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

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 other places impacted but whose [...]

2017-07-14T14:57:50+00:00 July 11th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , |Comments Off on Moderator Calls for Prayer for Forest Fires Raging in British Columbia Interior

The Moderator Arrives in Taiwan in Time for Special Celebration

The Rev. Peter Bush and his wife Debbie have embarked on the Moderator's trip together, visiting partners of the Presbyterian Church in Taiwan. They arrived in Taiwan on Sunday, July 9 and will stay until Thursday, July 20, where they will visit Indigenous communities, theological colleges, and preach and worship in several churches. Throughout their [...]

2017-07-14T13:45:51+00:00 July 10th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: |1 Comment

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

A Reflection for Lent from the Moderator

Contrary to All Expectation “Contrary to all expectation,” she said, “underneath it all, was the shelf upon which the body of Jesus had lain, carved from the bedrock itself.”* So said Chief Scientific Supervisor Professor Antonia Moropoulou, coordinator of the restoration project currently underway in the Edicule of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in [...]

2017-03-01T12:26:00+00:00 March 1st, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , |2 Comments

Meet the 2017 Moderator Nominees

There are six names on presbyteries’ ballots for moderator of this year’s General Assembly. The six nominees took some time out of the busy Advent season to tell us about themselves and their hopes for the church. Ballots were sent out to presbyteries in December and the votes will be tallied on April 3. [...]

2017-04-03T13:25:27+00:00 January 12th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , |Comments Off on Meet the 2017 Moderator Nominees

Ballot for Moderator of 2017 General Assembly

I am pleased to announce that the following names will appear on the ballot for Moderator of the 2017 General Assembly. The Rev. Peter G. Bush, minister, Westwood Presbyterian Church, Winnipeg, Manitoba Mr. Brent Ellis, elder, Chalmers Presbyterian Church, Hamilton, Ontario The Rev. James T. Hurd, minister, Parkwood Presbyterian Church, Ottawa, Ontario Dr. Alexandra Johnston, [...]

2017-02-10T11:22:54+00:00 December 2nd, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , |2 Comments

Message from the Moderator: Your Gifts Are Making a Difference

The Moderator, the Rev. Douglas H. Rollwage, issued a letter to thank congregations and individuals for the many kind and generous gifts to Presbyterians Sharing over the past year. "As we wait for the light of hope to break into our midst, I write to you today to say thank you for sharing your light, [...]

2016-11-22T12:42:49+00:00 November 22nd, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , |Comments Off on Message from the Moderator: Your Gifts Are Making a Difference