Women's Ministry Blog - Salvation Army Canada
  • Hope Rocks

    A creative way to bring a message of encouragement to our neighbours during the COVID-19 crisis. June 16, 2020 Captain Laura Van Schaick
    Filed Under:
    Women's Ministries
    "It would be beautiful if…women and families across the country could paint some rocks and bring messages of encouragement to our neighbours during the COVID-19 crisis."
  • Holiness In Motherhood

    Holiness Journeys - Holiness In Motherhood

    May 21, 2020 Andrea Petkau
    "The day we found out we were pregnant with my son - probably 300 pregnancy tests later - I couldn’t believe, comprehend, or accept that this wasn’t a trick or false positive. In true transparency, I didn’t thank God first either. In fact, it took years for me to repair the relationship I had with God..."
  • Holiness Journeys: Holiness in Chaos

    April 21, 2020 Andrea Petkau
    Lieutenant Renee McFadden reflects upon holy living in a global crisis
  • Sunrise Transformation

    Sunrise Transformation!

    Commissioner Rosalie Peddle offers Easter greetings March 25, 2020 Commissioner Rosalie Peddle

    Dear Women of Faith ,

    It is a joy for me to greet you all during this most passionate and holy season of the year. I appreciate so much the reverence and reflective days of Lent that lead us through the final weeks of Jesus life on earth before his sacrificial death by way of crucifixion. Because I live on the other side of Calvary, I confess I...

  • Holiness Journeys: Holy Living in Uncertain Times

    What Andrea Petkau’s kidney transplant taught her about holiness March 18, 2020 Andrea Petkau

    At 12 years old I was diagnosed with polycystic kidney disease. A genetic disease that involved the slow formation of cysts on the inside and outside of the kidney – eventually (not always) leading to chronic kidney failure. My dad has the disease – and he had his first transplant in 1990. I was seven. I don’t remember much of...

  • Creating Community & Connections in a COVID-19 World

    Social distancing does not mean that we must live in isolation. March 17, 2020 Captain Laura Van Schaick
    Filed Under:
    Women's Ministries

    As more and more people are isolating themselves at home and have stopped going out in public places, we can still encourage one another as we take care of ourselves and look out for our neighbours.

  • #EachForEqual

    Forging a Gender Equal World

    March 10, 2020 Captain Laura Van Schaick
    In honour of International Women's Day, we asked Salvationists how they could forge a more gender equal world.  These are their answers.
  • 6 Questions for the New Year

    6 Questions for the New Year

    Personal reflection questions for 2020 January 1, 2020 Captain Laura Van Schaick

    The New Year can be a wonderful time to reflect on the goodness of God, and to consider the direction of our lives. 

    God wants us to be intentional about how we live.

    The theme for Women’s Ministries in 2020 internationally is “Take Time to be Holy.”  In the Canada and Bermuda Territory, we are encouraging women to...

  • Think Outside The Box

    Think Outside The Box

    Stepping away from the consumerism of Christmas December 11, 2019 Captain Laura Van Schaick

    Check out this list of non-monetary gifts – perfect for everyone (whether they’re on your list or not.)

  • Joy Ball holds purses ready to be given to victims of human trafficking

    Purses For Police

    Women at Oshawa Temple respond to human trafficking November 14, 2019 Captain Laura Van Schaick
    Women in Oshawa are sending messages of love that promote dignity to victims of human trafficking, one purse at a time.