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Women’s Gathering Cancelled

It is with a heavy heart that we announce the cancellation of our National Presbyterian Women’s Gathering 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic.  Yesterday, the Planning Team had a long conference call where we discussed all possibilities and after much consideration and prayer, we decided that the health and safety of our participants was most […]

Woman of Faith Awards Deadline

November 30, 2019 deadline for nominations for the Woman of Faith Awards Nominations are now being accepted from courts and groups of the PCC for three award categories: Faithful Service dedicating her efforts to her local congregation and/or community Specific Accomplishment envisioning and launching a particular ministry or project that has impacted her church and/or […]

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Bonjou – Haiti Exposure Tour

In January 2018, a group of women connected to the WMS came together to witness the work that Presbyterian World Service & Development (PWS&D) is supporting in the wonderfully complex world of Haiti. Bonjou se paspo ou or hello is your passport was the first lesson the group was taught upon arriving in Haiti. A […]

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WMS Council 2018

  The WMS Council met at Crieff Hills Retreat Centre from Tuesday May 1 to Thursday May 3. We began with a time of praise and then Southwestern Ontario Syndical led us in our opening worship. Using our theme, A New Day!, they reminded that each and every day is a new beginning and a […]

Council Executive Meeting November 2017

The Women’s Missionary Society Council Executive met on November 15–16 in Toronto. We began our meeting together worshipping with the national staff of The Presbyterian Church in Canada. The Moderator of the 143rd General Assembly, the Rev. Peter Bush, led worship. He shared stories of his trip to Taiwan. He said that in the Presbyterian […]

Healing and Reconciliation Tour

A group of 33 presbyterians participated in the Healing and Reconciliation Tour that visited various locations around Winnipeg, Kenora, and Saskatoon from June 12 to 21. We spent time with First Nations and Métis people, listening to their stories and spending time in their company. We were greeted graciously, simply, and with great warmth. Most […]

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The Presbyterian Woman of Faith Award 2017 Recipients

The Presbyterian Church in Canada, the Women’s Missionary Society, and the Order of Diaconal Ministries established the Presbyterian Woman of Faith award to recognize the courageous and faithful work of women within our church in three distinct categories: faithful service, specific accomplishment, and lifetime achievement. We received nominations from across the church. The following recipients […]