Ballot for Moderator of 2018 General Assembly

2018 General Assembly Moderator nominees Ballots will be sent to presbyteries this month for members of presbytery to vote. The Committee to Advise the Moderator will count the ballots on April 3, 2018. The 2018 General Assembly will convene Sunday evening, June 3, 2018, in Waterloo, Ontario. Stephen Kendall, Principal Clerk General Assembly Office [...]

2017-12-08T15:09:47+00:00 December 1st, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments

Assembly Council Meeting Highlights

The Assembly Council met at Crieff Hills Community from November 19–21, 2017. The Council is responsible for ensuring that the work of the church is carried out efficiently, effectively and within the policies established by the General Assembly and makes decisions about the budget. The meeting began Sunday evening. The Rev. Bob Smith, Assembly Council [...]

2017-11-29T12:49:15+00:00 November 29th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: |0 Comments

Advent Reflection from the Moderator

Recently, while reflecting on the Christmas carol, “Away in a manger,” I did a rant in my head about the line – “little Lord Jesus no crying he makes.” My thoughts went like this, “Of course he cried, he was a human baby, human babies cry. Cry to be held, cry to be fed, cry [...]

2017-11-29T12:16:44+00:00 November 29th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , |1 Comment

Reconciliation in the Season of Advent

In this season of anticipation and contemplation, we consider the life and ministry of Jesus Christ and how we may emulate his example in the world. The following are ways that you may incorporate reconciliation into your worship, prayer and giving this Advent season. Building Reconciled Relationships: KAIROS Advent Resource 2014 While this resource was [...]

2017-11-24T16:15:20+00:00 November 24th, 2017|Categories: News|Comments Off on Reconciliation in the Season of Advent

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity Materials Available, Jan 18–25, 2018

Every year, between January 18-25, is the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, an annual ecumenical celebration. Christians around the world are invited to pray for the unity of all Christians, to reflect on scripture together, to participate in jointly-organized ecumenical services, and to share fellowship. Today, we live with divisions even as we yearn [...]

2017-11-17T14:39:56+00:00 November 20th, 2017|Categories: News|Comments Off on Week of Prayer for Christian Unity Materials Available, Jan 18–25, 2018