“Dad – a son’s first hero and a daughter’s first love.” – Anonymous
“My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person, he believed in me.” – Jim Valvano
“This is the price you pay for having a great father. You get the wonder, the joy, the tender moments – and you get the tears at the end too.” – Harlan Coben
“A father is someone you look up to no matter how tall you grow.” – Unknown
“I cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as the need for a father’s protection.” – Sigmund Freud
“Don’t tell mom – the best advice my dad ever gave me.” – Hallmark
- Fred Whittier has accepted the position of Connection Pastor at sj1 – Saint John First.
- Natalie Gidney has accepted the Children’s Pastor position at Yarmouth.
- Ben and Bayley Medel will be joining the staff at Fredericton Corbett as Student Ministries Pastor and Worship Arts Pastor.
- Maple Ridge held a benefit concert for Pastor Nick and Beth Graham last Sunday. There were circa 200 people present from several churches and a gift of $6500 was presented to the Grahams. Amazing!
- I will be in Ontario most of this week for assignments with the Central Canada District Conference.
- Nick Graham preached at the Browns Flat Fellowship yesterday. They received a special offering of nearly $3600 for Nick and family. Great generosity.
Peter was at Fredericton Crosspoint for all 4 of their weekend services where they had 587 in attendance – great sense of enthusiasm and momentum – and a good cup of coffee too!
Kings Halifax held their first information meeting last Sunday. Site Pastor Seth Fancy sent this word: “Room filled to capacity – 50 people – great energy, lots of interest and John Symonds showed up – so that makes for a good first night.”
Candy Land Carnival at Blacks Harbour was a very special day on Saturday for the 66+kids and families who were in attendance. Looking great.
Connection Truro held an local mission trip last week with several Acts of Kindness in the community. These included delivering flowers at a special care home; delivering ice cream sandwiches to an elementary school; serving with Catholic volunteers at downtown centre; delivering homemade cookies to nursing units at the hospital and other acts of community connection. Well done.
John Donald was guest of honour for his 87th birthday on Friday. John has been a great friend and neighbour to Beulah and Caton’s for many years. I personally deeply appreciate John and his quality work, cooperative attitude and prompt response when his skill and equipment is needed. John and his sons Keith and Billy are highly valued by us all.
THOT: “I have noticed that those who think everything is predestined, still look before they cross the street.” – Stephen Hawking
ON SECOND THOT: “The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why.” – Mark Twain
BONUS THOT: “Enthusiasm is common. Endurance is rare.” – Paul Sohn
Saturate Halifax: June 23 & 24
Saturate is a 2-day training event specifically designed to help equip Christians on how to apply the Gospel in everyday life. This content will help us to better think and live as missionaries in the everyday.
July 8 2017, 7:00 pm Tabernacle
Mark is known and loved around the world as a trusted voice in the realm of gospel music and beyond. He started making music at age 11 and now, more than four decades later, his legacy is forever sealed as an innately entertaining communicator who can, at once, make audiences laugh, cry, and think.
$30 General Seating
$35 Day of concert for all remaining seats
$40 Premium Seating (SOLD OUT)
To purchase tickets by credit card please call the District Office at (506) 468-2286 or mail cheques payable to the “Atlantic District” to:
1830 Mountain Rd
Moncton, NB E1G 1A9
Getting ready to plan your summer vacation? Why not celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday by exploring one of its most beautiful regions – the Maritimes! To help make that happen, Kingswood has put together an unbeatable deal! Check it out here: https://www.kingswood.edu/150
Missionary Alumni Fellowship
Sunday, July 9th at 3 PM at Beulah Hotel Dining Room
Missionaries past, present and future are invited for a light dessert, easy fellowship and a word from missionaries past, present and future.