2013 Women's International Day of Prayer
Date: March 2, 2013
Since 1990, the General Conference Department of Women's Ministries has promoted a special day when women have the opportunity to strengthen their spiritual bonds as they pray for and with each other. The International Women's Day of Prayer is the first Sabbath of each March. In past years, this special day has been celebrated in a variety of ways: prayer breakfasts, fasting and prayer, consecration services, women preaching sermons for church services, and other special programs.
The International Woman's Day of Prayer provides an opportunity for women to learn about each other and pray for one another. It is a time to reunite with God and one another to strengthen spiritual bonds. Prayer for women everywhere creates a spiritual network of empathy and understanding between Adventist women. Thousands of women (and men) gather to pray on this day. Although the essential purpose of the day is prayer, the day can also provide women with an opportunity to strengthen their ties with other Christian women as they pray together.
Some may want to expand the day of prayer into a weekend prayer conference where participants can come to gain a deeper understanding of the need for prayer, its significance, blessings, and meaning in their lives. Weekend prayer conferences can address topics of interest such as: Bible prayers, how to pray scriptural promises, how fasting can enhance our prayer life, God's will and prayer, intercessory prayer, answered and unanswered prayer, closet prayers, and how to help our children develop a prayer life of their own.
Resources will be available here December 2012.