Nutrition: FLC Prayer concern for January 2019

Fellowship of the Least Coin Prayer concern for January: NUTRITION January 2019-2028, United Nations Decade of Family Farming Worldwide, women are at much higher risk than men of poor nutrition. As a result, they are also are more likely to develop anemia and related health complications. In 2011, the World Health Organization estimated anemia affected… Read more »

Winnipeg Celebrates WICC’s Hundredth with Joy

The Women’s Inter-Church Council of Winnipeg (WICW) wrapped up WICC’s 100th Anniversary celebrations, which began in Newfoundland in March, with a brunch at the Canad Inns Winnipeg on Saturday, November 3. We had representation from twelve faith groups and greetings from many including the Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba, Janice Filmon. The gathering included all ages… Read more »

The Joy of Justice

Written by Rev. Heather Mc Cance, Ministry developer for the Anglican Church in Canada. November 3, 2018, on the occasion of the 100th Anniversary of Women’s Inter-Church Council of Canada, hosted by Women’s Inter-Church Council of Winnipeg. Bridging Genaerations When I was a child, I was a member of the Junior Auxiliary of the Anglican Church… Read more »

Ottawa Time of Sharing 2018

The annual Time of Sharing and Reflection was held at Rideau Park United Church on October 27, 2018. Host churches for the WDP for Slovenia were convened and publicity was made at large as we were also celebrating the 100th anniversary of WICC. We were pleased to accommodate a visitor from Hudson, Québec who shared… Read more »

World Day of Prayer: The Canadian Connection

  The seeds of shared work for missions were sown in 1812 by Mary Webb, an American Baptist in Boston who called for shared days of prayer for missions. By 1818, 97 women’s missionary groups were on board. Momentum was also gathering in Canada. On October 19, 1918, a woman named Bessie McMurchy invited representatives… Read more »

Women’s Inter-Church Council of Canada 100th Anniversary Celebration (Toronto)

by Cathy Reid We thank Glad Tidings for sharing this article written by our council member, Cathy Reid, for their Thanksgiving issue (September/October 2018, Volume 92, No. 5). Cathy Reid is the Women’s Missionary Society of the Presbyterian Church of Canada’s  Representative to WICC. She attended the 100th Anniversary Celebration on June 23, 2018 at Yorkminster Park Baptist… Read more »

An FLC Prayer Concern for August: Water

How did you use water today? Council member Nettie Dueck walks us through the importance of water to our spiritual and physical health. This is what my research has revealed to me about water: A: Water and the Bible The water and the Bible are very much connected. Water symbolizes God’s Word in many places throughout… Read more »

“Pursuit of Justice,” Summer Edition

Start a justice movement or grow understanding of justice issues in your community this summer. Parks and backyards make great spaces for gathering. Our council teamed up with the Student Christian Movement to explore contemporary justice movements and bring new insights to the struggles against racism, social and economic injustice, colonialism, and gender violence. It… Read more »