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Issue 28, Winter 2023–24

The latest issue of the Presbyterian Connection newspaper was sent out to all congregations and subscribers in early December. This is another edition packed with amazing articles and photos from Presbyterian congregations, individuals and groups across the country.
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Featured Articles


Suffering—a state of pain, agony, distress or loss—is found wherever we human beings are born, live and die.

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Mary Fontaine

My first Moderator visit took place along with the Rev. Victor Kim, Principal Clerk of the PCC, and the Rev. Karen Dimock from St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church in Ottawa.

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A church with a open door

There is an adage that says that “we shape worship and then worship shapes us.”

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Lighthouse silhouette

In the final edition of Institutes of the Christian Religions by John Calvin, in the part about prayer, Calvin talks about how God’s will and our wills connect.

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Minister standing in sanctuary

I never imagined myself doing mission work, especially as an Indonesian in my twenties here in North America.

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Siloe Community

At Communauté Chrétienne Siloé Canada in Montreal, Que., the summer was a time of vibrant energy and memorable moments, bearing witness to the vitality and diversity of this dedicated congregation.

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Assisting Ukraine

This March, during our monthly Atlantic Mission Society (AMS) meeting at St. David’s Presbyterian Church in St. John’s, N.L., we began to discuss what we could do to help the over 1,000 Ukrainians who were being housed in local hotels.

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Moderator Trip

At a time when the CBC publishes articles with titles such as “9,000 Churches and Religious Spaces Will Close Over Next 10 Years” to “Majority of Canadians Say Church to Blame for Residential School Tragedies,” it can feel like now is the time when despair rings in our church halls instead of praise for God.

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Distribution Schedule and Deadlines

The Presbyterian Connection newspaper is distributed four times a year. Deadlines are firm.

Spring 2024 (March)
Submission deadline: Friday, Jan. 18

Summer 2024 (June)
Submission deadline: Thursday, April 18

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Submission deadline: Thursday, July 18

Winter 2024 (December)
Submission deadline: Thursday Oct. 17


Given the high number of submissions, article length is restricted to 800 words maximum, unless special permission is granted. Please send all submissions to Barb Summers , Editor. Please note that all submissions are edited for clarity, length, style and content, as required. Due to the popularity of the newspaper and limited space, we are not able to run all the material we receive. Submissions are restricted to those directly connected with The Presbyterian Church in Canada. If needed, photo consent forms are available here.

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