Category: Thursdays In Black

Rev. Lynn Mitchell’s WICC Board Story

Hello to all.  I’m the Rev. Lynn Mitchell of Trenton, Ontario.  This beautiful town is located on the Bay of Quinte, at the mouth of the Trent-Severn waterway. I have several roles with the Women’s Inter-Church Council of Canada: Anglican Church appointed representative, chair of the Fellowship of the Least Coin (FLC) board team and… Read more »


Domestic Violence in a Pandemic

Domestic violence is an abuse of power in the home which manifests in a myriad of ways: physical, sexual, financial, psychological and/or emotional.  The perpetrator is often an intimate partner and/or family member.  The abuser may use tactics of intimidation, harassment, threats, confinement, removal of the necessities of life, stalking, damage of property and withdrawal… Read more »


Thursdays in Black; Called to Proclaim

The 2016 13th World Assembly of the World Federation of Methodist and Uniting Church Women ‘’But, you are the chosen race, the King’s priests, the holy nation, God’s own people, chosen to proclaim the wonderful acts of God, who called you out of darkness into His own marvelous light’’. 1 Peter 2:  verses 9 and… Read more »


Taking Steps to End Violence Against Women

In this anniversary year, the Women’s Inter-Church Council of Canada (WICC) is launching a new section of its website titled, “Restore: Ending Violence Against Women.” Women in churches across Canada have been working in small and big ways to help women and children who are affected by violence. They have been doing this work for… Read more »


Human Trafficking in Canada: What You Need to Know

By Emily Pelley The history of global slavery is often a topic that is presented as a past wrong that belongs to less educated people and a shameful time in our history. However, it has become more evident over recent years that the eradication of slavery did not actually happen because slavery still exists in… Read more »