Leah Michaud, left, and Sr. Regina McQuaid will be the presenters of an upcoming four-part series.
The Martha Spirituality Centre located at SDU Place (using the entry door at the back of the building) on Great George Street is offering a follow-up to the first series of Contemplating the Sacred.
This four-part series will focus on the question, “How Does Contemplating the Sacred Call Us to Respond?”
This series will be offered on Wednesdays, 7-8:30 p.m., on Sept. 26, Oct. 10, Oct. 24 and Nov. 14. Facilitators will be Leah Michaud and Sr. Regina McQuaid, both team members at the Spirituality Centre.
The cost is $25 for the series, and participants are asked to register or inquire by September 24 by calling 902-367-3103 or messaging firstname.lastname@example.org.
As part of a worldwide missionary program for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, two Island couples are embarking on full-time missions.
Rick and Lin Watson of Hunter River will travel to Regina, Sask. They are due to begin their service early this month.
Jamie and Madeline Rea of West Covehead will travel to serve in Bolivia. They report in October.
The Watsons are excited to be returning to Saskatchewan, where they had lived there for 11 years.
“We never imagined we would be embarking on a second mission,’’ the couple said in a statement.
“Our first one brought us here to Eastern Canada, working with the youth and young adults ages 14 to 30 in a church education program.
Now the Watsons will be serving in southern Saskatchewan, helping to strengthen homes and families.
“We look forward to renewing friendships and serving the members and the community as disciples of Jesus Christ,” they added.
The Reas are grateful for having the time, means and health Jamie and Madeline Rea of West Covehead are travelling to Bolivia in October to do missionary work as members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
that allows them to undertake their upcoming mission.
“A mission can mean many things; it can provide a structure to serve others on a daily and consistent basis,’’ they said.
“It can also be a chance to meet many people and build new friendships. It will help to deepen and enrich us spiritually.’’
The couple adds that serving in Bolivia will give them the opportunity to experience a much different political, economic, and social culture that will hopefully broaden their perspectives of the world.
The Reas hope to become better disciples of Jesus Christ by dedicating this period of time Rick and Lin Watson of Hunter River will start missionary work this month in Regina, Sask., where they used to live for more than a decade.
exclusively to His service and by demonstrating their love for Him and appreciation for the many blessings poured out upon them.