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.
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.
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
Heights United Church Men’s Club
are hosting a Garage Sale at the Church, 141 Frecker Drive on
Saturday October 14th from 8:00 am to 11:30 am.
Donations are also welcomed, and can be dropped off at the Church
Tuesday to Friday from 9:30 to 11:30,
or call the Church office at 745-2871 to arrange a time to drop off
Covenanting Service for Mr. Glenn G. Jarvis, the East
District and Blackhead-Western Bay Pastoral Charge will be held on
Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at 7:00 pm, at McDowell
United Church, Western Bay.
All are welcome to attend.
Moderator’s Official Visit, NL
Conference, October 12-18.
Gathering with clergy at Max Simms Camp, Bishop’s Falls and Robert’s Arm
50th Anniversary Worship at 7:00 p.m.
Central Labrador Pastoral Charge.
Fall Learning Event (Art of Stewardship)
Boyd’s Cove, All ages gathering, Beothuk Interpret. Centre
Jimmy Pratt Outreach Ministry & VOWR
Cochrane Centre and Stella’s Circle.
year, Mugs & More Women’s Ministry
will be hosting a Women’s Weekend,
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
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
Cowan Heights United Church
are hosting a Fall Afternoon Tea and Bake/Craft Sale on
Saturday, October 21 at 2:00 pm.
Sale opens at 2:00, with tea served at 2:30, followed by a Fashion Show
by Melo – Couture Designs. Tickets $10.00. Tickets are available by
calling the church office 745-2871 or Ruth 364-7425. All are welcome.