Bulletin and Pulpit Announcements — Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2010

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General Announcement
January 18-25, 2010 is the annual observance of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity. The theme chosen for 2010 is "You Are Witnesses of These Things."(Luke 24:48) Throughout 2010, join Christians everywhere in praying "that they may all be one" joining our prayer with that the Lord Jesus Christ. For more information go to: www.geii.org

Sunday, January 3
"You Are Witnesses of These Things." (Luke 24:48) is the 2010 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 10
The annual Week of Prayer for Christian Unity begins in one week, on Monday, January 18, and continues through Monday, January 25. The theme for 2010 is "You Are Witnesses of These Things". 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 17
The annual Week of Prayer for Christian Unity begins tomorrow and continues with (event) and concludes Monday, January 25, with (event). Let us join other Christian churches in our area as we remember the 2010 theme "You Are Witnesses of These Things" (Luke 24:48). You are invited to participate in these and other ecumenical opportunities: (list planned events and activities).

Next Sunday 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.

Sunday, January 24
Although the annual Week of Prayer for Christian Unity concludes tomorrow, we will continue to be "Witnesses of These Things" (Luke 24:48) 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.


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