Announcements and Events
Movie Night at Foundation Baptist
April 28, 7:00, We are watching Soul Surfer
A teenage surfer girl summons the courage to go back into the ocean after losing an arm in a shark attack.
Starring AnnaSophia Robb, Dennis Quaid and Helen Hunt
Yard Sale At Foundation Baptist
June 2, rain date June 9, 9:00am to 2:00pm
A Workshop for Care-givers.
Are you caring for a family member or involved in visiting in your parish? Dr. Jody Clarke, Anglican priest, Academic Dean at Atlantic School of Theology with experience and research interest in bereavement, will offer an informative and practical event Friday, April 27, 9:30 am – 3 pm at Oakwood Terrace. Cost $15, includes lunch. To pre-register leave a message at 469-3702, ext. 115 The deadline for registration is April 24th.
April 28, Hammonds Plains Baptist Church
Registration at 8:30
WMS Association Spring Rally
3 P.M. Sunday, April 29, 2012
First Baptist Church, Hammonds Plains
Special music with Andrea Dickinson, Music Director Stevens Road United Baptist Church
Special Speakers: Canadian Baptist Ministries Global Field Staff, Rwanda
the Bustins and the Soucys
Canadian Cancer Society (Dart. Division)
11th Celebration of Hope Worship Service
Sunday, April 29th, 3:00 pm.
Cherry Brook United Baptist Church
Speakers: Rev. Wayne Desmond and Tabitha Wadden
Soloist: Mark Colley,Cherry Brook Sunday School Choir
Theme: There Are Mountains In Our Lives
For more information contact Alma Johnston, Seniors’ President and Coordinator of the event 434-1829
New Beginnings Baptist Church Mission Night
Sunday April 29, 2012 at 6PM
Special Speakers: Kathleen & Bruno Soucy from CBM Rwanda.
Ministering in Song by New Beginnings Ministries Adult Choir.
Special offering for Rwanda Missions.
Indoor/Outdoor Church Yard Sale & BBQ
(with baked goods & fudge table)
Saturday, May 5, 2012
9:00 am to 12:00 noon
South End Baptist Church
Proceeds in support of sending children to Bayside camp
For info call 463-8813
Excalibur ADHD Association Dartmouth Support Group for Adults with ADHD
Wednesday May 9th, 2012 @7:00 PM
32 Dundas Street, Downtown Dartmouth
(between Portland & Queen Streets, four blocks from the ferry)
For Adults with ADHD and their partners.
You do not need to be diagnosed.
Working Memory Training
Contact: Maya Warnock 461-1761 for more information or email: email@example.com or visit: excaliburadhd.org/Programs
Canadian Diabetes Association free public information session in Halifax.
The free session will talk about diabetes and heart health.
Wednesday May 9th, 2012 from 6:00 pm - 9 pm
Update from Canadian Diabetes Association 7:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Best Western, 20 Saint Margarets Bay Road, Halifax,
Saturday, May 12th, 2012 (NS)
Alpha to Go Training Day, Halifax
8:30 am - 5 pm @ Saint Benedict Parish, 45 Radcliffe Drive, Halifax
Cost: SAVE $10 each when you register 3 or more people! ($39 pp)
Alpha Essentials will help new leaders and helpers understand the principles and practicalities as well as best practices from seasoned leaders.
Experienced Alpha leaders can choose a full day or 2 half-day tracks.
Full Day Track:
- Effective Small Groups
- Caring for Guests
- Prayer & Ministry
- Getting Started etc.
Or choose 2 Half-Day Tracks:
- Alpha in Innovative Settings
- Youth Alpha (highschool students)
- Prison Alpha & Caring for ex-offenders
- Promoting Alpha - Becoming an Inviting Church
- Alpha in a Catholic Context
- Running The Parenting Courses (Children and Teenagers)
The East Preston United Baptist Church Marriage Enrichment Ministry will be hosting a workshop for Married Couples, May 12 from 9:00 a.m. - 12 Noon
(Light breakfast and registration at 8:30 a.m.)
Facilitators will be husband and wife team Rev. Dr. Lionel Moriah and Mrs. Jemell Moriah. The Series is the "After You Say I Do" series and they will be presenting on important information to ALL marriages (young and old)! There will also be some special couples duets presented and much fun and fellowship! This is OPEN to ALL Married Couples (members and nonmembers). You can register in advance online at our website -or with any member of the team on the morning of the event from 8:30-9:00a.m. There is no cost, but donations will be accepted.
Cornwallis Street Baptist Church
May 18-20, 2012 celebrating 180 years!
We are pleased to have the Rev. Dr. Calvin Rice of the New Jerusalem Baptist Church of Jamaica, Queens, New York. Dr. Rice will bring the message at the banquet on Friday evening and the 4:00pm service on Sunday. We will send you more details in the near future.
New Beginnings Ministries 14th Anniversary Celebration
& Pastor Gray's Retirement Dinner
Saturday May 26, 2012, 6:00 p.m.
A Retirement Dinner For Pastor Gray
Sunday May 27, 2012, 11:00 a.m. And 4:00 p.m.
14th Church Anniversary Celebrations
(details to follow)
Women's Forum at East Preston Church
Saturday, June 2, 2012, 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Our Empowering Christian Women's (ECW) Ministry and Health & Fitness (H&F) Ministry are joining together to sponsor a Women's Forum at East Preston Church on the topics:
"ABUSE & ADDICTIONS"
Please pass on this invite to family, friends, coworkers, neighbors and all the women you know!
Valuable information to be shared!
Open to ALL women ages 13 and up (members and nonmembers welcome!)
Acadia Divinity College’s Metro extension program has an exciting lineup for the fall of 2012:
- Christian Theology 1, taught by Dr. Leslie McCurdy at Bayers Road Baptist Church, Halifax, on Monday evenings starting Sept. 10.
- Perspectives on the World Christian Movement, at StoneRidge Fellowship, Sackville, on Tuesday evenings, starting Sept. 4.
- Survey of the Bible, led by Danny Zacharias, online and two Saturdays, Sept. 8, 2012, and Jan. 19, 2013, at Faith Baptist Church, Sackville.
- The Practice of Leadership in Contemporary Ministry from Oct. 18-20, which includes The Leadership Summit video conference at Rock Church, Sackville, followed by a day in class with Dr. Harry Gardner at Immanuel Baptist Church, Truro.
Bursaries are available for credit students. Auditors pay only $150. To register, call Acadia Divinity College at 1-866-875-8975. For more information, contact the director of ADC in Metro .
motions were passed regarding the restructuring of Senior Staff Positions of the Atlantic Baptist Convention at Oasis 2011.
One of the changes will affect the position of Regional Ministers of Convention.
To better understand the proceedings, members are encouraged to read the documents from Convention. They are available from the Convention website as pdf documents which may be read by a free Adobe Acrobat download. This is already available on most computers or may be gotten here.
The documents are :
- Proposed Restructuring of Senior Staff.pdf
- CABC Timeline for Senior Staff Review.pdf
- New Regions and New Nominating Committee Process.pdf
- Ministry Placement Procedures Proposed.pdf
- Public Consultation Meetings Schedule.pdf