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Webinars on Global Day of Prayer to End Famine – action steps

May 10, 2017

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.

Message from Manoj Kurian, coordinator of the WCC Ecumenical Advocacy Alliance:

Thank you once again for joining this effort to call a Global Day of Prayer to End Famine on 21 May 2017. Together, we are now more than 70 organizations representing 1 billion people worldwide.

If your church or organization is yet to join this effort, register your Church/organization and encourage others to use this link to register support and become part of this fellowship for prayer and action:  https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/praytoendfamine

We will be holding three calls for partner organizations to talk to one another and learn about some additional public engagement being led by WCC. We realize this time will not work well for some time zones.

Here are the three calls. We will also send an invite. Please respond on which call you hope to attend.

Option 1: Thursday, May 11 | 3pm  CEST | What time is it for you?

Option 2: Friday, May 12 | 2am CEST | What time is it for you?

Option 3: Friday, May 12 | 3pm CEST | What time is it for you?

Call-in details:

https://wvi.webex.com/meet/james_pedrick
Global call-in numbers |  Toll-free calling restrictions
Meeting number: 820 330 684

 

Here is an agenda of what we wish to go over:

1. Update on Global Day of Prayer to End Famine

2. Getting the word out and resources available

3. Social media: Details on #PraytoEndFamine virtual prayer wall

4. Advocacy: Sign on letter to help advocate media and world leaders, as well as additional G7 country-level activities

5. Events: Identifying prominent events happening on/around 21 May

6. Discussion: Questions and sharing

Please come prepared to share any activities you hope to lead. Let us know if you have any additional questions.

WCC resource pack - Global Day of Prayer to End Famine

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

Endorse the Global Day of Prayer to End Famine, 21 May 2017

Facebook event for the Global Day of Prayer to End Famine