A time to pray together
Annual Prayer Breakfast on Jan. 16 part of P.E.I.’s contribution to 108th anniversary of Week of Prayer for Christian Unity
The public is invited to P.E.I.'s 22nd annual Prayer Breakfast on Saturday, Jan. 16, 8-10 a.m., at the Rodd Charlottetown Hotel, 75 Kent St., Charlottetown.
Ann Dutton, president of the Charlottetown Area Christian Council (CACC), along with members of the CACC and Islanders from across the province will gather in fellowship to experience and discover the amazing power of praying together. Traditionally, people from all walks of life and all parts of P.E.I. come together to enjoy two hours of food and entertainment complete with a powerful spiritual message from a community spiritual leader.
“Praying together keeps us in harmony with people around the world all striving for peace, “says a release. “A hearty breakfast combined with reflection, prayer and entertainment will warm your hearts.”
The guest speaker, Rev. Wayne Short from the Anglican Christ Church in Cherry Valley, P.E.I., will speak to the theme: 1Peter 2:9 “Called to proclaim the mighty acts of God.”
Musical renditions will be offered by Erin Evans of Community Baptist Church in Charlottetown. Lt.-Gov. Frank Lewis will offer words of welcome to all in attendance and recognize other dignitaries in attendance.
J.W. (Bill) Campbell will be the master of ceremonies.
Tickets are available through most Charlottetown churches for $15, which includes taxes and gratuities.
The Charlottetown Area Christian Council of Churches encourage everyone to attend and discover an eloquent experience of prayer and fellowship and be part of P.E.I.'s contribution to the 108th anniversary of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity. The breakfast promotes unity among people of faith and encourages the world to recognize the Christ in each other giving credence to the fact that all are children of God.
The Prayer Week ends on Sunday, Jan. 24, with a special service hosted by Park Royal United Church, 11 Christie Dr., Charlottetown, beginning at 7 p.m. The guest speaker will be Kirk of St. James pastor, Rev. Amanda Henderson-Bolton.
For more information, contact Dutton at 902-569-1525 or Campbell, CACC communications co-ordinator, at 902-6268667.
Don Gaudet, left, treasurer, and Ann Dutton, president, Charlottetown Area Christian Council go over last minute details for the prayer breakfast being held on January 16th to begin the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity.