We have no higher calling than to offer the worship that belongs to God day by day…
(Living Faith, 7.3.1)

Lectionary Resources

Sunday Worship Planners for 2021

These comprehensive worship planners include scripture readings, music, call to worship, prayers, a reflection and Mission Moment.

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Image of arrow pointing downInternational Women’s Day Communion Liturgy
Image of arrow pointing downPrayer as Church Discerns Matter of Sexuality
Image of arrow pointing downEcumenical Prayers
Image of arrow pointing downPrayer for An Inclusive Church
Image of arrow pointing downPrayer at a Time of Violence
Image of arrow pointing downPrayers For the Dying
Image of arrow pointing downPrayer for Refugees
Image of arrow pointing downPrayer in Times of Election
Image of arrow pointing downPrayers in Times of Disaster
Image of arrow pointing downA Litany for the Commissioning of a Search Committee
Image of arrow pointing downDedication of Gifts to the Church
Image of arrow pointing downPrayer for Teachers in the Church
Image of arrow pointing downPrayer for Those Who Are Unemployed
Image of arrow pointing downPrayers for Times of War
Image of arrow pointing downThe Board of Managers – A Liturgy of Installation

Legacy Giving Sunday

Image of arrow pointing downLegacy Giving Sunday 2020 Worship Resource (PDF)
Image of arrow pointing downLegacy Giving Sunday 2020 Worship Resource (Text)

500 Years of Reformation Worship Service

Prepared by ecumenical representatives from both The Presbyterian Church in Canada and The Christian Reformed Church of North America, the theme of the worship service is the “Five Solas,” the Reformation’s main emphases. Two children’s Sunday stories are also available, as well as reflections on each the five sola themes.

Image of arrow pointing down500 Years of Reformation Worship Service
Image of arrow pointing downFive Solas Reflections
Image of arrow pointing downChildren's Reformation Sunday Story A
Image of arrow pointing downChilden's Reformation Sunday Story B

Presbyterians Sharing Sunday

Image of arrow pointing down2020 Presbyterians Sharing Sunday Resource – PDF
Image of arrow pointing down2020 Presbyterians Sharing Sunday Resource – Text Only

2019 PS Sunday Worship Photos

PWS&D Sunday

WMS Mission Awareness Sunday

Intergenerational Worship Resource for Earth Day

Image of arrow pointing downGod's Good Old Earth
Image of arrow pointing downHow Materials Decompose Chart

Resources for Presbyterian History/Heritage Sunday (2012)

Image of arrow pointing downResources for Heritage Sunday, 2012
Image of arrow pointing downA Time for Hope – Liturgical Resource (2016)
Image of arrow pointing downA Time for Hope Accompanying Images (PowerPoint Slides) for TRC Sermon
Image of arrow pointing downWe Are One in the Spirit
Image of arrow pointing downHealing and Reconciliation Liturgical Kit (2007)
Image of arrow pointing downLe mariage chrétien
Image of arrow pointing downLe sacrement du baptême
Image of arrow pointing downFunérailles Chrétiennes
Image of arrow pointing downLiving Faith – 7.4 Preaching
Image of arrow pointing downLent 1 Sermon – Mark 1
Image of arrow pointing downLent 2 Sermon – Mark 8
Image of arrow pointing downLent 3 Sermon – Exodus 10
Image of arrow pointing downLent 4 Sermon – Ephesians 2
Image of arrow pointing downLent 5 Sermon – Jeremiah 31
Image of arrow pointing downAdvent 1 Sermon – December 3, 2017
Image of arrow pointing downAdvent 2 Sermon – December 10, 2017
Image of arrow pointing downAdvent 3 Sermon – December 17, 2017
Image of arrow pointing downAdvent 4 Sermon – December 24, 2017
Image of arrow pointing downRadical Hospitality (sermon) by Art Van Seters
Image of arrow pointing downUnity Within the Church
Image of arrow pointing downTo Preach the Good News: A Handbook about Preaching for Presbyterians in Canada
Image of arrow pointing downDaily Discipleship Practices

Advent/Christmas/Epiphany

Advent

Christmas

Epiphany

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Mission Awareness Sunday: April 26, 2020

Women’s Missionary Society (WMS) Mission Awareness Sunday Resources

Visit the Women’s Missionary Society web page

Atlantic Mission Society (AMS) Mission Awareness Sunday Resources

Visit the Atlantic Mission Society web page

Pentecost/Christian Family/Trinity Sunday

Harvest/Remembrance/All Saints/Christ the King Sunday

Remembrance Day

World Communion Sunday

Other

Daily Prayer & Mission Moment Calendar

The Daily Prayer & Mission Moment Calendar offers daily prayers from ministries of the PCC, short highlights of mission projects the PCC is helping to facilitate through Presbyterians Sharing and Presbyterian World Service & Development, as well as justice initiatives. Use this resource to join in prayer with people across the country, and celebrate the mission and ministry we are doing together in Canada and around the world.

Image of arrow pointing downDaily Prayer & Mission Moment Calendar (May – June 2021): PDF
Image of arrow pointing downDaily Prayer & Mission Moment Calendar (May – June 2021): Text Only
Image of arrow pointing downMission Moments (May – June 2021) PowerPoint
Image of arrow pointing downDaily Prayer (February – April 2021) PowerPoint
Image of arrow pointing downDaily Prayer & Mission Moment Calendar (February – April 2021): PDF
Image of arrow pointing downDaily Prayer & Mission Moment Calendar (February – April 2021): Text Only
Image of arrow pointing downMission Moments (February – April 2021) PowerPoint

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Hymn Resources

Image of arrow pointing downLegality of Copying the Book of Praise
Image of arrow pointing downBook of Praise Hymns in the Public Domain
Image of arrow pointing downMusic Copyright in Online Worship
Image of arrow pointing downHymn Database Search Page
Image of arrow pointing downSongs for Worship

Best Practices for Online Worship
Worship is central to who we are as congregations and a denomination, whether it is done in person or online. This resource contains best practices for congregations experienced with worshipping virtually as well as those just getting started.
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Fostering Engagement and Connection in Online Church Gatherings
A resource about digital engagement in the context of Christian ministry to help congregations not only meet online but also to connect, build relationships, grow as disciples, discern together and creatively engage with the many different aspects of faith.
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Introduction to Live Streaming for Churches
Live streaming church services is now easier and more affordable than ever before. And there are two good reasons to consider live streaming in your church services. The first is to accommodate congregants who are unable to attend worship. The second reason is to reach new worshippers. As you lead worship, keep them in mind and let God’s kingdom extend out beyond your walls and into the homes of everyone who tunes into your broadcast!
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A Guidebook for Congregations Looking to Connect with Neighbours
The United & Presbyterian Campus Ministry team that serves three post-secondary institutions in Calgary shares best practices that can be applied by congregations wanting to connect more fully with people and communities outside of the church.
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Joining the Joyful Feast: From Food Ministry to Worship
People are hungry for deep conversations and meaningful relationships. Whether a congregation is feeling called to start a dinner church or to strengthen an existing ministry, it is important to prioritize relationship-building and truly celebrate the loving bonds that Christ makes possible for us to have with each other. In this resource, you will find tools that can be used to foster strong and genuine relationships in your ministry.
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Opening Your Doors to People with Diverse Abilities
In this resource, Dr. Michael Walker from Our Doors Are Open explores ways congregations can welcome people with disabilities into their places of worship.
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Ways for Churches to Create Partnerships in Their Local Communities
God is already powerfully at work in the community, and your church was put there for a reason. This resource contains tips for how your church can build relationships and create partnerships with other organizations and people doing God’s work in your community.
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Ways to Be a Caring Church Community
Pastoral care is one of the most powerful ways we can demonstrate the love of God to one another. It must not be left to the minister and elders alone; God calls all of us to love each other. How well we care for each other will influence how well we care for our neighbours. This resource will help you build or strengthen the culture of caring in your church.
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Ways to Be a Church that Visitors Will Want to Call Home
Being a church that visitors will want to return to is about being like Jesus. The tips in this resource, modelled on Jesus’ way of welcoming others, will help your church be the kind of place that people will want to call home.
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Ways to Be a Great Church Greeter
Greeters are a vital part of a church’s ministry by ensuring that all who enter receive a warm greeting, the information they need to feel comfortable, and a friendly connection they can rely on before and after the service. As you strive to be the greeter that others remember as having warmly welcomed them into the church, this resource contains some important things to keep in mind.
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Can I Get a Witness?
The Rev. Dr. Ross Lockhart shares a reflection about inviting others to come and see the joy that is found in a life of faith.
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Peacemaking in Times of Chaos
The realities of our collective issues, such as social conflict, political violence and environmental destruction, combined with personal struggles leads many people to believe that chaos rules life. This resource offers ideas and tools for exploring how to be peacemakers in times of chaos.
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Sharing Your Faith: A Congregational Workshop Guide
In October 2017, five congregational leaders from across the country gathered to learn more about evangelism and begin crafting the first stages of projects to take back to their congregations. This meeting was the first step towards developing a network that will support a culture of evangelism in the PCC. This resource brings together key learnings from this training and provides practical exercises in the form of a workshop that can be used as a springboard for your own congregation’s evangelism initiatives.
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Foundational Documents

Additional Materials

Image of arrow pointing downBest Practices for Online Worship
Image of arrow pointing downA Catechism for Today
Image of arrow pointing downHow to Pray in Your Own Way – Leader’s Guide
Image of arrow pointing downHow to Pray in
Your Own Way – Participant’s Workbook
Image of arrow pointing downWorship in Long-Term Care Settings

Worship and Special Occasion Bulletins

PCC Sunday worship bulletin covers are available for each Sunday.

Special occasion bulletins are also available for baptisms, ordinations and funerals.

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Image of arrow pointing downBulletin Covers: First Sunday in Advent to Reign of Christ Sunday (2019–20)
Image of arrow pointing downSpecial Occasion Bulletin Covers
2017 Sunday Worship Bulletin Cover

Worship and Liturgy Fund

Grant to assist people committed to improving skills as worship leaders

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The Presbyterian Church in Canada is a denominational partner with Evangelism Connections, an ecumenical group of Christians who strive to frame evangelism, hospitality and church vitality in a 21st-century context and provide shared resources. Visit their website for articles, program ideas and worship resources.

Mission Moments

Highlights the mission and ministry that we are doing together in Canada and around the world.

Photo slides to inspire and learn.

Resource combining Mission Capsules with PWS&D Bulletin Bits.

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Stewardship Moments

Get your congregation thinking about how they can use the gifts God has given them to fully participate in God’s mission.

Quotes for use with your congregations.

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