St. Andrew’s Church Kingston and the Presbytery of Kingston have the honour of hosting the 143rd General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in Canada.
The opening worship will be held at St. Andrew’s on Sunday June 4, 7 p.m. The sanctuary will be filled with 300 commissioners from across Canada, ecumenical and interfaith visitors, national staff … and you are invited! The service will highlight music that celebrates both the Reformation@500 and the Confederation of Canada@150. The current Moderator, The Rev. Douglas Rollwage of Zion Church Charlottetown will be preaching, and the Moderator Elect, The Rev. Peter Bush of Westwood Church Winnipeg will be inducted.
The meetings of Assembly will be held in the gym of the Athletic and Recreation Centre (ARC) of Queen’s, 284 Earl Street. These discussions are open to all, and will be held 8:30 a.m. – noon, 2 – 5 p.m., 7-8:30 p.m. on Monday and Tuesday, concluding at noon on Wednesday. Enter the ARC from Earl Street, turn left into the gym from the foyer, identify yourself to the front desk as a visitor to Assembly, then proceed by stairs or elevator to the lower level and the gym. Parking is available in the lot beside Tindall Field at the corner of Union and Albert, or underground just in front of KGH.
The reports that will be considered by Assembly are available for download at http://presbyterian.ca/gao/ga2017/
And you can sign in to watch the discussions live at https://livestream.com/the-Presbyterian-Church-in-Canada/pccgeneralassembly2017
Here is a general map of the campus:
Of special interest to many will be the address to be given by Dr. Cindy Blackstock on Monday June 5, 3:45 p.m.