We pray for the Rev. James Pott who serves as the convener of the Committee on Ministry and Pastoral Care for the Presbytery of Ottawa.
July 12, 2020 Genesis 25:19–34 and Psalm 119:105–112 OR Isaiah 55:10–13 and Psalm 65:(1–8), 9–13 Romans 8:1–11 Matthew 13:1–9, 18–23
We give thanks for Annemarie Klassen and Anne Saunders who faithfully served on the Cutting Edge of Mission Committee for the past six years. ━━━━ ❈ ━━━━ We pray for all those who have lost loved ones to COVID-19.
We pray for all Presbyterians across the country who support Presbyterians Sharing with their generous gifts.
The latest PCConnect e-newsletter has now been distributed. The July edition of PCConnect speaks out against systemic racism and violence against Black and Indigenous people, and provides new resources to help equip congregations online as well as virtual summer camp opportunities.
We celebrate in prayer as Presbyterian World Service & Development helps provide families in Malawi with the tools they need to start rebuilding their lives after Cyclone Idai. ━━━━ ❈ ━━━━ We pray for healthcare workers.
Following the recent deaths of Indigenous people during encounters with law enforcement, the PCC calls for an immediate end to violence against Indigenous Peoples.
We pray and give thanks to God for Jo Morris, organizer of Canada Youth.
We thank God for the diversity of age, gender, culture, experience and theological perspective that enriches the church. May our unity in Christ grow as we acknowledge our differences. ━━━━ ❈ ━━━━ Holy God, hear our prayers for reconciliation and peace in Palestine-Israel.
The national office of The Presbyterian Church in Canada has provided a number of useful online worship resources, tools and services to ensure congregations are connected and well-equipped to continue their ongoing ministry and work at this time.