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Week of Prayer for Christian Unity service in BD9




“Wow !!!     How surprising!!!  The forecasted snow came and all the work put in to arranging this special service would be wasted.  Would we have to cancel and how on earth could we do that?  How many would be able to come?”

These were my thoughts as I looked through the window on Sunday 17th January.

The service was arranged at Haworth Road for the Girlington, Heaton & Manningham Council of Churches, which is made up of so many different denominations, to celebrate the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity.

We went ahead and what a wonderful surprise: we had a congregation of more than 90 people who came, in spite of the weather, to enjoy the arranged service.  SALT and LIGHT was the theme.  This went along entirely as planned during which we sang and prayed together and heard of all the wonderful work being done by the Christians in our area   – so surprising and so good to hear.

After the service a wonderful faith meal – plenty of food for all, and so many people to talk to who were no longer strangers.
                       
What a blessing! God is good.


Brenda D, Haworth Road

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