Evangelical, traditional, orthodox, or conservative individuals in the PCC will be worshipping and praying together then breaking off into groups based on the four possible pathways: Détente (Stay and Pray), Detach, Depart, Discern. There are two dates to choose from: February 20 at noon Eastern and February 22 at 7 p.m. Eastern. Register via <email@example.com>. Zoom links will be sent after registration. Full details about the covenant can be found at pcc-covenant.ca.
Renewal Fellowship is partner in this, along with our friends at Presbyterians Standing for Apostolic Love and Truth (PSALT) and others not formally aligned with the two groups. We are strengthened with support from across our rich cultural diversity within the PCC.
As those in orthodoxy react to the proposals to redefine marriage and ordain those in same-sex unions, four paths have emerged:
- stay and pray within the denomination;
- seek theological separation within the PCC;
- leave the PCC; or
- wait and see.
We are being called to unite in a covenant of mutual support and understanding as we continue our journeys.
This agreement invites us to – among other things – “live according to the Holy Scriptures in every aspect of life and faith, and conduct ourselves, publicly and privately, in a manner that honours Christ Jesus and follows His way … to walk whatever path the Lord leads us on, with integrity, humility, trust, grace and hope.” Our guiding texts are Matthew 5:38-48, 1 Peter 2, and Galatians 5:22-26.