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            The Presbytery of Ottawa
NEC TAMEN CONSUMEBATUR                     The Presbyterian Church in Canada                  


Welcome to our website! The Presbytery of Ottawa is made up of 20 congregations, 1 extension work and 1 mission work in and around the National Capital Area.


    Moderator:   Debi Brown, 111, Rue Lord-Aylmer, Gatineau QC J9H R39, phone 819-684-1061
    Clerk:         James Hurd, 10 Chesterton Drive, Ottawa ON K2E 5S9, phone 613-225-6648, fax 613-225-8535
    Treasurer:   Noral Rebin, c/o St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, 82 Kent Street, Ottawa K1P 5N9, phone 613-232-4652 (h) 613-239-2942 (o)

    Ministry Animator, Presbyteries of Ottawa & Seaway-Glengarry:
          Cheryl Gaver   ·   website   ·   newsletter archive

    Algonquin College Campus Ministry:
          Yuriy Derkach, Chaplain, room E211 (at the Spiritual Centre), Woodroffe campus, 1385 Woodroffe Avenue, phone 613-727-4723 ext. 5341
          website: www.campusministryac.com

    Presbytery of Ottawa Youth Ministry:   "Ottawa Youth - PCC" on Facebook  

The Synod of Quebec and Eastern Ontario:


News, etc:

  • (June 15/21): At the June Presbytery meeting, Jonathan Dent was elected moderator of Presbytery for the coming year and Presbytery voted to submit the name of Shahrzad Kandalaft as nominee for moderator on the Synod of Quebec & Eastern Ontario for the coming year (succeeding her husband Samer, minister at St. Paul's church Kemptville & Knox church Mountain, in the Presbytery of Seaway-Glengarry). Blessings on both of you!

  • (June 11/21) Province of Ontario re-opening info: phase 1: Religious services, rites and ceremonies indoors at 15% capacity and outdoors with capacity limited to permit physical distancing of 2 metres.

  • The 2021 General Assembly takes place from June 6-9, livestreamed online. You can follow it livestreamed, starting at 2 PM Sunday on the PCC's YouTube channel. A link to the livestream, the agenda and all the reports can be found on the PCC General Assembly 2021 page here. GA livestream on PCC YouTube channel "presvideo" here.

  • The latest (June '21) Ministry Animator newsletter from Cheryl Gaver, is now available. Of note are jobs at Gloucester,Knox Ottawa and St. Paul's. See the newsletter archive page here for the latest & more.

  • summer positions are available at Parkwood, Grace (2) and Gloucester churches. Follow the links for more info.

      the latest (May '21) edition of Beavertales, the Gracefield camp newsletter, is available here. The camp is also running a RAINBARREL FUNDRAISER -- order your rainbarrel online (various prices starting at $35) and pick it up at St. Paul's church on June 16 -- more info here.

  • Info on the position at Professor of Pastoral Leadership, Presbyterian College (3-year appointment commencing Summer 2021), is available here: E only · E/F

  • The 2020 Reports and Statistics (which takes the place of the 2020 Acts and Proceedings) is available for download from the PCC site here,

  • "NOT SECURE" got you worried? More info on websites and SSL Certificates in the webserant's report to the May meeting of Presbytery, available (in advance) here.

  • New logo... In April 2018 the national church released a "refreshed" burning bush logo, seen above. More info on the PCC website here, including downloads.

  • Presbytery QR codes, including background info, a QR code for the Presbytery of Ottawa, one for Presbytery Youth and a link to a QR code generator.


  • 2021 Presbytery meetings

      Tues. Jan. 19, 2021, 7:00 PM    
      Presbytery meeting  
      online via Zoom  
      Tues. Mar. 23, 2021, 7:00 PM    
      Presbytery meeting  
      online via Zoom    
      Tues. May 18, 2021, 7:00 PM    
      Presbytery meeting  
      online via Zoom  
      Tues. June 15, 2021, 5:00 7:00 PM   
      Presbytery meeting  
      online via Zoom  
      Tues. Sept. 21, 2021, 5:00 7:00 PM   
      Presbytery meeting  
      online via Zoom  
      Tues. Nov. 16, 2021, 7:00 PM    
      Presbytery meeting  
      online via Zoom  


    NOTE RE: MEETINGS (pre-COVID): meetings are held on the 3rd Tuesday of the month, as follows...

    for all regular meetings - November, January, March or April (whichever does not include Easter), May...
              7:00 p.m. - light refreshments
              7:15 p.m. - worship
              7:30 p.m. - business

    for the June meeting...
              5:00 p.m. outdoor barbeque (candidates for ministry under the care of the presbytery invited), followed by business;

    for the September meeting...
              5:00 p.m. - worship (including communion), followed by business
              6:30 p.m. - supper
              7:30 p.m. - business cont'd

    if the 3rd Tuesday in March falls within spring break for the public schools, the meeting will be held on the 4th Tuesday.

    national websites      PCC:   PCC   ·     ·     ·   Renewal Fellowship:   Renewal Fellowship   ·  

    visit the websites of some other churches in the Ottawa area



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