World Day of Prayer Service Options for 2021

World Day of Prayer Service Options for 2021 Given that COVID-19 may restrict options for gathering, we ask you to consider a number of safe ways to celebrate World Day of Prayer 2021 – Vanuatu. Watch, as an individual or in groups, a full-length service video featuring participants from across Canada. This one hour recording… Read more »


Learn about the Service Resources and how to Order or Download these Items

Ordering and Downloading WDP 2021 Materials How to order or download: All coordinators or any others interested in receiving WDP 2021 materials are to create a Coordinator Login account at wicc.org.  Through this account, all materials can be ordered and/or downloaded for use. Click here for Coordinator Login instructions. An email address is required for… Read more »


Create a Coordinator Login Account

WDP Service Coordinator Login Instructions 1.Go to web address: 2. Click the LOGIN/REGISTER button on the top right corner. Click Here to download these instructions in a word format to your computer.


Thanksgiving Matching Donor Fundraising Campaign

WICC continually becomes aware of both Canadian and International projects which restore hope to women touched by injustice. In the spring of 2020, through WDP offerings, we funded $100,000 to related grant applicants. We would like to fund more, and so with much gratitude and great excitement, we announced a donor willing to match donations… Read more »


Racism: Black Lives Matter

John 7:24 says: “Stop judging by mere appearances, but instead judge correctly”. In the last sermon Martin Luther King Jr. preached before he was assassinated, he said “remain awake through a great revolution”.  We are seeing a great revolution today. Are we awake? Are we seeing that the killing of George Floyd started a worldwide… Read more »


ZOOM Events Hosted by WICC – Fall 2020

1. WDP Coordinators networking event on Zoom – Friday, November 13th at 3 pm EST A one hour gathering for WDP coordinators to receive service updates; learn how to access WDP materials, discuss various service delivery platforms, understand key people to contact for information and support PLUS have an opportunity to ask questions.  Coordinators are encouraged to… Read more »


Change: Old Roots Flourish in New Soil

Always an avid gardener, I was eager to transform the long-neglected property around our “new” 105-year-old home.  Exploration (excavation?!) of the tangled mess of weeds and overgrown vines revealed some unexpected surprises.  As I was removing rocks and miscellaneous pieces of stuff, I discovered some peonies, small and sun-deprived.  I carefully dug them up, and… Read more »


Black Lives Matter: A Letter to WICC Sisters

Dear WICC Sisters, I hope that you’re safe, healthy, and doing as well as you can right now amidst the uncertainty, fears, and changes due to the pandemic. (By the way, have you noticed how emails in 2020 are starting to sound a lot like Paul’s greetings in the Epistles?) In an age of Zoom… Read more »


What does Jesus say about welcoming the foreigner?

Matthew 25: 31-40 “I was a stranger and you welcomed me….” One of my favorite authors, Jane Urquhart, in her book Sanctuary Line (2010), introduced me to the plight of migrant workers here in Canada. Through powerful storytelling in this fiction set in the 1980’s, the author highlighted for me what it means to be… Read more »


Migrant Workers are Essential: A Rural Perspective

Micah 6:8 8 He has told you, O mortal, what is good; and what does the Lord require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God?   (NRSV): Migrant workers have long-been a vital component of agriculture – in grape, asparagus, apple, cherry, honey, melon, bok choy, cabbage, squash and… Read more »