February 1, 2023
KIDS, CANADA, GRANTS, TV, PRAY NOW – WE HAVE A LITTLE ABOUT A LOT TO SHARE!!!
Coordinators, thank you for taking on a leadership role for WDP! Your commitment is deeply appreciated. Please scroll through our World Day of Prayer news below. There is something for everyone!
- Exciting NEWS! Our full-length WDP 2023 – Taiwan service video is now available on wicc.org! Watch it anytime! To download a version for Zoom services, please log into your service coordinator account for an appropriate format. Instructions for becoming a service coordinator: https://wicc.org/create-a-coordinator-login-account/
- There will a NATIONAL online WDP 2023 service on Saturday, March 4th at 1 pm EST. Breakout rooms before and after the service will give us a chance to “catch up”, talk and share our thoughts. To join this service, and receive the Zoom link, please go to https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/national-world-day-of-prayer-2023-virtual-service-tickets-517837414647
- Kids Pray Too! Is a WDP 2023 themed video produced for children and youth by the WICC board. It is led by participants from across Canada. To watch, click on https://wicc.org/world-day-of-prayer/what-is-wdp/.
- Please advertise your services and the WDP 2023 – Taiwan full-service video on church websites, bulletins, weekly newsletters, social media, and community newspapers. Call friends. Reach out to retirement homes and people who are restricting social visits because of COVID-19. WDP is a great way to learn about how we can support Taiwan with prayers for their concerns.
- World Day of Prayer Grant applications are due on March 31st. For grant stories, go to https://wicc.org/grant-programs/grant-stories/.
- We are encouraging WDP donations to be completed online or by sending cheques directly to WICC. For more information, go to https://wicc.org/donations/. For donations collected at services, please use the offering remittance form and the tax receipt request forms found in the service coordinators resources.
- Local TV options for services: please go to https://wicc.org/get-involved/events/ by mid-February to discover which communities are broadcasting our service video via local television stations.
- World Day of Prayer Pray NOW! Podcasts can be found on wicc.org. Go to https://wicc.org/get-involved/events/ for additional information.
- We need WDP 2024 coordinators! Please recruit these individuals if not already established.
Many blessings to you at this busy time of World Day of Prayer in 2023!