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Posts tagged with ‘be a champion’

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Champion for Change: A Potluck of Prayers

by Stephanie Chunoo

During the season of Advent, we prepare to celebrate the birth of Christ. Yet, this year has been difficult for so many both here in Canada and around the world. As we consider the hope and peace Christ brings, we can remember those in need through a potluck of prayers. Pray with Your Congregation Through […]

The Clothes of a Champion

by Stephanie Chunoo

Are you changing your wardrobe, as the weather gets cooler each day? Swing open the closet doors—and champion for a more sustainable, compassionate and just world! Put On Your Thinking Cap Many ministries continue offering their services online, and are looking for creative prayers, poems or songs to complement the weekly message. How about writing […]

Remembering PWS&D at Home: Use Your Hands

by Stephanie Chunoo

Whether getting them dirty in the garden or scrubbing them squeaky clean in the sink, your hands can help you remember the meaningful work of PWS&D to support people around the world. Growing in the garden Do you have a green thumb? Use the time you spend with your family in the garden or caring […]

Champion from Home: It’s the Little Things

by Stephanie Chunoo

Weekly church meetings and community events have been curtailed by social distancing measures to slow the spread of COVID-19. It’s really hard to direct people in your community to look beyond themselves and to pray for or support people in need around the world—and that’s okay. But, there are still things you can do to […]

Supporting PWS&D No Matter the Season

by Karen Bokma

Look out the window today and you’ll most likely see winter, still going strong. Soon, though, the warm spring sun will melt the snow. It’s not too early to begin dreaming of ways to engage your congregation in the work of PWS&D this spring—or summer or fall! Winter While it’s still winter, you can invite […]

Red, Orange, Yellow…

by Karen Bokma

Tired of doing the same ol’ things to bring attention to PWS&D? Try one of these colourful ideas to champion for change! Red: Is your congregation well “red” on international development? Share PWS&D resources with them at any time of the year! Orange: Early in the morning, against the backdrop of the beautiful red and […]

Champion from A-Z

by Karen Bokma

Being a Champion is as easy as ABC! Ask us a question about a PWS&D program you don’t understand. Befriend someone new in your community. Create a colourful flyer for an upcoming event in support of PWS&D. Do Advent differently with the Advent Challenge. Encourage others to get involved in making Sunday morning announcements. Fill […]

Champion Seven Days A Week

by Karen Bokma

You don’t have to think about the work of PWS&D every day, but you can if you want to! Sunday You can make a difference by including Mission Moments in your church’s announcement reel every Sunday. Monday What would happen if you requested to lead small group one week? Use PWS&D resources to teach about […]

Keep Warm this Winter and Connect with PWS&D

by Karen Bokma

As the snow comes tumbling down, why not use one of these cozy ideas to connect with the work of PWS&D? Hot Chocolate Hangout How about a steaming cup of hot chocolate? Meet up with a friend and brainstorm ways to engage your congregation in the work of PWS&D. Your mugs will quickly be empty […]

Recipe for a Sweet Champion

by Karen Bokma

People sometimes wonder what giftings make a great Champion. Unscramble the words below to find out! 1. Pailnnng 2. Ledreaihsp 3. Etdcuaign 4. Aiioarmtintsdn 5. Gniigv 6. Hstaitpoily 7. Eenerugcnoamt 8. Wtaveehr uyo aer oodg ta! To learn more or to become a Champion, visit WeRespond.ca/be-a-champion.   – Answer Key: 1. Planning, 2. Leadership, 3. […]