KAIROS gathered, at opposite ends of the country, just one week apart. Both Gatherings were full, rich places of connection, learning and renewal – made possible by so many small and large contributions from so many people.
Responses have been received from Federal, provincial and territorial Ministers of Health resulting from the Moderator's 2018 letter of affirmation for safe consumption/injection sites and inquiring about plans to improve access to and funding for addiction treatment services.
The most recent annual gathering of the Presbyterian Church Camps and Conference Association (PCCCA) provided an exciting opportunity for the 156 PCC and PCUSA affiliated retreat, camp and conference centres who together signed the 2018 Climate Change Declaration for Affirmation.
Those who are well versed in poverty reduction work recognize the need for systemic change—poverty is not a personal problem, it is a systems problem. As a church, we must be involved in actions that address immediate concerns for people living in poverty.
The Life and Mission Agency Committee is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Allyson Carr as the Associate Secretary for Justice Ministries. The appointment will take effect on September 1, 2019. Allyson brings a diverse skill set and deep commitment to social justice initiatives to the role of Associate [...]
This thoughtful and hopeful and collection offers an inside look at the development of Christian social justice activities within Canada, in what some might consider a season of uncertainty for faithful intervention in public policy and for social action.
A new prayer resource is available that discusses religious persecution, a reality touching the lives of far too many people around the world. It includes a selection of prayers for those affected by religious persecution and then draws on extensive research to highlight the situation of those persecuted for their faith in 31 countries around the world—one for each day of the month.
Four new bulletin inserts draw attention to the violence against women and girls in Nicaragua, the plight of the Rohingya, the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons and the Arms Trade Treaty.
In 2017 the Women’s Missionary Auxiliary program at Paris Presbyterian Church in Paris, Ontario participated in activities related to the theme: “Discover Truth, Seek Reconciliation. Aid Healing.”