General Assembly Highlights from Wednesday, June 8

2022-06-09T11:54:35-04:00June 9th, 2022|Categories: General Assembly 2022, News|

An overview of the proceedings from the third and final day of the 2022 online General Assembly, including the reports of the Assembly Council, Clerks of Assembly, Committee on Church Doctrine, Committee to Nominate Standing Committees, Pension and Benefits Board, International Affairs Committee, and the Committee on History, along with presentations by Ecumenical Guest, the Rev. Michael Blair of the United Church of Canada, and the Young Adult Representatives participating in this year's Assembly.

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General Assembly Highlights from Tuesday, June 7

2022-06-08T19:30:08-04:00June 8th, 2022|Categories: General Assembly 2022, News|Tags: |

An overview of the proceedings from the second day of the 2022 online General Assembly, including the reports of the Life and Mission Agency and the Special Committee re. Petitions 1 & 2, 2021, along with a presentation by Interfaith Guest, Geoffrey Cameron, Director of the Office of Public Affairs for the Bahá’í Community of Canada.

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The Presbyterian Church in Canada’s Confession to God and LGBTQI People

2022-06-22T13:04:03-04:00June 7th, 2022|Categories: News|

The 2022 General Assembly adopted a confession to God and LGBTQI people, confessing the harm caused by homophobia, transphobia, heterosexism and hypocrisy in The Presbyterian Church in Canada, and committing the church to a true change of heart and behaviour. The whole church is called to live out this confession as individuals and communities of faith so that harm does not continue.

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General Assembly Highlights from Monday, June 6

2022-06-07T13:21:07-04:00June 7th, 2022|Categories: General Assembly 2022, News|Tags: |

An overview of the proceedings from the second day of the 2022 online General Assembly, including the reports of the Maclean Estate Committee, Trustee Board, Presbyterian Church Building Corporation, Ecumenical and Interfaith Relations Committee, National Indigenous Ministry Council, Theological Colleges of the PCC, Life and Mission Agency and Presbyterian World Service & Development, as well as minutes of appreciation for Barb Summers (Associate Secretary, Communications), the Rev. Dr. Glynis Williams (Associate Secretary, International Ministries), and Jeanie Lee (mission staff appointed to the Reformed Church in Hungary).

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Watch the Live Stream of the 2022 General Assembly on the PCC YouTube Channel

2022-06-05T18:49:06-04:00June 5th, 2022|Categories: News|

Watch the Live Stream of the 2022 General Assembly on the PCC YouTube Channel

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General Assembly Highlights from Sunday, June 5

2022-06-06T15:12:44-04:00June 5th, 2022|Categories: General Assembly 2022, News|Tags: |

An overview of the proceedings from Opening Worship and Sederunt One of the first day of the 2022 online General Assembly, including a presentation of thanks to the Rev. Dr. Daniel D. Scott, Moderator of the 2021 General Assembly; the installation of the new moderator, the Rev. Dr. Bob Faris; and the reports of the Atlantic Mission Society and Women’s Missionary Society.

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The Online 2022 General Assembly Begins with Opening Worship on Sunday, June 5 at 2 p.m. (Eastern)

2022-06-05T13:56:07-04:00June 5th, 2022|Categories: News|

The 2022 General Assembly of The Presbyterian Church in Canada will take place online beginning Sunday, June 5, at 2 p.m. (Eastern) with opening worship preached by the Rev. Dr. Daniel Scott.

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The Latest PCC News, Information & Resources Now Available in PCConnect

2022-06-03T12:38:38-04:00June 3rd, 2022|Categories: News|

A round up of the latest PCC news is now available in the June issue of PCConnect. Check out the latest e-newsletter for up-to-date information about the online 2022 General Assembly, beginning this Sunday, June 5; an offer of confession to all harmed by the church’s exclusion of LGBTQI people, as well as new resources created in response to the Rainbow Communion report to help the church in providing safe and respectful spaces for all.

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Church to Offer Confession to All Harmed by Church’s Exclusion of LGBTQI People

2022-06-01T15:23:12-04:00June 1st, 2022|Categories: News|

In 2021, General Assembly decided that the PCC would offer a public confession to all who have been harmed by the church’s exclusion and marginalization of LGBTQI people. The moderator also wrote letters of apology to the Rev. Darryl Macdonald and the congregation of St. Andrew’s Lachine for harm caused in the 1990s.

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