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Dear Friends –
It is with great sadness that I write to inform you of the death of Rev. Melvin Ralph, retired clergy, who passed away on Sunday, May 29, 2016. Rev. Ralph is resting at Barrett's Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue from Tuesday, May 31 from 10:00 – 12:00, 2:00 – 4:00 and 7:00 – 9:00 and on Wednesday, June 1 from 10:00 – 12:00. Cremation will follow visitation. A service of remembrance will be held on Thursday, June 2, 2016 at 2:00 pm. at St. James United Church on Elizabeth Avenue. The full obituary is posted in full article.
Please keep the family of Rev. Ralph in your thoughts and prayers at this time.
Please note that as a result of the Conference Spring Meetings taking place this week (June 2-5) in Burin,
the Conference Office and Bookstore in St. John's (320 Elizabeth Avenue)
WILL BE CLOSED on THURSDAY, FRIDAY and MONDAY
JUNE 2, 3 and 6, 2016
We look forward to seeing you in Burin; where the bookstore will be open for business!
We are pleased at the Conference Office in St. John's to be able to hire a student this summer to work in our Office, Bookstore and Archives. We were successful in receiving a Canada Summer Jobs grant from Service Canada for an 8-week duration.
To be eligible to participate in the Canada Summer Jobs initiative, the individual:
- be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment;
- have been registered as full-time student in the previous academic year and intend to return to school on a full-time basis in the next academic year;
- legally entitled to work in Canada and meet the eligibility criteria (Canadian citizen, permanent resident or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act)1.
At this time, we are accepting resumes from students who are interested in this position. The deadline for receiving resumes is Wednesday, June 15, 2016. Resumes may be forwarded to
Please pass this information to interested people or place in your bulletins.
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.
Attached to the full article please find the Registration form and information for the upcoming Spring meeting of Conference, East and West Districts.
Also attached are registration and information for the Children at Conference and Youth at Conference programs. Please distribute widely!
Finally, for your convenience, we have reattached information from the Local Arrangements Committee regarding local accommodations.