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Anglican NetNews
November 28, 2012

From the Bishop’s office


New Canons of the Cathedral Church of All Saints December 1st. Rector 1/2 time at the Parish of Port Hill, PEI effective January 1st. Ordination of Priests, December 6th Read More

Job site of Anglican Church of Canada: Read More

Waiting for Advent

From the Episcopal Church Office of Communications and the Society of Saint John the Evangelist, your Advent resource is here. Use this online Advent calendar to inspire your congregation, friends and family with a beautiful image, Advent word and meditation for each day in Advent. Read More

Notication of OPENINGS

½ Time Rector: Parish of Sydney Mines Read More

Where are the Bishops

Bishop Sue and Bishop Ron's schedule for November 29th to December 5th. Read More

Synod Office Notices

Notice of 144th Session of Synod of the Diocese of Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island

Thursday, May 30th, Friday May 31st and Saturday June 1st, 2013 ~ including call for resolutions ~ Read More

Diocesan Archives

Hours of operations for the Diocesan Archives for the balance of 2012 Read More

Anglican Foundation Loan - Grant Applications Deadlines

Parishes are required to submit their Anglican Foundation Loan/Grant applications to the Synod Office two weeks in advance of the closest Diocesan Council meeting. Read More

Growth For Ministry Fund

The deadline to receive applications for grants from the Growth for Ministry Fund is fast approaching. Read More


The Diocesan Synod Office will be moving from the “temporary” location on Quinpool Road, Halifax, where we have been since July 2, 2010, to the new Anglican Diocesan Centre on 1340 Martello Street, Halifax, on December 14, 2012. Please be advised that following this move, our new Office will be closed for business until January 3rd, 2013. PLEASE READ MORE FOR ADDITIONAL IMPORTANT DETAILS! Read More

Youth Ministry Notices

Josie Project - a Discernment Program for Young Adults

Below is an article circulated to the Anglican and Lutheran national publications about the Josie Project, in the hope it will be in their Dec. issues. The Josie Project is a 9-month discernment program for both Lutheran and Anglican young adults (19-30 years) who are contemplating lay or ordained ministry. Application forms will be available in January 2013. Read More

Coffee House

Calling all DYC youth, friends and family Saturday, December 8 All Saints Anglican, Bedford Read More

Anglican Foundation - Kids Helping Kids

Folks have been asking about the Hope Bear colouring book. Here is an order form: Read More

“While We Wait”

Looking for something fresh to use as a worship resource during Advent? Read More


ACW Newsletter

Important Dates, the Fall 2012 Newsletter, and the Autism project are now available on the ACW page of the Diocesan website. Read More

Social Justice

UPEI Ten Thousand Villages and Farmers Helping Farmers Sale - Dec. 4 & 5

UPEI Ten Thousand Villages and Farmers Helping Farmers Sale to be held Tuesday and Wednesday, December 4th and 5th, 9 AM to 8 PM and Thursday, December 6th, 9 AM to 2 PM at WA Murphy Student Centre at UPEI: Read More

Christmas Stocking for Metro Turning Point

Every Christmas our churches have a lot of request to support those in need in various ways. Our resources sometimes are stretched to the limit and yet we find the way to do the very best we can with what we have. Read More

General Notices

Parish seeking BCP Altar Missals

The Parish of Rawdon would like to acquire two Book of Common Prayer altar missals. If your parish has one available that is no longer being used, fellow Anglicans in Rawdon would welcome donations and put them to good use. Read More

A Matter Of Heart - Nov. 30th

Northwood Centre, Halifax Read More

A Good Death: A Workshop to consider questions raised by growing societal interest in lawful access to assisted dying

The workshop has been moved to a larger space, so additional places are now available. Active clergy including NSOM, and interested laity are welcome until the remaining spaces fill. Please contact Debra Burleson: [email protected] if you would like to attend, or would like more info. Nominal fee for lunch and breaks. Wednesday January 23, 9:30 - 4pm, at AST. Read More

AST Job Opportunities

Executive Assistant Director of Advancement Read More

Surviving the Holidays" – Sat., December 8th

Two workshops are being offered for those facing Christmas, as they struggle with the pain of separation or divorce and grieving the death of a loved one. You are not alone. Read More

Worship & Concerts

Annual Carol Service sponsored by the Halifax Centre of the Royal Canadian College of Organists

St James' Anglican Church, Armdale Monday 3 December 2012 [snow date Tuesday 4 December] at 7 pm. Read More

TONIGHT! An Evening with Nova Scotia Brass - Nov. 28, 7.30pm

St Peters Church Birch Cove, 3 Dakin Dr. Read More

Installation of Chebucto Regional Dean

The Installation Service for the Rev. John K. Morrell as the Regional Dean of the Chebucto Region will take place on Thursday, Nov. 29th beginning at 7:00 pm at St. Mark's Church. A light reception will follow before the beginning of the meeting of the Chebucto Regional Council. Read More

Carolfest - December 3 at St. James Anglican Church, Halifax

RCCO Halifax Organists and Massed Choir 7:30pm; Organ prelude at 7pm Read More

Jubilate Singers present A Festival of Carols

Sunday, December 9, 2012 7:00 pm St. Mark's Church, Halifax Read More

A Homemade Christmas

St. Alban's Anglican Church, Dartmouth Sunday, December 9 at 7pm Read More

Hanging of the Greens – 7:00 p.m. December 2nd

Hanging of the Greens – 7:00 p.m. December 2nd All are welcome to attend the 17th consecutive year for the “Hanging of the Greens” in the Parish of Rustico, Prince Edward Island. The choir from St. Read More

Annual Advent Carol Service at St. Peter's Cathedral, Charlottetown,

Annual Advent Carol Service at St. Peter's Cathedral, Charlottetown, Sunday, Dec. 2, 7:30 p.m. Traditional Service of Advent Lessons and Carols For details see: Read More

Parish of Clements

Worship schedule for December Read More

"All is Calm. All is Bright" - December 15th, All Saints, Bedford

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Parish of Alberton/O'Leary PEI

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An Evening Of Christmas Songs With FREDA & FRIENDS!!! St. John’s Anglican Church, Westphal

Wednesday, December 12th Read More

Dec 2 - "Sing Messiah" at the 1st United Baptist Church, Annapolis Royal

Location: St. George Street, Annapolis Royal

December 2/12 - 2:00 PM - A Royal Consort Choir will present "Sing Messiah" at the 1st United Baptist Church, St. George Street, Annapolis Royal.   Pl... Learn More

Dec 2 - Andrew Killawee and David Christensen in Concert - St. Paul's Church, Halifax

Location: An evening of improvised Advent and Christmas music for

December 2nd, 7:30 pm: Andrew Killawee and David Christensen in Concert: An evening of improvised Advent and Christmas music for organ, saxophone and piano. Thi... Learn More

Dec 7 - SOLD OUT! John Sands in Concert - Church of Saint Andrew, Cole Harbour

Location: 2 Circassion Drive (corner of Forrest Hills Parkway), Cole Harbour

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Cycle of Prayer

Diocesan Cycle of Prayer for December 2, 2012

Parish of Amherst, and the Parish of Parrsboro with Port Greville in Chignecto Region Read More

Provincial Prayer Care for December 2, 2012

Ecclesiastical Province of British Columbia and the Yukon Archbishop John Privett and Provincial Council November 30th: Ordination of the Revd Jeffrey Blackwood (CNFLD) December 01-02: Bishop's visitaqtion to St Andrew and St Geroge's, Baie-Comeau for the celebration of their 75th anniversary (QUE) Read More

Events, Suppers & Fund Raisers

9th Annual Christmas Market & Bazaar

Saturday, December 1, 2012 10am - 1pm Christ Church Parish Hall, Dundas Street, Dartmouth Read More

Mission to Seafarers Halifax Annual Christmas Luncheon

Wednesday, December 12, Cunard Centre, Halifax Read More

A Nativty Tea - Annapolis Royal, December 8th

Start your Christmas early. A Nativty Tea will be held at St. Luke's Church Hall, Annapolis Royal on Sat. December 8th from 2.00 to 4.00 pm. Displays of many different Nativity Sets and afternoon tea for $5.00 Read More

Roast Pork Dinner, Shubenacadie - Dec. 8th

St. James Anglican Church, Shubenacadie invite you to come and enjoy a Roast Pork Dinner with assorted desserts on Dec.8th, 2-4pm. Adults $12 ,children5-12 $5, under 5 free Read More

Flea Market - Sat. December 1st

Parish of Clements - Deep Brook, NS Read More

Annual Christmas Cookie Sale - Dec 9th and 16th

St Nicholas Anglican Church 29 Westwood Blvd. Upper Tantallon (across from the Rink) Come and purchase some great cookies for the Holidays. All are made by those who also bring you the Take- out meals every month in aid of our Community Outreach Program in the Parish. Read More

Bake Sale/ Treasure Walk - December 1st

St. Andrew's Anglican Church, 8 Locks Road, Dartmouth Saturday, December 1st, 10:30 until NOON Read More

Church of the Holy Spirit, Mount Uniack - Annual Christmas Tea and Sale

Saturday, December 01 2012, 11:00am to 3:00pm Read More

St. Alban's Christmas Fare - December 15th

Saturday, December 15th 11am-1pm, featuring... Read More

What’s Happening at Our Cathedral

For information on this month's activities at the Cathedral Church of All Saints, click the EVENTS tab on the website:

Calendar of Meetings and More Events

Deadline for submissions is each Tuesday, unless otherwise noted in the Synod Office Notices.  Please send your notices to: [email protected]

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