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Moderator’s Reflection and Prayer for the Season of Lent and Easter

2018-02-14T10:42:24+00:00February 14th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Lent is a time of reflection. This year’s Moderator’s Chaplain recently asked if I had started to reflect on the Moderatorial Year so far. So I am in a reflective mode, thinking about what I have learned over the last eight months. Lent is also a time when people make [...]

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Ballot for Moderator of 2018 General Assembly

2018-01-10T18:27:08+00:00December 1st, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , |

2018 General Assembly Moderator nominees Ballots will be sent to presbyteries this month for members of presbytery to vote. The Committee to Advise the Moderator will count the ballots on April 3, 2018. The 2018 General Assembly will convene Sunday evening, June 3, 2018, in Waterloo, Ontario. Stephen Kendall, Principal Clerk [...]

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Advent Reflection from the Moderator

2017-11-29T12:16:44+00:00November 29th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Recently, while reflecting on the Christmas carol, “Away in a manger,” I did a rant in my head about the line – “little Lord Jesus no crying he makes.” My thoughts went like this, “Of course he cried, he was a human baby, human babies cry. Cry to be held, [...]

Moderator’s Reflection on the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation

2017-10-26T21:12:26+00:00October 26th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: |

Canadian historian John Stackhouse suggests the question at the heart of the Reformation was: “How can I know God truly loves me?” This question well describes Martin Luther’s faith struggle. Understood this way, the Reformation takes on a very contemporary feel, and the five Solas – Alones – of the Reformation [...]

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Moderator Calls for Prayer for Forest Fires Raging in British Columbia Interior

2017-07-14T14:57:50+00:00July 11th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , |

As the fires rage in British Columbia, the moderator, the Rev. Peter Bush, invites the people of The Presbyterian Church in Canada to pray. God of mercy, We pray for the people of the British Columbia interior impacted by these fires—Williams Lake, Cache Creek, Ashcroft Indian Reserve, 100 Mile House—and [...]

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