Renewal News – Winter 2020

In This Issue: Tracking the Remit Voting — 20/20 Vision in 2020 — On the road: Alberta/Saskatchewan/New Brunswick — Renewal’s Winter 2020 Prayer Guide — Regional conversations: Montreal, Moncton, Vaughan, Kelowna, and Calgary — Profile: Zion Charlottetown — "20/20 Vision: Vigilant and Vital" - RF Renewal Day, April 25th … Read more

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

Overture re: Safe Place for Congregations

WHEREAS, the beliefs of The Presbyterian Church in Canada are defined in our subordinate standards, and WHEREAS, every minister and elder in The Presbyterian Church in Canada affirmed our subordinate standards in their ordination vows; and WHEREAS, General Assemblies of our denomination, despite these ordination vows, have nevertheless for several years been discussing changes, referred to as human sexuality issues, that would contravene our subordinate standards ... Read more

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

Renewal News – Fall 2019

In This Issue: We have a prayer – Andy Cornell
Plus ça change – Ian Shaw
Renewal's response to the 2019 remits on marriage and sexuality
Remits go to presbyteries
A message the world doesn't want to hear – Andy Cornell
A holy discontent – Diane Eaton
A special request … Read more

Dal Schindell: a true “Channel”

Dal Schindell’s death on August 6, 2019 in Vancouver leaves us saddened at the passing of a unique Canadian evangelical who made a significant contribution to the establishment of The Renewal Fellowship within the Presbyterian Church in Canada. Dal had a vision for a publication of the organization which had been founded in May 1983. ... Read more

Renewal News – Summer 2019

In This Issue: GA 2019: a way forward? – Andy Cornell
The trouble with norms – Ian Shaw
Stage set for Barrier battle
RF board to respond to remits
Renewal for the next generation – Lauren and Jillian McWhinnie
RF's Knox College bursary revived
Authentic Biblical thinking – Ian Shaw
Powerful, Spirit-led prayer – Andy Cornell
Effective Gospel witness – John Park ... Read more