World Day of Prayer

The World Day of Prayer is an international ecumenical Christian women’s initiative. It is run under the motto “Informed Prayer and Prayerful Action,” and is celebrated annually in over 170 countries. The movement aims to bring together women of various races, cultures and traditions in a yearly common Day of Prayer. Women are encouraged to become aware of the other countries and cultures and no longer live in isolation. They are also encouraged take up the burdens of other people, to sympathize with the problems of other countries and cultures and pray with and for them.

On the first Friday in March, a world-wide service is held, designed each year by Christian women from a different country. St Michael’s together with our friends from local churches, St Botolph’s in Aspley Guise, St Mary’s Roman Catholic Church, and the Methodist Church Woburn Sands celebrate at a service held in one of these churches.

The 2023 World Day of Prayer  had the theme of ‘I have heard about your faith’ and the programme was written by the women of Taiwan. The next Women’s World Day of Prayer, with the theme ‘I Beg You… Bear With One Another in Love’ comes from Palestine, and will be held on March 1st 2024.

To find out more follow the link to  wwdp.org.uk

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30 Church Rd, Woburn Sands,
Milton Keynes
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St. Michael's Church

Church Rd, Woburn Sands, Milton Keynes MK17 8TA, United Kingdom

Calendar

Jun
18
Tue
7:30 pm Genesis
Genesis
Jun 18 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Genesis is our Church youth group, catering for those 11 years of age and above. We meet every Tuesday in Term time from 7.30pm to 9.00pm. Our topics for discussion are usually Christian based, but[...]
Jun
19
Wed
9:30 am Wednesday Morning Prayer on Zoom @ Zoom
Wednesday Morning Prayer on Zoom @ Zoom
Jun 19 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
A small group is continuing to meet from 9.30 to 10.00 am each Wednesday. If you might like to join us, please speak to Simon Young. This is particularly suitable for people who can’t always[...]
Jun
20
Thu
9:30 am Toddler Group @ St Michael's Church
Toddler Group @ St Michael's Church
Jun 20 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Our Toddler Group meets every Thursday from 9.30 – 11.00 am. Do come and join us for play, singing time and refreshments. We are a small friendly group and the church is warm. No charge[...]
Jun
21
Fri
9:00 am Morning Prayer @ St Michael's Church
Morning Prayer @ St Michael's Church
Jun 21 @ 9:00 am – 9:45 am
Morning Prayer will now be in church on Fridays at 9.00 am starting on Friday 9 April

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