The Fall 2021 edition of the Presbyterian Connection newspaper features a front-page feature on Indian Residential Schools and the church, as well as a variety of leadership articles, special recognitions and uplifting photos and articles from congregations across Canada. All this—and so much more—is now available to read online!
The Spirit Prays Within Us is a prayer workbook that is designed to help ruling elders explore the practice of prayer in their role as congregational leaders.
The General Assembly Office has produced the 2021 Acts & Proceedings and amended the Book of Forms. Downloads are available or orders may be placed for print copies.
The Intergenerational Trauma, Colonization and Anti-Indigenous Racism webinar, taking place on Thursday, September 23, at 1 p.m. (Eastern), will review how systemic racism underpins the colonial roots of Canada and the church, and how this has caused intergenerational trauma for Indigenous peoples and communities.
Vivian Ketchum, originating from Wauzhushk Onigum Nation of Northern Ontario, and a member of Place of Hope Presbyterian Church in Winnipeg, Man., talks about why she wears an orange shirt, and why it is important for members of the church to mark September 30.
The PCC's Healing and Reconciliation Seed Fund offers grants up to $5,000 for Presbyterian groups that are committed to building relationships between Indigenous and non-Indigenous people. We are presently accepting funding applications. The application deadline is Friday, September 24, 2021.
This half-hour video gives a brief overview of The Presbyterian Church in Canada’s role in colonization and Residential Schools. It is intended as an educational tool to help people understand the ways in which racism and colonial attitudes shaped the church’s mission, with devastating consequences.
A round up of the latest PCC news is now available to read in the September issue of the PCConnect e-newsletter. Check out the latest issue for new resources, including a video for Orange Shirt Day and 2021 Presbyterians Sharing resources, along with information about upcoming webinars and new PCC committee initiatives.
2021 General Assembly Referrals to Sessions, Presbyteries and Synods Now Available Online
New worship resources for Presbyterians Sharing Sunday on September 26, 2021, are now available online.