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Share the New 2017 “One Mission, Two Funds” Video

The new “One Mission, Two Funds” video highlights the work we are doing together through gifts to Presbyterians Sharing and PWS&D. Together, we are empowering youth, walking with Indigenous people, supporting mission and ministry in Canada and around the world, responding to situations of hunger, poverty, injustice and disaster—and so much more. Watch and [...]

2017-06-29T16:00:30+00:00 June 28th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , |Comments Off on Share the New 2017 “One Mission, Two Funds” Video

General Assembly 2017 Evaluation Summary Available

Over 300 people attended the 143rd General Assembly in Kingston, Ontario, from June 4–8. Of those in attendance, 131 people shared details on their experiences and offered suggestions for how to improve future Assemblies. A summary of responses is now available to download. All responses will be forwarded to the General Assembly Design Team to [...]

2017-06-27T14:38:50+00:00 June 27th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: |Comments Off on General Assembly 2017 Evaluation Summary Available

New Legacy Funds and Endowments Resource for Congregations

Is your congregation considering launching a Legacy Giving program? A brand new resource, Setting up Legacy Funds and Endowments, contains suggested policies and procedures to guide your congregation through the process of setting up and administering a legacy or endowment fund. This process can be a blessing or a burden for many congregations. Download Setting [...]

2017-06-27T16:02:00+00:00 June 27th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: |Comments Off on New Legacy Funds and Endowments Resource for Congregations

World Council of Churches Event: Seeking Peace for Palestine

The Rev. Ian Ross-McDonald and the Rev. Glynis Williams of the Life and Mission Agency attended a consultation hosted by the World Council of Churches in Palestine from June 21 to 23. Delegates from 12 countries gathered in Bethlehem to acknowledge that, since the war of 1967, it has been 50 years since the occupation [...]

2017-06-27T13:37:12+00:00 June 26th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , |Comments Off on World Council of Churches Event: Seeking Peace for Palestine

New PCC Wall Calendar is Bigger and Better Than Ever

The PCC's 2018 wall calendar is now available, and this year's edition is twice the size—the full monthly spread is back and the white spaces for each day are larger, allowing you to fill them with your events and information. This year's popular wall calendar has the theme of light and how the light always [...]

2017-05-05T17:16:40+00:00 June 21st, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: |Comments Off on New PCC Wall Calendar is Bigger and Better Than Ever

PCC Tour Visits the Community of Birtle Residential School to Apologize

Thirty-three members of The Presbyterian Church in Canada visited Birdtail Sioux First Nation in Manitoba last weekend to personally apologize for the church’s role in running Birtle Residential School and the dark legacy left behind. The visit is part of the PCC's Healing and Reconciliation National Tour, which takes place June 12–21. Members from across [...]

2017-06-23T10:38:14+00:00 June 20th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: |Comments Off on PCC Tour Visits the Community of Birtle Residential School to Apologize

PCC Joins Interfaith Appeal to End Famines in Four Countries

An Interfaith Appeal from Canada’s Faith Communities South Sudan – Somalia – Nigeria – Yemen As faith leaders in Canada, we call upon our communities and all Canadians to mobilize in response to one of the world’s largest humanitarian crises since the Second World War: the grim reality of multiple famines occurring simultaneously in four separate [...]

2017-06-19T16:14:50+00:00 June 19th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: |Comments Off on PCC Joins Interfaith Appeal to End Famines in Four Countries

Middle East Study Tour – Deadline to Apply is June 30

The deadline for The Presbyterian Church in Canada’s Middle East Study Tour of Israel and Palestine (October 15–25, 2017) is June 30, 2017. “A Moment of Truth: A word of faith, hope and love from the heart of Palestinian suffering” was commended to Canadian Presbyterian congregations, presbyteries and committees for study and discussion by the [...]

2017-06-19T11:32:03+00:00 June 19th, 2017|Categories: News|Comments Off on Middle East Study Tour – Deadline to Apply is June 30