Monday Message – June 27, 2022

I hope that your summer is full of fun and family and food and faith! Notice where God might be showing up! This will be the last Monday Message for the summer! I am on unpaid leave July 1-31, back from August 1-7, then on vacation/study leave August 8-21.

This coming Sunday marks the beginning of Reel Theology: Faith and Film and we have a variety of people leading worship over the coming weeks:

  • July 3 – Rev. Judith Perry
  • July 10 – Rev. Renee Clark
  • July 17 – Rev. Renee Clark
  • July 24 – Rev. Renee Clark
  • July 31 – Christine Eidt Williams and Ryan Gomes
  • August 7 – Rev. Catherine MacDonald
  • August 14 – Rev. Renee Clark
  • August 21 – Rev. Renee Clark
  • August 28 – Rev. Catherine MacDonald

If you are interested in an orange Every Child Matters t-shirt, you can fill out the form at church, specifying size and pay for it on delivery. Orders will go in the first week of August.

Are you interested in participating in the Pride Parade? Check out this message from St. Matthew’s UC: Greetings from St. Matthew’s United Church, Halifax

As I’m sure you are already happily aware The Pride Parade will once again grace the streets of Halifax this year (Saturday July 16th) and we at St. Matthew’s couldn’t be more excited. This will be the first Parade since 2019 and as such we at St. Matthew’s feel that it is especially important that The United Church show its support with numbers. To that end our Worship and Music Committee (which is currently in the process of planing our participation in the 2022 Parade) is reaching out to you and other United Church congregations in the HRM to ask if you are planning to participate in this years Pride Parade and / or if you would be interested in walking with St. Matthew’s.

Janet Hulford (
Stephen Mercer (

There are various clergy on call for emergency pastoral care over my time away this summer, please call the church office @ 902-466-4389 and someone from the Pastoral Care Team will respond to you.

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