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Global Day of Prayer to End Famine

As more people face famine today than any time in modern history, the WCC together with the All Africa Conference of Churches and a range of faith-based partners and networks invite a Global Day of Prayer to End Famine on 21 May 2017, in response to the hunger crisis.
Global Day of Prayer to End Famine

A girl carries water in a camp for over 5,000 internally displaced persons in an Episcopal Church compound in Wau, South Sudan. © ACT/Paul Jeffrey

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When

21 - 21 May 2017 21 May 2017

Where

Worldwide

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As more people face famine today than any time in modern history, the World Council of Churches (WCC) together with the All Africa Conference of Churches (AACC) and a range of faith-based partners and networks invite a Global Day of Prayer to End Famine on 21 May 2017, in response to the hunger crisis.

To encourage people of faith and good will around the world to observe the global day of prayer on 21 May, the WCC is making available a collection of liturgical resources, prayers, photos and suggested songs to be used in faith congregations worldwide.

“For I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave me to drink, I was a stranger and you welcomed me.” (Matthew 25:35.)

WCC resource pack - Global Day of Prayer to End Famine

Letter of invitation, by Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit and Rev. Dr André Karamaga

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