to take part in annual worldwide Day of Prayer
LOCAL women will join over three million women worldwide in
prayer and worship during an annual Day of Prayer on Friday
The 2008 Service will be held locally in Trinity Methodist
Church, Knockmore Road, Lisburn at 8pm, and those taking part
will be using an order of service prepared by Christian women
Emma Wilcock of Women's World Day of Prayer in England, Wales
and Northern Ireland., said: "This is always an exciting day.
The extent of unity in prayer is shown by the fact that meetings
will begin at sunrise in Tonga and finish only with sunset in
neighbouring Western Samoa, after there have been meetings in
over 170 countries. "In the British Isles, there will be well
prayer services in different places. They bring together women,
men and young people from every background and a very wide range
of Christian traditions."
Many women of Guyana still bear the marks of those who
experienced and fought against slavery and the system of
indentured labour, with the imperialism and discrimination which
In recent years women in Guyana. have been Prime Minister,
President, Chief Justice and Director General of the Foreign
Affairs Ministry, as well as holding many other senior positions
at home and in international organisations. However, domestic
violence and human trafficking remain problems in the country.
The Women's World Day of Prayer meetings contribute to
dignity of women.