Annuities: Gifts that Keep on Giving

It is one of the best investments and most impactful gifts you can make. For donors 60 years of age and older, a charitable gift annuity is a way you can make a significant gift to your congregation and/or another area of The Presbyterian Church in Canada and receive a guaranteed income at a [...]

February 22nd, 2017|News|0 Comments

PCC Confession to Aboriginal Peoples Translated into Seven Languages (Newly Added: Mandarin)

"It is with humility and in great sorrow that we come before God and our Aboriginal brothers and sisters with our confession." The Confession of The Presbyterian Church in Canada is a statement that was adopted by the General Assembly on June 9, 1994. It acknowledges the harm that we have done, addresses our insensitivity to Aboriginal [...]

February 21st, 2017|News|0 Comments

Time for Justice: New Bulletin Inserts Available

Five bulletin inserts from the International Affairs Committee draw attention to God’s message of care that leads us to offer hospitality and to be concerned with healing broken relationships and upholding the dignity of all people. These bulletins reflect upon the situation of Dominican citizens of Haitian descent in the Dominican Republic, Koreans in Japan, Roma [...]

February 10th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Honouring the Legacy of Black Canadians in Our Faith Communities

In 1946, Viola Desmond’s stand at a segregated Nova Scotia movie theatre made her into a civil-rights icon for black Canadians. On Thursday, December 8, 2016, the federal government announced that she’ll be the new face on the Canadian $10 bill in 2018. Black History Month in Canada celebrates the contributions of Black [...]

February 8th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Honouring the Legacy of Black Canadians in Our Faith Communities

The Moderator Reflects on Intolerance

I am the child of immigrants. My parents came to Canada from Germany in the early 1950s when the wounds of the second world war were still very fresh. Nevertheless, Canada opened its arms to my parents, who were able to plan a future and raise their children in a land of opportunity and peace. [...]

January 31st, 2017|News|3 Comments

Praying for Victims of Mosque Shooting in Quebec

The Presbyterian Church in Canada is deeply troubled and saddened by the recent violent shooting at the Centre Culturel Islamique de Québec (Islamic cultural centre of Quebec). For all those affected by this tragedy, we come together in prayer, asking God to restore peace. A Message from the Rev. Katherine Burgess, St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, [...]

January 30th, 2017|News|3 Comments