A new commandment I give unto you,
That ye love one another; as I have loved
you, that ye also love one another. By
this shall all people know that ye are my
disciples, if ye have love one to another.
server Paradise - Giovanni di Paolo di Grazia, 15th century
preaching (and see sermons page)
These groups are involved in ministries of visitation, hospitality, fostering
community fellowship and fundraising for church and outreach ministries:
Sunday School (St. James' in LaHave)
Youth Group (not currently active)
Vacation Bible Schools for children in conjunction with local United & Presbyterian Churches.
One week in August - 2005, 2006, 2007 (but not summer of 2008)
Annual St. Michael's Youth Conference (for ages 12-18) - this summer (2008), August 18 to 23.
Some youth from parish attend and the Rector teaches and helps out at the Camp each year.
Sponsorship of 7 children through World Vision.
The Bridgewater Food Bank (donations of food and money).
The Bishop McAllister College - financial support of this mission school in Uganda.
About 4% of Parish Income goes directly towards church and other missions in Canada &
overseas through Parish Allotment:
Nova Scotia and PEI Diocesan Missions (see Diocesan Budget):
- Within the Diocese (8% of our allotment)
- National/World Mission (1% of our allotment)
National Church Missions (see National Church Budget):
- Support of Council of the North Dioceses (about 6% of our allotment)
- Partnerships (about 7% of our allotment)
Support for the Prayer Book Society of Canada and the Nova Scotia Branch.
givings, property managers, treasurers, secretaries
Covenant in Ministry between the Parishes and the Rector
Our Daily Work
A Sabbath Day of Rest
(one of God's ministries to our souls and bodies)