World day of Prayer.

World Day of Prayer  began by women In Canada and the United States in 1922, is now observed in more than 170 countries. By participating in this year’s WORLD DAY OF Prayer service , you are joining with Christians around the world and in almost 2000 communities in Canada.

The World day of Prayer is facilitated by an International Committee which meets once every five years to select themes and countries for upcoming services. Traditionally in Canada it is held on the first Friday in March. This year it is written by the women of Cuba on the Theme “Receive children, receive me”

In 2017 the service will be written by the  Women of the Philippines-The theme “Am I  being unfair to you?”

The offering received at each World day of Prayer service in Canada is forwarded to the national office of the Women’s Inter-Church Council of Canada. One portion of the proceeds supports the International Organization, covers the costs of printing and distributing WDP services and resources throughout Canada, and ongoing work of WICC. The other portion is reserved for project grants in Africa, Asia, Central- South America and Caribbean, Europe, Canada and Canadian students,  Canadian Theological Students Conference and Student Christian Movement of Canada.

This year the service for all  Windsor Park Churches will be hosted at Saints Martyrs Canadiennes March 4th  at 289 Dussault Road 7.30pm.

June James, O.M, M.D.