Country to unite in prayer

2017-05-24 06:03

South Africa Pray, a nationwide initiative supported by concerned Christians in South Africa, calls on citizens to unite in prayer from Thursday (25/05) until 4 June.

“The period is significant because of Ascension Day and Pentecost. Even though these religious festivals are not public holidays, they are still celebrated by millions of believers in South Africa,” says Rev. Jannie Pelser, initiator of the initiative.

Pelser says various faith-based organisations, inclu­ding the South African Council of Churches (SACC) and millions of concerned Christians, support the prayer initiative.

Churches are encouraged to open their doors for people to unite in prayer.

Suggested prayer time is from 12:00 to 14:00. Prayer events can be initiated and facilitated at work, home, businesses, the office, with friends, in the classroom, on sports fields, and more.

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