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 »

Education: The FLC Prayer Concern for February 2019

The Fellowship of the Least Coin prayer  concern for February: EDUCATION February 1, World Day of Women and Girls in Science “One child, one teacher, one pen and one book can change the world. Education is the only solution. Education First.” Malala Yousafzai spoke these powerful words when she spoke to the first ever UN… Read more »

Beekeeping in Slovenia

Proverbs 24:13-14 Eat honey, my son, for it is good; honey from the comb is sweet to your taste. Know also that wisdom is like honey for you: If you find it, there is a future hope for you, and your hope will not be cut off.   Honeybees can be found all around the… Read more »

Articulations of Race and Sports – Examining the St. Catharines Orioles – Ontario’s First All-Black Hockey Team

    by Lauren Wilkes; (Edited by Janet MacFadyen for We-Connect) Editor’s note on above picture: The British Methodist Episcopal (BME) Church, Salem Chapel was founded in 1820  by African-American freedom seekers in St. Catharines, Ontario. It is located at 92 Geneva St., in the heart of Old St. Catharines. The church is a valued historical site due to its design,… Read more »