Renewal News – Spring 2019

In This Issue: ● General Assembly 2018: Start Praying – Rev. Andy Cornell, Executive Director ● A Day of Renewal – April 6 at Grace West Hill, Scarborough, Ontario ● Where Vertical Meets Horizontal – Practicing Collective Neighbourliness – Jason McKinney, Wycliffe Institute of Evangelism ● Logging Off and Looking In – A Lenten Reflection – Rev. Ian Shaw, Board Chair ● Pre-Assembly Conference Planned – Street Level – Christine O'Reilly ● Hospitality: Are our congregations truly prepared for visitors? ● A Death and Life Reflection – Rev. Ian Shaw, Board Chair ● Meet a Board Member – Rev. Stan Cox ● Congregations Spread Their Wings – Twitter ● Wanting Too Little – Expectancy Deficit Disorder – Diane Eaton ● Andy Cornell's Speaking Schedule ● Current Board Members and Staff … Read more

Renewal Day and Annual General Meeting

This will be on Saturday, April 6, 2019, at Grace West Hill Presbyterian Church in Scarborough, Ontario. The theme is "A Day of Renewal: One Mission; Three Points; Three Speakers". Theme Speakers will be Rev. Ian Shaw, Rev. Andy Cornell, and Rev. John Park. For more details and to register, click here.

Proposed Constitutional Changes

Proposed revisions to the Constitution were approved by the Renewal Fellowship Board at a Board meeting on July 18, 2018, and will be voted on at the AGM on Saturday, April 6, 2019. The objects of the Renewal Fellowship are to establish means of contact and encouragement for those interested in renewal; to promote materials that provide biblical, theological comment and practical, specific ideas; to develop supportive programmes for prayer, small groups, and evangelism; and to organize conferences to strengthen the reformed and evangelical witness with our denomination. … Read more

Renewal News – Winter 2019

In this issue, meet our new Administrative Assistant and Board members, read highlights from the November Renewal Fellowship Board meeting, plan to attend the April Renewal Day and AGM, rejoice about the introduction of Cyclical PCC, mourn about church villains, ruminate about the difference between differences and divisions, and take in glimpses of renewal in the PCC … Read more

Meet Our Administrative Assistant

After 18 months of waiting, searching and praying, Renewal Fellowship has a new Administrative Assistant. Kyoungsoo Hwang begins January 1, 2019. She replaces Bill Harrison, who retires after almost 20 years in the job. Kyoungsoo brings a vibrant faith and a wealth of experience to the job. After graduating from Western University’s Master of Library ... Read more

Renewal News – Fall 2018

In This Issue: • RF refines its mission • Is it always right to be right? – by Ian Shaw • Highlights from July's Board meeting • For a time such as this – by Germaine Lovelace • Search continues for new RF administrator • VBS: not just for kids (Grace West Hill) – by Janet Lou-Hing • Drama camp: a week of blessing (Parry Sound) – by Rosemary Forsythe • Love: deluxe or economy package? – by Diane Eaton • Meet your Renewal Board … Read more

Germaine’s Message of Hope

At the 2018 General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in Canada, held in Waterloo, Ontario, Rev. Germaine Lovelace, a member of Renewal Fellowship's board of directors, delivered a powerful message to the church: "What God is calling us as Presbyterians is to take nothing with us." Watch the entire video.

Renewal News Summer 2018

In This Issue: • General Assembly: Collision Avoided • Notable General Assembly Decisions • Renewal and Hope in British Columbia • Renewal in BC: History and Future • Renewal: Cedar Tree Ministries • Renewal at Knox Sooke • Thriving in Babylon: Our Three Speakers • Meet Your Renewal Board Members and Staff … Read more

2018 Conference – Thriving in Babylon

More than 100 Presbyterians and friends from coast to coast filled a sanctuary at Vaughan Community Church, Thornhill, Ontario, on April 20-21, 2018, for Thriving in Babylon, two days of encouragement and challenge for the Christ-centred, Bible-believing church. To listen to the theme speeches, click here.