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Legal Opinions on the Impact of the Remits

Two advocates before the Supreme Court of Canada have written opinions that if the Remits are implemented in their current form, it will be difficult to effectively defend the position of PCC clergy, congregations, or members who refuse to participate in same-sex wedding ceremonies, with potential resulting liability to the PCC itself. Any member of a church court can forward these legal opinions to their court’s clerk ... Read more<

Western Canada Regional Gathering

The Presbytery of Western Han Ca and Calgary Korean Presbyterian Church are hosting a conference on the Remits from the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in Canada, on Saturday, November 30, 2019, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. For more information and to register ... Read more

Remit Reflection/Response

We are very grateful for the spirit underlying the presentation of the remits to the 145th General Assembly. For a long time and certainly since 2015 this debate has had times of rancour and division. The expressed attitude of the mover of these remits was one intended to promote harmony and unity. For such action we are ... Read more

Presbytery Remit Voting

From October 2019 through March 2020, each of the 45 presbyteries in the Presbyterian Church in Canada will be voting on the two remits concerning same-sex marriage and ordination. We will attempt to keep up with the results of the voting and post them. If you have information about your Presbytery that has not yet been updated … Read more

Ontario Regional Gathering

"A Place to Stand" - a gathering hosted by the Presbytery of Eastern Han-Ca at Vaughan Community Church, Ontario, on Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019. You can watch the videos on the VCC EM Facebook page. We also have a recording of the event, which we have made available on the Presbytery of Eastern Han-Ca Youtube page. Conference Achievements and Next Steps … Read more

Atlantic Regional Gathering

Atlantic Regional Denominational Conversations took place on Saturday September 21st, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., in Moncton, New Brunswick, hosted by Bethel Presbyterian Riverview and St. Andrew's Moncton. Approximately 60 people worshipped together, reviewed the Remits and the Barrier Act, and began examining possible ways forward. Consensus was achieved in the following statements, some of ... Read more

British Columbia Regional Gathering

Please join us for a "What's Next? Gathering" - an opportunity for conversation, prayer, and discernment around the Barrier Act Remits and the future of the PCC. Friday, October 18, 2019, 1:00 to 4:30 p.m., Best Western Plus Kelowna Hotel and Suites, Thompson Room, 2402 Hwy 97 N., Kelowna BC. Please RSVP so that discussion materials can be sent out ahead of time. … Read more

PSALT’s Response to the Remits

The unity of the Presbyterian Church in Canada is being challenged. In this generation, people wonder “Can this church hold together?” The best answer to that question is to look at how the church has held together in its history. In 1875, four synods growing out of the Church of Scotland joined to form the ... Read more

Observations and Affirmations #10

Observation: Just as Israel was called out from Babylonian exile to re-establish itself as the visible people of God, the church of Christ is, in today's secular culture, also being called out to be more visible. It will be those who want to be faithful to Scripture. "Plow new ground for yourselves, plant righteousness, and ... Read more

Observations and Affirmations #9

Observation: We are to put our love for God and His Word above all other loves. As God's Word instructs us, we are to also love one another, but only the Word of our Creator can teach us how to properly and effectively love one another. Who of us has not gone to summer camp ... Read more

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