National office staff recognize Orange Shirt Day, a day to acknowledge the harm the residential school system did to Aboriginal children’s sense of self-esteem and well-being. It affirms our commitment to reconciliation between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal peoples. Learn more about this day and how Presbyterians took part.
The healing & reconciliation ministry of The Presbyterian Church in Canada works ecumenically, with local leaders, congregations and courts of the church to build and strengthen bridges of understanding and friendship between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people.
Streams of Justice
Streams of Justice is a twice-annual newsletter that connects Presbyterians across Canada involved in social justice ministry.
The Presbyterian Church in Canada believes in peace and justice for every person in Palestine and Israel.
The mandate of the International Affairs Committee (IAC) is to help Presbyterians to be informed and aware of important international issues for study, prayer and action and to bring forward recommendations to the General Assembly on international issues. The International Affairs Committee is a standing committee of the General Assembly.
Social Action Handbook
The Social Action Handbook is a summary of the reports and recommendations adopted by the annual General Assemblies of The Presbyterian Church in Canada from 1954 to the present.
Crossing Cultures Together explores the rich ethnic and racial diversity of the church and is a collaboration between Knox College, its Centre for Asian-Canadian Theology and Ministry, and Justice Ministries (Life and Mission Agency) of The Presbyterian Church in Canada. Crossing Cultures Together celebrated its tenth annual event on May 5, 2014. Proceedings may be downloaded here.
For more information, email Stephen Allen or call 1-800-619-7301 ext. 256.
The Canadian Council of Churches (CCC), founded in 1944, is the largest ecumenical body in Canada, representing 24 churches of Anglican, Eastern and Oriental Orthodox, Protestant and Roman Catholic traditions.
The Church Council on Justice and Corrections (CCJC) was established in 1972. The CCJC promotes a restorative approach to justice with an emphasis on addressing the needs of victims and offenders, mutual respect, healing, individual accountability, community involvement and crime prevention.
Read the e-bulletin “Sage”
KAIROS unites 11 Canadian churches and religious organizations in a faithful ecumenical response to the call to “do justice, and to love kindness and to walk humbly with your God” (Micah 6:8). KAIROS advocates for social change, amplifying and strengthening the public witness of its members.
Read the quarterly newsletter “KAIROS Times”
Project Ploughshares is an ecumenical agency of the Canadian Council of Churches established in 1976 to implement the churches’ call to be peacemakers and to work for a world in which justice will flourish and peace abound. Project Ploughshares works to identify, develop, and advance approaches that build peace and prevent war, and promote the peaceful resolution of political conflict.
Read the monthly “Monitor”