Presbytery Newsletter February 15 2018

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From Merle Blake:

  1. Reminder of the regular Presbytery meeting next Thursday, February 22nd at 11:00AM at Wilmot UC in Fredericton. All committees to meet earlier at their discretion, so as to be ready to start promptly at 11:00. Lunch at 12:30 – 1:30, with those who are participating in the Book Club to meet from 1:10 – 1:30.
    Please remember to bring copies of your annual reports.
    Looking forward to being with you all.
  1. We are still looking for a pastoral charge to host our April 22nd meeting. Harvey Station and Minto have graciously offered the June and September meetings. Please be in touch with the secretary, Merle, if you are able to host April 22nd.
  1. Mount Allison University will be doing renovations on Windsor Hall and therefore there will be changes for where to stay on campus for the Conference annual meeting.If you have specific requirements, please register early. Registration online can be done starting March 1, 2018. Visit:


Stewardship Best Practices:

How to improve Stewardship and increase Giving

The reality is we need money to fund our ministry activities, but what are the best practices to achieve our funding goals?    Come and explore how our focus on finances and “meeting our budget” may be hurting us and learn stewardship best practices based on Barb Fullerton’s research as Roger Janes (United Church Stewardship & Gifts Officer for the Atlantic Region) lays the framework for developing a more holistic stewardship theology.

When:  February 22, 2018 at 7pm

Where:  St. Paul’s United Church -224 York Street, Fredericton

Parking lots off of George Street and Charlotte Street

Freewill offering refreshment table

For More Information:   Rev. Michelle 458-1183


From Sandra MacBean:

The annual Spring Rally of the UCW groups in Woolastook Presbytery will be held Sat., April 28, at Forest Hill United Church, Fredericton.  Information will be sent out.  Please bring this to the attention of the UCW in your congregation.

Sandra MacBean, 367-2163