Drumheller marks World Day of Prayer
On Friday, March 3, women from Christian churches throughout Drumheller celebrated World Day of Prayer. This year the service was held at the Drumheller Alliance Church. The annual event is held the first Fri surable value which a woman represents as the core of the family unit. Within the home she is the C.E.O., the Director of Human Resources and the Manager of Supply and Support Services, while she may also be pursuing her own career goals in her “spare” time. Individual recognition is important and too often those so deserving go undervalued and un-praised. Earlier I mentioned the challenges faced by Magna Andersen who arrived to her homestead, newly widowed with five young children, and she was not the only Dalum pioneer to be in that situation. Maren Christensen lost her husband to the flu epidemic of 1919 and, with her sons Fred and Dick, she also had to become manager of both the household and the farm. These strong women never heard of International Women’s Day but they are well deserving of being honoured nearly a century after they made their mark in our community.
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day of March and has been staged for almost a century and celebrated internationally. This year the service was prepared by the women of the Philippines.