Wolfville Area Inter-Church Council (WAICC)

WAICC was founded in 1970 by the churches in the area as a form of ecumenical Christian commitment to address perceived spiritual and social needs.

Member organizations include L’Arche Homefires, Manning Memorial Chapel (Acadia University), Port Williams United Baptist Church, Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), St Francis of Assisi Parish (St Francis of Assisi Roman Catholic Church, Wolfville and St Lawrence Roman Catholic Church, Canning), St John’s Anglican Church, Wolfville, Orchard Valley Pastoral Charge of the United Church of Canada, and Wolfville Baptist Church.

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‘The moral progress of a nation and its greatness should be judged by the way it treats its animals.’ – Gandhi Sunday, September 29th – 4pm Willow Park – Wolfville Hosted by Churches in the Wolfville Area and L’Arche Homefires. As you arrive, please fill out one of the name cards provided for you and your favourite [...]

A Quiet Garden Retreat is being held in the Quiet Garden at Kent Lodge (corner of Main Street and Cherry Lane, Wolfville) on Sat., Sept. 21st. Join us at 9:30am for coffee. The retreat will begin at 10am and concludes by 3pm (lunch is provided). Retreat leader: the Reverend Father Chad McCharles, Rector of the [...]

The season of Lent begins with that haunting reminder, “You are dust, and to dust you shall return.” Most of the time we avoid the words, the thought.  We want to believe we will live forever, as if believing it will make it happen.  As long as we don’t think about death—our death—we will hold [...]

Wolfville Area InterChurch Council’s Week of Prayer for Christian Unity Events –  ●    20-minute worship, “Pursuing Justice,” at Manning Memorial Chapel; January 21, 22, 24, and 25 (Mon-Tues, Thurs-Fri) at 11:30 am followed by brown bag lunches and discussions. Worship led by Chaplain Rev. Tim McFarland and his student chapel assistants. Please note parking is available on [...]

Christmas Events 2018

Here is a list of some local events for the Christmas Season: Orchard Valley Pastoral Charge (United Church) 6:00 pm, Monday, December 24, Christmas Eve family worship led by Rev. Don Sellsted at Orchard Valley United Church, 130 Cornwallis Ave, New Minas 11:00 pm, Monday, December 24, Christmas Eve worship led by Rev. Tim McFarland at the [...]

Wolfville Area InterChurch Council’s Week of Prayer for Christian Unity Events – 20-minute worship at Manning Chapel, Monday to Friday, January 22 to 26 at 11:30 am followed by brown bag lunches and discussions on the themes below. Worship led by Chaplain Tim McFarland and his student chapel assistants. Please note parking is available on Acadia St along the loop near the [...]

This post will be updated as information comes in from the member organizations. Manning Memorial Chapel Thursday 8:00pm. Compline and readings. Communion with music including miserere by allegre. Good Friday WAICC service at 1:00pm. Easter Morning 7am communion service followed by a Easter breakfast in the chapel hall.  Wolfville Baptist Church Easter Breakfast at 9am [...]

Friday, April 14, 2016, 11 a.m. Start at at St. Francis of Assisi Roman Catholic Church, Wolfville. Theme: Fear Not! Introduction: The cross of Jesus’ crucifixion is a universal symbol of human suffering. Traditionally, Christians have gathered on Good Friday to remember the death of Jesus. Again this year, member churches and organizations of the Wolfville [...]

Due to the impending snowstorm we are cancelling the WAICC Lenten study on Transforming Interpersonal Conflict planned for Tuesday, March 14th, at Wolfville Baptist Church. The study will resume next Tuesday from 6:30-8:30 p.m. If needed, we will add an extra week to the study series to ensure we cover the topics that were originally planned. Stay safe [...]

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