International Committee for World Day of Prayer

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URL: http://www.worlddayofprayer.net/

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Founded

1968-07-22 Vällingby Sweden

History

Founded to take over administrative functions in connection with the World Day of Prayer previously undertaken by the USA national committee, following decision of International Consultation, 1967, Anderson IN (USA). Present statutes revised and adopted May 1986. World Day of Prayer commenced 1927, Jerusalem (Israel), at an International Missionary Conference, growing from the Day of Prayer started in the USA, originally, 1887, as a Day of Prayer for Home Missions of the Presbyterian Church and, 1890, as Day of Prayer for Foreign Missions of the Baptist Church.

Aims

Establish the policy and planning of the World Day of Prayer, enabling women worldwide to affirm their faith in Jesus Christ, and to share their hopes and fears, joys and sorrows, opportunities and needs.

Events

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Activities

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Structure

International Committee; Executive Committee; National Committees.

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Finance

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Subjects *

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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 5: Gender Equality

UIA Org ID

XC1641

Last News

2016

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