Midweek Message – July 5, 2018

This will be the last Midweek Message for a few weeks; next Wednesday I leave for Ontario.

Rev. Catherine is away on Study Leave, attendance at General Council and vacation from July 11-August 13. Rev. Renee Clark is providing worship leadership for most of those Sundays, with Sue Lahey doing August 5th.

Emergency Pastoral Care coverage will be looked after by a variety of colleagues:
Rev. Ross Bartlett July 11-17 902-865-2617
Rev. Debbie Aitken July 18-29 902-443-2947
Rev. Anne Hoganson July 29-31 902-237-3318
Lori Crocker, DM August 1-12 902-329-2227

This Sunday we worship at Nine Mile River @ 10 am.

Scripture – Mark 6: 1-13

Reflection – Preaching, Teaching, Healing

Questions I am pondering:
• What is power and authority?
• Who has it?
• Who gets it?
• What does effective power and authority look like in a faith community?

Mark your calendar for the Riverview Strawberry Supper!



Worship in July takes place at NMR on July 8, 15, 22, 29 @ 10 am.

Please inform the church office if you have changed your e-mail or civic addresses so we can keep our lists up-dated.

Come to our 6th Annual Pastoral Charge Camping Weekend at Smiley’s Provincial Park, August 24th to 26th, 2018. On Saturday, August 25th a potluck supper (for every one of the ECM – no camp fees for this event). For more information contact Eunice Fizzard @ 902-860-3704. .

We are going GREEN this summer and just providing a service outline; we will reuse them each week, so please leave them at the church.

Camp Kidston – Information about this amazing United Church Camp is on the table just outside the sanctuary. There are many ways to support the camp too!

A NOTE FROM DORCAS PLACE: Dorcas Place will be open on Monday evening from 6:00 to 8:00 pm and Saturdays from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm for the months of July and August. Regular hours will resume on September 4th. We will still be accepting donations of clothing and small household items throughout the summer. We would appreciate it, if you would spread the news to your family and friends. Have a great summer, everyone.

July Bulletin Memorials

July’s bulletin is dedicated to the Glory of God in loving memory of Harry Patterson (July 1/88) from Irene & daughters Karen and Carolyn;

and in loving memory of Flossie Thompson (July 23/91) from Wendy McCorkill;

and in loving memory of father Arthur Bond (July 14/98) from Avora and Earl Babcock;

and in loving memory of father Marsden White from Barb and Aubrey MacLeod;

and in loving memory of parents Edward & Thelme Mitchell & Truman Latta (July 23) and Marion Van Iderstine from Norval & Pauline Mitchell and family;

and in loving memory of father, grandfather, great grandfather Sidney Preeper (July 29/82) from Helen Boutilier and Shirley White and families.




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