The International Day of Prayer was observed yesterday afternoon at 1:30. Programs were found across Washington County, Shirley Pfeiffer, stated that there were programs involving the communities of Ainsworth, Crawfordsville, and Mid-Prairie.
The program’s theme was “Welcoming the Stranger.” It is a worldwide ecumenical event created by Christian women.
The Washington observance is a collaboration of 6 congregations. Pfeiffer also said that the day is observed around the world, beginning the Pacific at dawn. She explained that this began in the 1920s.