The power of prayer at a Wisbech church

International. Womens’ world day of prayer celebrated in Wisbech

International. Womens’ world day of prayer celebrated in Wisbech - Credit: Archant

A world day of prayer was joined by women from Wisbech as part of a day of celebration.

The International Womens’ Day prayer event was joined by 25 people from the Fens.

Sean Finlay, said: “Twenty five intrepid souls braved the freezing cold to join in this annual celebration.

“The material this year was put together by the Women of Suriname. This country is located on the north east coast of South America.

“Hilary Finlay, from Our Lady and St Charles catholic church, who led the service said it was another opportunity to show solidarity with those, particularly women, in different countries, and to cement the good work working relations shared by the local Wisbech churches.

“Thank you to all those, men and women, who supported this annual event.”

Bharat Khetani and his wife Pritty. from the Wisbech Interfaith Forum. said how uplifted and challenged they had been by the material within the service.

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The event included the national flag of Suriname which was draped across the altar.

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