Hall Alumni, the Rev.
graduated from Pine Hill Divinity Hall in 1943
and was ordained by the Maritime Conference of
the United Church of Canada the same year.
the Summer 2011 Record. We moved to Sackville
in 1940 when my father,
Before he entered the ministry he had studied
art and lithography in Dundee, Scotland, and
in many places in the Maritimes he had done
illuminated parchments, lettering them in Old
English and decorating them using powdered
gold in addition to tempera. Very soon after our
arrival in Sackville, he was given the annual task
of hand-lettering the graduation diplomas.
Some time in April each year a stack of parch-
ments would arrive from the Tribune Printing
Company, followed by the list of graduates
from the registrar. For the next few weeks, he
hand-lettered in Old English script, the hundred
or so diplomas, ready for graduation day early
in May, fitting it in with all the rest of his regular
church duties. I am very proud to have one of his
Conference of the United Church of Canada,
five members of the Class of 1954 at Mount A
and Pine Hill Divinity Hall Class of 1956 were
service of the five -- 275 years. Left to right
celebrating the incorporation of his home-
town, Trenton, NS. In September, he spoke at
the 125th anniversary of Salem United Church
in Tatamagouche Mountain, NS.
have had several anniversary celebrations,
but to commemorate our 50th, we visited
Buenos Aries and from there we sailed to
Antarctica. Destinations included Port Stan-
ley, Falkland Islands; Elephant Island, Antarc-
tica; Ushuaia, Argentina; Cape Horn, Chile; and
Montevideo, Uruguay. The weather for the most
part was good and we saw lots of penguins.
little shops with nice stuff,
good food, and a feeling
everything's going to be okay.
Bring us your boredom,
we'll trash it for free.