Rev. Lynn Mitchell’s WICC Board Story

Hello to all.  I’m the Rev. Lynn Mitchell of Trenton, Ontario.  This beautiful town is located on the Bay of Quinte, at the mouth of the Trent-Severn waterway. I have several roles with the Women’s Inter-Church Council of Canada: Anglican Church appointed representative, chair of the Fellowship of the Least Coin (FLC) board team and… Read more »


Win Czum – WICC Board Story

I’m Win Czum, WICC board member appointed by the United Church Women (UCW) of Canada. I bring information to the UCW national group who have communications reps to further share the news. As well as being the UCW rep on the board, I am a member of the Marketing/Communications team. Over fifty years ago, I… Read more »


Nell DeBoer’s WICC Story

I’m Nell DeBoer, and live in Toronto (North York), Ontario. After coming to Canada with my parents in 1948 from the Netherlands, I lived in Lindsay, Ontario where most of my family still resides. I met, and came to know, Cath MacKeil (WICC Executive Director) as well as Nancy Weir (WICC Administrator) during Toronto Festival… Read more »


WICC Story by our Executive Director

My name is Catherine (Cath) MacKeil. I live in Toronto, Ontario, but consider myself a “Maritimer” at heart. Fredericton was my home until I graduated from university, and then I lived in the Halifax area for many years. My husband, daughter and I moved to Ontario in 2006 when Scott was transferred for his work.… Read more »


My WICC Board Member Story – Awit Marcelino

When we first get to know people, we usually ask, “What do you do?” and in the Greater Toronto Area, we often add, “Where do you live?” since so many people commute for work and school from cities an hour or more away. What do I do?  I’m a Master of Divinity student at Emmanuel… Read more »


My WICC Board Member Story – Stephanie McClellan

I am Rev. Stephanie McClellan, an ordained United Church of Canada minister for the Lewisporte pastoral charge in Newfoundland and Labrador. At the moment, I live between two huge snowbanks blocking the sight of my lovely home which I share with my dog and two cats, all of whom love to participate in the Zoom… Read more »


My WICC Board Member Story – by Mary Nordick

As a Life Member of The Catholic Women’s League of Canada who has served in the League at parish, diocesan, provincial, and national levels, I know well the joy and blessing of serving the Lord through service to neighbour, and of working with women of faith.  In the fall of 2018, I was thrilled and… Read more »


My WICC Board Member Story – by Anita Gittens

I live in Toronto and am blessed to be a part of the Women’s Inter-Church Council of Canada (WICC). For many years I have looked forward to assisting with planning and attending World Day of Prayer services in my area.  The preparation meetings are a time to connect with women of other denominations to pray,… Read more »


My WICC Board Story – by Cathy Reid

I live in London, Ontario, and my link with World Day of Prayer started when I lived in Scotland.  Throughout this time, I loved the connections made through meeting and praying together on a theme set by a host country. Joining with women on the same day all over the world made me realize how… Read more »