Category: World Day of Prayer

A Letter from Suriname

  To: The World Day of Prayer Committees Paramaribo, February 2018   The World Day of Prayer 2018 is soon to be celebrated around the world on Friday the 2nd of March. Suriname as the theme country is very excited and also humbled to be the centre of all your prayers. We enjoy and thank… Read more »

A Tale of Two Prayer Movements

  World Day of Prayer, AKA “WDP” International Body: The World Day of Prayer International Committee, headquartered in New York. Granting Body: In Canada, the Women’s Inter-Church Council of Canada. (Each country has its own structure.) The World Day of Prayer program is inspired by its motto, “Informed Prayer and Prayerful Action.” Through informed prayer we seek… Read more »

All God’s Creation is Very Good: Water

How we care for Creation is the central theme of World Day of Prayer 2018 Suriname. Water is of great concern for this nation so rich in biodiversity and resources. Most of the population of Suriname lives along its coast, also where birds and sea turtles nest. Floods and rising sea levels due to climate… Read more »

Network News Winter 2017: Indigenous Mayan Midwives

Sharing a World Day of Prayer Story: Leonora Obara, Cofounder, Kijiji Cha Upendo On February 6, a group of sixteen women gathered to hear Leonora Obara describe the Kijiji Cha Upendo project, which received support from a World Day of Prayer grant. “Kijiji Cha Upendo” means “Village of Love” in Swahili. As Leonora put it,… Read more »