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Getting Creative, Getting Together for the 2021 Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

2020-12-02T11:20:41-05:00November 30th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: |

On January 18–25, 2021, churches are called to participate in the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity and nurture ecumenism in Canada. This article offers creative suggestions for celebrating Christian unity this coming January.

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Celebrating the Light in Different Faith Traditions

2020-11-24T13:55:44-05:00November 23rd, 2020|Categories: News|

In this article, the Rev. Kenn Stright of the Ecumenical and Interfaith Relations Committee writes on the importance of light in many religions throughout the world and explores how this important symbol of the divine is celebrated across different faith traditions.

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In the Spirit of the Season: Gift Giving that Helps Make the World a Better Place

2020-12-19T17:56:51-05:00November 19th, 2020|Categories: News|

The Gifts of Change 2020–21 Catalogue is now available. From ministry programs that support congregations and ministries in Canada, to mission programs and sustainable development programs that support church partners and communities around the world, the latest Gifts of Change catalogue features a wide selection of programs that bring positive change and development to the lives of many all over the world.

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Advent 2020 Liturgies Now Available

2020-11-10T10:05:11-05:00November 10th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: |

Enrich your holy preparation for the birth of Christ with the 2020 Advent liturgies written by the Rev. Kristine O’Brien, Director of Crieff Hills in Puslinch, Ont. Together, let us remember our brothers and sisters from around the world through their stories of hope, peace, joy and love.

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New Advent & Christmas Resources from the PCC

2020-11-06T16:59:47-05:00November 6th, 2020|Categories: Ministry Tips, News|Tags: , , |

Two new resources are now available from the PCC to help equip congregations and families to celebrate Advent and Christmas in this new context.

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Advent with the Moderator: Letters of Encouragement — November 30

2020-11-03T17:31:55-05:00November 3rd, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: |

Advent with the Moderator: Letters of Encouragement invites you to spend an hour with the Rev. Amanda Currie, Moderator of the General Assembly, and begin the Season of Advent together with Presbyterians across the country.

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Remembering Chanie Wenjack on October 23, 2020

2020-10-23T12:46:01-04:00October 23rd, 2020|Categories: Healing & Reconciliation, News|Tags: |

Today marks the 54th anniversary of the tragic death of Chanie Wenjack, an Anishinaabe boy, who at the tender age of 12, ran away from the PCC-run Cecilia Jeffrey Residential School to return home, only to be found dead by hunger and exposure to harsh weather. It is said that the story of Chanie along with the painful legacy of residential schools is being taught in at least 40,000 classrooms across the country.

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Giving Made Fun: Participate in the Giving Tree Project

2020-10-15T11:58:17-04:00October 15th, 2020|Categories: Ministry Tips, News|Tags: |

This Christmas, your congregation can have fun raising money for Gifts of Change, Presbyterians Sharing and PWS&D programs by setting up a Giving Tree. Giving Tree kits are now available to order through the PCC Resource Ordering Portal or online order form.

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New Gifts of Change Catalogue Offers Unique and Meaningful Gift-Giving Options

2020-12-19T17:57:47-05:00October 15th, 2020|Categories: News|

The Gifts of Change 2020–21 Catalogue is now available. From ministry programs that support congregations and ministries in Canada, to mission programs and sustainable development programs that support church partners and communities around the world, the latest Gifts of Change catalogue features a wide selection of programs that bring positive change and development to the lives of many all over the world.

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