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Offerings in Action

Posted on October 24, 2013

A Door of Hope for Zimbabwe’s Most Courageous Women Violence against women and children is a common phenomenon in Zimbabwe. It occurs, both in the private and public spheres, catalyzed by a number of factors that stem from the way in which society is structured. These factors include culture, tradition, religion, politics, and the economy. … Continue reading Offerings in Action

WDP Offerings at Work

Posted on October 21, 2013

Recently we received a report from 2012 WDP Grantee, Work Options for Women. WOW is a culinary job training program designed to help disadvantaged individuals move out of poverty by helping them obtain entry-level employment in the food service industry. They target disadvantaged women who have multiple barriers to employment: little to no work experience, … Continue reading WDP Offerings at Work

Announcing: 2014 Preparation Webinars!

Posted on October 12, 2013

This year, WDP USA will host a free planning and preparation webinar! This webinar will provide basic information about World Day of Prayer and some specific information about planning for your 2014 service. Webinars will be held at three times: Wednesday, November 20 at 5pm Eastern Thursday, November 21 at 10am Eastern Thursday, November 21 … Continue reading Announcing: 2014 Preparation Webinars!

Announcing: 2014 WDP Materials!

Posted on September 19, 2013

Click on the “Egypt 2014” tab above for more information on the 2014 theme, ordering materials, and planning your service!

Sept. 21 is International Day of Peace

Posted on September 19, 2013

This Saturday, celebrate the International Day of Peace! In a ceremony on Wednesday, the United Nations observed this day of peace by emphasizing the importance of education for peace: “There are currently 57 million children that do not have access to education, and millions more that need better schooling. [UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon] … Continue reading Sept. 21 is International Day of Peace

Online Store now open!

Posted on September 12, 2013

Get a jump on planning for World Day of Prayer by ordering your leader’s guide from the online store!  Just click on “Store” above!  All other materials will be available soon.

Prayers for Egypt

Posted on August 16, 2013

Sisters, the following letter comes from the World Day of Prayer International Committee, asking for our prayers for Egypt in this turbulent time.

Work Options for Women (WOW) 2013 Grantee

Posted on July 21, 2013

Imagine being a single mom with no skills, needing to provide for yourself and your child. Or suppose you are a victim of domestic violence, needing to break away and make your way in the world, or perhaps you find yourself among the homeless. What will happen to you? World Day of Prayer works to … Continue reading Work Options for Women (WOW) 2013 Grantee

Celebrate the Fourth by Welcoming the Stranger!

Posted on July 03, 2013

The 2013 WDP theme of welcoming the stranger feels poignant in these days around the July 4 national holiday.  As we remember that this place is a nation of immigrants, we also remember our country’s history of privileging one group over others, who became outsiders.  What better way to celebrate freedom than to work for … Continue reading Celebrate the Fourth by Welcoming the Stranger!

Happy International Day of Friendship!

Posted on June 30, 2013

Did you know that today is the International Day of Friendship? The International Day of Friendship was proclaimed in 2011 by the UN General Assembly with the idea that friendship between peoples, countries, cultures and individuals can inspire peace efforts and build bridges between communities. The resolution (A/RES/65/275) places particular emphasis on involving young people, … Continue reading Happy International Day of Friendship!