Atlantic Connexion

What do West Saint John – NB, Barrington – NS, & Deep Brook – NS all have in common? They have Kingdom locations that were launched by other churches which continue to provide oversight and support.

  • On Sunday morning, I was with Adam Brewer at the Kings West (top picture and middle right) as I was inspired with the video message of John Symonds who was preaching live at the Valley location. On Sunday evening (via the Digby ferry), I was with Jason Parker at Coastal Church (middle left and bottom picture) in Barrington.

I was met at the door of both churches by greeters relatively new to each location and who volunteered how the Lord is at work in their lives through the ministry of Celebrate Recovery. Check out Upcoming Events below for the Celebrate Recovery Rally on June 8th!

  • The times of worship and The Word were rich with His presence. Adam announced that for the month of June they will be teaching on the ministry and work of the Holy Spirit. Jason preached a powerful, passionate, and practical message on holiness. Our core value of being Anchored in Holiness is alive and well.

Tonight, I will be with Andrew Maves and our church family at the Deep Brook Campus for their Tuesday night service. This is the time when this Kingdom location meets each week as launched by Digby Wesleyan (Andrew Maves) in November 2019. Have you and your church board been sensing the Lord may be calling you to join in with or even lead the launch of a new Kingdom location? CLICK HERE to invite our District Multiplication Director into the conversation!

More than 80 gathered on Caton’s Island this Saturday for a Fundraising Dinner. This included the distinguished trio above of 3 of the 4 Directors of the camp since it was purchased in 1985. From left to right – Don Ingersoll, Dean Stephenson, & Doug Tatton. Thank you to everyone who attended and gave to the many areas of need. We also had a generous donor pledge a matching gift of up to $35,000.

  • Thanks to the incredible generosity of those who gave (both at the event and for those who could not attend) a total of $45,000 was raised – with the matching gift a grand total of $80,000 – PTL!!! What an outstanding launch to the camp season ahead – to God be the glory. Director Dean Stephenson is so grateful for the sacrificial.
CLICK HERE to join in with your gift!

Church Year-End Reminders:

  • ‘Tis the season of LCC/AGM’s – please make sure you are reporting the District Conference Delegates with their preferred email addresses to our District Secretary Denn Guptill. This year we are introducing virtual delegate packets. All delegates will be encouraged to download the information on a personal device or print off hard copies in advance. Delegates will have opportunity to request a hard copy prepared by District Office if requested by the advance deadline.
  • Also a friendly reminder to Lead/Executive Pastors – the Local Church Statistical Report (LCSR) is due by the end of this week. Thanks in advance for your timely completion of these items!
What’s Wrong with MAiD?
I had the privilege of meeting via Zoom last week with Rebecca Hapeman who serves with the CMDA (Christian Medical & Dental Association). They are doing good work to advocate for Heath Professionals to have freedom of conscience with regard to MAiD (Medical Assistance in Dying) referrals.

The seminar “What’s Wrong with MAiD?” will be offered by the CMDA on June 13th at 7:00 p.m. @ Divine Mercy Parish (35 Colby Dr, Dartmouth) 

The concept of MAiD (Medical Assistance in Dying), whether new to you or not, deserves more attention from the faith community. We’ll take a look at this important subject from the Christian perspective, with history, insights and testimonials to help inform why change is needed. Nova Scotia currently has the most restrictive policies in Canada. Already, 8 of 10 provinces have changed policy to accommodate Physician conscience rights. We’ll provide practical, simple ways you and your church can advocate for dignity affirming healthcare in Nova Scotia.

REGISTER HERE to attend in-person or online.

For more information, contact Rebecca Hapeman (

DBMD Executive – Final Interviews
Chair Dale MacDonald provided leadership this Wednesday for the final day of DBMD Interviews in preparation for District Conference. With six to be Ordained/Commissioned this summer and with many new ministerial students being recommended we are on a good trajectory for the Kingdom leadership needs ahead.

CLICK HERE to check out this Kingswood Learn
Micro Course with Allen Lee!

  • Whatsoever we have over-loved, idolized, and leaned upon, God has from time to time broken it, and made us to see the vanity of it. (John Flavel)
  • We need to all get better a finding truth in negative feedback, no matter how it’s delivered. (Joseph Grenny)
  • We’re not fighting for victory we’re fighting from victory. (Jason Parker)

Ellen joins me in expressing our continued condolences on behalf of the Atlantic District to John (Willo Ann) Symonds (Kings) and Fred (Maridel) Symonds on the January 20th passing of their sister, Mrs. Betty MacCallum.

Betty’s life was celebrated in a Memorial Service at Crosspoint Church on Saturday. We also extend our loving support to Betty’s beloved daughters Ruth (Stephen) Woodworth & Susan (Martin) Thumwood, as well as her sister-in-law, Debby (HC) Wilson. CLICK HERE for her obituary with opportunity to post your ongoing support and prayers for the family.

CLICK HERE for More Info & Registration
Celebrate Recovery – Light A Fire Connection Rally

This Rally is packed with informative and engaging breakouts, inspiring talks and testimonies, worship and opportunities to learn new skills, gain valuable insights, and connect with like-minded individuals who share our passion for making CR accessible to everyone. Whether you’re a participant, a leader, someone looking to start a CR, or just checking it out, THIS EVENT IS FOR YOU. Take advantage of this chance to be inspired, equipped, and empowered to change your life or ministry.


Riverside Wesleyan Camp!

Summer is coming fast and you know what that means…camp season! Riverside Wesleyan Camp has three weeks of fun, activities, and worship planned for all ages. Registration is now open!

CLICK HERE for more information and Camp Registration.

Caton’s Island Camp Registration

CLICK HERE to register your children soon for the camp dates of your preference this summer – they fill up quickly!

  • Need a reminder of why a Christian Summer Camp experience is so important for our kids? CLICK HERE to be reignited with this truth.
Beulah Family Camp – July 6-14, 2024
CLICK HERE for the April edition of the Beulah Newsletter

CLICK HERE to check out Follow the Call
A new Wesleyan resource to disciple believers in processing a call to ministry.



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