Assembly Council met on March 23, 2020, and made the difficult decision to cancel the 2020 General Assembly. This decision was taken to ensure the safety of commissioners and staff during the COVID-19 pandemic.
As we prepare to gather for General Assembly in Waterloo, Ontario from June 3–6, the GA design team is calling for prayers. Please send one or two lines of your most fervent hopes for this year’s gathering so that they can be printed and shared with everyone at Assembly. The prayers may [...]
On July 5, 2017 in the Stadtkirche (Town Church) of Wittenberg, Germany, a church where Martin Luther preached, the World Communion of Reformed Churches (WCRC) joined together with representatives of the Roman Catholic Church, the Lutheran World Federation and the World Methodist Council to associate with the Joint Declaration on [...]
On Sunday, June 4, at St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church in Kingston, ON, the Rev. Peter Bush was installed as Moderator of the 143rd General Assembly of The Presbyterian Church in Canada. The 2017 General Assembly began on Sunday with a Reformation@500 worship service and the celebration of holy communion. The [...]
At its meeting on November 27-29, the Assembly Council approved a shift in the dates for the next General Assembly. Weekend vs. Weekdays Assemblies Instead of starting on Friday afternoon (as noted in the minutes of the 2016 General Assembly), General Assembly 2017, will begin on Sunday evening, June 4, [...]
St. Andrew’s Hall and The Centre for Missional Leadership invite you to a free training webinar for commissioners, with the Rev. Don Muir and Terrie-Lee Hamilton from the General Assembly Office. Day: Tuesday, May 24, 2016 Time: 9:00 a.m. Pacific/12 p.m. noon Eastern/1:00 p.m. Atlantic To register for the webinar, email: Ms. Mavis Ho, firstname.lastname@example.org [...]
The complete Book of Reports to the 2016 General Assembly is posted online and available for downloading in pdf format. It includes information for the Assembly, travel, accommodation and agenda. Bookmarks allow for easy navigation through the pdf file. These reports tell an exciting story of the mission and work of our [...]
Each day during General Assembly, the Communications Office creates a four-page coloured daily briefing that captures the main discussions and events taking place throughout each day. A new briefing is available every morning during the Assembly and offers a quick and concise version of the previous day's events with added pictures and quotes. [...]