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Ploughshares Director Resigns

John Siebert, executive director of Project Ploughshares, a peace and disarmament organization supported by the Presbyterian Church, has resigned after 10 years of service. “It’s been an incredible privilege to provide leadership at Project Ploughshares since 2005,” Siebert told the […]

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A Call for Ideas

A subcommittee of Assembly Council is asking for suggestions from groups and individuals as it works on a strategic plan for the denomination. The task was assigned to the

PWS&D Director Moves On

Ken Kim announced in January he would be resigning from his position as executive director of Presbyterian World Service & Development to become the leader of disaster response

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Freedom From Hatred

We have all been shocked by the attacks in Paris on the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo and on shoppers in a Jewish grocery. They are assaults on our

Thanks for the Conversation

January the Record asked, Can We Talk? An example of two people disagreeing, with respect and openness, played out on Facebook in January on a page for friends

New Mission Staff Named

International Ministries announced the appointment of Michelle Verwey as a mission worker at the invitation of the Presbyterian Church’s partner, the Church of North India. Verwey has served

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Presbyterian World Service & Development Director Moves On

Ken Kim announced today he would be resigning from his position as executive director of Presbyterian World Service & Development to become the leader of disaster response at World

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A Call for Ideas

A subcommittee of Assembly Council is asking for suggestions from groups and individuals as it works on a strategic plan for the denomination. The task of creating a strategic

Project Ploughshares Director Resigns

John Siebert, executive director of Project Ploughshares, a peace and disarmament organization supported by the Presbyterian Church, has resigned after 10 years of service. “It’s been an incredible privilege

Back to the Sanctuary

Rev. Joyce Yanishewski sported her clerical robes and a hard hat at church on Oct. 26, the first Sunday the congregation of St. Andrew's, Thunder Bay, Ont., was

Presbyterian College, Montreal, Celebrates 150 Years

It's been a century and a half since Presbyterian College was established in Montreal and it's aiming to celebrate with a variety of events throughout 2015. Plans for

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Chorus celebrates 25 years

Approximately 80 current and former members of the Ontario Presbyterian Chorus gathered to celebrate 25 years of music ministry on Nov. 9th at Jubilee, Stayner, Ont. The concert

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More Presbyteries Approve Overtures on Homosexuality

The presbyteries of East Toronto and Calgary - Macleod both agreed at their November meetings to ask the church's highest court to make the denomination more inclusive for

National Office Cuts Staff Positions

Three longtime employees at the denomination's national office were relieved of their duties in October. All three were part of the Life and Mission Agency. In an email

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Thousands Vaccinated Thanks to Book Sales

For the last 35 years, Bruce Templeton has devoted the month of December to visiting children and assisting Santa Claus. During more than 1,000 visits to places like

New Cookbook Spotlights Local Eating

Dorothy Henderson, recently retired minister at Caven Presbyterian, Exeter, Ont., and local food - devotee, has written Loving It Local, a cookbook inspired by both her love of

Climate Crisis is ‘About Survival’

Faith leaders representing nine religions and hailing from 21 countries gathered in New York City on Sept. 21 and 22 to call for action on climate change. "We recognize

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All Voices Must be Heard

At their November meetings at least two presbyteries will be considering overtures to General Assembly about the inclusion of homosexual people in the Presbyterian Church. Discussions began in

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Archives Exhibit Focuses on World War I

Sally Butterfield said it was hard to decide how to approach the topic of the Great War for an online exhibit she was creating as a summer student

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Parliament Hill Hosts Christian Demonstrators

More than 1,000 Christians gathered on Parliament Hill on Sept. 6 to protest the violent aggression against Christians and other faith minorities in northern Iraq. Their aim was