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Update from General Assembly: Sexuality Overtures, Clerks of Assembly and Assembly Council

2018-06-08T09:55:33+00:00June 6th, 2018|Categories: General Assembly, News|Tags: |

The final update from General Assembly 2018 includes updates about the sexuality overtures, Clerks of Assembly and Assembly Council.

Update from General Assembly: Rainbow Communion Decision and Young Adult Representatives

2018-06-06T12:54:39+00:00June 6th, 2018|Categories: General Assembly, News|Tags: |

The General Assembly amended the terms of reference for the Rainbow Communion and heard the experience and reflections of the Young Adult Representatives.

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Update from General Assembly: Presbyterian Church Building Corporation

2018-06-05T21:00:38+00:00June 5th, 2018|Categories: General Assembly, News|Tags: |

PCBC reported on how it provides guarantees for loans for church building projects, and assists with housing for retired servants of the church.

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Update from General Assembly: Opening Worship Sermon

2018-06-05T20:12:15+00:00June 5th, 2018|Categories: General Assembly, News|

On Sunday, June 3, the Rev. Peter Bush gave the opening worship of the 2018 General Assembly reflecting on 1 Corinthians 13. He made a powerful call to think about the ways we speak to and be with people we disagree with. It was a call for self-examination, humility and love of others.

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Update from General Assembly: Interfaith Visitor

2018-06-24T15:30:23+00:00June 5th, 2018|Categories: General Assembly, News|Tags: |

Mr. Balpreet Singh, Office to the Legal Counsel at the World Sikh Organization of Canada, with an interfaith visitor and he reflected on the Sikh religion and interfaith dialogue.

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Update from General Assembly: International Affairs Committee

2018-06-24T15:46:41+00:00June 5th, 2018|Categories: General Assembly, News|Tags: |

The International Affairs Committee’s report draws the church’s attention to international issues, and particularly to the situation of vulnerable people.

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Update from General Assembly: Pension and Benefits, Theological Colleges

2018-06-24T15:48:03+00:00June 5th, 2018|Categories: General Assembly, News|Tags: |

Highlights from the Pension and Benefits Board report as well as the theological colleges

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Update from General Assembly: Ecumenical and Interfaith Relations Committee

2018-06-05T12:00:57+00:00June 5th, 2018|Categories: General Assembly, News|Tags: |

Stephen Kendall, Principal Clerk, was appointed president of the CCC; appreciation was expressed for the Rev. Peter Bush, moderator of the 2017 General Assembly.

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Update from General Assembly: Ecumenical Visitor and Mission Award

2018-06-05T15:42:33+00:00June 4th, 2018|Categories: General Assembly, News|

Ecumenical guest, the Rev. Dr. Willard Metzger, Executive Director for Mennonite Church Canada, shared reflections and Dr. George Sabra received the Cutting Edge of Mission Award.

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