The Rebuilding of St. John’s Presbyterian Church, Windsor, NS

Posted by on Jul 17, 2018 in Archives Committee, Featured Congregations | 0 comments

On October 17, 1897, a fire spread through the town of Windsor, Nova Scotia, destroying most of the town, including both St. John’s Presbyterian Church and Windsor Methodist Church, and leaving most of the residents homeless. You can read more about the fire by clicking here. The devastation felt by the town is well summed […]

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Weekly Announcements – July 11, 2018

Posted by on Jul 11, 2018 in Notices | 0 comments

Sarah Wallace is now doing the weekly announcements so all announcements can be sent to her at archives@marconf.ca. The announcements for this week include:  Licensed Lay Worship Leaders LU4: Season of Creation, August 10-12 at Tatamagouche Centre Director of the Diploma in Youth Ministry, Atlantic School of Theology Maritime Church Administrators Association Conference 1. Licensed […]

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Archives Recipe of the Month-The Household Hints Edition

Posted by on Jul 10, 2018 in Archives Committee, Featured Congregations | 0 comments

Do you ever stay up late at night pondering the best way in which to grate nutmeg or at what temperature to keep your dining room? As always, The Presbyterian Witness has your back. The following household tips were found in the February 12, 1898 edition of The Presbyterian Witness (Vol. LI, No. 1). That […]

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GLACE BAY: NEWSOM UNITED CHURCH

Posted by on Jul 6, 2018 in Vacancies | 0 comments

Pastoral Charge: Glace Bay – Newsom United Church Presbytery: Sydney Position: Minister of Word, Worship and Pastoral Care Full Time 40 hrs/week Start: July 1, 2018 Note: Seeking a two year appointment for full-time ordained minister. Contact: Andrea Batten, 357 Brookside St., Glace Bay, NS B1A 1M8 battenal@hotmail.com , 902-849-4085 or 902-577-8371 Cell Newsom Needs Assessment […]

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Weekly Announcements – July 4, 2018

Posted by on Jul 4, 2018 in Notices | 0 comments

Sarah Wallace is now doing the weekly announcements so all announcements can be sent to her at archives@marconf.ca. The announcements for this week include: Licensed Lay Worship Leaders LU4: Season of Creation – Let All Creation Sing! Green Hill Lake Camp at Camp Wegesegum United Church Formation Director at Atlantic School of Theology, Term Appointment […]

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BEDEQUE NORTH

Posted by on Jul 3, 2018 in Vacancies | 0 comments

Pastoral Charge: Bedeque North Presbytery: Prince Edward Island Position: Minister of Word, Worship and Pastoral Care Full Time 40 hrs/week Start: July 1, 2018 Note: The JSC will be receiving applications until a suitable candidate has been found. Contact: Rev. Robert McCarthy, Box 841, Kensington, PE C0B 1M0, kensingtonunited@bellaliant.net, 902-836-3639 Or Liz Farrar, 494 Appin […]

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Strawberries for sale

Posted by on Jul 3, 2018 in Archives Committee, Featured Congregations | 0 comments

Strawberries for sale

Oops, didn’t mean to get you too excited about the prospect of fresh strawberries! The following cash account list from the 1930s was found in the back of a church minute book from Fox Harbour, associated with Three Harbours Pastoral Charge in Truro Presbytery. In the days when paper was more expensive, it was not […]

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Weekly Announcements – June 27, 2018

Posted by on Jun 27, 2018 in Notices | 0 comments

Sarah Wallace is now doing the weekly announcements so all announcements can be sent to her at archives@marconf.ca. The announcements for this week include: Condolences – Rev. James “Jim” Campbell Martell Annual Declaration in Respect to Criminal Charges and/or Criminal Record Maritime Church Administrators Association Conference Godly Play Core Training for Storytellers & Doorpersons in […]

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Ste Croix – Ellerhouse

Posted by on Jun 26, 2018 in Vacancies | 0 comments

Pastoral Charge: Ste Croix-Ellershouse Presbytery: Valley Position: Ministry Part Time: 20 hrs/week Start: July 1, 2018 Contact: Rev. David Hann, 595 King St., Windsor, NS B0N 2T0 revdavidhann@gmail.com; 902-788-6202 Ste Croix Pastoral Charge Ministry Personnel Position Description Ste Croix – Ellerhouse Needs Assessment – May 2018

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Statistics can be interesting!

Posted by on Jun 26, 2018 in Archives Committee, Featured Congregations | 1 comment

Statistics can be interesting!

Unless you are a statistician, it’s more than likely that you don’t get too excited about statistical reports. However, these type of reports can provide a wealth of interesting information about a church. The following report was filled out by Onslow Presbyterian Church, Nova Scotia, in 1857. The minister must have been busy covering an […]

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