Welcome to the Living Waters Presbytery
Living Waters Presbytery Vision and Strategic Planning
At its September 17, 2011 meeting, Living Waters Presbytery adopted the following Vision and Mission Statement to guide its work:
We believe that, with God as our centre, and Jesus Christ as our guide, we will be in relationship as Living Waters Presbytery so that we may be a Spirit-led, inclusive community offering encouragement and support, and embracing new ways to be the church.
The mission of Living Waters Presbytery is to be in life-giving relationship with pastoral charges, missions, camps, outreach ministries, ministry personnel, youth and others in our presbytery, with the wider church and with community partners.
To fulfill that mission, Living Waters Presbytery will work so that:
we engage in dialogue with pastoral charges as a priority so that ministry personnel and congregants feel heard
we seek justice
we celebrate God's presence
we encourage stewardship of time, talents, gifts and assets
we act as a resource and we share resources and learnings
we are transparent, consultative and accountable
we nurture the spiritual life of ministry personnel and lay people in our presbytery
we include and engage youth in shaping the church
Inter-Presbytery Confirmation Class
Northern Waters and Living Waters Presbyteries
Thursday, March 20, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. to Saturday, March 22, 2014 at 8:00 p.m.
at YMCA Cedar Glen Outdoor Centre, 13300 11th Concession, Schomberg, ON
(Weather date: March 27 to 29, 2014)
Northern Waters Presbytery and Living Waters Presbytery are offering a Confirmation Class for youth. The class includes participation at the event shown above.
Participants must be in Grade 7 or higher, with preference given to those 14 years of age and older. If youth are unsure if they are ready for Confirmation, they may wish to have a conversation with their minister before registering. Participants will be confirmed in their home churches.
Early Bird Registration fee (before December 15, 2013) is $75.00.
Beginning on December 16, the registration fee is $100.00.
The absolute deadline for registration is January 31, 2014 after which no registrations or substitutions will be accepted.
A non-refundable deposit of $50.00 is required with the registration package.
Please make your cheque payable to Toronto Conference and mail to:
Living Waters Presbytery
59 Line 4 North
Shanty Bay, ON L0L 2L0
Balance of payment is due on or before the retreat. Please do not let the cost of this program stand in the way of you attending the class. Please speak to us so that we can make it work for you.
Registration is a 2-step process:
Please click here to register online AND
please download the waiver form here and mail, fax or email it with your deposit to the above address.
Inter-Presbytery Confirmation Program Application for Leadership
Applications are now being accepted for the Leadership Team for the Inter-Presbytery Confirmation program.
All leaders need to complete an application form and submit two references. Leaders must be twenty?one years of age or older.
Potential leaders will be interviewed and must present an up-to-date police check at or before the interview. Application Deadline is December 15, 2013.
Please download the information about the program, description of the leadership roles and the application form here.
Submit your application to the Co-ordinator in your presbytery:
c/o Living Waters Presbytery
59 Line 4 North, R.R. #1
Shanty Bay, ON L0L 2M0
c/o Northern Waters Presbytery
P.O. Box 10038
Alliston, ON L9R 0B7
Upcoming Presbytery Meeting
March Presbytery Meeting
Date: Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Location: Sharon-Hope United Church, Sharon, ON
3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Should we be required to cancel this meeting due to inclement weather, an email will be sent to you by noon on the day of the meeting. Please check your email prior to leaving for the meeting.
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