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Posts tagged with ‘get involved’

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Making Sense of PWS&D

by Anna Muir

Connecting your community with the work of PWS&D doesn’t always have to look the same—it can be a smelly affair, or one that makes your taste buds water. Which sense will you explore in your next event? Sight Help raise awareness of the work of PWS&D by creating a gallery of images in your church […]

Presbyterians in Action: Local Action, Global Impact

by Anna Muir

Acting in their local communities, Presbyterians across Canada are helping create peaceful, hopeful and sustainable futures for our sisters and brothers across the globe. Sharing God’s Love Upholding God’s promise of abundant life for all creation, the Mission and Theological Society of Knox College donated $768 of the school’s annual offering to PWS&D projects. Fighting […]

Moved to Move for a Better World

by Anna Muir

Inequalities to healthcare access endure throughout the globe. To foster a more sustainable, compassionate and just world, good health and well-being for all is vital. This September 30, you have the chance to help build healthy and hopeful communities by participating in the Ride for Refuge—a cycling and walking fundraiser with locations across Canada—in support […]

Presbyterians in Action: Local Action, Global Impact

by Anna Muir

Acting in their local communities, Presbyterians across Canada are helping create peaceful, hopeful and sustainable futures for our brothers and sisters across the globe. Hopping for Hope in Ecuador  Chinese Presbyterian Church Preschool students in Vancouver, BC, participated in a ‘hop-a-thon’ to raise money for communities impacted by the earthquake in Ecuador. Eager to make […]

Join in the Ride for Refuge!

by Anna Muir

On Saturday, October 1, join PWS&D in the Ride for Refuge—a cycling and walking fundraiser with locations across Canada! With your support and participation, we hope to raise $25,000 for maternal, newborn and child health in Malawi and Afghanistan. Choose from a variety of events including a 10, 25 or 50 km bike rideor a 5 […]

Presbyterians in Action: Local Action, Global Impact

by Anna Muir

Presbyterians across Canada—through their actions and generosity—are helping communities build more sustainable futures. Garden Party Got Your Goat? At their 150th anniversary garden party celebration, St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church in Nanaimo, BC held a hotdog sale, with funds going towards purchasing a goat for a family in Malawi. “Enough funds were raised to purchase eight […]

Presbyterians in Action: Local Action, Global Impact

by Anna Muir

Presbyterians across Canada—through their actions and generosity—are helping communities build more sustainable futures. Whether it’s saving coins, advocating for change or hosting a benefit concert, Presbyterians prove that by working together, small actions can create positive change in our global village. A Classroom for Every Child This past Christmas, the congregation at Trinity York Mills in […]

Presbyterians in Action: Local Action with Global Impact

by Karen Bokma

In a world filled with need, our church is responding by taking local action with a global impact. Whether its by saving coins, advocating for change, transforming a birthday celebration into a fundraiser or holding a benefit concert, Presbyterians across Canada are helping communities overcome poverty and build more sustainable futures. Clean Water, Better Life […]

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). […]