Women's World Day of Prayer 2015 Report

 

Friday 6th March 2015 at 10.30 a.m. and 8.00p.m.  

 

Both Services at St Barnabas Church, Temple Road, Epsom

 Please note this year the format of the service does not require a speaker

2015, Jesus said to them:

"Do you know what I have done to you?", The Bahamas

Women’s World Day of Prayer 2015

This year the Women’s World Day of Prayer was prepared by women from The Bahamas. They have been participating in this event for 65 years.

The theme for 2015 being:-

“Do you know what I have done for you?”

John13: 1 -17.

On March 6th we had sunshine coming through the windows of St Barnabas and thanks to many who had parts in the service an array of cheerful bright clothes inside.

The service did not include a speaker this year.

In keeping with the theme of washing the feet we were asked to provide footprint shaped notelets for the congregation to write on, on how they could show radical love to others.

We also had larger footprints with names of Bahamian Islands on them placed on the floor leading to the altar. In the informative book the committee members have, we found the prayer of the big toe which was ably read at both services.

Including those taking part there were 61 at the morning service and 31 in the evening.

This year our committee had a different makeup. The Baptist Church were unable to take part, but we did have a new member from St Martins and also one from St Josephs.

Ruth Mey and I have now handed the baton on to Christ Church for the 2016 service arranged by women from Cuba. The services are always prepared by women but are not exclusively for women.

The theme is “Receive children, Receive me”.

Kathy Appleyard


 

 


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