In response to the hunger emergency unfolding around the world, including many countries in Sub-Saharan Africa, 12 leading Canadian aid agencies are joining forces as the Humanitarian Coalition to raise funds and rush assistance to people on the edge of famine. One of those agencies is the Canadian Foodgrains Bank, itself a coalition of 15 […]
Invest in communities with World of Gifts
Whether planting seedlings in Uganda or breadfruit trees in Haiti, preparing gift bags for new babies in Lesotho or teaching gender rights in El Salvador, PWRDF partners are investing in their communities. PWRDF’s World of Gifts makes it possible for you invest, too. Supporting World of Gifts is an investment in a sustainable future for […]
Missions Committee provides support throughout the pandemic
“Serving God in mission, sharing Jesus with the world” is the mission statement of the Christ Church Cathedral Missions Committee. The committee works together with the Cathedral congregation to reflect the teachings of Jesus and the heartbeat of Christian history. The committee’s goals are to: raise awareness about mission work, prayerfully and financially support missionary […]
COVID-19 Vaccine: Why not pay it forward?
by Ann Deveau As the pandemic has dragged on, disrupting all our lives, I’ve been waiting impatiently to get my first shot of a vaccine to protect against COVID-19. Suddenly, the words of my late father penetrate my whiny muttering. Dad would often say: “There’s always someone worse off than yourself.” A bit red-faced, I […]
2019 PWRDF World of Gifts
Welcome to PWRDF’s 2019 World of Gifts. The items in this guide have been selected based on the needs of people participating in the many programs supported by PWRDF. Whether it be clean water, climate adaptation and food security, health or Indigenous programs, your gift is an opportunity to make a world of difference.
Giving Tuesday is a time to celebrate and encourage activities that support charities and non- profits. Whether it’s making a donation, volunteering time, helping a neighbour or spreading the word, Giving Tuesday on November 28th is a movement for everyone who wants to give something back. This year PWRDF is inviting you to make Giving Tuesday a World […]
Pray for the people of British Columbia
Bishop Barbara Andrews on Thursday made a plea for prayer for the people of BC and the Anglican Parishes of the Central Interior (Territory of the People). In a pastoral letter to the Canadian church on 13 July she said, The Territory of the People greatly appreciate the response of the wider Anglican community and […]