The December edition of PCConnect features new worship and faith formation resources for Advent and Christmas; important announcements regarding the 2021 General Assembly; a call to support Canadian legislation to implement the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples; as well as articles from the Ecumenical and Interfaith Relations Committee on the celebration of light across different faith traditions and the 2021 Week of Prayer for Christian Unity. All this and more is now available to read in our latest e-newsletter.
We pray for the members of Leading with Care committees in congregations and presbyteries that help to foster climates of safety for all people in the church.
(International Day for Persons with Disabilities) We pray for a better world that is equitable, sustainable and inclusive, where people with disabilities are respected and their rights are fully realized.
We pray for congregations that face financial constraints due to the pandemic, that they may have the resources needed to continue their ministries.
The names of the Rev. Paulette Brown, the Rev. Mary Fontaine and the Rev. Dr. Daniel Scott appear on the ballot for Moderator of the 2021 General Assembly.
The Rev. Connie Lee passed away Sunday, November 29, 2020. More information will be provided as it comes available.
The Rev. Jean Armstrong passed away Saturday, November 28, 2020. More information will be provided as it comes available.
Following a survey consultation with presbyteries in which various scenarios were suggested, The Assembly Council has approved the calling of an online General Assembly between June 6–9, 2021.
We pray for individuals and families around the world affected by HIV and AIDS, and we give thanks for community programs supported by Presbyterian World Service & Development in Malawi, working to achieve a world without HIV and AIDS.
Steve Rivers, Canadian country music singer-songwriter and former member of St. David's Presbyterian Church in Campbellville, Ont., has performed a song specially for the first week of Advent, titled “Hope is a star.” Congregations are welcome to use the recording in their worship services or share it with their members.