Email Address

pwsd@presbyterian.ca

Phone Number

(416) 441-1111

Faithful to our calling,
we respond together

Inspired by God’s promise of abundant life, Presbyterian World Service & Development envisions a sustainable, compassionate and just world.

Lent Liturgies

When we respond to poverty, hunger and conflict in our global village, we discover God’s resurrecting power.

Resources

Resources to use for education and worship

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Support PWS&D’s life-changing work

Critical Need:

Gaza Response

Through the ACT Alliance, PWS&D is supporting the Middle East Council of Churches’ Department of Service to Palestinian Refugees (DSPR), who are responding to the urgent needs of the people in Gaza.

About Us
About Us

Inspired by God’s promise of abundant life, PWS&D envisions a sustainable, compassionate and just world.

Presbyterian World Service & Development’s key values are:

Compassion
PWS&D walks with distressed and marginalized people, listening carefully to their stories and responding effectively.

Justice
PWS&D works for equality, empowerment, human dignity, peace and stewardship of creation. In solidarity, we affirm that all people are entitled to know their rights, to receive equal protection, and to have access to and control over resources.

Partnership
PWS&D believes in dynamic relationships that involve mutual learning, trust and shared vision. Healthy partnerships are accountable, ethical, equitable, flexible and respectful.

Our collaborative partnerships allow us to offer

more help to more people

PWS&D’s strategic partnerships allow for donations dollars to stretch further, have greater impact and improve the lives of more people. We collaborate with well-respected internationally focused organizations, faith-based and secular, to address many of the structural issues that affect the communities where the church is working around the world. Together, we accomplish more.

  • Canadian Foodgrains Bank
  • ActAlliance
  • Kairos
Impact Story

Zinenani finds Hope through OVC’s Support

In Malawi, at just 15 years old, Zinenani took over the overwhelming responsibility of caring for her younger siblings, Talandirani, aged 7, and Thomas, aged 6. Their world was devastated in 2021 by the loss of their mother, and shortly after that, their father left for Mozambique and has not been in contact since. Zinenani was

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Zinenani finds Hope through OVC’s Support

In Malawi, at just 15 years old, Zinenani took over the overwhelming responsibility of caring for her younger siblings, Talandirani, aged 7, and Thomas, aged 6. Their world was devastated in 2021 by the loss of their mother, and shortly after that, their father left for Mozambique and has not been in contact since. Zinenani was

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Sponsor a Refugee

Learn about PWS&D’s partnerships with churches and other faith-based groups to sponsor and resettle refugees to Canada.

Climate Justice

In collaboration with local partners, communities and coalitions, and as a part of our strategic plan, PWS&D strives to develop and implement projects that address the immediate effects of climate change and work towards long-term solutions that improve communities’ capacity to recover from environmental events.