Posted on June 30, 2015
The World Day of Prayer USA Committee grieves for the loss of life and laments the violence suffered by the members of Mother Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church (AMEC) in Charleston, South Carolina on Wednesday, June 17 2015. We offer our prayers on behalf of the victims – Sharonda Coleman-Singleton, Cynthia Hurd, Depayne Middleton Doctor, … Continue reading Emanuel AMEC Prayer
Posted on April 14, 2015
Grant Application: 2015 Submission Guidelines Before submitting an application, please carefully review the eligibility requirements to determine that your organization is qualified for funding from World Day of Prayer, USA. Then, using the outline below as a guide, please prepare a formal proposal, and email it as one document (Microsoft Word or a pdf) to … Continue reading Announcing: 2015 Grant Applications
Posted on July 17, 2014
World Day of Prayer has been an integral part of the lives of church women in the United States since the prayer movement’s inception. Church Women United (CWU) units across the country continue to gather in celebrations of this special day on the first Friday in March annually. For many years CWU was the national … Continue reading Reaffirmed Friendship with Church Women United
Posted on April 21, 2014
World Day of Prayer is searching for five new Board Members to fill vacancies in the classes of 2016* and 2017*! Do you know someone who would make a great WDP USA Board Member? Find out if they (or you!) would meet the requirements we’re looking for. The Board strives for a composition that is … Continue reading World Day of Prayer needs YOU!
Posted on March 07, 2014
**Please note: Grant Application deadline has been extended to June 1, 2014!** It’s here! World Day of Prayer 2014 and our 2014 Grant Application! Read more below on the kinds of projects WDP USA will fund this year, or download an application. Grant Applications are due on Sunday June 1, 2014. 2014 Focus Areas: This year, … Continue reading Announcing: 2014 Grant Application!
Posted on February 25, 2014
Just in time for your World Day of Prayer celebrations, here is an update from Rosangela Oliveira, Executive Director of World Day of Prayer’s International Committee, including news from the WDP Egypt Committee.
Posted on February 20, 2014
Here at the World Day of Prayer USA office, we get a lot of phone calls from folks looking for a WDP service but not sure where to find one. If you’re looking for a service: We keep a running list of services online here. Keep checking back, we are updating this list all the … Continue reading Advertise or Find a World Day of Prayer Service
Posted on January 09, 2014
An estimated 27 million people are trafficked globally on an annual basis, the largest percentage being women and children. Human trafficking is growing in the crime industry, second in scope only to the drug trade and equal to arms. Revenue from human trafficking is estimated at more than $32 billion annually.” * While awareness of … Continue reading January 11 is Human Trafficking Awareness Day
Posted on December 03, 2013
We had such a great time with those of you who were able to connect to our first-ever webinars the week before Thanksgiving! Many of you were not able to connect in real time, so we’re offering the following ways to catch what you missed! 1. If you have a PC, download the recording of … Continue reading Missed our webinar? Catch up online!
Posted on November 01, 2013
Cross-posted from the World Council of Churches website. 01 November 2013 By J. Ayana McCalman The World Council of Churches (WCC) has devoted 60 years of active commitment to gender justice. The WCC 10th Assembly being held in Busan, Republic of Korea is continuing the campaign for advocacy for gender justice. The WCC, in partnership … Continue reading “Umulga” SHe-Space: women and men working together for gender justice