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Governance, Discernment, and Opportunities – November 2016 Our governance model at Sackville United Church is a model with discernment at its centre. In Christianity, the word “discernment” may have several meanings. It can be used to describe the process of determining God’s desire in a situation or one’s life; in our case that is demonstrated... Continue Reading →
Update on Activities of the Executive of the Congregation: August – October 2016 Supported the ongoing exploration of Stewardship through additional conversations based on the “Holy Currencies” concept of stewardship and through supporting four worship services with Laura Hunter on this theme to take place in October/November. Supported two Fall fund-raising initiatives: Book and Bake... Continue Reading →
Update on the Activities of the Executive of the Congregation of Sackville United Church in 2016 Update for April-July 2016: Received report from the Fire Marshall determining safe occupancy numbers; these will be posted in the building Received monthly reports from the Finance & Investment Committee; established a process for communicating information to the congregation... Continue Reading →
The Executive of Sackville United will endeavour to report our activities to the congregation through a quarterly report, in print and available through the Sunday bulletin, as well as posted on our web site. Click here to read more about the activities undertaken by the Executive during the first quarter of 2016.
This Sunday, April 24th, we will meet after worship to consider and to vote on the continuation of the Governance Model through which we have encouraged and expressed our congregational life over the last fourteen months. This meeting completes the mandate of the February 1, 2015 congregational meeting at which time the trial period for... Continue Reading →
The Executive of the Congregation has had three regular meetings and two grounding gatherings(gatherings where in various ways consider the narrative of Scripture and the narrative of the congregation as preparation for discernment and decision making in our meetings to accomplish our work on behalf of the congregation.) We are glad to say that we... Continue Reading →
The Executive has had its second meeting and has begun to prioritize and get estimates for the items placed on the Discernment Board. We have received estimates for a lockable A/V cabinet and are proceeding with that. Estimates for sanctuary blinds are also in process. Inquiries have been made of John Lafford concerning the items... Continue Reading →
NOMINATIONS SHEETS FOR THE NEW EXECUTIVE OF COUNCIL are available with Terms of Reference for each position. Please look over the Terms of Reference for each position and reflect prayerfully on whose gifts might match the description well. Remember that each person on the Executive of Council commits not only to the scheduled meetings of the... Continue Reading →