Justice Ministries works with congregations to sow seeds of hope and respond to the justice imperatives of the gospel.
The Presbyterian Church in Canada is deeply concerned with events and news surrounding pipeline construction on Wet’suwet’en territory. The Moderator has issued a special statement regarding this situation.
A new wave of activists for climate justice has emerged and their message is clear: if we do not change the ways that humans live, we will continue to put all living beings in danger.
Four new bulletin inserts from the International Affairs Committee draw attention to the Anglophone crisis in Cameroon, climate change, issues related to migrant workers in Canada and religious persecution. Click below to download or use the online order form.
The Earth is the Lord’s! Our care for creation must reflect God’s love for creation. We can live more lightly on the earth.
Through its Pension Fund and investments, the PCC holds shares in companies whose practices and activities impact people and the environment. Stewardship of our resources is part of the mission and ministry of the biblical call to “do justice” (Micah 6:8).
The mandate of the International Affairs Committee (IAC) is to help Presbyterians to be informed and aware of important international issues for study, prayer and action and to bring forward recommendations to the General Assembly on international issues. The International Affairs Committee is a standing committee of the General Assembly.
Streams of Justice
Streams of Justice is a twice-annual newsletter that connects Presbyterians across Canada involved in social justice ministry.
Social Action Handbook
The Social Action Handbook is a summary of the reports and recommendations adopted by the annual General Assemblies of The Presbyterian Church in Canada from 1954 to the present.
The Canadian Council of Churches (CCC), founded in 1944, is the largest ecumenical body in Canada, representing 24 churches of Anglican, Eastern and Oriental Orthodox, Protestant and Roman Catholic traditions.
The Church Council on Justice and Corrections (CCJC) was established in 1972. The CCJC promotes a restorative approach to justice with an emphasis on addressing the needs of victims and offenders, mutual respect, healing, individual accountability, community involvement and crime prevention.
Read the e-bulletin “Sage”
Read Rebecca Bromwich’s (Presbyterian rep on CCJC’s Board) briefing to the Senate Standing Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs (March 10 2016). Download the briefing .
KAIROS unites 11 Canadian churches and religious organizations in a faithful ecumenical response to the call to “do justice, and to love kindness and to walk humbly with your God” (Micah 6:8). KAIROS advocates for social change, amplifying and strengthening the public witness of its members.
Read the quarterly newsletter “KAIROS Times”
Project Ploughshares is an ecumenical agency of the Canadian Council of Churches established in 1976 to implement the churches’ call to be peacemakers and to work for a world in which justice will flourish and peace abound. Project Ploughshares works to identify, develop, and advance approaches that build peace and prevent war, and promote the peaceful resolution of political conflict.
Read the monthly “Monitor”