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Women's World Day of Prayer - Friday 4 March 2016

Women's World Day of Prayer -  Friday 4 March 2016

 

Women's World Day of Prayer is a worldwide movement of Christian women who come together to observe a common day of prayerPicture of purple daisies held on the first Friday in March each year.

The Day of Prayer begins as dawn breaks over the islands of Tonga in the Pacific and continues across each continent until the last Service of this special day are held back on the islands of Samoa, circling the world in prayer for about 36 hours.  170 countries and islands uniting together in praise, worship and in prayer.  In England, Wales and Northern Ireland over 5,000 services will be held, focusing on the theme of 'Receive children. Receive me', reflecting a verse from St Mark's Gospel.

The Day of Prayer service for 2016 has been written by the Christian women from Cuba, translated into over 60 languages and 1,000 dialects.

Details of services in Chesterfield are as follows:

All Saints' Church, Wingerworth 10.00 am
St John's Church, Walton 10.30 am
St Paul's Church, Hasland 10.30 am
     
Whittington Moor, Methodist Church    1.30 pm
Central Methodist Church, Saltergate    1.30 pm
Derby Road Methodist Church    1.30 pm
     
Friends' Meeting House, Ashgate Road    7.00 pm

 

 Everyone is very welcome to attend any of the services,       men, women and young people are all welcome.

 

 Women's World Day of Prayer is a Registered Charity Number        233242.

 

 Visit the Women's World  Day of Prayer website for more               information.