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International Day of Prayer in Washington County

Posted: Saturday, March 2nd, 2013 at 6:16 am

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.