At 2 PM Sunday, 12 December, Summerlea was home to the
covenanting service with our minister, Rev. Scott Patton,
and the retired supply minister to Cedar Park United Church,
Rev. Ron Coughlin. The attendance included some eighty persons,
from Summerlea, Cedar Park and Montreal Presbytery.|
The service was arranged by Montreal Presbytery and chaired by Rev. Shaun Fryday, Chairman of Montreal Presbytery and minister at Beaconsfield United Church.
Sheila Hébert, Chairperson and Symbol Presenter, Summerlea United Church
Barbara Moffat, Presenter, Summerlea United Church
Norman Jones, Symbol Presenter, Cedar Park United Church
Tom Kingsbury, Presenter, Cedar Park United Church
Rev. Steve Gillam, Guest Minister
Constance Osborne, Summerlea Music Director
The Summerlea Choir
The new ministers were presented to their respective congregations and to the Montreal Presbytery representatives by Barbara Moffat and Tom Kingsbury.
The covenanting service included scripture readings, music by the Summerlea choir, a message by Rev. Steve Gillam and promises by the new ministers, the congregations and Montreal Presbytery, followed by presentation of symbols from the two congregations.
as well as leading the three hymns.
and Tom Kingsbury presented Rev. Ron Coughlin on behalf of Cedar Park.
(Luke 4: 14-30) from memory, with lots of expression.
by the ministers, the congregations and Montreal Presbytery.
and by Norman Jones of Cedar Park to Rev. Ron Coughlin.,
followed by handshakes from Rev. Shaun Fryday.
while preparing to undertake the voyage home in the deteriorating weather.
The snap-shooter became involved in the conviviality and forgot to record it for posterity.