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Northern Waters Presbytery brings you 'First Thirds Ministry Events and Schedules'. First third ministry is a term used in describing the collection of ministry fields that serve people between the ages of 0 to 30 – roughly the first third of life.

Following the link for lots of youth, young adult and leaders events and resources.


The next meeting of Northern Waters Presbytery will be held Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at Westminster United Church, Orangeville.

RSVP – Please contact the Presbytery Office, to acknowledge your intent to attend as well as to record your regrets.

This notification becomes part of the official record of the meeting.

Orangeville: Westminster Pastoral Charge
247 Broadway
P.O. Box #34
Orangeville, ON L9W 2Z5
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Simple Agenda:

9:30 a.m. Registration / Spiritual Practices / Book Room
9:55 a.m. Gathering Music – Sing Song
10:00 a.m. Welcome from Chair
Welcome from Orangeville
Guests welcome and introductions (visitors, new presbyters)
Constitute the Court

Honouring the land
10:10 a.m. Opening Worship – Include Communion
10:45 a.m. Community Building:

i. Opening Motions
  Educational Component – Hot Techie Tip

ii. Reports
11:30 a.m. Community Building: Stories of Our Lives – Brian Nicholson
11:45 a.m. Book Reviews – Muriel Lush
11:55 a.m. Announcements
12:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 p.m. Gathering
1:05 p.m. Educational Component: Stewardship – Deb Hopper Regional Development Officer, supporting congregational stewardship, planned giving and Mission and Service fundraising.
1:50 p.m. Community Building
2:00 p.m. Educational Component: Grants – Fact or Fiction

a. Mission Support
d. Kleinburg
e. Other Opportunities – Funding Opportunities Document
f. What else we do (bursaries for students, money for Camp Simpresca)
2:35 p.m. Courtesies and Closing Announcements
2:45 p.m. Closing Worship
3:00 p.m. Adjournment and safe home

For more information please download the following:

Detailed Agenda Download in Microsoft Word
Detailed Agenda Download in Adobe Acrobat Reader
Appendix A Download in Adobe Acrobat Reader
Appendix B (to be provided Friday)
Appendix C Download in Adobe Acrobat Reader
Appendix D Download in Adobe Acrobat Reader
Appendix E Download in Adobe Acrobat Reader


Future Meeting Dates 2014-2015

November 18, 2014: Westminster UC, Orangeville
April 18, 2015: Erin United Church
June 23, 2015: St. Paul's United Church, Midland
September 19, 2015: TBA
November 17, 2015: TBA

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