One-Hour World Day of Prayer Service Available on Video

Available here after February 15, 2021.  A one hour World Day of Prayer service video has been created to view at home and churches.  It is based on the worship bulletin prepared by the women of Vanuatu and then edited by the Women’s Inter-Church Council of Canada. The video contents include:  Closed captioning in English for… Read more »

Prez Corner

From the Prez Desk We-Connect January 2021 Happy New Year! Most people I greet in town are excited for the new year simply to leave 2020 behind. C’mon 2021! However, if we learned anything from 2020 – in the midst of COVID-19, the protests for justice, the isolation and the grief – if we have… Read more »

Mental Health in 2021 – by Major Shirley King

The World Health Organization has defined good mental health as “a state of well being in which the individual realizes his or her own abilities, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively and fruitfully and is able to make a contribution to his or her community.” So, let me ask you,… Read more »

“Are you okay?”

The question caught the Duchess of Sussex off guard. She paused in her response to the question posed by reporter Tom Bradby in the fall of 2019. In the video of the interview (watch the clip here, at the bottom of this link): she seems to be searching his face and perhaps asking herself,… Read more »


January 1st, 2021 In Canada, COVID-19 numbers have been rising and people are encouraged to stay home in most provinces.  It is essential to follow the health guidelines in your area. WICC continues to be fully operational with staff able to receive your emails and phone calls in the midst of the current lockdown in Ontario.… Read more »

Rooted in Faith, Called to Action – World Day of Prayer 2021 Grants

Offerings received through the World Day of Prayer transform our prayers into action in the form of project grants that empower women and children in our own country and throughout the world. All regions share in the grants, with consideration given to the greatest need. An application for a project grant will be considered from: Canadian organizations… Read more »

World Day of Prayer Questions and Answers

Question 1: Can print materials, only, be ordered for World Day of Prayer 2021? Answer:  No.  We have created standard WDP Packets that contain both printed materials and a video copy of our one hour service.  Click here for more details. Question 2: Can I order WDP items by mail and pay by cheque? Answer:… Read more »

Spices of Vanuatu Cookies

Adjust the spices according to your taste ½ cup margarine ¼ cup sugar 2 eggs 1 ¾ cups all purpose flour ½ tsp vanilla 1¼ tsp baking powder ⅛ tsp salt 1½ tsp ground ginger 1 tsp ground turmeric ¼ tsp ground black pepper ⅛ tsp ground cayenne pepper Place everything in a bowl 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 »