Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

If I get back in, I might spend a week CouchSurfing in Jerusalem so I can attend all these services. This would be really interesting...

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

A week of daily services at the various churches of Jerusalem in relation to similar programs throughout the world: sponsored by the World Council of Churches and the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity. See http://www.oikoumene.org/en/programmes/unity-mission-evangelism-and-spirituality/spirituality-and-worship/week-of-prayer-for-christian-unity.html

Theme for 2012: We will all be changed by the victory of our Lord Jesus Christ (cf. 1 Cor 15:51-58)

Saturday Jan. 21 5:30 pm Church of Holy Sepulchre led by Greek Orthodox

Sunday Jan 22 5:00 St. George Cathedral Anglicans

Monday Jan. 23 5:00 St. James Church Armenians

Tuesday Jan. 24 5:00 Redeemer Lutheran Church

Wednesday Jan. 25 5:00 Latin Patriarchate Catholic

Thursday Jan. 26 4:00 Upper Room outside Zion Gate, Benedictine Brothers of Dormitian Abbey

Friday Jan 27 5:00 Ethiopian Church

Saturday Jan 28 5:00 Coptic Church

Sunday Jan 29 5:00 Greek Catholic Church

This is a great opportunity to experience other worship traditions of our Jerusalem Christian community, to express our unity in this ever-shrinking community, and to accompany local Christians of various churches. All are invited.