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Presbyterians in Action: Local Action, Global Impact

by Karen Bokma

It was a busy summer for many Presbyterians across Canada who creatively engaged their communities in raising support for PWS&D’s programs. Making Bubbles for PWS&D During their “ROAR” vacation Bible school, the children at Westminster Presbyterian Church in Barrie, On. had sudsy fun in support of PWS&D’s maternal, newborn and child health project. By collecting […]

Presbyterians in Action: Local Action, Global Impact

by Anna Muir

Presbyterians across Canada are demonstrating God’s love in some of the most vulnerable corners of our global community. Here are four amazing projects that are having an impact in a world filled with need. Teen Takes Action to Combat Hunger Concerned with the number of people facing hunger in his community and across the globe, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Youth in Salmon Arm BC Raise $3,900 for clean water

by Karen Bokma

Ainsley Sosnowsky and Karrah Cochrane—ages 13 and 11—are the only members of the youth group at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church in Salmon Arm, British Columbia. Although small in number, their efforts will transform the life of a community in Africa struggling with water shortages. While turning on the tap to get a drink or flushing […]

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). […]

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 […]