Week of Prayer for Christian Unity Service

Date/Time
Date(s) - January 25, 2017
11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Location
Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church

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Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2017

“Reconciliation—The Love of Christ Compels Us” (2 Corinthians 5:14-20)

The 2017 Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, Jan. 18-25, has the theme “Reconciliation—The Love of Christ Compels Us” (2 Corinthians 5:14-20). In a world marked by diversity in language and culture, we express our Christian faith in diverse ways.

During this week we are called to celebrate this diversity and be faithful to Christ’s call for the unity of his Church. All are invited to join with brothers and sisters of various churches in prayer, song, and witness to unity as followers of Christ.

For more info, contact Marjeta Bobnar at mbobnar@rcav.org or 604-683-0281.

List of Churches & Date of Services

Abbotsford

Sunday, January 22
St. Ann’s Roman Catholic Church
33333 Mayfair Ave at 3 pm

Coquitlam

Wednesday, Jan. 25
Good Shepherd Lutheran
1504 Sprice Ave. at 7 pm

Mission 

Wednesday, Jan. 18
St. Joseph’s Catholic Church
32550 7th Avenue at 1 pm

New Westminster

Details coming soon!

Surrey 

Wednesday, Jan. 18
St. Matthew’s Catholic Church
16079 88th Avenue at 11 am

Wednesday, Jan. 25
Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church
10460 139th Street at 11 am

Vancouver

Wednesday, Jan. 25
St. Mark Catholic Church
5935 Iona Drive at 7 pm

Prayer for unity in Chinese

Wednesday, Jan. 18-25
St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church
438 Great Northern Way (Time TBD)

Ecumenical Outreach to the Homeless
During the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, on Saturday, Jan 21, from 1:30-6pm, Catholic Street Missionaries are inviting young adults (ages 19 – 39) to an Ecumenical Outreach to homeless people. More info and registration: www.ecumenicaloutreach.eventbrite.ca
Lutheran – Catholic joint study groups:
This year marks the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. Archdiocese of Vancouver and BC Synod of Evangelical Lutheran Church will be offering joint study groups using Together in Christ resource. The study groups will be offered in Coquitlam, Abbotsford, New Westminster, Vancouver, North Shore starting in Spring 2017. Please check back for more details.

http://rcav.org/christian-unity/

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