
  3. Maritime Conference Stewardship Update
  4. International Opportunities with the United Church – Kenya and Palestine-Israel
  5. AST Continuing Education Programs for the Winter Term
  6. November Programs at Tatamagouche Centre-Register now!

1. Condolences – Wilma Ruth MacLean

Our sympathy is extended to Rev. Ian MacLean and his family on the death of his wife, Wilma Ruth MacLean, 82, who passed away on November 12, 2018. There is no visitation but the funeral will be held Thursday, November 15, at Trinity United Church, in Charlottetown, at 11:00 a.m.  A full obituary can be found at: https://macleanfh.ca/death-notices/obituaries/?obit=wilma_ruth_maclean_nee_wood

2. Webinar on Restitution for Goldcorp Victims Campaign Wednesday, November 21st at 3 pm AT

“All the profits made by Goldcorp would not repair the damages…” At the 2018 Maritime Conference Annual Meeting Sister Maudilia Lopez Cardona described the ongoing devastating social and environmental impacts of the imposition of Goldcorp’s Marlin Mine on Mayan communities in Guatemala without their consent. On Wednesday, November 21st at 3 pm AT, the United for Mining Justice Network will update the current situation and explain the Restitution for Goldcorp Victims Campaign. To register, email Jackie<unitedforminingjustice@gmail.com>. To contribute to the Restitution Campaign and for more information, go to www.unitedforminingjustice.com/restitution-for-goldcorp-victims?message_id=80fc5d94-be0b-418b-8c0f-cee1e33e79e4

3. Maritime Conference Stewardship Update:

Please click here to read the latest Stewardship update from Roger Janes, our Stewardship and Gifts officer.

4. International Opportunities with the United Church – Kenya and Palestine-Israel

Please find below our latest People-to-People opportunities for United Church members:

You can read about the experiences of recent pilgrims and companions on our webpage.

Kenya Vision Trip, American Friends of Asian Rural Institute
Pilgrim in Mission | January 11–23, 2019 | $1,500
Closing Date: December 4, 2018

Ecumenical Accompanier, EAPPI, Palestine-Israel
Companion in Mission | 3 months | Paid – Stipend
Closing Date: January 31, 2019

 All participants must be 18 and over.

A full slate of postings can be viewed at: http://www.united-church.ca/opportunities

5. AST Continuing Education Opportunities for the Winter Term

Looking to learn something new in 2019? Be sure and check out our continuing education opportunities this winter! Get the full details by clicking the links below.

Winter Term 2019

The Eucharist in Ecumenical Perspective
DATES: January 7-April 1, 2019
INSTRUCTORS: Dr. Daniel Driver / Dr. David Deane
COST: $150-$684 (various options)

Gender and Ministry
DATES: January 7-April 10, 2019
INSTRUCTOR: Rev. Dr. Linda Yates
COST: $150-$684 (various options)

Introduction to Pastoral Ministry
DATES: January 7-April 10, 2019
INSTRUCTOR: Rev. Dr. Andrew O’Neill
COST: $150-$477 (various options)

Weaving and Working: Feminist Voices in Spirituality and Justice
DATES: February 11-March 22, 2019
INSTRUCTOR: Dr. Darlene Brewer
COST: $150

Conflict Resolution Training
TPN 3: MEDIATION | April 1-5 | On campus
COST: $1,600 per module (special rates available for non-profits and students)

6. November Programs at Tatamagouche Centre – Register now!

Bringing Role-Playing to Everyone – with Avery Alder – November 23-25
A weekend intensive delving into the art of running roleplaying games for diverse audiences and skill levels with award-winning, queer, game designer, Avery Alder.

Courage to Lead Retreat– November 29-December 1
Are you actively engaged in creating a more just, peaceful, and ecologically responsible world?   Are you passionate about your vocation or cause, but trying to sustain yourself in the midst of heavy demands and the urgency you feel about making a difference? This retreat is a rare opportunity for renewal, deeper connection with kindred spirits and committed peers, and the chance to explore questions of importance to you.

For more information on Tatamagouche Centre, visit https://www.tatacentre.ca