Policy Revisions Adopted
At a Special Meeting of CABF members held on June 16, 2022, revisions were made to our Memorandum of Association, By-Laws and Credentials Policy, and the Policies and Procedures Manual was updated. The necessary approvals have been received from the Registrar of Joint Stock Companies, who also acts as the Registrar for the Nova Scotia Societies Act. Our new documents are posted under the Documents and Accreditation menu tabs.
Evelyn Harvey Dickinson Dies
We offer our sincere sympathy and love to Rev. John Dickinson and family in the loss of his beloved wife, Evelyn Harvey (Denton) Dickinson who died on July 23, 2022. Evelyn had deep roots in the Baptist community in Nova Scotia and together with John served Christ faithfully and lovingly. You can read Evelyn's obituary here.
Save the Date - Rushton Lecture
A Queer Invitation will be the theme of the the annual Vincent Rushton Memorial Lecture which will take place in the Port Williams United Baptist Church on Saturday, October 1st at 1pm. Guests Lecturers will be Tamsin Robson and Rev. Rick Gunn who are part of the leadership team for Queer Spirit Church Halifax. More details are available here. As we get closer to the date we will know if the Lecture will be preceded by a Luncheon, and how to register.
New CABF VP
The Rev. Dr. Dan Green was unanimously elected Vice President of the CABF at a special meeting of the Council held on June 16. The election was necessitated by the resignation of the Rev. Dr. Don Flowers who recently moved home to Tennessee. Dr. Green will complete the remaining months of Dr. Flowers' term which ends in October 2023.
50th Anniversary Celebration
What a wonderful time we had in Wolfville as we celebrated the 50th Anniversary of the ABF-CABF! For a look at the program and to find links to various presentations, click here. A particularly poignant moment was the showing of a memorial slide set of some of those whose presence and leadership has meant so much. You can see it here.
Volunteers Needed for CABF Council
The CABF is seeking two volunteers for crucial positions on the Council, one for Secretary and one to Chair the Publications Committee. Details on responsibilities and how to volunteer or nominate someone are available here.
For details on what your Council is up to, check out the Council News menu tab under About Us.