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 »

Emergency Fund to Bahamas

In the fall of 2019, Hurricane Dorian hit the Bahamas.  It landed on the Abacos Islands as a Category 5 with maximum sustained winds of 140 mph.  The damage, especially to Abacos Islands and Grand Bahama Island, was “unprecedented and extensive” stated Bahamian Prime Minister Hubert Minnis.  As a member of the CANA Region (Caribbean… Read more »

Zimbabwe Candy Cakes

Candy cakes are usually big and dense; these have been modified a little. ¾ cup very warm water or milk 1 tsp sugar 2 tsp traditional yeast (1 package) 2½  cups flour ¾ teaspoon salt ¾ cup sugar 1 large egg 2 tsp vanilla extract ¼  cup melted butter, slightly cooled Icing: 1 cup icing… Read more »

Involving Children in World Day of Prayer

Children are a very welcome part of World Day of Prayer 2020.  They can take a role in a regular service or participate in a special program written with young people in mind.  Click here to go to the Children’s Program resource on the WICC website. Children’s WDP activities may take place on Friday, March… Read more »

Creating a Flame Lily with Oil Pastels

With a yellow pastel, draw two curves that face each other. Each looks like half an old-fashioned light bulb. These will be the outer petal frameworks. Draw three more curves (less so) inside of the original two. Two face right.  One faces left. Using a flat edge of the same yellow pastel, draw five or… Read more »

Prayer Warriors

Prayer Warriors: Approach God Boldly Let us then with confidence draw near to the throne of grace, that we may receive mercy and find grace to help in time of need. –Hebrews 4:16 This was according to the eternal purpose that he has realized in Christ Jesus our Lord,  in whom we have boldness and access with confidence through our faith… 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 »

World Day of Prayer Grant

Rooted in Faith, Called to Action Offerings received through the World Day of Prayer transform our prayers into action in the form of project grants empowering women and children in our own country and throughout the world. All regions share in the grants, with consideration given to greatest need. An application for a project grant will be… 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 »