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The Women's World Day of Prayer, this Friday 4th March is a chain of Christian Prayer, which stretches across 180 countries. Mary Ellen James, who called for a day to be set-aside for Prayer, began it in 1887 and the movement has grown ever since. The Day of Prayer begins on the international dateline, when the sun rises over the island of Samoa. Then, a great 'Mexican Wave' of prayer rises in the Pacific reaching countries such as Tonga, Fiji and New Zealand. It continues through Asia such as Japan, The Philippines, Korea and Bangladesh. It rolls on to the countries of Africa, and then to the Middle East. It continues on to Europe. Then across the Atlantic it goes to the Caribbean, Latin, Central, and North America. Finally, returning across the Pacific again till the sun sets off the coast of American Samoa, where the last service of the day is held. The service is prepared by a different country each year and this year it is the turn of the Christian Women of Cuba who have entitled their service 'Receive Children, Receive Me.'
Come to this service in
Holy Trinity Church, Walton Street at 1.30 p.m.
or
The Church on Fairford Leys, Hampden Square at 7.30 p.m.
If anybody would like to participate as a reader in this year's service, or receive more information, please contact Carol Rogers (01296 487824), your WWDP representative.
EVERYONE is WELCOME

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