World Day of Prayer

Worship at the Islander Missionary’s Memorial Chapel was held with a difference yesterday morning as PTC women celebrated World Day of Prayer remembering Taiwan. Music stories and prayers for Taiwan marked the worship service. The chapel was decorated with Taiwanese fans and handicrafts borrowed from the Taiwanese embassy for the day. The women dressed in their finest white and wore elegant Taiwanese artefacts and jewelry. World Day of Prayer World Day of Prayer is a global ecumenical movement led by Christian women joining in prayer and action for peace and justice. Taiwan is this year’s prayer focus. The day’s theme, “I have heard about your faith,” is based on a passage from the Book of Ephesians in the Bible. Christians are encouraged to reflect on the challenges Taiwan faces as citizens grow amidst international struggles for independence, as well as the obstacles women face at home with equality and employment participation. Last year, over 1.5 million Christians speaking 90 languages in 150 countries united in spirit to pray for relevant issues affecting women and children. PTC shared prayer, stories and hymns and instrumentals focused on Taiwan and the Day. The Women’s Fellowship later offered morning tea for the staff and students remembering International Women’s Day as well.