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What is World Day of Prayer?

Informed Prayer. Prayerful Action. Imagine Christians from over 170 countries coming together in spirit, uniting on a common day to pray for relevant issues affecting women and children. This is a reality: the movement has been active for nearly 100 years. Each year, a different country writes the service materials. The World Day of Prayer is generally celebrated on the first Friday of March. This year, the writing country is Zimbabwe: "Rise! Take Your Mat and Walk". Keep reading for content on World Day of Prayer in Canada, Past Celebrations and Festival Days...


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How to Participate

Click here for more information about participating. Current coordinators: please see the background information, artwork and other materials to help you prepare for this year's World Day of Prayer celebration. So, how does the World Day of Prayer unfold? Here's a quick outline...


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Service Locations

Where is your closest World Day of Prayer (WDP) service? Check out locations here!