Welcome to St. Mary's Pastoral Charge!

Our Mission Statement
"To express the Good News of the Gospel as a faith community, desiring to follow Christ and proclaim Him to the world!"

Our Vision Statement
"We will carry out our mission by seeking to be a welcoming community of faith, a place where all people can experience friendship, spiritual growth, fulfillment and faith in Jesus Christ through worship, study, fellowship, service to the community and mission to the world at large."
(See Pastoral Charge Vision Post)

Our Minister Derek G. Elsworth
Pictured with his wife Amanda and children Joshua, Zachary & Julia

Our Church Contact Information
RR#1 Aspen
Guysborough County, NS
B0H 1E0
P/F 902-833-2920

Weekly Activities

JAM Sessions (Our Charge’s Program of Adult Fellowship and Exploration of the Christian Faith)... women’s bible study 10am at Mary Ann Cameron’s in Sherbrooke on Thursdays. Men’s group meets Thursdays, 7pm at St. John’s in Sherbrooke.

JAM Club – Jesus And Me (Our Charge’s Program for children and all ages Sunday School)... 2pm, every second Sunday at Kirk... will resume January 14.

Youth Group (Our Charge’s Program for youth, grade seven and up).... 7:30pm every second Friday at Kirk... will resume January 26!

Palm Sunday... Sunday, March 25, 9:30am Bethany, East River - St. Mary's, 11:00am St. John's, Sherbrooke 7:00pm Kirk, Glenelg.

Maundy Thursday... joint Communion service with St. Mary’s, Glenelg and Blue Mountain pastoral charges, Thursday, March 29, 7:00pm at Zion Presbyterian Church, East River St. Mary’s.

Good Friday... Friday, March 30, 7:00pm at St. John's United Church in Sherbrooke.

Easter Sunday... Sunday, April 1, 9:30am St. John's, Sherbrooke, 11:00am Kirk, Glenelg, 6:30pm Bethany, East River - St. Mary's.

Music + Food + Laughs = A Good Evening!... Come out and help support the St. Mary's Pastoral Charge  with an evening of entertainment, silent auction, food and fellowship at East River St. Mary's Fire Hall on Saturday, April 14, 7pm.

St. John’s United Church Turkey Supper... Saturday, May 26, 4:30-6pm at the St. Mary’s Lion’s Hall, Sherbrooke.

The Living Room... join us in a relaxed, living room/cafe atmosphere, for contemporary worship, prayer, praise, and time for just being together as community! Held in the lower hall of St. John’s United Church, Sherbrooke... TBA!


Angie said...

Thanks for updating the website Derek.
I'm looking forward to your Advent messages.
We're happy to have you and your family with us. So nice to have children in the manse again.

Angie said...

Awesome improvements Derek!
Looking forward to JAM.
Thanks for all your hard work.

Angie said...

This is great Derek, thanks for all your hard work. It is appreciated!