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.
CABF President Receives DMin
On May 8, 2022, CABF President, the Rev. Dr. Marlene Knowles, received her Doctor of Ministry degree during Convocation ceremonies at Acadia University. Congratulations, Marlene!
CABF VP Resigns to Return to USA
The Rev. Dr. Don Flowers has resigned as Vice President of the CABF due to an impending move back to the United States. Don has also resigned as Minister of the Port Williams United Bapttist Church, his last Sunday there being June 5, 2022. Don and Anita will be greatly missed and we pray for God's blessing as the move back home.
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.
2022 Acadia Honorary Doctor of Divinity
Congratulations to Colonel (The Reverend) Barbara L. Putnam, CD, MDiv ('95) who received the Honorary Doctor of Divinity degree from Acadia University on May 8, 2022. Read more here.
In Memory of Roger Howard Prentice
We are profoundly saddened by news of the sudden death of the Rev'd. Dr. Roger H. Prentice, a founding member of the ABF/CABF, on April 8. Rest in peace, Roger! The Funeral took place on April 21 from Manning Memorial Chapel at Acadia University. The service is available to view on the Manning Memorial Chapel YouTube channel.
New Senior Minister for FBC Amherst
The Rev. Jeffrey White, at present minister in Digby, has accepted a call to be the Senior Minister of First Baptist Amherst, to begin service in July upon the retirement of Dr. Dan Green. Our prayers are with Jeff and Sharon as they prepare for this move, with Dan and Trishe as they prepare for retirement, and to both Digby Baptist Church and First Baptist Church, Amherst as these congregations go through a transition in leadership.
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