fbpx

Posts tagged with ‘pia’

110 of 13 items

Congregation “Goes Big” to Support COVID-19 Relief Efforts

by Karen Bokma

For the folks at St. Andrew’s-Chalmers Presbyterian Church in Uxbridge, Ontario, the COVID-19 pandemic was a call to action. Several years ago, the congregation received a bequest to use “to do good in the world,” as one member shared. Year after year, the church has faithfully dispensed the interest to meet needs in their local […]

Presbyterians in Action: Local Action, Global Impact

by Stephanie Chunoo

Presbyterians across Canada are showing God’s love through creative activities in support of PWS&D’s work. Here are just three of the many ways Presbyterians are having an impact and providing hope in our world!  Protecting Each Other A champion at St Andrews’s Presbyterian Church in Fredericton, New Brunswick, has been hard at work, sewing masks in […]

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 […]