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Under Sail

It has been a busy month since I last communicated with you through Under Sail.  We are in that season of resignations and transitions with pastors and churches.  Here’s the up-date on pastoral resignations since the last Under Sail:  Eric Hallett – Saint John First; Charles Bai
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Under Sail

We are coming into that season once again when some pastors and churches will go through a transition.  The process has already begun for a few. Pastoral Changes: Rev. Reg Thomas, Brazil Lake Wesleyan Church, has resigned after fourteen years of pastoral service to this congregation.
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Under Sail

December is a busy month for pastors and churches.  Some of the good things happening in the ministries of our churches are just now being forwarded to the District Office.  Here are some noteworthy things: Coastal Community Wesleyan Church in Scarborough, ME:  Pastor Dwayne and Melod
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Pastor Gary (Debbie) Churchill minister in Miramichi and the surrounding area, and lead the Miramichi Wesleyan Church.  Joanne and I had the privilege of worshipping with this congregation December 14th.  The Holy Spirit’s presence was evident in the service.  The sanctuary was full,
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Under Sail

We have some stellar people in pastoral ministry on the Atlantic District serving in all kinds of locales and communities, and making a Kingdom impact.  It’s a joy to know them, and a privilege to serve alongside them. Sunday, November 30th, I was in the Lower Brighton Wesleyan Church
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Pastor Denn Guptill, Hammonds Plains – Cornerstone, shares that Sunday, November 13, 2005 was their last Sunday in the community center they rented at that time.  It was referred to as the “Lion’s Den”.  There were 37 in attendance that day.  The next week is when they began services
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Under Sail

It has been three weeks since I last communicated with you through “Under Sail.”  Many things have transpired: Rev. Jack Fancy, one of our retired pastors was promoted to Glory; my brother-in-law, Robert Pinch, passed away and I took part in his funeral in Ontario; a tree fell on the
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Under Sail

St. John’s – Avalon in Newfoundland had its official launch service this past Sunday with 27 people present!  Pastors Darren & Janel Clark report that they had a wonderful service.  Some folks returned who they hadn’t seen in a while (from the preview services), and there were ne
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Under Sail

Avalon – St. John’s – Pastors Darren & Janel Clark are moving quickly toward the official launch date for their church plant – October 19th.  They have been holding services weekly since September, and have been averaging about fourteen people.  There is a core group of about 6-8
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Rev. Phil Stevenson, Director of E & CG, will be on the district in early October.  He will be meeting with the DS, our District E & CG Director, Denn Guptill, and connecting with church planters.   While he is here, he has agreed to hold a one-day seminar, “Leadership by De
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