Posts tagged with ‘presbyterians in action’

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Presbyterians in Action: Local Action, Global Impact

by Anna Muir

Over the last year, Presbyterians across Canada have been acting in their local communities to help create peaceful, hopeful and sustainable futures for our sisters and brothers across the globe. Check out these projects that are creating lasting change! Shipwrecked and Sharing The children at Knox Presbyterian Church in Vankleek Hill, Ont., explored how Jesus […]

International Development Week 2019

by Karen Bokma

February 3-9  is International Development Week (IDW), a chance to celebrate Canadians who are helping reduce poverty and grow peace and opportunity in communities around the world. (Start the celebration in your congregation on February 3 – PWS&D Sunday!) This year’s theme “Together for Gender Equality” embodies Canada’s commitment to the global effort to address […]

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

Whether they are saving pennies, launching a campaign or hosting a lunch, Presbyterians across Canada are stewards of the blessings of God, sharing the gifts we’ve been given to build a more sustainable, compassionate and just world. Here are four inspiring initiatives led by congregations and youth responding to God’s call to act. Pancakes and […]

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 […]

PWSDevelopments 2016, Issue 1: Planting Seeds of Hope

by Anna Muir

In this issue of PWSDevelopments, read about Theresa Diaz in the western highlands of Guatemala. A lack of economic opportunity and environmental concerns have made it difficult for Theresa to break the unrelenting cycle of poverty and provide enough food for her seven children. The work that PWS&D is doing in Guatemala is addressing this […]

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 […]

PWSDevelopments 2015, Issue 3: Water for Life

by Anna Muir

Clean water is essential for life, but about one in nine people worldwide are forced to collect water from contaminated sources. In this issue of PWSDevelopments, read about the ways that PWS&D-supported water projects in Malawi are helping people like Edna and Torrius prevent water-borne diseases and access clean, life-giving water for the long-term. In a […]

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 […]