California World Day of Prayer Hosted by United Church of Christ

Refreshments were served after the World Day of Prayer including tarts made with Malaysian pineapples.

Refreshments were served after the World Day of Prayer including tarts made with Malaysian pineapples. Photo by John Inman.

The 2012 California World Day of Prayer Ceremony was held Friday, March 2, at California United Church of Christ (UCC). "Let Justice Prevail!," was the theme prepared by the World Day of Prayer Committee of Malaysia. Mary Burger welcomed all to the meeting and gave the opening words. Dolores Burger spoke about the Southeast Asia area where she recently visited.

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Mary Burger welcomes all to the 2012 California World Day of Prayer Ceremony held Friday, March 2, at California United Church of Christ.

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Members of California United Methodist Church lead the Monologue and Voices Seeking Justice.

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Members of Annunciation Catholic Church, California, lead the Prayer of Confession.

The Prayer of Thanksgiving was led by members of Salem United Church of Christ (UCC), McGirk. "For the Healing of the Nations" was then sung to the tune of "Guide Me O Thou Great Jehovah," and accompanied by Eileen Crawford on piano.

For more of this story check out the March 7 issue of the California Democrat.

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