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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Weekly Announcements – June 20, 2018

Posted by on Jun 20, 2018 in Notices | Comments Off on Weekly Announcements – June 20, 2018

The Maritime Conference office will be closed on Thursday, June 21 for National Indigenous Peoples Day. 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. Stewart Russell; Lylah Shields Moser River Request for Proposals Annual Declaration in […]

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“I have a nice circuit here, and the work is not hard”

Posted by on Jun 19, 2018 in Archives Committee, Featured Congregations | Comments Off on “I have a nice circuit here, and the work is not hard”

“I have a nice circuit here, and the work is not hard”

The following is an excerpt from a letter to William Reid, of Barrasois, N.S., from Rev. Charles W. Swallow. This particular letter caught my attention because of the nice description of the Nappan Methodist Circuit, it’s not often that one is able to catch a glimpse of the personal life of a nineteenth century Methodist […]

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Weekly Announcements – June 13, 2018

Posted by on Jun 13, 2018 in Notices | Comments Off on Weekly Announcements – June 13, 2018

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 Herman ‘Jim’ Hicks; Rev. S. Raymond Purchase Clergy Day Away Concerned About “Fracking” Conversations Re-opening Church in Action Letter to Pension Board Annual Declaration in Respect to […]

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Church in Action Video

Posted by on Jun 12, 2018 in Church In Action, Notices, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Church in Action Video

A glimpse of social justice ministries of Maritime Conference through the years.  This 8-minute video was prepared by the Church in Action Committee for the 93rd Annual Meeting of Maritime Conference in May 2018 and was shown as part of the theme #TrueStory. (film editing by Todd Fraser of Sackville, NB)  

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Letter to UCC Pension Board re: Goldcorp, Inc

Posted by on Jun 12, 2018 in Church In Action, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Letter to UCC Pension Board re: Goldcorp, Inc

At the Annual Meeting of Maritime Conference in May 2018 in Sackville, NB, participants heard Sister Maudilia Lopez Cardona describing the impact that Goldcorp’s Marlin Mine has had in San Miguel Ixtahuacan, Guatemala.  This is a follow-up letter which asks the Pension Board to support demands for reparations from communities affected by the mines. Letter […]

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Fracking letter sample 2018

Posted by on Jun 11, 2018 in Church In Action, Committee News, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Fracking letter sample 2018

Letters have been sent to key government leaders in the area urging them to proceed cautiously before opening doors to “fracking” (hydraulic-fracturing) and onshore shale gas explorations once again.  The Environmental Working Group has crafted a letter in June 2018 on behalf of the Church in Action committee, citing the 2012 position taken by Maritime […]

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Weekly Announcements – June 6, 2018

Posted by on Jun 6, 2018 in Notices | Comments Off on Weekly Announcements – June 6, 2018

The announcements for this first week of June include: General Council Workbook Now Available Online Minutes of Conference and Digest of Actions Licensed Lay Worship Leaders LU4: Season of Creation – Let All Creation Sing! Annual Declaration in Respect to Criminal Charges and/or Criminal Record Clergy Day Away Aitken Lectures 2018 1. General Council Workbook Now […]

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Weekly Announcements – May 30, 2018

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The announcements for this last week of May include: Condolences – Rev. Margie Cameron Whynot Presentations to Conference Annual Meeting Spiritual Memoir Small Group Study & Worship Series (First service is free) Camp Wegesegum 2018 Spring Newsletter Youth Forum Seeking Individuals for Planning Team 1. Condolences – Rev. Margie Cameron-Whynot Sympathy is extended to Norma […]

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Weekly Announcements – May 23, 2018

Posted by on May 23, 2018 in Notices | Comments Off on Weekly Announcements – May 23, 2018

The announcements for this week include: Condolences – Wilfred Campbell Worship Bulletin for Conference Annual Meeting Sunday Reports to Conference Updated CAM Announcement #10 Youth Forum Seeking Planning Team Members Earth Activist Training – Permaculture Design Course with Starhawk May 2018 Issue of Archives Artefact Newsletter Now Online 1. Condolences – Wilfred Campbell Sympathy is […]

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