Friday, 2 September 2011

We Will All be Changed

The theme for next year's Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, Jnauary 2012 has been announced.  Details can be found on the Churches Together in Britain and Ireland website. 

The theme for the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2012 comes to us from the churches in Poland, who have reflected upon their own experience as a nation, and in particular how, as a nation, they have been changed and transformed by the many upheavals of their history, and sustained by their faith.

Change is also at the heart of the ecumenical movement. When we pray for the unity of the church we are praying that the churches that we know and which are so familiar to us will change as they conform more closely to Christ. This is an exciting vision, but also a challenging one. Furthermore, when we pray for this transforming unity we are also praying for change in the world.

This is the first year Christian Aid has assisted in preparation of the resources.  They are available to download now and they will be available in paper copies soon.  Downloads are free although CTBI would appreciate a donation to cover costs.

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