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
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
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!
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!
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
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.
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.
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
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!
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!