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, St John’s Anglican Church, Port Williams, Orchard Valley Pastoral Charge of the United Church of Canada, and Wolfville Baptist Church.

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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 [...]

From Compassion to Courage; From Prayer to Prayerful Action A Gathering to Share a Meal and our Thoughts. The past few months have been increasingly filled with voices that polarize and isolate, encouraging anxiety and mistrust, fostering fear of “others,” of strangers … and now, the unthinkable has happened — six of our fellow Canadians, [...]

As a response to the tragedy following an attack at a Mosque in Quebec earlier this month, the following invitation to stand in solidarity is being offered. Please share with your congregations, families and friends. ​Interfaith Gathering for Prayer Please join us to share a prayer from your faith tradition. Date: Sunday, February 12, 2017 [...]

AGM 2016

WAICC Annual General Meeting was held on Wednesday, May 11, 2016, 7pm at Port Williams United Baptist Church.  See below for reports. Guest Speaker: Jeff Cantwell, Mayor of Wolfville “WAICC:  Awakening the Community Within Us” WAICC’s initiatives in our local communities include:  the Wolfville Area Food Bank; the Refugee Support Network – Wolfville Area sponsorship of two [...]

Easter Weekend Events

Baptist Sunday, March 2710:00 am – Intergenerational Children’s Sunday School (Room 5)10:00 am – Bible Study, Don Cooper (Parlour)11:00 am – Resurrection Sunday, the Sacrament of BaptismAnglican St. JohnSaturday, March 26th – Holy Saturday10:30am – Between Cross and Resurrection (a short service giving space for this in-between time in the church year and in our lives)  Sunday, [...]

All are welcome to join in the Walk with the World – Building a Compassionate Community Good Friday, March 25 11am (Note: in case of inclement weather, the event will be moved inside to the Wolfville Baptist Church) The cross of Jesus’ crucifixion is a universal symbol of human suffering. Traditionally, Christians have gathered on [...]

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