Youth from Bethel Riverview.

Youth from Bethel Riverview.

Presbyterians across Canada are taking action and demonstrating that by working together, pooling our resources and setting goals, we have the power to make a difference.

Here’s how Presbyterians are showing God’s love to those in need!

The children at Bethel Presbyterian Church in Riverview, NB, were so touched by a PWS&D presentation about maternal and child health that they decided to raise enough money to buy a bicycle ambulance for a village in Malawi. To date, the children have raised over $460 – more than enough for one ambulance.

This past summer, the Cairn Family of Camps started an Empathy Project aimed at teaching empathy to campers by supporting various charities (what a great idea!). Generously, the children chose to donate $300 towards PWS&D’s maternal and child health project.

Bicycle ambulances in Malawi ensure women are able to reach health facilities for safe delivery.

Bicycle ambulances in Malawi ensure women are able to reach health facilities for safe delivery.

St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church in Aurora, ON, also raised money for PWS&D’s maternal and child health program in Malawi. Through a Gong Fu tea tasting, sold out roast beef dinner and a coin wrap campaign, the congregation raised over $2,250!

Each year Thornhill Presbyterian Church, ON, has a “Great Day” stewardship drive that looks beyond budgets and supports important missions and projects. As a congregation, Thornhill Presbyterian studied education opportunities in Afghanistan and global water issues. As a result of this special day, PWS&D received $4,600 towards these important programs.