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Congregation Struggles in Midst of Floods

As floods in Manitoba and Saskatchewan close roads and force people from their homes, members of one congregation are struggling to find ways to deal with the crisis in their community. Rev. Barb Alston, minister at Melita, Man., offered an update […]

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Choosing Forgiveness

On Wednesday, June 4, the RCMP officer was on the road, frantically trying to get motorists to turn around, gun at the ready. I came alongside another vehicle

Summer Reading List

Three Presbyterians have released new books, just in time for some summer reading. Rev. Dr. Kevin Livingston, associate professor of pastoral ministry at Tyndale Seminary, Toronto, offers A

A Struggle for Power

The events in Ukraine as they have unfolded have captured frontpage headlines in most of the Western media. And although I do not follow the Russian media, there

Communities Commemorate Cemetery

Members of the Presbyterian and United Church communities in Regina have joined with indigenous peoples to commemorate a cemetery on the grounds of the former Regina Industrial School.

Record Wins Awards

The Presbyterian Record received 10 awards from the Canadian Church Press and the Associated Church Press for its 2013 material. The September issue topped the list in the edition

Canadian to Head WCRC

A United Church minister has been elected as the next general secretary of the World Communion of Reformed Churches. Rev. Christopher Ferguson assumes his new position Aug. 1,

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A Special Party at Evangel Hall

Bruce MacLean celebrated his 103rd birthday at Evangel Hall Mission in Toronto on May 7. An EHM supporter for about a decade, MacLean brought along two cakes—one for

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Schoolgirls Kidnapped in Nigeria

Demonstrators hold banners as they protest about the kidnapping of girls in Nigeria, near the Nigerian High Commission in London, England, May 9, 2014. Almost 300 schoolgirls were

General Secretary Applies to Resign in 2015

Rev. Dr. Rick Fee is well known across the church in Canada and in churches and ecumenical organizations around the world. He was moderator of the 2004 General Assembly, has

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Presbyterians Respond to News of Schoolgirls Kidnapped in Nigeria

Almost 300 schoolgirls were kidnapped from a school in Chibok, Nigeria, on April 14th, and a Presbyterian in Ottawa is speaking up in hopes of having the girls

Communities Commemorate Cemetary

Members of the Presbyterian and United Church communities in Regina have joined with indigenous peoples to commemorate a cemetery on the grounds of the former Regina Industrial School.

Canadian to Head WCRC

A United Church minister has been elected as the next general secretary of the World Communion of Reformed Churches. Rev. Christopher Ferguson assumes his new position Aug. 1,

Record Wins Awards

The Presbyterian Record received 10 awards from the Canadian Church Press and the Associated Church Press for its 2013 material. The September issue topped the list in the edition

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Clothing drive for Egypt

In 2008, a group from Chapel Place, Markham, Ont., decided to send clothing to the needy in Egypt through contacts we have in that country. The Arabic -

St. Andrew’s Hall Appoints New Director

St. Andrew's Hall has appointed Rev. Dr. Ross Lockhart to the position of director of ministry leadership and education at the Presbyterian seminary and, if the appointment is

Trafficking Agreement Reached

An estimated 29.8 million people—many of whom are women and children—live in slavery around the world, according to the 2013 Global Slavery Index. In an effort to change

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Moderator Nominee Announced

Rev. Dr. Stephen Farris, dean of St. Andrew's Hall, has been named sole moderator nominee for the 140th General Assembly. He is expected to be installed when the

Report from Assembly Council

Biennial Assemblies The convener of Assembly Council cast the deciding vote on a recommendation that will bring the topic of biennial General Assemblies before the highest court of the

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‘Fantastic’ Women Named

Karen Hamilton greets Pope Francis in Rome. A list of 100 "fantastic Canadian Christian women leaders" has been compiled by the Bridgeway Foundation, a private supporter of Canadian non