Women to Gather for World Day of Prayer
Pierce, Victoria, Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL)
Byline: Victoria Pierce Daily Herald Correspondent
Women around the world will gather Friday to pray collectively all day in observance of World Day of Prayer.
This year's theme, "United Under God's Tent," symbolizes God's actions and serves as a call to action for all people. In the United States, the event is organized by Church Women United, an ecumenical group formed in the U.S. in the 1940s.
In Naperville, women from about 30 churches with Church Women United chapters will celebrate World Day of Prayer at 9 a.m. Friday at Grace United Methodist Church, 300 Gartner Road.
The morning will begin with coffee and fellowship before the Rev. Lisa …
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Publication information: Article title: Women to Gather for World Day of Prayer. Contributors: Pierce, Victoria - Author. Newspaper title: Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL). Publication date: February 24, 2007. Page number: 3. © 2009 Paddock Publications. COPYRIGHT 2007 Gale Group.
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