Presbyterians in Action

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Sometimes we wonder if our actions, gestures or small gifts can really make a difference in a world filled with so much need. Presbyterians prove that by working together, pooling our resources and setting goals, big things can be accomplished. Whether saving pennies, transforming a birthday celebration into a fundraiser, launching a campaign or holding a benefit concert, change is happening thanks to the support of Presbyterians in Canada.

Join Team PWS&D at the Toronto Waterfront Marathon

by Karen Bokma

In a world filled with need, our church walks hand-in-hand with the distressed and marginalized. What if instead of walking, we ran? On Sunday October 19, 2014, join Team PWS&D and run in the Toronto Waterfront Marathon. Choose from a variety of events including a 5K walk/run, half marathon (21K) and a full marathon (42K). […]

Presbyterians in Action: January 2014

by Karen Bokma

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 […]

Mark Your Calendars – PWS&D Sunday is February 2, 2014

by Karen Bokma

PWS&D Sunday is a time for you and your congregation to remember the work our church is doing together to support marginalized and vulnerable people through programs in international development and emergency relief. Make February 2nd* a day to think of those who struggle for basic necessities such as nutritious food, clean water, adequate health […]

Presbyterians in Action: Doing Advent Differently

by Karen Bokma

Over the past three years, Coquitlam Presbyterian Church (Coquitlam BC) has partnered with PWS&D to raise $47,417.76 as part of their annual Advent celebration. Submitted by their mission team, this is their story of what motivated them to do advent differently.

Presbyterians in Action – Winter 2013

by Karen Bokma

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 are just a few examples of how Presbyterians are responding together to create sustainable futures, free from poverty and hunger.

Presbyterians in Action – Fall 2012

by Karen Bokma

Sometimes we wonder if our actions, gestures or small gifts can really make a difference in a world filled with so many abundant needs. This fall, Presbyterians proved that by working together, pooling our resources and setting goals, that big things can be accomplished. Whether saving pennies, transforming a birthday celebration into a fundraiser, launching […]