Monthly Archives: December 2017

Christmas Gathering Sydney Associates

A lovely gathering of the Sydney Martha Associates was held at HERS on Dec. 6th, 2017. This is the second year that the Sydney group has enjoyed a Christmas Dinner at HERS. The name HERS stands for “Hands Earning Respect for Self”. It is a project of the Every Woman’s Centre. At HERS, women living on a low income are provided with the opportunity to work together in a non-traditional work environment to help: Increase social connections and support, Improve quality of life, Increase employability skills, earn income in the form of goods and services, and work in a community kitchen.

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St. Clare, Sydney Mines, Nova Scotia

Our monthly meeting was held on Wednesday November 1, 2017.  There were 15 members present along with a guest speaker Marjorie Serafinus.  Colleen introduced our guest speaker.  Harry did a prayer reading “Are You Listening.”

The reading gave us some thoughts about how seasons change and how we can change.  Following the prayer reading there was a reflection.  Several members joined in the discussion.

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