Worship & Bulletin Inserts

PWRDF has created these worship resources to enhance your church programs and services.

pwrdf_web_banner_image_woman_childVoices of Hope
Each month PWRDF publishes a new, brief story showing the impact of your donations and how you are able to help change lives of people and communities around the world through PWRDF. Download and share with your church.

5 reasons to support PWRDF 5 Reasons to Support PWRDF
Looking for a way to promote PWRDF in your parish with one simple insert? This half-page flyer is already set for two inserts per page, easy to print and cut.



PWRDF and refugees in Canada

PWRDF and refugees
This one-third page document can be distributed in church bulletins or used at events raising awareness about refugees in Canada and around the world. The PDF is designed with three inserts on one page.

making a difference coverMaking a Difference

The Youth Council has created Making a Difference, a devotional to encourage young people across Canada to learn more about PWRDF through prayer and reflection and other activities.

Download this version to read in spread format.
Download this version to print in “booklet” format.

nepal_2016_jeffrey_307077-web-sizeEmergency Bulletin Inserts
When major disasters happen, PWRDF prepares bulletin inserts for parishes to use to encourage Anglicans to pray and to donate to the relief efforts. Click here for the Gaza Hospital emergency appeal.

SaBishop Griselda Delgado Del Carpio of Cuba preaching at St. Peter's Erindalemple Sermons
These sample sermons can be used “as is” or can serve as inspiration for linking the good news stories of PWRDF with the Good News we present in sermons and homilies.  Our first  sermon was used on World Food Day 2015. This sermon was preached on World Food Day 2016  SEEDS Sermon Notes

  • Alison Longson, Diocesan representative in Calgary, preached this sermon  using a slide show to illustrate the stories she shared.
  • Suzanne Rumsey, our Public Engagement Program Coordinator, preached this  sermon on refugees.
  • You can listen to Simon Chambers’ (PWRDF’s former Communications Coordinator) sermon on June 5, 2016)  here.

feature-image-AIDSWorld AIDS Day resources
December 1 is World AIDS Day each year. PWRDF has created worship and other resources for you to use on the Sunday closest to December 1, or whenever is appropriate in the worship life of your community.

wfd-square-withlogo-pwrdfWorld Food Day worship resources
October 16 is World Food Day. This year we have again partnered with the Canadian Foodgrains Bank to present this worship resource that can be used for WFD or any time. PWRDF has also created a Eucharist setting to help you celebrate World Food Day and to reflect on the importance of food security. You can download and use the  2014 or 2015 or  2016 orders of service.

a person walking an outdoor labyrinthThe Weekly Prayer Cycle
PWRDF prepared 55 weeks of reflections and prayers based on the readings for Year A and Advent of Year B.  These reflections can be used in individual prayer and meditation, or with a Bible study or other group.

Welcoming the stranger imageWorld Refugee Day Worship Resource
PWRDF has partnered with the Canadian Foodgrains Bank to co-brand CFGB’s new worship resource, “Welcoming the Stranger.”  The resource is designed to help groups “pray, give, learn, and advocate on conflict, migration, refugees and food security.”  While designed to mark World Refugee Day on June 20, the resource can be used in part or in whole at any other time of the year.  The “Give” section of the resource features PWRDF’s food assistance work in South Sudan.  The resource is available for download in both a  full colour  and a black and white (text only) black and white (text only) format.

If you have any questions about this resource, please contact Suzanne Rumsey, Public Engagement Program Coordinator.