By the Side of the Road"
College Fall 2018 Course and Programs: This is a good time
to consider opportunities for theological, pastoral and spiritual
programs for the fall. Queen’s has lots to offer. Programs are
part-time and full-time available on-line and on-campus as credit and
non-credit courses. More information is
MINISTRY OF SUPERVISION COURSE
at the Atlantic School of Theology will be held
22-26, 2018 & May 6-10, 2019.
Application Deadline is July 24th, 2018 as space is limited. Please
contact the Rev. Dr. Sally Shaw if further information is required.
are invited to take time during the
Season of Creation (Sept. 1 - Oct. 4.) to become more aware of the
beauty and importance of the natural world in our lives as well as for the
obligation we have to preserve it. Stay tuned for more info on an
Inter-denominational Bon Fire on Middle Cove Beach,
Sept. 21 at 7:00 pm,
and a Reflection on Water event scheduled for Bowering Park
at 2:00, Sept. 30.
Both events are sponsored by the Mercy
Centre for Ecology and Justice.
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.
for an application.
Program 2018 – an initiative to encourage young adult United Church
members to consider ministry as a vocation. This
is an opportunity for UC young adults (ages 19-25) to work beside a UC minister
in a pastoral charge in another part of Canada. Participants from NL Conference
will travel to either B.C., Alberta Northwest, Saskatchewan,
Manitoba/Northwestern Ontario, London or Toronto. For further information
please contact Heather Sandford, Conference Personnel minister at
firstname.lastname@example.org or 754-0388.
ANNUAL BRIDGE FUNDRAISER FOR L'ARCHE AVALON,
September 29, 1-4 pm - at St. Pius
X Parish Hall, 16 Smithville Crescent. This is a major fundraising
event. You can help by getting a table of 4 to come and play bridge, or
ask your friends who play bridge to come or you could donate an item for
a door prize or for Silent Auction. The cost is $15 per person. There
will be lunch and prizes galore. To register phone or text Lorraine at
689-2936 or Kit at 730-4948 or email her at
Heights United Church offers a Seniors Walking
Group in the Bonnie Kelly Auditorium. Looking to go for a walk, but find it too
cold or slippery? Takes place weekly on
Monday’s, Wednesday’s and Friday’s 10:30 to 11:30. Admission $1.
United Community of Faith Joint Service of Worship: will be held at Cowan
Heights UC on
October 21st at 7 pm.
We are also extending an invitation to all choir members to participate in a
combined choir for this service. Members & friends of all congregations are
extended a warm welcome to attend. Refreshments will be served following
inclusion! St. James United Church warmly welcomes you to its second
annual Diversity Fair on Sunday, September 23 from 12
to 2 p.m. Recognizing every individual is equal and important, St.
James promotes inclusion of all persons in our community: immigrants,
international students, those with differing mental and physical abilities,
seniors, youth, the LGBTQ+, and more. Come meet and chat with many diverse
people who make up the church community and our city. Light refreshments will
be available. Admission is free. St. James is an accessible venue. For
information, please call the church office at 722-1881, ext. 200 or e-mail
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