By the Side of the Road"
Queen’s College is the oldest degree-granting institution in the
province. Its mission is to prepare people for ministry, both ordained
and lay, and to provide programs to assist people in their spiritual
journey. We offer a variety of courses at our St. John’s campus, in
Clarenville, and by webinar, Skype or correspondence, which count as credit
towards a degree, the Associate in Theology designation, or a Diploma in
Theology. For more information please see the brochures in the church,
check out our web site at
, or telephone toll free at 1-877-753-0116
A Workshop on Adapting
NL’s Historic Religious Places,
Thursday, October 26, 2017
(afternoon) - Cochrane Centre, 81 Cochrane Street. Hosted by the
Heritage Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador. Visit
for full details and to register.
The Workshop on
Adapting NL’s Historic Religious Places is part of a larger conference
entitled "Adapting Heritage…Engage, Innovate, Rejuvenate!" taking
place in St. John's, October 25-28, 2017.
Sands In Concert:
Cowan Heights United Church on
Sunday, October 1st
at 7:00 pm
and see John Sands in
concert. “Attending a John Sands concert is as refreshing as it is stimulating”
(quoted from Music Today Review). Tickets are $15 each and available at Church
Office. For more information call Cowan Heights United Church at 709-745-2871.
AND SEE - THE HOLY LAND! Join us as we explore this ancient land so
familiar to us in story and song: Jerusalem, Bethlehem and Galilee, as we chat
with farmers and their families harvesting their olives as in ancient times, as
we talk with Israelis and Palestinians about the realities of their lives in
modern times. Join Hope Rowsell and Patricia Mercer, who will be leading a trip
to the Holy Land
Nov. 14, 2017.
of Our Full-Time Chaplain.
It is with gratitude and
thanksgiving, along with heavy hearts, that the Chaplaincy Committee of
East District announce that Rev. Scott Parsons has completed his work as
Chaplain with East District, Newfoundland and Labrador Conference,
serving the St. John’s Eastern Health sites of Health Sciences, the
Janeway, the Leonard A. Miller Centre and Veteran’s Pavilion, along with
Her Majesty’s Penitentiary. Scott has been a very compassionate and
caring giver of pastoral care and has been a joy to work with throughout
his over ten years in this position. He will be greatly missed. We
wish him all God’s blessings in his new ministry as Clinician for
Eastern Health at Health Sciences and the Janeway.
We do wish to advise
that we are actively seeking a new chaplain and that during this time of
transition, pastoral care continues to be provided without interruption
at all sites. If you or a family member are admitted to hospital, and
would like pastoral care or a visit from the chaplain while in hospital,
please ensure the admission forms are marked “Yes” for pastoral care and
the patient’s name will be included on the chaplain’s list for
COUGHLAN COLLEGE TRUST FUND.
Coughlan College is offering a trust fund to further and support the
education and nurturing of members of The United Church of Canada in
Newfoundland and Labrador. The establishment of this scholarship is
for awarding of grants to students who are enrolled in a degree program
at Memorial University of Newfoundland or a 3-year program at College of
the North Atlantic or Marine Institute. Please visit
for an application.
Manotick Brass Ensemble
will be visiting Newfoundland
September 15 to September 25,
performing at St. John’s, Dildo and Bonavista. The ensemble’s first
concert will be at 7:30 pm at George Street United Church in St.
John’s. For more information contact Martin Luce at 613.822.8749 or
year, Mugs & More Women’s Ministry
will be hosting a Women’
closing service of Queen’s Cove United Church:
Please note that
official closing service of Queen’s Cove United Church, Hillview
Pastoral Charge, will take place on
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at 2:00pm.
We would invite you, if you are able, to come and share in this time
with them and to hold them in your prayers as they move forward into a
Friday-Sunday, Nov. 3-5th.
The Rev. Linda Pike will lead a number of sessions on Spirituality –
Body, Mind & Soul. For further information, you can phone Rev. Sellars
at 709-288-0340, e-mail him at
RevSDean@outlook.com, visit website
for Hant’s Harbour Pastoral Charge, the East District and Ms. Joan
Brinston will take place on
Sunday, September 24 at 2:30 pm
at Sibley’s Cove United Church.
The covenanting service for Green’s Harbour Pastoral Charge, the East
District and Rev. Joan Conrad will take place on
Sunday, October 29 at 2:00 pm
at Whiteway United Church. All are welcome to attend.
& LABRADOR CONFERENCE FALL LEARNING EVENT:
Oct. 13 – 15 at Fraser Road
United Church, Gander. “The Art of Stewardship: Generosity, Giving
We are pleased to have with us for this event the Moderator of The
United Church of Canada, the Rt. Rev. Jordan Cantwell, who will be
the guest preacher at the closing worship. Also, special guest
speakers: David Armour, Director of Philanthropy/President of United
Church of Canada Foundation; Cheryl Curtis, Manager, Mission &
Service Giving; Susan Graham Walker, Manager Congregational Giving &
Stewardship; and Roger Janes, Stewardship & Gifts Officer, Atlantic
Region. The $200 registration fee includes two nights shared hotel
accommodations, meals, nutritional breaks, and program materials for
the event. If registration cost is an issue, please let us know