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Moderator Calls for Prayer for Forest Fires Raging in British Columbia Interior

As the fires rage in British Columbia, the moderator, the Rev. Peter Bush, invites the people of The Presbyterian Church in Canada to pray. God of mercy, We pray for the people of the British Columbia interior impacted by these fires—Williams Lake, Cache Creek, Ashcroft Indian Reserve, 100 Mile House—and other places impacted but whose [...]

2017-07-14T14:57:50+00:00 July 11th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , |Comments Off on Moderator Calls for Prayer for Forest Fires Raging in British Columbia Interior

A Witness to the Unity of the Church

On July 5, 2017 in the Stadtkirche (Town Church) of Wittenberg, Germany, a church where Martin Luther preached, the World Communion of Reformed Churches (WCRC) joined together with representatives of the Roman Catholic Church, the Lutheran World Federation and the World Methodist Council to associate with the Joint Declaration on the Doctrine of Justification (JDDJ). [...]

2017-07-10T12:44:17+00:00 July 10th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , |Comments Off on A Witness to the Unity of the Church

The Moderator Arrives in Taiwan in Time for Special Celebration

The Rev. Peter Bush and his wife Debbie have embarked on the Moderator's trip together, visiting partners of the Presbyterian Church in Taiwan. They arrived in Taiwan on Sunday, July 9 and will stay until Thursday, July 20, where they will visit Indigenous communities, theological colleges, and preach and worship in several churches. Throughout their [...]

2017-07-14T13:45:51+00:00 July 10th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: |1 Comment

Legal Challenge of Safe Third Country Agreement Launched

    July 5, 2017 Dear Brothers and Sisters, At the May 2017 of the Canadian Council of Churches Governing Board, consensus was reached in adopting the motion "that the Governing Board agree to support the effort led by Andrew Brouwer, Senior Counsel, Refugee Law, and Legal Aid Ontario to challenge the Safe Third Country [...]

2017-07-07T16:04:33+00:00 July 7th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: |Comments Off on Legal Challenge of Safe Third Country Agreement Launched