(Sisters in Spirit) We pray for Indigenous girls and women who have faced terrible levels of violence and for the families and friends seeking justice for murdered and missing Indigenous women and girls.
The Presbyterian Church in Canada’s 2023 Advent study guide, part of the Presbyterians Read series, is designed to accompany the reading of Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s Advent meditations, God is in the Manger.
We pray for those who serve partner churches outside of Canada.
We give thanks for the staff and faculty of our theological schools. We pray that God will nurture grace, wisdom and energy in them as they seek to follow God’s leading in times of enormous change and challenge.
(Orange Shirt Day) We honour Survivors of Residential Schools, children who died because of Residential Schools and members of their families. Having rejected the Doctrine of Discovery, we commit to walk in ways that will end anti-Indigenous racism.
We pray that the Rev. Mary Fontaine feels a strong sense of God’s care and the church’s support in her role as Moderator of the General Assembly.
An online conversation between leaders in The Presbyterian Church in Canada and co-authors Dr. Andrew Root and Rev. Dr. Blair Bertrand, based on learnings from their book, When Church Stops Working.
The Presbyterian Church in Canada marks Orange Shirt Day and the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation.
We pray for the members and work of the Gender, Sexuality and Inclusion Advisory Committee.