Association of Presbyterian Church Educators (APCE)

APCE is an association made up of those who are serving or have served in educational ministries, as ministers, professional or volunteer educators or students in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), the Reformed Church in America, The Presbyterian Church in Canada, the Moravian Church in America and the Christian Reformed Church in North America. The purpose of the Association of Presbyterian Church Educators, Inc. is to advance educational ministries in the Church and increase the ongoing witness of our faith in the Gospel of Jesus Christ. APCE encourages professional recognition through certification and/or designation, provides opportunities for improvement of professional skills, supports personal enrichment, actively advocates for church education, serves as a channel to and from denominational structures and recognizes achievements and innovative contributions of church educators.

The Association of Presbyterian Church Educators’ annual event, Come Now to the Waters, will be held in Galveston, Texas from February 6-9, 2019. ( There are five grants of $750 available through the Creative Ministry with Children and Youth Fund to help Christian Educators (both paid and volunteer) attend this conference. Please contact Canadian Ministries at for more information.

The Children and Worship Curriculum

Young Children and WorshipChildren and Worship is an exciting way to present biblical stories through worship for children as they learn about God.

Please contact Emily Hill for more information or to arrange for an introductory workshop or training event. Email Canadian Ministries or phone 1-800-619-7301 or 416-441-1111 ext. 271.

Visit the Children and Worship web page

Messy Church

Looking for a way to reach families who aren’t in church on Sunday mornings? Messy Church is a once a month gathering designed to reach families who are looking to explore faith and Christian community in a new way.

Visit the Messy Church web page