TORONTO, May 17 /CNW/ - Representatives from Presbyterian churches
across Canada will gather in London, Ontario for a week of
deliberations and fellowship. The 137th General Assembly of The Presbyterian Church in Canada (PCC) convenes
June 5th at the University of Western Ontario. The week will be filled with
meetings of the Assembly, worship, learning and fellowship
opportunities for the approximately three hundred delegates.
The PCC is comprised of over nine hundred congregations, ministries, and
mission partnerships across Canada and around the world. On any given
Sunday, worship services are conducted in sanctuaries, school gyms, and
living rooms across the country in as many as seventeen languages.
The General Assembly, which meets annually, elects a Moderator who, in
addition to presiding over the week-long meeting of Assembly, is the
spokesperson for The PCC while the Assembly is not sitting. The nominee
for Moderator of the 137th General Assembly is the Rev. Dr. H.D. (Rick) Horst, minister of St.
Andrew's Presbyterian Church in Barrie, Ontario.
SOURCE The Presbyterian Church in Canada
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