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Members of the Campbellton Pastoral Charge commemorated National Aboriginal Day at Bethel United ,Comfort Cove-Newstead,on Sunday,June 19. Special guests were the McDonald family from the Miawpukek First Nation (Conne River).
Zoe McDonald sang " Thank You Great Spirit" in her native language as well as in English. She was accompanied by her brother, Grant, as Drummer.
Copies of the United Church Crest were distributed and the Minister ,Rev.Lawrence Watkins, gave an overview of the changes made to include Aboriginal Peoples.
The senior choir sang an appropriate anthem and Holy Communion was served. It was a memorable experience for the whole congregation.
I write to share with you news of the passing of Mrs. Gloria Ruth Rideout, mother of Rev. Bruce Rideout. Mrs. Rideout is resting at Hoskins Funeral Home, Botwood. A Memorial Service will be held at Hoskins Funeral Home on Saturday, June 25, 2016 at 2:00pm. The burial will take place at 1:00pm on Tuesday, June 28, 2016 at the Salvation Army Cemetery in St. John's.
Please keep Rev. Bruce and the Rideout family in your thoughts and prayers at this time.
I write to share with you the passing of Rev. George Gard. Rev. Gard passed peacefully away at the Valley Vista Senior's Home in Springdale on Monday, June 13, 2016. Rev. Gard was a retired minister in the Newfoundland and Labrador Conference, having served in Corner Brook, Labrador and Springdale, as well as Pastoral Charges in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick. A memorial service to celebrate Rev. Gard's life will take place on Friday, June 17, 2016 at 2:00 pm at Grace United Church, Springdale.
Please keep Phyllis and the Gard family in your prayers at this time.
The covenanting service for Mr. William George Matchem, the Green Bay South Pastoral Charge and the West District will be held at Centennial United Church, Robert's Arm on Wednesday, July 6 at 2:00pm.
During the service the Lay Supervision Team will be dissolved.
Refreshments will be served following the service. All are welcome.
The May issue of the "Connector" is available. Click the full article or picture to download the attachment.
Loon Bay United Church Camping Centre is now accepting registration for Summer Youth Camps. All denominations are welcome to apply for Youth Camp
Camps are 5 days starting July 3 - August 11
Youth ages (7-9), (10-12) & (13-16)
Cost is $150 and includes accommodations, meals & lots of fun.
Registration forms will be distributed to West District Schools. Please view our Loon Bay United Church Face Book Page.
The Campbellton Pastoral Charge has been declared vacant and we are currently seeking a full time Minister. In the event this position is not filled in the near future we are asking for expressions of interest from Ministers (retired) who we might recommend to District for appointment effective Sept.1 and continue for several months. Furnished or unfurnished Manse can be provided.Benefits negotiable. Contact Glenn Hooper @ 709 261 2430 or or Kevin Head @ .
The Call process will continue and applications can be forwarded to either of the above names.