World Day of Prayer Held at First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)

Judy Scott reads as the guide for the World Day of Prayer.

Judy Scott reads as the guide for the World Day of Prayer. Photo by John Inman.

Members of local churches came together Friday, March 4, for the World Day of Prayer held at First Christian Church (FCC California) (Disciples of Christ). The first organized day of prayer held nationally was in Canada on Jan. 9, 1920. In the United States, the first organized day of prayer held nationally was on Feb. 20, 1920. Barbara Walter was the leader for the 2011 World Day of Prayer and helped coordinate the event.

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Cookies and punch were available during a time of fellowship after the World Day of Prayer held Friday, March 4 at the California First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ).

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Barbara Walter, leader for the 2011 World Day of Prayer, reads a memorial poem during the service.

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Representatives from Annunciation Catholic Church, California, First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), California, California United Methodist Church, United Church of Christ, California, and Salem United Church of Christ, McGirk, placed flowers in memorial of lost members.

For more of this story check out the March 9 issue of the California Democrat.

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