How to Participate

Become Informed

There are many opportunities to become informed about World Day of Prayer.

  1. The World Day of Prayer 2021 Canada Virtual Service Video, Length – 1:02:09

The YouTube version of the service video, below, cannot be downloaded.  If you wish to download the video, please log in as a Service Coordinator and go to the Resources > Videos tab.  Click here for instructions to log in as a Service Coordinator.

  1. To watch a 2-minute promotional video that highlights clips from an inspiring full-length World Day of Prayer 2021 service featuring participants from across Canada.
    Click here to download this Service Promo Video to your computer.2.  Sign up for WICC’s monthly e-newsletters on the side tab and check out our previous issues: We-Connect.3.  Participate in World Day of Prayer Canada NOW via Facebook Live on the first and third Fridays of each month at 1 pm EST. It’s 15 minutes of prayer lead by Rev. Shirley DeMerchant.4.  The country for World Day of Prayer 2021 is Vanuatu.  Learn more about it below in #10.

    Click here to download this Service Devotional Video to your computer.


    Coordinate a 2021 World Day of Prayer Service

    Read the letter sent to WDP Coordinators in November 2020, create a Coordinator Login account and enjoy learning about all the WDP 2021 resources. Click on the instruction links below for Planning Guide files to learn how to create the Coordinator Login account and much, much more.

    1A. Read Coordinator Letter of November 2020

    1B.  Create a Coordinator Login Account

    2.    Learn about the Service Resources and how to order or download these items

    3A. World Day of Prayer Service Options for 2021

    3B. Ideas for Creative WDP Events

    4.   Promoting World Day of Prayer

    5A. Preparing for a 2021 WDP service using a FULL-LENGTH SERVICE VIDEO for a group

    5B. Preparing for WDP 2021 Small Group Services with Reading Roles

    5C. Leaders’ Planning Guide for Traditional WDP Services

    6.   Donations

    7.  World Day of Prayer Grants – Canada – 2019/2020

    8.  World Day of Prayer Grants – 2020/2021 

    9. If you need assistance with the Coordinator Login, or any other aspect of World Day of Prayer, please contact your WDP Field Rep:

    Field Rep Area                             Field Rep                  Email Address                                Telephone

    BC, AB, SK, YT, NT, NU                 Linda Ervin                       250-493-5333

    MB, ON*, QC, NB, PE, NS, NL     Cathy Tubb                          416-450-1027

    *Toronto, ON                                 Janet MacFadyen        647-515-7770

    Or contact the WICC office administrator, Nancy Weir, at 416-929-5184 or

    10. Introducing Vanuatu

    Vanuatu Country Background Video Narration Transcript

    Vanuatu Country Background

    Vanuatu Service Table Explanation

    Map of Vanuatu

    Coconut Cake Recipe

    11. World Day of Prayer Questions and Answers