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Anglican NetNews
February 20, 2019

From the Bishop’s Office

Notice of Synod and call for Resolutions

The 148th Session of Synod of the Diocese of Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island will be held from 23 May to 25 May 2019; Deadline for Resolutions is Friday, 22 February 2019. Read More

Where is the Bishop

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Creating Missional Communities Read More


Rector, ½ time, for the Parish of Bridgetown Read More


Rector, ½ time, for the Parish of Rawdon Read More


Rector, full time (initial 3 year term), for the Parish of St. Mark’s Halifax Read More

2019 MORE Mission Schools

2019 MORE Mission Schools - Register NOW for upcoming Module #3 – South Shore, Valley and Eastern Shore Regions. Read More

Parish Vitality Coordinator


Parishes can connect and serve children, youth and families by discovering approaches to ministering to community or regional schools. The Lewis Centre for Church Leadership posted this article recently entitled, “50 Ways to Engage Local Schools.” Read More

Vital Church Maritimes 2018 - Recordings available from the Conference

Sample recording of the presentation by David Dean, Associate Professor of Theology at AST. LISTEN NOW or at your convenience! Read More

Synod Office Notices

Diocesan Heating Oil Program

Furnace Oil price this week... Read More


The Vacancy of Church/Hall /or Rectory* document is the ruling document (120 Days.) The Vacant Building Checklist is a guide as to the precautions that should be taken to reduce any chance of mishap on a vacant building-but the 72 hour review period is not mandatory to retain insurance coverage on the building. Read More

Synod Arrangements is now accepting requests for agenda/presentation time at Synod 2019

Deadline: Friday, March 1, 2019 Read More

Risk Management Tools Suggested but not mandated by our Insurers

Attached is risk management information provided by your Insurer regarding winter conditions and the prevention of slip and falls. Read More

2019 (March 1) –2020 February 28 Insurance Program renewal pricing.

In recognition of the extremely adverse events incurred by Insurers (worldwide), but at the same time recognizing the diligence and preventative measures taken by Parish Councils and Parish Property Wardens, we were able to negotiate the following favourable terms on renewal: Read More

Vocations Coordinator, Community of Associate Parish Priests

Rev. Marilyn Newport will be out of the office from Thursday February 7th through Tuesday March 12th inclusive. I will be on retreat at SSJD in Toronto and will not be able to receive emails or calls during this time. Read More

Diocesan Annual Return Forms

These include the Parochial Return Form, Statistic Return Form, Parish Information Form, and this being a Synod year, a Certificate of Election --- all due by March 31st, 2019. Read More


Notice to all Parish Treasurers and Wardens Please be advised that the Minimum Wage rates for both Nova Scotia and PEI are increasing on April 1, 2019. Read More

From our Diocesan VSSTs

New Missional Initiatives 2019

The Diocese of NS & PEI has $25,000 for New Missional Initiatives in 2019. Deadline is February 28, 2019 Read More

Youth Ministry Notices

Community Roots Day Camp Applications Open!

If your parish r region is interested in hosting a day camp in collaboration with the Community Roots Day Camp program, applications are now open. You can fine more info here: and apply online, or download an application form here:​ Read More

Community Roots Day Camp - We're Hiring!

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Messy Fiesta in Truro on April 6 (PDF attached)

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'Easy peasy’ ways to contribute to the ministry of the ACWBoard

Did you know that you can be part of the ministry of the Anglican Church Women Board without actually attending every 2nd month Board meetings, unless you wish to? Read More


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Social Justice

Streams of Justice: KAIROS Atlantic Gathering 2019

Streams of Justice: KAIROS Atlantic Gathering 2019 will be a diverse, inter-generational gathering at Mount Allison University in Sackville, N.B. on the ancestral and unceded territory of the Mi’kmaq. This Gathering from May 2nd- 5th will be a time when those from all walks of life can delve deeper into social justice issues that are close to our hearts Read More

General Notices


The Church of Saint Andrew, Cole Harbour has ashes available to any parishes in need. Read More


The Parish of St. John’s Anglican Church, Halifax, located at 2187 Larry Uteck Boulevard, Bedford, is seeking an incumbent for the position of Parish Administrative Assistant – Bookkeeper. Read More

Cemetery Lots for Sale

St. Mark’s Church, Halifax, has 5 cemetery lots in Lower Sackville for sale. The lots are in two groupings, one of 2 lots and one of 3 lots. Each lot allows for one full burial or four urn burials. Read More

Marriage Success Course, St. Luke's, Dartmouth

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Atlantic School of Theology

A Crack in Everything, Saint Columba Chapel, AST

Graduate Student Presentations Read More

Reverend Dr. I. Ross Bartlett as Formation Director for United Church

Reverend Dr. I. Ross Bartlett as Formation Director for United Church of Canada students at Atlantic School of Theology. Read More


Looking to learn something new in 2019? Be sure and check out our continuing education opportunities this winter! Get the full details by clicking the links below. Winter Term 2019 Read More

AST Convocation Date for 2019

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Canadian Institute for Conflict Resolution

AST welcomes the Canadian Institute for Conflict Resolution back to campus this term for a second offering of TPN1, TPN2, TPN3 and TPN4. Read More

Worship & Concerts

Service Schedule , Clementsport

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Ash Wednesday Services, Emmanuel Anglican Church, Spryfield

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Cycle of Prayer

January-March 2019 Prayer Cycle

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Events, Suppers & Fund Raisers

St. Luke's Church Flea Market, Dartmouth

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St. Mark's, Hfx Pancake & Sausage Supper

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Casserole Luncheon, St. Margaret of Scotland, Hfx

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Pancake Supper, Saint Andrew, Cole Harbour

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St. Peter's, Birch Cove Pancake Supper

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Pancake Supper, Saint Margaret of Scotland

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Pancake Supper, St. Andrew's , St. Margaret's Bay Road

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Shrove Tuesday Supper, All Saints' Church Hall, Kingston

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Pancake Supper, Emmanuel Church Hall

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Annual Clergy Retreat "Sinners and Saints"

Retreat information and Registration Form at the bottom 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

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