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Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

held annually on:

January 18th - 25th

 

Abide in my love...

you shall bear much fruit

(from John 15)

2021 Week of Prayer

Abide in my love...you shall bear much fruit

(from John 15)

 

Week of Prayer website:

http://www.geii.org/

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Louisiana -

some 2021 Events

(Each year Events are published as soon

as we are made aware of them)

 

Due to COVID-19 many events are cancelled or are being held virtually.

Alexandria: 
There is usually a Week of Prayer event coordinated by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Alexandria or the Episcopal Diocese of West Louisiana. With COVID-19 difficulties, we are waiting to hear news of this. 

 

New Orleans -

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New Orleans also generally is one of the annual event organizers for their area.  Again, we are waiting to hear of news of any virtual meeting/s.

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In Thanksgiving for the gifts of each denomination:

A Litany of Thanksgiving

The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity is celebrated annually on January 18th - 25th.

More Information on the Week of Prayer

 

 

 

2020 Week of Prayer Theme:

They

Showed Us Unusual Kindness

 

(cf. Acts 28:2)

2020 Week of Prayer logo

2020 Week of Prayer

 

2019 Week of Prayer Theme:

2019 Week of Prayer

Justice, Only Justice, You Shall Pursue

 

(from

Deuteronomy 16:20)

 

2018 Week of Prayer Theme:

Your Right Hand, O Lord, Glorious in Power

  (from

Exodus 15:6)

  

2018 Week of Prayer

 

2017 Week of Prayer Theme:

Reconciliation - The Love of Christ Compels Us

 

(Reference: 2nd Corinthians

5:14-20)

2017 Week

of Prayer

2016 Week of Prayer Theme:

2016 Week

of Prayer

Called to Proclaim the Mighty Acts of the Lord

(cf. 1 Peter 2:9)

2015 Week of Prayer Theme:

Jesus said to her, "Give me a drink."

(John 4:7)

2015 Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

2015 Week

of Prayer

2014 Week of Prayer Theme:

2014 Week of Prayer logo

HAS Christ

BEEN

Divided?

(cf. 1 Corinthians 1:13)

2014 Week of Prayer

2013 Week of Prayer Theme:

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2013

2013 Week of Prayer

What Does God Require of Us?

(Micah 6 : 6-8)

2012 Week of Prayer Theme:

We will all be changed by the victory of our Lord Jesus Christ.

2012 Week of Prayer

2011 Week of Prayer Theme:

Theme:

"One in the Apostles' Teaching, Fellowship, Breaking of Bread and Prayer"

cf. Acts 2:42

2011 Week of Prayer

2010 Week of Prayer Theme:

2010 Week of Prayer

Theme:

"Ye Are Witnesses of These Things"

2009 Week of Prayer Theme:

 “That they may 

   become one in

      your hand.

2008 Week of Prayer Theme:

 

First

Thessalonians 5:12a

and 13b - 18


 

 

LIC AND ECUMENICAL EVENTS

CALENDAR

       

 Calendar is updated as more information is received.

 

********* 2021 ********* 

Jan. 6 Epiphany
Jan. 8-9 State Ecumenical Executives Retreat (S.E.E.), Via Zoom
Jan. 11 Human Trafficking Awareness Day
Jan. 18 - 25 Week of Prayer for Christian Unity (always on Jan. 18th - 25th)   http://www.geii.org/
Jan. 18 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day observed
Jan. 27 International Holocaust Remembrance Day
Feb. 13 Presbytery of the Pines semi-annual meeting via Zoom

Feb. 23

Presbytery of South Louisiana 145th Stated Meeting via Zoom
Feb. 16 Mardi Gras (a/ka/ Fat Tuesday)
Feb. 17 Ash Wednesday
Mar. 1st & 2nd

LIC 51st Annual Assembly Via Zoom

Mar. 5

World Day of Prayer (First Friday of March)

http://www.worlddayofprayer.net/

Mar.14

Daylight Savings time begins at 2am

Mar.28 Palm Sunday

March

T/B/D

Ecumenical Advocacy Days, Washington, D.C.  Click here for more info.
Apr.  2 Good Friday
April 2-4 Religious Society of Friends, South Central Yearly Meeting, Greene Family Camp, Bruceville, Texas
Apr. 4 Easter Sunday
April Holocaust Remembrance (United States observance)
April 12-15 National Workshop on Christian Unity (NWCU)   www.nwcu.org
Apr.  13 Governor's Prayer Breakfast, Baton Rouge, LA.  More info. go to:  www.lagpb.org
Apr. 22 Earth Day
1st wk of May

Children's Sabbath - First Week of May. 

Click here for litanies

May 6 National Day of Prayer (1st Thursday in May)
May 7 May Friendship Day - Church Women United (1st Friday in May) 
May 13 Ascension Day
May 21-22 Evangelical Lutheran Church in America-TX/LA Gulf Coast Synod - Annual Synod Assembly - via Zoom
May 22 United Methodist Church of Louisiana, Annual Convention through GoodNews TV
May 23 Day of Pentecost
May 31 Memorial Day (observed)
June 1 Day of Prayer for Protection from Hurricanes

June 8

Presbytery of the South LA meeting T/B/D

June T/B/A

United Church of Christ South Central Conference Annual Meeting
June 14 Flag Day
July 4 Independence Day
July T/B/A Louisiana Home and Foreign Mission Baptist State Convention, Inc.
July T/B/A Louisiana Missionary Baptist State Convention annual session   T/B/A
Sept. 6 Labor Day

Sept. 21

or

Oct. 1

International Day of Peace

(Celebrated on day of preference, in LA it is Oct. 1st)

World Peace Day

Sept. 27-28 LIC Fall Board Meeting, Houma, LA

Sept.

T/B/D

Louisiana Missionary Baptist State Convention 148th Annual Session

Oct.

T/B/D

NCCCUSA annual Christian Unity Gathering
Oct. 8-9 Presbytery of the South LA meeting T/B/D
Oct. - 3rd wk

Children's Sabbath - Third weekend of October. 

Click here for litanies

Oct.

T/B/D

Episcopal Diocese of Louisiana 184th Convention
Nov. 1 All Saints Day
Nov. 7 Daylight Saving Time ends at 2am

Nov.

T/B/A

Louisiana Missionary Baptist State Convention November Quarterly Conference
Nov 11 Veteran's Day
Nov 25 Thanksgiving Day
Nov 28 1st Sunday of Advent
Dec.25 Christmas Day

 

 

 

Previous Year's calendar for reference:

 

********* 2020 ********* 

Jan. 6 Epiphany
Jan. 2 - 5 State Ecumenical Executives Retreat (S.E.E.), Carefree, Arizona
Jan. 11 Human Trafficking Awareness Day
Jan. 18 - 25 Week of Prayer for Christian Unity (always on Jan. 18th - 25th)   http://www.geii.org/
Jan. 20 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day observed
Jan. 27 International Holocaust Remembrance Day
Jan. 28 Ordination Day for new Bishop for Roman Catholic Diocese of Shreveport - Bp Francis Malone  
Feb. 14 Valentine's Day  
Feb. 15 Presbytery of the Pines semi-annual meeting, at First Presbyterian Church, Natchitoches, LA
Feb. 17 President's Day
Feb. 18 Presbytery of South Louisiana 144th Stated Meeting, at First Presbyterian Church, Hammond, LA
Feb. 25 Mardi Gras (a/ka/ Fat Tuesday)
Feb. 26 Ash Wednesday
Feb. 27 Bread or Stones Advocacy Meeting at LIC offices, Baton Rouge, LA
Mar. 2nd & 3rd

LIC 50th Annual Assembly, On the Camput of the Catholic Life Center, Baton Rouge, LA.

Mar. 5

World Day of Prayer (First Friday of March)

http://www.worlddayofprayer.net/

Mar. 8

Daylight Savings time begins at 2am

March 8 International Women's Day
Mar. 10 Governor's Prayer Breakfast, Baton Rouge, LA.  More info. go to:  www.lagpb.org
Mar. 10 Bread or Stones Legislative Day at the Capitol in conjunction with LA Partnership for Children, Baton Rouge, LA
March 23-26 National Workshop on Christian Unity (NWCU), Houston, TX  www.nwcu.org
April 24-27 Ecumenical Advocacy Days, Washington, D.C.  Click here for more info.
Apr. 5 Palm Sunday
Apr. 10 Good Friday
April 10 - 12 Religious Society of Friends, South Central Yearly Meeting, Greene Family Camp, Bruceville, Texas
Apr. 12 Easter Sunday
April 21 Holocaust Remembrance Day (United States observance)
April 22 Earth Day
1st wk of May

Children's Sabbath - First Week of May. 

Click here for litanies

May 1 May Friendship Day - Church Women United (1st Friday in May) 
May 7 National Day of Prayer (1st Thursday in May)
May 21 Ascension Day
May 25 Memorial Day (observed)
May 31 Day of Pentecost
June 1 Day of Prayer for Protection from Hurricanes
June 2 Presbytery Meeting via Zoom - First Presbyterian Church of Lafayette
June 10 - 13 POSTPONED until September due to COVID-19: United Methodist Church, Louisiana Annual Conference Session
June 13 United Church of Christ South Central Conference Annual Meeting - via video conference
June 14 Flag Day
July 4 Independence Day
July 14-16 Louisiana Home and Foreign Mission Baptist State Convention, Inc.  2020 E-Congress
July * Louisiana Missionary Baptist State Convention annual session - rescheduled for September due to COVID-19
Sept. 7 Labor Day

Sept. 21

or

Oct. 1

International Day of Peace

(Celebrated on day of preference, in LA it is Oct. 1st)

World Peace Day

Sept. 19 United Methodist Church, Louisiana Annual Conference Session, First UMC, Baton Rouge, LA
Sept. 22 LIC Fall Board Meeting, Zoom Conference Call (changed from Shreveport in-person gathering due to COVID-19)
Sept. 21-24 Louisiana Missionary Baptist State Convention 147th Annual Session, hosted by 13th District Association, Shreveport, LA
Oct. 12 & 13 NCCCUSA annual Christian Unity Gathering - Virtual this year
Oct. - 3rd wk

Children's Sabbath - Third weekend of October. 

Click here for litanies

Oct. 24 Episcopal Diocese of Louisiana 183rd Convention Zoom Call
Nov. 1 All Saints Day
Nov. 1 Daylight Saving Time ends at 2am
Nov. 4-6 Louisiana Missionary Baptist State Convention November Quarterly Conference
Nov 11 Veteran's Day
Nov 26 Thanksgiving Day
Nov 29 1st Sunday of Advent
Dec.25 Christmas Day

 

 
 
 
   
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