Eldercare – What does the Lord require of me?

By Major Shirley King, WICC Board Appointee from The Salvation Army Canada Seniors in Canada are living longer and healthier lives than previous generations. The number of those 65 years of age and older has increased from 4.8 million in 2010 to almost 7 million people in 2020. By 2031, the year that the youngest… Read more »

COVID-19 update – November 2020

According to recent news, Canada and other parts of the world are now experiencing “the second wave” of COVID-19. There may be new restrictions in your area to stop the spread of the virus. “Recalibrate” seems to be the buzz word this month to describe the way that churches and non-profit organizations are navigating the… Read more »

Highlights from FLC (Fellowship of the Least Coin)

Submitted by Awit Marcelino, WICC Board member and ICFLC Outgoing Chair From October 9th-19th, 2020, the International Committee for the Fellowship of the Least Coin (ICFLC) met for its first online annual meeting with representatives from 12 ecumenical organizations from around the world. Rev. Lynn Mitchell and Awit Marcelino participated in these meetings as representatives… Read more »

Eldercare by Dr. Anita Gittens

Wikipedia defines an elder as “some-one with a degree of seniority or authority”. It also states that “In Christianity, an elder is a person who is valued for wisdom and holds a position of responsibility and authority in a Christian group”. There’s a sense of authority, knowledge, recognition, wisdom and value – characteristics which can… Read more »

Transition Message from WICC Past President Diane Dwarka

It has been a privilege, an honour, and a pleasure to have served as WICC’s president for the past two years. When I took on the role in 2018, WICC had just celebrated its 100th Anniversary with several events across the country to commemorate this landmark centennial. The previous president, Rev. Shirley DeMerchant, had a… Read more »

Christmas 2020 Fundraiser

Over two thousand years ago, angels brought Christmas greetings to a world that was in the throes of great change and upheaval. This year, our world is also in a state of change and uncertainty, but in the desire for a new normal, we also look for new possibilities as we listen for hope in… Read more »

Chocolate Coconut Mug Cake (cocoa is grown in Vanuatu)

1 egg 1 tablespoon milk, almond milk or coconut milk 2 tablespoons vegetable oil, melted butter or melted margarine ¼ teaspoon vanilla ¼ cup all-purpose flour (or ¼ cup gluten free ‘flour’) ¼ cup sugar 3 tablespoons cocoa powder ¼ teaspoon baking powder ⅟16 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons coconut In a large mug, thoroughly beat the egg with a fork. Add… Read more »

Awakening – Gift Giving at Christmas

WICC has a beautiful print that might be a wonderful gift for friends, family, co-workers and neighbours looking to hang a colourful and inspiring piece of art on their home or office walls.   This original work by renowned Canadian artist David Alexander Risk has been generously donated to the Women’s Inter-Church Council of Canada.… Read more »

AGM Highlights by Rev. Steph McClellan, WICC President

Greetings to you from the desk of the new WICC President! Moving from one snowy province (Manitoba) to another (Newfoundland), the office of the President changed at the WICC Annual General Meeting (AGM) held on Saturday, October 24, 2020. Serving as the President of WICC is an exciting step as I move from the President-Elect… Read more »