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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 Dates
Czech Republic, Poland, Slovakia 24 - 30 March 2019
The Balkans - Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Serbia, Slovenia 31 March - 06 April 2019
Bulgaria, Hungary, Romania 07 - 13 April 2019
Belarus, Moldova, Russia, Ukraine 14 - 20 April 2019
Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia 21 - 27 April 2019
Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan 28 April - 04 May 2019
India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka 05 - 11 May 2019
Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal 12 - 18 May 2019
Indian Ocean Islands: Comoros, Madagascar, Maldives, Mauritius, Seychelles 19 - 25 May 2019
Angola, Mozambique 26 May - 01 June 2019
Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland 02 - 08 June 2019
Botswana, Zimbabwe 09 - 15 June 2019
Malawi, Zambia 16 - 22 June 2019
Kenya, Tanzania 23 - 29 June 2019
Sudan, South Sudan, Uganda 30 June - 06 July 2019
Eritrea, Ethiopia 07 - 13 July 2019
Djibouti, Somalia 14 - 20 July 2019
Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda 21 - 27 July 2019
Republic of Congo, Gabon, Sao Tome and Principe 28 July - 03 August 2019
Cameroon, Central African Republic, Equatorial Guinea 04 - 10 August 2019
Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania, Niger 11 - 17 August 2019
Liberia, Sierra Leone 18 - 24 August 2019
Cape Verde, The Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Senegal 25 - 31 August 2019
Benin, Côte d'Ivoire, Togo 01 - 07 September 2019
Ghana, Nigeria 08 - 14 September 2019
Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay 15 - 21 September 2019
Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Peru 22 - 28 September 2019
Colombia, Ecuador, Venezuela 29 September - 05 October 2019
Costa Rica, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Panama 06 - 12 October 2019
Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico 13 - 19 October 2019
The Caribbean: Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Bahamas, Barbados, Cuba, Curaçao, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, Sint Maarten, St Kitts-Nevis, St Lucia, St Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago 20 - 26 October 2019
Canada, United States of America 27 October - 02 November 2019
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 03 - 09 November 2019
Aotearoa New Zealand, Australia 10 - 16 November 2019
East Timor (Timor Leste), Indonesia, Philippines 17 - 23 November 2019
Brunei, Malaysia, Singapore 24 - 30 November 2019
Myanmar, Thailand 01 - 07 December 2019
Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam 08 - 14 December 2019
Japan, North Korea, South Korea, Taiwan 22 - 28 December 2019
Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine 29 December 2019 - 04 January 2020

* 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.