We pray for all international students studying at the Presbyterian theological colleges.
We pray for all convenors and members of the various committees of the church. We also pray for the doctors and scientists dedicated in their efforts to create a vaccine for COVID-19.
How can congregations offer pastoral care to families and individuals involving death, grief and funerals during an ongoing pandemic, when physical gatherings, services and comforting gestures like hand holding and hugs have to be avoided? The PCC provides guidance on this core pastoral issue under the current circumstances.
Summary of Implications Regarding the Cancellation of the 2020 General Assembly and Pastoral Message from the Moderator
Assembly Council has issued a statement with the summary of implications and proposals regarding the cancellation of the 2020 General Assembly.
We pray for the Committee to Advise with the Moderator.
Helen Mae Sand Peacefully at Mackenzie Health Long Term Care on March 29, 2020 at the age of 96. Beloved wife of the late Eilert (1969). Loving mother of Elizabeth (Gary) Fraser, Richard (Collene) and John (Sue). Wonderful grandma of Eilert (Deborah), Kirsten (Robert), Erik, Alexandra (Dylan), Bruce (Jaclyn), Jennifer, [...]
PDF download of the Committee on Church Doctrine recommendation regarding using technology to provide communion (A&P 2012, P. 243-47, 20).
On March 30, 2020, more than 80 religious leaders from across Canada issued a common message to all who call Canada home, expressing the need for hope, gratitude and solidarity in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This ecumenical and interfaith message is a response by religious leaders from across Canada.
We pray for the Vancouver School of Theology as they anticipate their 50th anniversary in 2021.
The Rev. Robert James Elford passed peacefully at Marianhill Residence, Pembroke on Friday March 20, 2020 in his 82nd year. Rev. Robert Elford of Pembroke beloved husband of the Rev. Patricia Anne Elford (nee Wilson). Loved father of Adrienne Jugley (Mark), Andrew Clute (Roxanne Lafleur), Shane Wilson (Nenita Regidor), Alexandra [...]