On the International Day of Prayer for Peace, pray for the safety and wellbeing of those living in conflict situations. Pray for organizations like Project Ploughshares that advocate for peace.
Some forty professionals working on ecumenical relations in different member churches across the globe recently gathered in Geneva, Switzerland for a four-day meeting which took place September 16–19, 2017. The biennial gathering of ecumenical officers of the World Council of Churches created a rich opportunity to network with colleagues throughout the international church. Principal Clerk [...]
Let us pray with our Jewish brothers and sisters around the world who will celebrate Rosh Hashanah tomorrow, the Jewish New Year.
Winnipeg Inner City Missions of the Presbyterian Church in Canada will be holding an open house on Thursday, October 19, 2017 to celebrate the 10th anniversary of A Place of Hope. Anishinabe Place of Hope, located in the Centennial/Logan North Neighbourhood in Winnipeg, is a First Steps to Employment Project with transitional housing unit for [...]
Two new webinars are being offered to help equip the church to study and report on the Life and Mission Agency's response to the overtures about sexuality. Join the event using the contact details below, or check back afterwards to find a link to the recordings. Session 1: Equipping the Church to Study and Report [...]
The 2017 General Assembly considered an overture about term-service for elders. The overture contemplates amending the stipulated length of the term individuals serve under this model of eldership. The Assembly asked the Clerks to survey sessions of the church about their experience with term-service. All sessions, whether they use the term-service or life-service model, are [...]
We pray for our farmers as they prepare for the harvest season; may they be rewarded for all their hard work with a bountiful crop. We pray for food security within Canada and around the world.
“Continual Conversion in a Collapsed Christendom” with Bishop William Willimon – Vancouver Sept. 21, 2017
Vancouver School of Theology Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017 • 7pm • Epiphany Chapel The Christian faith is not natural or innate. No one is born a Christian. Conversion is required—change, reorientation, detoxification. This lecture will celebrate the joy of Christians being born again, and again as Christ draws us into his life and ministry in [...]
Pray for the members and the convenor, Amanda Currie, of the Ecumenical and Interfaith Relations Committee who are meeting today to build our relationship with various denominations, traditions and councils of Christ’s Church.