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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

General Assembly 2017: Read the Full Summary of Events

Read the full summary of events of the 143rd General Assembly from Sunday, June 4 to Wednesday, June 7, 2017, in Kingston, Ontario. Worship and the celebration of communion took place on Sunday at 7:00 p.m. in St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, immediately followed by the opening of Assembly, the installation of the Moderator and the [...]

2017-06-09T11:21:54+00:00 June 9th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , |Comments Off on General Assembly 2017: Read the Full Summary of Events

The Rev. Peter Bush Installed as Moderator of 2017 General Assembly

On Sunday, June 4, at St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church in Kingston, ON, the Rev. Peter Bush was installed as Moderator of the 143rd General Assembly of The Presbyterian Church in Canada. The 2017 General Assembly began on Sunday with a Reformation@500 worship service and the celebration of holy communion. The moderator of the 2016 Assembly, [...]

2017-06-05T09:45:24+00:00 June 4th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , |Comments Off on The Rev. Peter Bush Installed as Moderator of 2017 General Assembly

General Assembly 2017: June 4–7 in Kingston, Ontario

At its meeting on November 27-29, the Assembly Council approved a shift in the dates for the next General Assembly. Weekend vs. Weekdays Assemblies Instead of starting on Friday afternoon (as noted in the minutes of the 2016 General Assembly), General Assembly 2017, will begin on Sunday evening, June 4, with worship, followed by the [...]

2016-12-09T10:22:48+00:00 December 2nd, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , |Comments Off on General Assembly 2017: June 4–7 in Kingston, Ontario

Final Book of Reports for General Assembly Now Available

The final version of the Book of Reports, containing supplementary report and various revised pages, is now available for download. This is a replacement file for earlier versions and is the one that will be used at General Assembly. This is the version you should use at the General Assembly. Commissioners who purchased a printed [...]

2016-10-13T13:28:17+00:00 May 31st, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: |Comments Off on Final Book of Reports for General Assembly Now Available

General Assembly Worship With the Celebration of Communion is on Friday, June 3

The main service of worship for the 142nd General Assembly, including the celebration of the Lord’s Supper, will be on Friday evening, June 3, at 7:30 pm EDT in the Tait McKenzie Centre gym at York University, Toronto. The Rev. Karen Horst, Moderator of the 141st General Assembly will be preaching. Worship Service will be available [...]

2016-10-13T13:28:17+00:00 May 27th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: |1 Comment

Follow General Assembly on Your Devices: Online Briefings, e-Book of Reports, Live Stream and Social Media

The 142nd General Assembly begins on Friday, June 3 at 1:00 p.m. EDT and ends on Monday, June 6, 12:00 p.m. noon EDT. We would like to encourage participants and viewers to follow General Assembly through a diverse offering of online channels and tools. Watch the livestream Get notified when it begins on Friday June 3 at 1:00 p.m. EDT [...]

2016-10-13T13:28:17+00:00 May 25th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: |Comments Off on Follow General Assembly on Your Devices: Online Briefings, e-Book of Reports, Live Stream and Social Media

Free Webinar for General Assembly Commissioners on Tuesday, May 24

St. Andrew’s Hall and The Centre for Missional Leadership invite you to a free training webinar for commissioners, with the Rev. Don Muir and Terrie-Lee Hamilton from the General Assembly Office. Day: Tuesday, May 24, 2016 Time: 9:00 a.m. Pacific/12 p.m. noon Eastern/1:00 p.m. Atlantic To register for the webinar, email:  Ms. Mavis Ho, cml@standrews.edu Download the Poster For all [...]

2016-05-16T16:08:38+00:00 May 16th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: |Comments Off on Free Webinar for General Assembly Commissioners on Tuesday, May 24

Book of Reports to the 2016 General Assembly Now Online

The complete Book of Reports to the 2016 General Assembly is posted online and available for downloading in pdf format. It includes information for the Assembly,  travel, accommodation and agenda. Bookmarks allow for easy navigation through the pdf file. These reports tell an exciting story of the mission and work of our church today and, along with [...]

2016-10-13T13:28:18+00:00 May 6th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: |Comments Off on Book of Reports to the 2016 General Assembly Now Online