April 10 announcements
We hope that you are well. If you are in need - physically, spiritually, or otherwise - don't hesitate to reach out to us by phone (506-940-1151) or email (email@example.com). We are here for you and for each other!
Sunday Worship: Our Sunday services are at 11am both in-person or online via our SUC Facebook Page. In accordance with NB government regulations, vaccination status will no longer be checked during in-person church activities, although mask-wearing and accommodation for those who wish to remain distanced will continue until otherwise stated. For those not on FB but wishing to watch online, a link to the video of the service will be posted on the church website in the days immediately following the service. Lent Resources: Daily/weekly resources for a lenten season that is "Full to the Brim" (courtesy of Sanctified Art) are available here on the church webpage. The password for this, and other protected resources, has been emailed to the SUC mailing list. Please contact the church office if you have not received the password and would like access to these resources. Holy Week: Please consider joining us either in-person or online for some (or all) of our Holy Week gatherings:
Sunday April 10th, Palm Sunday Worship 11am online/in-person
Thursday April 14th Maundy Thursday community meal and service - meal will begin at 5pm at Sackville United, and the service (including washing of feet) will begin in-person/online at approximately 6pm
Friday April 15th Good Friday Worship beginning 10:45AM in front of the Church (corner of Bridge and Main) in person, before moving inside the church building for online/in-person worship beginning at 11am
Sunday April 17th Easter Sunday Worship with a "Sunrise Service" at 9am followed by online/in-person worship at 11am
CMHA Upcoming Programs in the Maritimes: Visit here to learn more about upcoming workshops and programs being offered by the Canadian Mental Health Organisation including "Maintaining Wellness on the Job", "8 Strategies for Stress and Emotions", and "Challenging Loneliness and Isolation". Godly Play Maritimes: Godly Play Core Training for Storytellers & Doorpersons New Dates Spring 2022! Part 1: Friday, May 6 from 4pm – 9pm AND Saturday, May 7 from 8:30 – 5:30pm AND Part 2: Friday, June 10 from 4pm-9pm AND Saturday, June 11 from 8:30-5:30pm Choose one of two training locations: Halifax, NS or Sackville, NB Office Hours: The office will be open to the public on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12-4:30pm. In keeping with Covid Best Practices for Safety, if Jennie experiences any symptoms she will work from home. In case of any changes to regular office hours, a notice will be posted on the church FB page and, when possible, on the front doors as well.
SUC Executive Minutes Online: For anyone wishing to keep "in the know" about the topics and motions being discussed by our Sackville United Church executive, PDFs of minutes from previous meetings are available on the church website. The area is password protected; the password is the same one that gives access to the Lenten resources, and has been emailed to the SUC mailing list. Please contact the church office if you would like to view the minutes and do not have the password. The minutes for the March 2022 SUC Executive meeting are now online. Sunday Seekers Book Circle: The seekers book circle is always reading something that sparks thought and conversation! If you are interested in becoming part of this online group that meets (typically on Sundays before 11am worship) to read and discuss books and creative expressions of faith, please contact Catherine Gaw at firstname.lastname@example.org
New from Broadview: Check out some of the latest articles available through Broadview online. Annual print subscriptions are only $25/year and are renewed in November through the church office.
Gifts with Vision 2021-22 - an excellent source of gifts and giving for the whole year!: Although a new year has started, the needs of our wider community (both near and far) are still very present. For the person who has "everything", why not consider a donation (birthday, Valentine's Day, Easter) Read more about the program and visit the gifts with vision website here. A limited number of print copies are available in the church office. What's Coming Up
Regular Sunday worship at 11am Sundays both in-person or online via the church FB page followed by zoom conversation and fellowship (click on the red button at the top of the page for this and other zoom links)
Holy Week coming up beginning this Sunday, April 10
Annual Statistics have been submitted to the Region
Watch recordings of previous services: March 6 Service (sound issues for the first 15 minutes) March 13 Service March 20 Service March 27 Service (many thanks to Chris, Harris, and Janet for offering their gifts of music and sound tech while Jennie was ill)