World Prayer Day to be observed

TICONDEROGA - World Day of Prayer will be celebrated by the Ticonderoga area Church Women United at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, March 6, at the First United Methodist Church on Wicker Street in Ticonderoga.

A brief business meeting will open the event.

The theme of the program, written by the women of Papua New Guinea, is "In Christ We Are One."

Grace Trombley will be accompanist. The Rev. Helenmarie Sunkenberg will read the story from Exodus of Moses being rescued from the river by women who worked together. Several readings of experiences of women from Papua New Guinea will be part of the program.

Following the study, refreshments will be enjoyed. The refreshment committee members are Dorcey Crammond and Jane Crammond.

All area women are invited and men are welcome as well. The gatherings bring together people from Ticonderoga, Putnam, Hague, Crown Point and Schroon Lake.

Through prayer and offerings, they reach out to all women around the world.

The local group also supports the Ticonderoga Meal Site each month. Their funds buy necessities not supplied by the county.

Collections of toiletries are also made at each meeting for the safe house in Ticonderoga.

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