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In God's Hands: The Ecumenical Prayer Cycle

The Ecumenical Prayer Cycle enables us to journey in prayer through every region of the world and through every week of the year affirming our solidarity with Christians all over the world, brothers and sisters living in diverse situations, experiencing diverse problems and sharing diverse gifts.

At the very heart of the ecumenical movement is the reality of prayer. Jesus prayed that we may all be one, united in God in the mystery of the Trinity. That is the basis and the goal of our search for unity.

The Ecumenical Prayer Cycle enables us to journey in prayer through every region of the world and through every week of the year affirming our solidarity with Christians all over the world, brothers and sisters living in diverse situations, experiencing diverse problems and sharing diverse gifts. Lord, hear our prayer ...

These pages are based on the Ecumenical Prayer Cycle "In God's Hands - Common Prayer for the World" (ISBN 978-2825414880). The book and the website offer valuable aids for intercessory prayers, prayer on behalf of and in solidarity with others.

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Title Start Date End Date
Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania 2017-03-19 00:00:00 2017-03-25 23:59:00
Czech Republic, Poland, Slovakia 2017-03-26 00:00:00 2017-04-01 23:59:00
Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, FYR of Macedonia, Kosovo, Montenegro, Serbia, Slovenia 2017-04-02 00:00:00 2017-04-08 23:59:00
Bulgaria, Hungary, Romania 2017-04-09 00:00:00 2017-04-15 23:59:00
Belarus, Moldova, Russia, Ukraine 2017-04-16 00:00:00 2017-04-22 23:59:00
Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia 2017-04-23 00:00:00 2017-04-29 23:59:00
Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan 2017-04-30 00:00:00 2017-05-06 11:59:00
India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka 2017-05-07 00:00:00 2017-05-13 23:59:00
Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal 2017-05-14 00:00:00 2017-05-20 23:59:00
Indian Ocean Islands: Comoros, Madagascar, Maldives, Mauritius, Seychelles 2017-05-21 00:00:00 2017-05-27 23:59:00
Angola, Mozambique 2017-05-28 00:00:00 2017-06-03 23:59:00
Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland 2017-06-04 00:00:00 2017-06-10 23:59:00
Botswana, Zimbabwe 2017-06-11 00:00:00 2017-06-17 23:59:00
Malawi, Zambia 2017-06-18 00:00:00 2017-06-24 23:59:00
Kenya, Tanzania 2017-06-25 00:00:00 2017-07-01 23:59:00
Sudan, South Sudan, Uganda 2017-07-02 00:00:00 2017-07-08 23:59:00
Eritrea, Ethiopia 2017-07-09 00:00:00 2017-07-15 23:59:00
Djibouti, Somalia 2017-07-16 00:00:00 2017-07-22 23:59:00
Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda 2017-07-23 00:00:00 2017-07-29 23:59:00
Republic of Congo, Gabon, Sao Tome and Principe 2017-07-30 00:00:00 2017-08-05 23:59:00
Cameroon, Central African Republic, Equatorial Guinea 2017-08-06 00:00:00 2017-08-12 23:59:00
Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania, Niger 2017-08-13 00:00:00 2017-08-19 23:59:00
Liberia, Sierra Leone 2017-08-20 00:00:00 2017-08-26 23:59:00
Cape Verde, The Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Senegal 2017-08-27 00:00:00 2017-09-02 23:59:00
Benin, Côte d'Ivoire, Togo 2017-09-03 00:00:00 2017-09-09 23:59:00
Ghana, Nigeria 2017-09-10 00:00:00 2017-09-16 00:00:00
Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay 2017-09-17 00:00:00 2017-09-23 23:59:00
Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Peru 2017-09-24 00:00:00 2017-09-30 23:59:00
Colombia, Ecuador, Venezuela 2017-10-01 00:00:00 2017-10-07 23:59:00
Costa Rica, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Panama 2017-10-08 00:00:00 2017-10-14 23:59:00
Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico 2017-10-15 00:00:00 2017-10-21 23:59:00
The Caribbean: Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, St Kitts-Nevis, St Lucia, St Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago 2017-10-22 00:00:00 2017-10-28 23:59:00
Canada, United States of America 2017-10-29 00:00:00 2017-11-04 11:59:00
Oceania: American Samoa, Cook Islands, Fiji, French Polynesia (Maohi Nui), Kanaky, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Nauru, Niue, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu 2017-11-05 00:00:00 2017-11-11 23:59:00
Aotearoa/New Zealand, Australia 2017-11-12 00:00:00 2017-11-18 23:59:00
East Timor, Indonesia, Philippines 2017-11-19 00:00:00 2017-11-25 23:59:00
Brunei, Malaysia, Singapore 2017-11-26 00:00:00 2017-12-02 23:59:00
Myanmar, Thailand 2017-12-03 00:00:00 2017-12-09 23:59:00
Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam 2017-12-10 00:00:00 2017-12-16 23:59:00
China, Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan 2017-12-17 00:00:00 2017-12-23 11:59:00
Japan, North Korea, South Korea 2017-12-24 00:00:00 2017-12-30 23:59:00

* The mention or absence of a country or a name of a country in this list does not imply any political judgment on the part of the World Council of Churches.