Sunday, 15 April 2012, marked the last day of Rolanda Taylor's
internship at Summerlea, which began last September. She will now
go on to prepare for her ordination in May, followed by
travel to Saskatchewan to take on her first charge as an
The Sunday service included a "Decovenanting and Commissioning" ceremony in which Rolanda's association with Summerlea is officially terminated.
Following the service, refreshments were offered in Acadia Hall, along with some items for Rolanda to remember Summerlea by.
Lay Committee members Peter, David, Barb, Kim and John witnessed.
a task she undertook with relish.
and balloons and a Good luck sign celebrated the occasion.
A wee lectern fashioned by Marion Golden was beside the cake.
while Rolanda's mother Victoria looked on.
a Summerlea T-shirt and map of Canada from the Lay Committee,
a set of earrings from the UCW (the photog missed that one),
and a card from Raphael and Philip, presented by Raphael.
the hungry horde awaited the scrumptious chocolate cake.
and best wishes for a fulfilling life in the ministry of the United Church,
(and excellent training in Saskatchewan farming).