Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity (WPCU) is an ecumenical celebration held each year from January 18-25. Christians around the world are invited to pray for the unity of all Christians, to reflect on scripture together, to participate in ecumenical services and to share fellowship.

—from weekofprayer.ca

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Theme for 2022

The Rev. Dr. Rima Nasrallah (The Middle East Council of Churches) provides a video reflection about the theme for WPCU, “We saw the star in the East” (Matthew 2:1-12).

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Visit weekofprayer.ca for: tips on planning or hosting an ecumenical worship service; hymn suggestions; children’s activities; and, a Bible study resource.

Photo of the Primate of The Anglican Church of Canada, the Most Rev. Linda Nicholls

From the Primate

Read “Praying for Christian Unity”, a WPCU reflection from Archbishop and Primate Linda Nicholls.

For sharing online

The images below have been made available by the Anglican Church of Canada, using the Bible study resource on weekofprayer.ca, “Eight Days of Prayer”. All are welcome to share these images on social media and elsewhere. Download all images as a zip file.