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! Final JAM Club before summer, Sunday, June 3, 2pm, Pirate Party! Dress like a pirate!

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

UCW... will meet at Claire McKeen’s on June 7, 7pm. There will be no meetings held in July or August.

Kirk Board... will meet following worship on Sunday, June 10.

St. John’s Board... will meet following worship on Sunday, June 10.

A Meeting... of the M&P Committee will be held, 6:30pm at Kirk in Glenelg on Wednesday, June 13, followed by the Pastoral Charge Board at 7pm.

A Memorial Hymn Sing... will be held at St. John’s United Church, Sherbrooke, on Saturday, June 16, at 7pm. All are invited and welcome! If you would like to honour the memory of someone, please contact Joan Barnhill, 522- 2654. A charitable tax receipt will be issued for all donations. Your support is greatly appreciated!

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, June 23, 6:30pm!

Combined Worship Service... Sunday, June 24, 11am at Kirk in Glenelg, celebrating Kirk’s 140th Anniversary and our faith community! The sacrament of Holy Communion will be shared. A time of food and fellowship will follow the service. Everyone invited and welcome!


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!