PCPak

PCPak is a collection of educational and informational resources distributed 3 times per year (see Print Schedule) to those directly connected to The Presbyterian Church in Canada. Each PCPak contains material from the various departments at national office to educate, equip and inform the constituency.

The next edition will be distributed in May, 2017.

Current Edition – January 2017

The latest issue of PCPak was mailed to congregations January 9, 2017. Listed here are the contents that are available as electronic versions to download or the link to the location of the resource on our website.

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Print Schedule

Edition For resources that require editing/layout:
Materials due to Communications by
All materials printed and delivered to print shop by Mailroom packing and distribution
2017
January December 1 (2016) December 15 (2016) January 4–8
May March 31 April 14 April 24–28
September August 4 August 11 August 21–25
2018
January Nov 30  (2017) December 14 (2017) January 1–5
May March 30 April 13 April 23–27
September August 3 August 10 August 20–24

Please note: These dates are firm. Often there is time-sensitive material to circulate and we will not hold up the mailing for late submissions. See below for information regarding PCPak submissions.

Submissions

Inserts in PCPak from external organizations/groups are free of charge; however, inserts are only accepted under specific parameters. Resources submitted to PCPak must:
  • directly apply to members of the PCC
  • not be discriminatory, exclusive or be contrary to Presbyterian Church in Canada/Leading with Care values, principals and policies
  • be provided in both print and electronic format
  • not cause excessive weight/mailing complications
  • not directly compete with any PCC resources, such as the gift catalogue
  • arrive in the PCC print shop prior to the deadline
  • must fit in a 10 x 13 tyvek envelope
  • be approved by the Associate Secretary, Communications

Submissions are due a minimum of ten working days prior to the packing/distribution date. We ask that organizations limit their submissions to one insert per issue, whenever possible, in order to prevent exceeding the weight restrictions.

For questions or comments about PCPak, please email Barb Summers, Associate Secretary, Communications, or call 1-800-619-7301 or 416-441-1111 ext. 243. Tell us how we can make PCPak better! Click here to complete a short online survey.