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 »

REDEFINING: WICC Responds to COVID-19 – Please Continue to Pray

Over the past several months, we’ve all experienced unprecedented disruptions to our daily lives, both personally and professionally. As we settle into a “new” normal, change is the only constant! We at WICC, have pivoted with every new restriction and regulation as it has been announced, and we have been ahead of the game in keeping… 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 »

Fellowship of Least Coin story by Mary Nordick

“Suffer the Little Children”  Children and FLC In Luke 18: 15-17 Jesus says “Suffer the little children to come to me”. Jesus loved children, drew them to Him, and taught His disciples about the Kingdom through them.  Sadly, many children throughout our world, the little ones beloved of Christ, suffer greatly.  They ache from the… Read more »

Travelling Faith Story

In these days, we are isolating more than travelling. As we move through the waves of COVID 19, let our faith remain steadfast. Developing steadfast trust takes time. We may be born spiritually through simple, childlike faith that receives Jesus as Savior. Convictions are then nourished by a growing knowledge of God. Our confidence deepens.… Read more »

World Day of Prayer 2020 – Zimbabwe – Evaluations

There was a tremendous amount of feedback for World Day of Prayer 2020.  Thank you, Coordinators, for filling out the yellow evaluation forms.  We know that many of you had busy, busy days preparing and leading services! If you haven’t sent in your evaluation form yet, we still need your feedback and the 2021 WDP… Read more »

Stand Up for Human Dignity – FLC Prayer

Fellowship of the Least Coin – Prayers   Note: We-Connect is sharing prayers and authors from the Circle of Prayer Volume Twenty-Four prepared by the Fellowship of the Least Coin’s International Committee   Stand Up for Human Dignity by Farhana A. Nazir, Pakistan   PRAYER Amidst our weaknesses, we do not know what to pray.… Read more »

Legacy Donation

We are grateful to the late Maureen Ryan for leaving a very generous bequest to the Women’s Inter-Church Council of Canada (WICC) in her last will and testament.   “Maureen spent a great deal of her life helping people and organizations that she believed in.  She made sure that her generosity in this respect continued… Read more »

Fellowship of the Least Coin – Hungry for Peace

In my family, there are several great cooks. My dad, older brother, and younger sister love to cook and bake – trying out new recipes and creating their own. They make the best sinigang (Filipino tamarind stew), spaghetti, and Sans Rival cake. As a teenager, I happily washed dishes so that they could prepare these… 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 »