Renewal Café

Renewal Cafe LogoRenewal Café is a Zoom community offered by The Renewal Fellowship within The Presbyterian Church in Canada. It caters to believers who identify as evangelical, traditional, orthodox or conservative. On the menu: conversation with a serving of prayer. The flavour will vary, according to the occasion and need. It will be open on the first Thursday of each month ... Read more

Stillness to Prevent Illness

"Where is God in all this?" If there's a defining theological question for these times, that's it. In any time of crisis, we search for meaning. Do a search of sermon titles preached in the wake of 9-11 and odds are that is what you will find. In 1938, Rev. Martyn Lloyd-Jones was called to the pulpit at Westminster Chapel ... Read more

Renewal News – Winter 2021

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United We Stand

Presbyterians who adhere to traditional standards are working together on two new fronts. “Praying, listening, trusting” was formed in June 2020 for the purpose of praying for six months in order to discern God’s direction for those in orthodoxy. “PCC-Covenant” came together in the fall in recognition of a need to work with one another ... Read more

A Cautionary Tale

Admittedly my awareness of the details is limited [sketchy, disjointed, distant], but even so the situation evokes descriptions like distressing, disturbing, disastrous, devastating, even debacle. One of our partner churches, The Guyana Presbyterian Church, is experiencing deep division, perhaps even its death knell. Recent developments involve: i) two rival groups, each forming a Synod [their ... Read more

Renewal Day 2021 — Save the Date!

Zoom gathering will take place Saturday April 17.  With no end in sight for the COVID-19 pandemic, The Renewal Fellowship board of directors, which met on November 21, decided to play it safe for its annual general meeting and Renewal Day. As we did in 2020, the gathering will most likely take place completely online ... Read more

PresbyCan at a Quarter Century

As the world prepares to enter a second year of physical distancing and restricted travel, PresbyCan Daily Devotionals promise to become more important than ever. For many devoted readers, the online ministry is a vital daily dose of scriptural wisdom. As some readers attest, this ministry has kept ... Read more