Reduce single use plastics

Posted by on Jan 23, 2019 in Church In Action, Uncategorized | 1 comment

If you are looking for an action you can take to reduce carbon, cutting out single-use plastic is one step.  You can join others who are urging major grocery chains to create a plan to reduce use of plastics. Here are sample letters sent by one household. Sobey letter Loblaw letter  

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Protected: Mission Support Consultation – Sept. 18, 2018

Posted by on Aug 27, 2018 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Protected: Mission Support Consultation – Sept. 18, 2018

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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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Licensed Lay Worship Leader (LLWL) Program Registration

Posted by on Oct 10, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Licensed Lay Worship Leader (LLWL) Program Registration

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Regional Council Learning Grants

Posted by on Sep 27, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Regional Council Learning Grants

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Conference Learning Grants

Posted by on Sep 27, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Conference Learning Grants

Criteria: Applications will be accepted from people of all age groups, both lay people and ministry personnel. In making an application, it is expected that the individual and his/her employing unit will each contribute at least 1/3 of the total cost of the event or programme. When this is not possible, applications will only be […]

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Protected: Mission Support Consultation – September 19, 2017

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Executive Correspondence – October 27-28, 2017

Posted by on Aug 11, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Executive Correspondence – October 27-28, 2017

Agenda Agenda – 2017-10-27&28 (10-10) DRAFT   Items Marked for Action A01 St. Croix Presbytery – Request for Sacraments for Emma Seamone A02 Truro Presbytery – Request for Sacraments and Marriage License for Marty Clark-Ettinger A03 Sydney Presbytery – Sacramental Elders Designated A04 Chignecto Presbytery – Coverdale Property A05 Chignecto Presbytery – Request for Sacraments […]

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