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Calgary Interfaith Council Wins First Prize in UN World Interfaith Harmony Week

Congratulations to Calgary Interfaith Council who won First Prize of the United Nations World Interfaith Harmony Week for its Habitat for Humanity Interfaith Build project. Calgary Interfaith Council was among 79 applicants for this year's HM King Abdullah II of Jordan Prize, chosen from over 1,054 events held internationally during World Interfaith Harmony Week in 2016. The Rev. Mark [...]

2017-04-21T12:21:23+00:00 April 21st, 2017|News|0 Comments

Pray for Lake Malawi Disaster

Lake Malawi On Easter Sunday evening, more than 70 worshippers from the Mlowe Presbyterian congregation in northern Malawi were returning home, crossing Lake Malawi. Heavy winds rocked their boat and caused it to capsize, resulting in the deaths of five people, with 11 missing and presumed drowned. There were 54 survivors. Boats are [...]

2017-04-18T16:09:43+00:00 April 18th, 2017|News|4 Comments

An Easter Message from KAIROS

We know that the empty tomb and the stone rolled away is the best news of all—the Risen Christ who death cannot contain. My best wishes and prayers for a restful and transformative Easter for you. View the KAIROS Easter video: Jennifer Henry Executive Director KAIROS: Canadian Ecumenical Justice Initiatives

2017-04-14T23:18:26+00:00 April 14th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Celebrate Earth Day on Saturday, April 22

It was a U.S. senator named Gaylord Nelson who came up with the idea for a “national teach-in on the environment” after witnessing the ravages of the 1969 oil spill in Santa Barbara, California. Hoping to mobilize the politically active student community, he chose April 22nd (falling between Spring Break and final exams) as the official date. On [...]

2017-04-11T10:52:30+00:00 April 11th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Celebrate Earth Day on Saturday, April 22

Praying for Egypt in the Wake of Terror

The PCC is mourning the tragedy that took place in Egypt after two churches were bombed during Palm Sunday worship services. The terror attacks led to the deaths of at least 44 people, with over 100 injured. Please pray for healing and peace. Reflection from the Moderator "We had prayers in church this Sunday for the Christians [...]

2017-04-11T09:23:58+00:00 April 10th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Praying for Egypt in the Wake of Terror

Three Honoured with The Presbyterian Woman of Faith Awards

The Presbyterian Woman of Faith Awards are given to women who are part of The Presbyterian Church in Canada who are honoured for faithful service, a specific accomplishment, or a lifetime of achievement. Nominations were received last year from across the church. Congratulations to the following three recipients of the 2017 Woman of Faith Awards: For Faithful Service [...]

2017-04-07T13:10:15+00:00 April 6th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Three Honoured with The Presbyterian Woman of Faith Awards