WPCU 2005 Bulletin and Pulpit Announcements


Sunday, January 2
“All things are yours... you belong to Christ, and Christ, the unique foundation, belongs to God."
(I Corinthians 3:1-23) is the theme for the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity (January 18-25). Begun in 1908, these days have been set aside each year so that Christians the world over may share the prayer of Jesus: “that all may be one... that the world may believe" (John 17:21). Note the dates and plan to participate in the following special observances.

Sunday, January 9
The annual Week of Prayer for Christian Unity begins in nine days, on Tuesday, January 18th, and continues through Tuesday, January 25th. Use the Daily Scripture and Prayer Guide to join with Christians around the world praying
that all may be one... that the world may believe (John 17:21). Plan to join with members of other Christian churches and communities in our area for the following special observances.

Sunday, January 16
Today is Ecumenical Sunday when we celebrate what God is doing through the many ecumenical agencies local, regional, national and international – that make up the modern ecumenical movement. As we continue our special prayers
that all may be one... that the world may believe (John 17:21), we take time to familiarize ourselves with the work that (insert the name of one or more agencies) does to promote understanding and cooperation among Christians and others in our community.

The annual Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, which began on Tuesday, January 18th, continues with (event) and concludes Tuesday, January 25th, with (event).

Sunday, January 23
Although the annual Week of Prayer for Christian Unity will soon be over, we will continue to work and pray “that all may be one... that the world may believe” (John 17:21). In the coming weeks and months, we will be joining other Christian churches in our area in these and other ecumenical opportunities: (listed planned events and activities).  Your active participation is encouraged.


Graymoor Ecumenical & Interreligious Institute
PO Box 300, Garrison, New York 10524-0300