Congregation Church Est. 1760 Centenary Methodist Church. Est 1782 - Located 409 Main St., Liverpool, Queens County, Nova Scotia.
Monday, 18 November 2013
Minutes for Mission
November 17—And a Child Shall Lead
how mission and service monies are raised is just as important as how much.
Hear today the story of a child who stepped out in faith.
This is not
about services provided by M&S but rather a message of hope from a
10-year-old missionary for the fund. Her name is Faith Demchuk and she lives in
On many occasions she visits her grandmother in Cayley—a hamlet 64 kilometres
south of Calgary—and
they come to our church, Wood Memorial United.
Faith is an
excellent reader for her age and reads the Minute for Mission every Sunday she is there. Our church
is 75 years old, very small, with a congregation that seldom exceeds 10. We are
part of the Nanton-Cayley Pastoral Charge. Last March, Faith took the
initiative on her own to go door to door in this hamlet of under 500 people,
asking for donations to the Mission
and Service Fund. Faith spread the word and collected a total of 43 dollars and
This is a
shining example of interest and dedication to God’s work shown by one girl
addressing the concerns we all have in our world today.
of The United Church of Canada,
mission and service, the Rev. Karl Shin and the members of Wood Memorial we
thank you, Faith, for your kindness, energy, support, and dedication. We are
all very proud of you.
Wood Memorial United Church
to the church’s mission and service is used wisely and helps transform lives. Please
continue to give generously.