Contact
Streaming
Map
 
Enriching lives

World Day of Prayer

Home » News » World Day of Prayer
AMC WDP 2021
AMC wwdp logo 2

On Friday 5th March, the World Day of Prayer (WDP) is celebrated in over 170 countries. It begins in Samoa, and prayer in native languages travels throughout the world — through Asia, Africa, the Middle East, Europe and the Americas before finishing in American Samoa some 39 hours later.

Normally the Aylesbury WDP Branch would be encouraging everyone to attend one of the services held locally. However, due to Covid19 and current restrictions, the Day of Prayer this year will be different from any we have ever known. All over the world, people will be worshipping on the day as usual but in unusual ways, mainly livestreamed or on YouTube. For further information and resources, together with details of services in your area see the WDP website by clicking here.

The National Committee has chosen not to produce one service that everyone can join in with. There are a number of good reasons why they have not done this, not least the fact there are 2,500 branches. The Aylesbury branch have been debating and praying over what we can do and for several reasons have agreed it is too difficult to produce our own live-streamed service. However, there are several churches across the UK that are planning to do this and from the WDP website you can access a link to 'virtual services' that will be livestreamed or available on YouTube or telephone. They will be updating this list throughout February, so if you have internet access, please have a look at the website and see how you could join in. You can also access a number of downloadable resources from there.

The National Committee is concerned that donations will fall this year due to lack of services held in person and have therefore opened up text donations — see website for more details — or if you would rather send a cheque, email me at Jackiesimpson88@gmail.com and I will be pleased to advise where to send it locally.

popular recent storiesAlso in the news

Thought For
Geoff Short: Fri 16 Apr 5:00am

Geoff continues our thoughts from Isaiah with a word about feet from Isaiah 52:7-10.7 How beautiful on the mountains are the feet of those who bring good news, who proclaim peace, who bring good tidings, who proclaim salvation, who say to Zion, "Your God reigns!" 8 Listen! Your watchmen lift up their voices; together they shout for joy. When the LORD returns to Zion, they will see it...

AMC Street angels
Aylesbury Town Chaplaincy: Thu 15 Apr 12:00pm

Andrew Henderson, Chair of Aylesbury Town Chaplaincy, opens their annual report by saying: We have an ongoing commitment to our town and our community and are here to support, encourage and serve all those who work, live in or visit our town.This year has, as for the whole world, not been as we expected at the start of the year. For the first 2 and a half months it was very much business as...

Thought For
Pete Honeyaball: Thu 15 Apr 5:00am

Pete finds words of comfort in Isaiah 40:1-11 from 2,500 years ag that are very relevant today.Comfort for God's People1 Comfort, comfort my people, says your God. 2 Speak tenderly to Jerusalem, and proclaim to her that her hard service has been completed, that her sin has been paid for, that she has received from the LORD's hand double for all her sins. 3 A voice of one calling:...