Women, men, and children in more than 170 countries and regions will celebrate World Day of Prayer, Friday, March 1. Edmonds United Methodist Church will participate with its own service at 10 a.m. March 1 in the church sanctuary, 828 Caspers St., Edmonds.
World Day of Prayer is a worldwide ecumenical movement of Christian women of many traditions who come together to observe a common day of prayer each year on the first Friday in March. Services begin at sunrise in the Pacific and follow the sun across the globe on the day of celebration.
Each year a different country’s committee serves as the writers of the World Day of Prayer worship service. This year it is the women of Slovenia.