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

Meetings... on Tuesday, September 19, the M&P Committee will meet at 6:30pm, followed by the Pastoral Charge Board at 7pm at Kirk.

JAM Sessions (Our Charge’s Program of Adult Fellowship and Exploration of the Christian Faith)... ladies bible study at Mary Ann Cameron’s in Sherbrooke will resume on Thursday, September 28! Men's group Thursdays, 7:30pm at St. John's in Sherbrooke!

Jumpstart Sunday... back to school, back to work, back to church! A combined service with communion will be held at Bethany United Church in East River St. Mary’s, 11am on Sunday, October 1, potluck lunch to follow!

Youth Group (Our Charge’s Program for youth, grade seven and up).... 7:30pm every second Friday at Kirk... will resume October 6!

JAM Club – Jesus And Me (Our Charge’s Program for children and all ages Sunday School)... 2pm, every second Sunday at Kirk... will resume Sunday, October 8 with the theme “Digging Deeper!”

Thanksgiving Sunday... October 8. Monetary donations or non-perishable food items will be received for St. Mary’s Food Bank. Also personal care kit toiletry items for St. Mary’s Hospital.

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... Saturday, October 14, 6:30pm!

A Ham and Potato Scallop Dinner... by St. John's United Church will be held on Saturday, October 21, 4:30 - 6 pm at the Lions Hall in Sherbrooke. 12.00 Adults, 6.00 children.


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!