Magazine article Anglican Journal

Thanks to You: ANGLICAN PARISHES ACROSS CANADA ARE GETTING INVOLVED WITH PWRDF --AND MAKING A DIFFERENCE!

Magazine article Anglican Journal

Thanks to You: ANGLICAN PARISHES ACROSS CANADA ARE GETTING INVOLVED WITH PWRDF --AND MAKING A DIFFERENCE!

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Rohingya relief

Folks at St. Anselm's, Vancouver dedicated their annual PWRDF Day to learning more about Rohingya refugees. Shirin Theophilus prepared prayers and a skit in place of the sermon. Parishioners brought to life the Rohingya Muslim's plight in Myanmar, depicting a family and their grandparents running from their burnt down village. The freewill offering of $1,250 was donated in time to take advantage of the government's Myanmar Crisis Relief Fund matching program.

Party on!

Once the PWRDF learnin' at St. John the Evangelist in Middle Sackville, N.B. was out of the way, revellers got down to business at the church's second annual variety show in benefit of PWRDF this past May, organized by Sue Heenan. Barbershop Quartet music from Octopi, and music from Cape Breton and Newfoundland brought the house down, while $1,000 was raised for PWRDF!

Kids care

Sunday School children in the Diocese of Ottawa's Parish of Huntley had the job of spending $645 in PWRDF's World of Gifts guide. "Are you sure you adults should trust us kids with spending that much money?" asked one student. The congregation gave them a whole-hearted yes and the kids set to work with Monopoly money and a copy of the guide. …

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