Posted on Dec 12, 2018 in Notices

The announcements for this week include:

  1. Maritime Conference Holiday Hours
  2. Christmas Message from President Catherine MacDonald
  3. Region 14 Announcement
  4. Note to Presbyteries and Synod of Region 15
  5. Job Opportunity – Atlantic School of Theology: Director United Church Formation Program
  6. More Than Friends Package Now Has More!
  7. Prayer Bench 2019 Subscription Packages
  8. Contemplative Pathways

1. Maritime Conference Holiday Hours

Maritime Conference Office will be closing on Friday, December 21 at noon and reopening on Wednesday, January 2, 2019 for the Christmas holidays. Voicemail and email will continue to work as normal, and will be responded to promptly upon return to work.  If your concern is particularly urgent during this period, please leave your message with David Hewitt, Executive Secretary, at dhewitt@marconf.ca or 506-536-1334 ext #1.

Wishing you all a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!


2. Christmas Message from President Catherine MacDonald

Please click here to read a Christmas message from the President of Conference, Catherine MacDonald.


3. Region 14 Announcement

Attached is a letter from the Rev. Faith March MacCuish regarding Region 14. Please distribute to those who do not have internet access.


4. Note to Presbyteries and Synod of Region 15

Attached is a letter from the Region 15 Transition Commission. Please distribute to those who do not have internet access. If you have any questions, a list of contact information is listed below:

  1. Financial questions regarding the new Region should be directed to Jennifer Whittemore Jwhittemore@united-church.ca or Faith March-MacCuish, FMacCuish@united-church.ca
  2. Pastoral Relations/Pastoral Oversight questions should be directed to Regional Minister, David Hewitt, DHewitt@united-church.ca
  3. Justice/Outreach questions should be directed to Laura Hunter, LHunter@united-church.ca
  4. Youth Ministry questions should be directed to Lauren King, Lking@united-church.ca
  5. Property Questions should be directed to Faith March-MacCuish, FMacCuish@united-church.ca

5. Job Opportunity – Atlantic School of Theology: Director United Church Formation Program

Attached is the Job Posting for United Church Formation Director at Atlantic School of Theology.

Deadline for Applications is December 31, 2018.

Applications should be sent to:

Pine Hill Divinity Hall
660 Francklyn Street, Room 124
Halifax, NS  B3H 3B5
902-423-3158 (w)
pinehill@astheology.ns.ca


6. More Than Friends Leader Package Now Has More!

Purchase a Leader’s Package and get 5 printed couple gift certificates, which you receive by mail. Support the couples in your community of faith by giving them a Couple package and help contribute to the creation of a healthy marriage. Visit the More Than Friends webpage: https://morethanfriends.live/


7. Prayer Bench 2019 Subscription Packages 

Only available until January 31.  See the new resources for 2019 and compare packages. There is also a value package for Students and Learning Sites. Visit here to learn more: https://prayerbench.ca/2019-subscription-packages/


8. Contemplative Pathways

Contemplative Pathways (formerly Atlantic Jubilee Program) is now accepting applications for the program: Contemplative Leading and Spiritual Guidance Formation.  This program will begin in June 2019.  Application deadline is March 1, 2019. Please note there is a prerequisite: applicants will have completed our Personal Spiritual Deepening program or a similar program. For detailed information on the program and application process visit our website https://contemplativepathways.com/contemplative-leading-and-spiritual-guidance-formation/

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