Mortgage News — September 2016

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Mortgage News — September 2016

Maritime Conference is pleased to announce that due to the generosity of donations given by individuals and churches, as well as contributions made following the sale of church property, we have once again been able to make a significant payment towards mortgage principal of $141,632.70! The three payments made in 2014, 2015 and 2016 total […]

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Fundraising letter to Pastoral Charges

Posted by on Oct 4, 2013 in Building Project 2011, Conference fundraising project | 0 comments

Fundraising letter to Pastoral Charges

The 2013 Conference Annual Meeting made the decision to extend the Conference Fundraising project to include a direct invitation to congregations (Pastoral Charges). This invitation was sent by letter mail in mid-June, addressed to the “Secretary of Board/Council.” Each letter contained specific statistical information unique to each Pastoral Charge, and offered some suggestions for ways […]

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A Moment for Mission: Archives Project

Posted by on Sep 30, 2013 in Archives Committee, Building Project 2011, Conference fundraising project | 0 comments

A Moment for Mission: Archives Project

The Rev. Mike Mugford offers this Moment for Mission which he wrote for the Kingston Pastoral Charge inviting a pledge to the Maritime Conference Archives Fundraising Project.  He offered to share it as a ‘good idea’ with the rest of the conference. Moment for Mission “Why on earth would we spend $3 million building a […]

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A Small Congregation Shares Their “Good Idea”

Posted by on Sep 11, 2013 in Building Project 2011, Conference Accommodations, Conference fundraising project | 0 comments

A Small Congregation Shares Their “Good Idea”

Recently a cheque  arrived from St. Andrew’s Kirk, a congregation on the Andrew Donald Pastoral  Charge in Saint John Presbytery.  It came with a story and a prayer! The Rev. Karen MacNeill explains: “This spring, our congregation invited people to make a donation to the Conference Centre in memory of Rev. Doug Woods. Doug was […]

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Fundraising – Frequently Asked Questions

Posted by on Jul 16, 2013 in Building Project 2011, Conference fundraising project | 0 comments

Fundraising – Frequently Asked Questions

Fundraising Project: Frequently Asked Questions   Why has the objective for the fundraising project been changed to $3 million? I thought it was for $1 million? I’m hearing a lot about Archives. Why the sudden need to spend millions of dollars on Archives? Doesn’t the General Council maintain Archives in Toronto? Can’t we just send […]

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Introducing the New Archives Centre: A Conversation for 2

Posted by on Jun 11, 2013 in Archives Committee, Building Project 2011, Conference fundraising project | 0 comments

A Conversation for 2 Written and shared by Edie Coughland, a lay delegate from Miramichi Presbytery, who “believes in this project from a personal perspective” and wanted to share her enthusiasm with her congregation.  Voice 1   You know they have built a new archives center in Sackville? Voice 2   No who, and what does that mean? […]

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Videos Supporting the Fundraising Project

Posted by on May 27, 2013 in 88th Annual Meeting 2013, Archives Committee, Building Project 2011, Conference fundraising project | 0 comments

Videos Supporting the Fundraising Project

Here are links to short videos which offer information and background about the Maritime Conference Centre and the work of Maritime Conference. They are posted here as You Tube Videos but a HD quality video for downloading is also available. Please contact Janice MacLean by email or telephone 506 536 1334 ext 4.   Click […]

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Hosting the Conference Executive

Posted by on Apr 24, 2013 in Building Project 2011, Conference fundraising project | 0 comments

Hosting the Conference Executive

The new Maritime Conference Centre was a busy spot last week hosting groups as diverse as a local Naturalist Club to Chignecto Presbytery. The Conference Executive met on the weekend. A report will soon be posted on-line but we wanted to share the Report from Bermuda Synod. How did Bermuda Synod come to be part […]

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Together We Are VIDEO

Posted by on Apr 16, 2013 in Building Project 2011, Conference fundraising project | 0 comments

Together We Are VIDEO

Together We Are: The Maritime Conference, The United Church of Canada A Picture/Video Highlighting the Mission of the Maritime Conference. With thanks to The Message for their song, “God Is” written after hearing the sermon preached by The Rev. Matt Fillier at the Dedication of the Maritime Conference Centre. This video is posted on our […]

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What’s in the Archives from Your Pastoral Charge?

Posted by on Apr 10, 2013 in Archives Committee, Building Project 2011, Conference fundraising project | 0 comments

What’s in the Archives from Your Pastoral Charge?

Congregational Records Listings in Archives If you are reading this through the weekly newsletter you may have noticed that Sarah Wallace, our Archivist, occasionally posts “Congregational Listings.” What is a “Congregational Listings?” It is a record of all the “stuff” in the Archives from a pastoral charge. Here are the listings from the Upsalquitch Pastoral Charge […]

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