Category: World Day of Prayer

Ideas for Creative World Day of Prayer Events

World Day of Prayer (WDP) is more than just a day; it is a movement that invites people around the world to join in prayer and action for peace and justice. Organizers are welcome to use a creative event to celebrate WDP.  Let the 2023 theme “I Have Heard About Your Faith” inspire you. Be sure… Read more »

WDP 2023 Coordinators Planning & Promoting

                                                                                    September 2022  Hello World Day of Prayer Coordinators for 2023!  The World Day of Prayer (WDP) 2023 program was written by the women of Taiwan with the theme, “I have heard about your faith” based on Ephesians 1: 15-19. RESOURCES will be available online at on November 1,… Read more »

Recipe – Taiwanese Pineapple Cakes

Pineapple Cakes Little pineapple cakes are a common treat from bakeries in Taiwan. They are usually baked in special square pans: these have been adapted. Filling Two 398 mL cans crushed pineapple 1/3 cup brown sugar (packed) 1/3 cup white sugar Dough ¾ cup butter, at room temperature 1 cup icing sugar 1 egg plus… Read more »

World Day of Prayer 2023 Artwork

 World Day of Prayer Prepared by the WDP Committee of Taiwan March 3, 2023 “I Have Heard About Your Faith” Artist Statement We are excited to unveil the artwork for World Day of Prayer 2023. Description of the artwork The artwork depicts many themes from life in Taiwan. Taiwan has a history of being colonized… Read more »

“Why pray? How to Pray?” – Anita Gittens, WICC Board Treasurer

1 Thessalonians 5: 16 -18 (New International Version) “Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.” It is so often said that “Prayer is talking to God”, it is a way of communicating with God. We know that in building all relationships, communication is… Read more »

Fundraising 2022

WOMEN’S INTER-CHURCH COUNCIL OF CANADA   Dear Friend of WICC, We are praying that you and your family are well in this prolonged pandemic and troubled times. In the midst of uncertainties under which we are living, the World Day of Prayer emerges each year like a balm of hope with an invitation to place… Read more »

Feedback from WDP 2022 “I Know the Plans I Have for You”

World Day of Prayer 2022 – England, Wales and Northern Ireland. We received hundreds of messages about WDP 2022 – England, Wales and Northern Ireland – along with donations.  Below are some of these inspiring words. I am making a personal donation and hope other ladies do as well.   We will plan an in-person for… Read more »

My WICC story by Lise Gauvin, WICC Member at Large

I am a proud Francophone who was born in the Ottawa area (at home) and currently live in Nepean, ON.  After grade 13, I trained as a teacher but found my career calling in public service and then staffing, eventually working for the RCMP. Many Public Service Human Resources advisors for the latter are in… Read more »

WDP 2022 in Richmond Corner, NB by Bonnie Sparks

Greetings from St. John’s Anglican Church, Parish of Richmond, the Diocese of Fredericton. On March 13th, we held our annual World Day of Prayer Service at St. John’s Anglican Church, Richmond Corner, New Brunswick, which is 7 km from Woodstock.  We have held this special worship service for over 50 years. I was first involved… Read more »