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Presbyterian World Service & Development Director Moves On

Ken Kim announced he would be resigning from his position as executive director of Presbyterian World Service & Development to become the leader of disaster response at World Renew, the relief and development agency of the Christian Reformed Church.

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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

Presbytry Choir

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


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

Templeton Santa

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


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


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


Evangel Hall Offers Handmade Candles

Churches can make their Advent wreathes—and someone’s life—a little brighter with a set of beeswax candles creates by residents and clients of Evangel Hall Mission in Toronto. The candle

Knox Calgary

‘The Will of Christ’

A movement that began with an open letter posted online is gaining traction in some of the courts of the church. The Presbytery of Waterloo - Wellington has

Knox College Celebrates 170 Years

"On November 5, 1844, in an upper room of a house on James Street, 14 students gathered for the founding class of a theological institution for the free

The Putin Problem – Opinion

During almost 15 years, Russian President Vladimir Putin has demonized the West while rebuilding Russia's military, largely with oil and gas revenues from customers in Europe. Masha Gessen, a


Commemorating the Confession

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Church's Confession to Aboriginal Peoples. To commemorate the historic event, the Presbyterian Church has been collecting stories of reconciliation and

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Indigenous Faith Leaders Reflect on Resilience and Climate Change

Indigenous peoples have a role to play in the struggle against climate change, indigenous faith leaders said during a panel at the Interfaith Summit on Climate Change held