- when: Friday, October 19, 2:00 p.m. - Saturday afternoon, October 20, 2018
- where: Knox Presbyterian Church, 29 High Street, Vankleek Hill, Ontario. (MAP)
- guest speakers
Friday evening: The Rev. Shahrzad Kandalaft
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Theme: Fresh Expressions
Fresh Expressions is a movement that aims to reach out to the unchurched people in a unique and new way. Fresh Expression method of reaching out
is through making disciples and nurturing them in a new way of a church that speaks to the language and culture of our world today while it's rooted in
Scripture, orthodoxy and tradition alongside the existing church in a new and different form of a church.
Saturday morning and afternoon: The Rev. Dr. Stuart Macdonald
Theme: Being effective churches in the new reality
Christians in Canada today find themselves living in a reality very different from what many imagine. Stuart Macdonald, co-author (with Brian Clarke) of
Leaving Christianity, an exploration of what has changed in Canada's religious environment, will share findings, and then suggest some ways in which congregations
can effectively meet the challenges of ministry today.
- 11:00 - 12 noon: "Where are we? Christians in Canada today?"
- 1:00 - 3:00 pm: "Now we know where we are, how do we ...."
(the afternoon session is open to everyone within the synod, and will include a brief re-cap of the morning session)
resources for afternoon session:
book review: "God has no grandchildren"
- Synod documents: (in pdf format)
1 REVISIONS to Package B:
- Package A: general info, dircections, accomodations, welcome letter, church info (03-oct-2018, 5 pages)
- Package B1.4 meeting docket & reports (REV 1. 17-oct-2018, 3:00 PM; 47 pages; one report to come 2)
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- minutes of 143rd Synod, 2017: minutes only (15-oct-2018, 20 pages)
· minutes & reports (17-oct-2018, 109 pages, 2 MB)
- CAB 2018 Summer in Pictures (03-oct-2018, 22 pages)
2 to come: Mission Committee, Robert Fund Report
- 10/16/2018, 6:15 PM: p. 19, Synod Webservant's Report
- 10/16/2018, 6:15 PM: pp.23-25, Synod Coordinator, CY2018 (only p. 25 revised)
- 10/17/2018, 11:50 AM: p. 16, Assessments 2019 (labels only)
- 10/17/2018, 3:00 PM: p. 25, Synod Coordinator, CY2018
updated 17-oct-2018, 3:00 PM
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