Called Together – a Time of Encouragement

  More than 60 people took part in “Called Together – a Time of Encouragement” on January 29, 2022, for evangelical/orthodox/traditional believers within The Presbyterian Church in Canada who remain called to the places where they currently worship and serve. Speaker Rev. Dr. Kevin Livingston challenged those in orthodoxy to remain as a “faithful presence” … Read more

No Middle Ground

A recent survey from Renewal Fellowship asked readers where their minds were at four months after the historic change in doctrine of the Presbyterian Church in Canada (PCC). It was hardly a scientific survey, but the responses mirrored what we’ve been hearing in conversations: In general, “We are staying in the PCC for now, while … Read more

Remit Response Survey

Along with the quarterly e-mailout of the Renewal News and Prayer Calendar, sent the last week of September, we included a survey, asking respondents to share their responses to the adoption of remits ‘B’ and ‘C.’ We received 21 responses: Ministers - 12; Elders - 5; Members - 3; Adherents - 1. Responses arrived from Vancouver Island to Newfoundland and included … Read more

Support For Anti-Racism Petition

Support is growing for the landmark petitions by Korean-speaking congregations which accuse The Presbyterian Church in Canada of racism by "demonizing" ethnic congregations. This week, a coalition of Chinese congregations, known as the Chinese Consultation, issued a statement in support of the petitions. "We thank the members of the Han-Ca Presbyteries for calling attention to the … Read more

PCC Covenant

There is much that unites us: we worship and serve the same Lord, we hold the same convictions about the inspiration and authority of the Scriptures, and we seek to order our lives and our ministries under the authority of our sovereign God and His revealed Word. Different circumstances will lead us to follow Christ faithfully in different directions, and none of these directions is a better or worse calling than another. ... Read more

Pray for GA 2021

We are presenting a unique 28-day prayer initiative leading up to a very different General Assembly. Starting May 10th, we will be publishing a weekly prayer guide and inviting discussion on a special Facebook group page. The guides will be emailed and posted to the Renewal Fellowship and the PSALT websites. We are working in partnership with those of similar theological thinking … Read more

Eastern and Western Han-Ca Petitions re: Racism and Marginalization

Editor's Note: These Han-Ca petitions have been supported by a letter from the Chinese Consultation, composed of six congregations – Vancouver, Montreal, Toronto, Markham, Mississauga, and Celebration Chinese Presbyterian Churches, and by a letter from Chapel Place, an Arabic-speaking congregation. To the Venerable 146th General Assembly of The Presbyterian Church in Canada, The Presbytery of … Read more