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)... ladies bible study at Mary Ann Cameron’s in Sherbrooke, Thursdays, 10am, men's group Thursdays, 7pm at St. John's in Sherbrooke!

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!”

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, November 18, 6:30pm!

Kirk Board Meeting... following worship on Sunday, November 26.

Bethany Board Meeting... following worship on Sunday, November 26.

Sunday, December 3, 10, 17... 9:30am at Kirk in Glenelg, 11:00am at Bethany in East River St. Mary's, 7:00pm at St. John's in Sherbrooke.

Christmas Open House at Manse... Friday, December 8, Aspen, 7pm.

Service of Light & Holy Communion ... Wednesday, December 13 at Bethany in East River St. Mary’s, 7pm.

Community Choir Concert... with children’s choir, Octet and more! Monday, December 18, at Bethel Pentecostal Church in Lochiel Lake, 7:30pm.

Christmas Eve... Sunday, December 24, together with Glenelg Presbyterian Church, one combined Service at Kirk in Glenelg, 7pm.

Sunday, December 31... No Services, please worship with another local congregation.


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!