Committed to Indigenous Support – Awakening Grants

AWAKENING GRANTS WICC is Committed to Supporting Indigenous Women and Children via Awakening Grants. Would you like to be part of this process? Together, we can fund projects that provide support in the following areas: Addressing gender-based violence Economic justice, health Cultural education Child welfare Advocacy Anti-racism Peace Projects will promote these values Cooperation Self-sufficiency… Read more »

Feedback from WDP 2022 “I Know the Plans I Have for You”

World Day of Prayer 2022 – England, Wales and Northern Ireland. We received hundreds of messages about WDP 2022 – England, Wales and Northern Ireland – along with donations.  Below are some of these inspiring words. I am making a personal donation and hope other ladies do as well.   We will plan an in-person for… Read more »

My WICC story by Lise Gauvin, WICC Member at Large

I am a proud Francophone who was born in the Ottawa area (at home) and currently live in Nepean, ON.  After grade 13, I trained as a teacher but found my career calling in public service and then staffing, eventually working for the RCMP. Many Public Service Human Resources advisors for the latter are in… Read more »

WDP 2022 in Richmond Corner, NB by Bonnie Sparks

Greetings from St. John’s Anglican Church, Parish of Richmond, the Diocese of Fredericton. On March 13th, we held our annual World Day of Prayer Service at St. John’s Anglican Church, Richmond Corner, New Brunswick, which is 7 km from Woodstock.  We have held this special worship service for over 50 years. I was first involved… Read more »

Beryl Williams – WICC Legacy Donation

Committing to God’s work was so important to Beryl. Her passion to empower women subject to injustice lives on with ongoing funding to WICC from the Beryl Williams Foundation. Thank you! From her birth on February 10, 1935 to her death on Sunday, July 7, 2019, Beryl encouraged and blessed all around her with her… Read more »

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 »