From the Moderator 2017

Below are some communications from Peter Bush, the Moderator of the 143rd General Assembly (2017) of the Presbyterian Church in Canada.

These items were initially posted either at the website of the PCC or in the FaceBook discussion group of the PCC and are reproduced here with the permission of the Moderator. Click on the title to open the document.

Post-Moderatorial Year Reflections and Prayers

A Prayer on the 25th Anniversary of the Beginning of the 1994 Rwandan Genocide

A Prayer after the Tree of Life Synagogue Shootings

A prayer on October 11, 2018

A prayer on World Mental Health Day

A prayer for those who seek an end to sexual violence

The September 2018 Indonesian Earthquake & Tsunami

The September 2018 Ottawa Gatineau Tornado

Orange Shirt Day 2018

Reflection on Psalm 122

A Prayer on Saturday Night 181020

Moderatorial Year Reflections and Prayers

Moderator’s Sermon at the Opening Worship of the 144th (2018) General Assembly of the PCC

Final Post as Moderator of the 143rd General Assembly

A Prayer for Trinity Sunday

Prayer for Healing and Reconciliation

A Prayer for the World

About Conversations with People We Disagree With

A Prayer for Pentecost and Healing & Reconciliation Sunday 2018

A Prayer for Harry and Meghan and all Couples being Married this Summer

World Telecommunications and Information Society Day

A Prayer for May 14, 2018

A Prayer on Sunday, May 13, 2018

A Prayer for World Fair Trade Day

Prayer for the Kootenay Region

Visit to the Cariboo House Ministry

A Prayer for Mental Health

A Prayer for National Hospice & Palliative Care Week

Prayer to the God of wind, rain, snow, and sunshine

A Prayer on International Space Day – May 4

A Prayer for Indigenous Canadians

Prayer about the Spring Flooding

Hope in Korea

The National Day of Mourning – April 28, 2018

Prayer for the Leaders of North and South Korea

A Prayer for the People of Toronto on April 23, 2018

A Prayer for the Genera; Assembly of the Presbyterian Church of Taiwan

Prayer Reflecting the News of the Day (Psalm 2)

A Prayer for the People of Palestine

Prayer regarding Church Order

Humboldt Tragedy (April 6, 2018)

Martin Luther King Jr. Assassination

A Prayer on Good Friday 2018

A Prayer for Good Friday (Karl Barth)

A Prayer on World Water Day

International Day for the Eradication of Racial Discrimination (March 21)

World Poetry Day (March 21)

A Prayer for Pi Day

A Prayer for International Women’s Day

History Moment for March 2018

A Prayer for Renewal of the Church

A Prayer for Pink Shirt Day

A Prayer regarding the Tina Fontaine Murder Trial Verdict

A Prayer for International Mother Language Day

An Invitation to Prayer & Fasting for the People of South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo

Letter of Repentance

A Prayer in the Wake of the Court Decision

A Prayer for Taiwan

A Prayer for Sunday, February 4, 2018

A Prayer for Bell Let’s Talk Day

Prayer on the 1st Anniversary of the Islamic Cultural Centre Shooting

A Prayer on Sunday, January 28, 2018

The Doomsday Clock

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity (Jan 18-25)

A Prayer in the week of 11 January 2018

Canadian Presbyterians and Trinidad

Prayer for those affected by the California Mudslides

Prayer for those Impacted by Alzheimer’s

January 9, 2018 Peace Talks

A Prayer for Children & Youth

Advent 2017 Letter