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Bible app brings Week of Prayer to on-the-go people across the globe

Bible app brings Week of Prayer to on-the-go people across the globe

Photo: Ivars Kupcis/WCC

16 January 2020

Bring the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity to your phone, computer or tablet - wherever you are - with the Bible-reading plan now available via the YouVersion Bible app. Users can explore the theme, “they showed us unusual kindness,” taken from Acts 28:2, in a digital format.

The app, which has already been installed on more than 400 million devices by users in all countries of the world, allows users to read the Bible, share verses via social media, and bookmark favorite passages.

”The reflections and prayers for the Week of Prayer are short and inspirational - just perfect for those of us who need to nourish their soul on the go, with the help of a smart phone,” says Annegret Kapp, WCC communication officer for fellowship and social media.

The daily devotions are currently available in the ‘Bible’ app in English, French, German, Spanish and Portuguese through a collaboration with the World Council of Churches (WCC) and YouVersion.

The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, jointly organized by the WCC and the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity of the Roman Catholic Church since 1968, is traditionally celebrated in the Northern hemisphere from 18-25 January. Churches from Malta prepared resources for this year.

 

Access the Week of Prayer 2020 material via the YouVersion Bible reader

More information on the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity