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 »

International Fellowship of the Least Coin in Slovenia

International Fellowship of the Least Coin in Slovenia For the 37th Annual Meeting for the International Committee for the Fellowship of the Least Coin (ICFLC), representatives from Africa, Asia, Europe, and North America met in Slovenia from October 12 to 21, 2017. I felt the warm welcome and hospitality of our hosts, the women of… Read more »

A Spa for the Spirit, Our First 100th Anniversary Event

“Spirit Spa” Spiritual Retreat, Lewisporte, Newfoundland Our first celebration of WICC’s 100th Anniversary took place over a weekend in Lewisporte, Newfoundland. Lorraine Elliott shared her takeaways from the “Spirit Spa” organized by our council member, Rev. Stephanie McClellan. For all who attended this fantastic weekend, I thank you.  You were a blessing.  Sorry, I don’t… Read more »

Bible Study: The Joy of Justice

A Message from Our President The Joy of Justice   There is excitement in the air as we celebrate this 100-year milestone! There have been many changes in our world and in WICC over those years and there will be more changes to come. However, what will not change is WICC’s commitment to social justice.… Read more »