The 2023 General Assembly will be from Sunday June 4 to Wednesday June 7, and will be held in-person at St. Mary’s University in Halifax, Nova Scotia. This in-person gathering provides an opportunity for the church to consider matters affecting the ministry and mission of our denomination. Information, as it becomes available will be on this page.

The Assembly considers matters affecting the ministry and mission of our denomination. Commissioners, who are responsible for the business of Assembly, will discern and make decisions. At Assembly, commissioners, young adult and student representatives will welcome ecumenical and interfaith guests. The Assembly will open with worship Sunday evening.

New Information

Further information will be posted on this page as it becomes available.

Registration for Assembly

The registration process has begun for participants to the General Assembly.

Emails with information about the General Assembly and registration forms are now being sent to commissioners, YARs, students and resource people.

If you have not received an email, first check with the presbytery clerk to ensure that your name and contact information has been submitted. Then follow up with the General Assembly Office by contacting garegistration [at] presbyterian [dot] ca.

Schedule of the Assembly

The four day General Assembly will begin on Sunday June 4 at with Opening Worship and the first sederunt. It will conclude the evening of Wednesday June 7. There will be special events and gatherings beyond the times of the sederunts.

Orientation for Commissioners and Participants

There will be various orientation opportunities for this Assembly. The General Assembly Office will inform commissioners and participants of these orientation opportunities as they are developed.

PC-Biz

The General Assembly will once again work with PC-Biz, an online platform that is designed to display the business of a General Assembly meeting, and where the interaction of the Assembly’s business will take place. All reports, recommendations and general information will be posted to PC-Biz. Commissioners, Young Adult and Student Representatives, and resource people will learn about using this platform during the PC-Biz training sessions that will be offered prior to the Assembly.

Reports to General Assembly

The reports and other agenda material will be available on PC-Biz in early May.

Committees are currently preparing reports to the General Assembly. Below are documents to assist in report preparations:

General Assembly Report Preparation Guidelines – 2023
Sample Report and Summary of the 2021 History Committee

Standing Committees Reporting to General Assembly – Terms of Reference – 2023

Inquiries

If you have any questions relating to the General Assembly arrangements, contact Terrie-Lee Hamilton .