A member of Knox Spadina, Toronto, received the Meritorious Service Cross from Governor General David Johnston at Rideau Hall in November for his dedication to […]
The idea bubbled up over a breakfast shared by women ministers in communities west of Toronto. Rev. Gale Macdonald was planning a service at her […]
Hassen al Hussein, born on Nov. 6, is a miracle child whose birth has knitted together two churches, a mosque, dozens of local volunteers and […]
Three refugee sponsorship groups in the Presbyterian Church have had to consider making an “agonizing” decision. Toward the end of August, some sponsorship groups received […]
Former moderator, Rev. Dr. Stephen Farris was bestowed with two more titles in October. The board of the Vancouver School of Theology agreed to honour […]
Capt. Frances Savill, padre of the Algonquin Regiment, officiated at the burial of Pte. Kenneth Duncanson on Sept. 14 at the Adegem Canadian War Cemetery, […]
On Oct. 4, the strongest hurricane in nearly a decade hit the island nation of Haiti, killing more than 900 people, destroying homes and crops, […]
Child welfare advocate Cindy Blackstock has been chosen to receive the 2017 E.H. Johnson Award in recognition of her work on behalf of First Nations […]
o celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday in 2017, the Committee on History is preparing a book on Presbyterians whose lives and work have been significant in […]
Rev. Dr. Jonathan Dent (seen here with his wife, Lynne) was installed to his new position as national director of the Canadian Bible Society at […]
A Presbyterian residential school is about to take centre stage when Tragically Hip frontman Gord Downie holds two concerts to raise money and awareness about […]
Nominations are now being accepted for the Presbyterian Women of Faith Awards. The award recognizes the work of women within the church, celebrating faithful service, a […]
Facing declining circulation and revenue, the board of directors of Presbyterian Record Inc. has decided to cease publication of the magazine with the December 2016 issue.
Pastors from six Arabic-speaking congregations in the Presbyterian Church in Canada held a retreat in Winnipeg in May for spiritual refreshment and mutual encouragement. The congregational […]
The cellphone game Pokémon Go was all the rage this summer. and some Presbyterian churches had fun offering hospitality to players in their neighbourhoods and […]
Canadian Presbyterians donated more than $233,000 through Presbyterian World Service & Development in response to the fires that tore through Fort McMurray, Alta., in early […]
As of July 1, all resources for the Presbyterian Church in Canada will be sold and distributed by Augsburg Fortress.
After struggling for months to keep their emergency shelter open, the Kenora Fellowship Centre will be winding up the program as of July 1, with plans to eventually transition the program to a location run by the Ne-Chee Friendship Centre.
When St. Andrew’s, Kitchener, Ont., was paired with a refugee family in January, they were told the family would arrive within three days to a week. Almost six months later, they are still waiting; and they are not the only ones.
The 2016 General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in Canada met at York University, Toronto, from June 3-6. Commissioners reviewed more than 400 pages of reports and considered all kinds of recommendations. In case you don’t feel like wading through the reports to find all those recommendations, we’ve compiled them here as adopted by the church’s highest court.