At the end of October, the Presbyterian Church in Canada released a study guide on human sexuality entitled Body, Mind and Soul. It was created […]
On Nov. 3, the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation opened at the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg, housing the materials gathered by the Truth […]
In the wake of the deadly attacks in Paris and Beirut in November, the Canadian Council for Refugees issued a statement expressing outrage at the […]
The Record is excited to announce that Lisa Van Arem has joined our team as director of development. A native of Calgary, Van Arem has […]
“I am a part of all whom I have met.” Such were the words of Rev. Dr. Richard Fee, spoken at his retirement ceremony at […]
On Sept. 23 the Presbyterian Church bid farewell to one of its best-known evangelists, Rev. Dr. Larry Brice, founder of Reachout Ministries and host of the television program Reachout for Life. He died following a battle with cancer at the age of 71.
Twenty-six faith leaders signed a statement in late September calling for action on the “twin challenges” of climate change and poverty in Canada.
The statement notes in particular the challenges faced by Canada’s indigenous peoples who “have long experienced the effects of poverty, and are commonly among the first to experience the effects of climate change.”
Rev. William Khalil of Almanarah Presbyterian Church in London, Ont., is feeling first hand the immense impact of the Syrian refugee crisis.
An intimate ceremony at Beachwood Cemetery, Ottawa, in late August celebrated the life of Dr. Peter Henderson Bryce, a man remembered as a pioneer for public health. During the event, a plaque was unveiled as part of the cemetery’s great Canadian profiles project.
Matthew David Brough has released the first installment of his fiction adventure series, Del Ryder and the Crystal Seed, officially launched in his hometown of […]
With the ongoing plight of Syrian refugees making headlines around the world, more and more Presbyterians are asking how their churches can help support refugees and sponsor them to come to Canada.
Hungary has been running a billboard campaign—in Hungarian, which the refugees couldn’t possibly understand—with slogans like, “If you come to Hungary, don’t take the jobs of Hungarians,” and, “If you come to Hungary, you have to keep our laws.”
The reigning theory seems to be that it started in Turkey.
A small small handful say “no photo” or “camera no.” But the vast majority pose for the photos and if you ask them they are eager to talk to you. You approach a person, they don’t speak English, but they call out to one in their group who does.
Reza, 24, has been on the move for 17 days, starting in Afghanistan, then Iran, Turkey, Greece, Macedonia, Croatia, Serbia, on a train through Hungary, to Austria. I walked with him a little while from train to border.
She told me to call her Mahad. I walked with her from the Masonmagyarovar train station to the Heigyeshalom border crossing about three kilometres away, on a windy and chilly September afternoon today.
Here’s a glimpse of some of the people and communities touched by the work of church workers Anna and David Pandy-Szekeres in Hungary and Ukraine.
The moderator of the 141st General Assembly, Rev. Karen Horst, is in Hungary for two weeks to visit mission partners. She is travelling with her […]
There was a refugee camp here on the Hungarian side on Monday. But on Tuesday the Hungarian government imposed new rules.
The father’s name is Hussein al Monsour, 47. I met him and his family in Serbia last night, at a camp near the Hungarian border.