Immigrants: FLC Prayer Concern for June 2019

JUNE 2019 Fellowship of the Least Coin Prayer Concern: IMMIGRANTS June 20, World Refugee Day   Nisha is a college graduate who worked as a secretary-bookkeeper in Ethiopia before arriving in Canada twelve years ago. Nisha earned a business degree, but she continues to have difficulty finding a job with good conditions and pay to… Read more »


Welland Ontario World Day of Prayer

World Day of Prayer March 1, 2019 Holy Trinity Church, Welland, Ontario My name is Anica Glavac. I was born in 1932 to a middle-class family in the Yugoslav Republic of Slovenia. We were living on the farm. Also, my father had a flour mill. We did have a small house with two bedrooms and… Read more »


Interview with WICC President

Fifty–Four Minutes with Diane Dwarka March 25, 2019 Below, is a condensed version of a phone conversation between Diane Dwarka, WICC President and Janet MacFadyen, Communications Specialist for WICC. In addition to her role as Women’s Inter-Church Council of Canada president, Diane is a mother, grandmother, community volunteer, fan of Canada Reads, two-time president of… Read more »


Diversity and Hospitality: FLC Prayer concern for May 2019

Fellowship of the Least Coin prayer concern for May: DIVERSITY & HOSPITALITY May 16 International Day of Living Together in Peace, May 21 World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development My late husband, Gordon, and I hosted international students beginning in 1976. They came from different cultures and had different religious beliefs, practices,… Read more »


Fellowship of the Least Coin: April 2018 Prayer Concern

Mental Health Mental health is complex and, often, misunderstood. In the Bible, we find archaic language and understanding about diseases and illnesses we can now explain through a more medical and scientific approach. But if we look at the healing stories in the Gospels, we see some of the complexity of relationships touched by mental… Read more »


Bangkok Foodscape: The Gender of Public Eating

International Focus Bangkok Foodscape: A Gender Factor of Public Eating by J. MacFadyen Three neighbours set out for a wintery morning walk. By the corner of Harbord and Grace, the topic was food. Sue: I saw your husband having Chinese delivered last night. Nicky: Our Florida Airbnb host didn’t list a local grocery store in… Read more »


Creation: The FLC Prayer Concern for April 2019

Fellowship of the Least Coin Prayer concern for April: CREATION April 22, Earth Day Suriname is a beautiful, tropical South American country that is home to diverse people and a wonderful abundance of vegetation and wildlife. As the writer country for the World Day of Prayer 2018 service, the women of Suriname reminded us that… Read more »


Girls’ Empowerment: The FLC Prayer Concern for March 2019

Fellowship of the Least Coin prayer concern for March: GIRLS’ EMPOWERMENT March 1, World Day of Prayer March 8, International Women’s Day I am Charlise, an 11-year-old grade six student, a young missionary and a member of the African Methodist Episcopal Church in Toronto. I have traveled with my mom and grandmother to Chennai India,… Read more »


The Healthy Journey – Being Prepared

Proverbs 31:17 … she dresses herself with strength and makes her arms strong. (English Standard Version) Did you face a challenge today? Were your spiritual talents called to action? Regular physical activity and healthy eating make a powerful combination in giving us the energy to take on all sorts of challenges including social injustice. Furthermore,… Read more »


The Healthy Journey

The vision for WICC is to Restore Hope to Women Touched by Injustice. In our call to action, looking after our own needs can take a backseat. As WDP coordinators and their committees meet and organize, and all people cope with struggles that need attention, let us nourish both our bodies and souls to feel… Read more »