Observed on the first Friday in March, World Day of Prayer is a global, ecumenical movement of Christian women joined together to observe a common day of prayer. This year, World Day of Prayer was held at Willow View P.C.H on March 1.
The host country for WDP 2019 is Slovenia. The focus is on Jesus’ parable of the Great Dinner (in Lk. 14:15–24) with the theme “Come – Everything is Ready”. One phrase in the worship service especially captures the ideas we will explore: “Welcoming God, in your love, you have prepared a table for all, and you inspire us to open our hearts and our homes to offer a place to the ones who are not yet at the table.” Who isn’t at your table yet? Who isn’t at your World Day of Prayer service . . . yet? The women of Slovenia challenge us all to widen our circles, to expand our communities.