World Day of Prayer

I made you wonderful

Cook Islands

World Day of Prayer Themes, Past, Present and Future

The World Day of Prayer worship service has a special annual theme which is developed by women of a different country each year. A national committee then prepares an order of service on that theme.

A sign of faith


As the earth rests, people can eat


Compassion brings healing


Leading the way in grace

Costa Rica

United in Prayer for Justice and Peace


I will give you rest, come


World Day of Prayer 2025

I made you wonderful

Cook Islands

I beg you bear with one another in love


I have heard about your faith


I know the plans I have for you

England, Wales & Northern Ireland

Build on a Strong Foundation


Rise! Take Your Mat and Walk


Come - Everything Is Ready


All God's Creation is Very Good!


Am I Being Unfair to You?


Receive children. Receive me.


Jesus said to them: "Do you know what I have done to you?"

The Bahamas

Streams in the desert


I was a stranger and you welcomed Me


Let Justice Prevail


How Many Loaves Have You?


Jesus said to them: "Let Everything That Has Breath Praise God"


In Christ there are many members but one Body

Women of Papua New Guinea

God's Wisdom Provides New Understanding

Women of Guyana

United under God's Tent

Women of Paraguay

Signs of the Times

Women of South Africa

Let Our Light Shine

Women of Poland

In Faith, Women Shape the Future

Women of Panama

Holy Spirit, Fill us

Women of Lebanon

Challenged to Reconcile

Women of Romania

Informed prayer, Prayerful action

Western Samoa

Talitha Kumi - Young Woman Stand Up!

Women of Indonesia

God's Tender Touch

Women of Venezuela

Who is my Neighbour:

Women of Madagascar

Like a Seed which grows into a Tree

Women of South Korea

God calls us to Respond

Women of Haiti

The Earth is a House for All People

Women of Ghana

Go, See and Act

Women of Palestine

God's people: instruments of Healing

Women of Guatemala

Living wisely with Creation

German speaking women of Switzerland, Austria and Germany

On the Journey Together

Women of Kenya

A Better Tomorrow, Justice for All

Women of Czechoslovakia

Lord, teach us to Pray

Women of Burma

Open Doors

Women of Brazil

Come and Rejoice! (Centennial anniversary of WWDP)

WWDP International Committee

Choose Life!

Women of Australia

Peace through Prayer and Action

Women of India

Living water from Christ, our Hope

Women of Sweden

New persons in Christ

Women of the Caribbean

The people of God - Gathered for Worship, Scattered for Service

Women of Ireland, North and South

The Earth is the Lord's

Native American women, USA

Responsible Freedom

Women of Thailand

Spiritual Growth

Women of East Africa

Community Spirit in Modern Living

Women of Canada

Love in Action

Women of the German Democratic Republic

Education through Living

Women of Mexico and S America

Become perfectly One

Women of Egypt

Make us Builders of Peace

Women of Japan

Alert in our time

WWDP committee of New Zealand

All Joy be Yours

Women of Europe

A New People for a New Age

Women of The Caribbean

Be of good courage!

Women of Jamaica, Egypt, USA, Philippines and Guyana

Growing together in Christ

Women of Sierra Leone, Ghana, S Africa, Congo, Zambia and Kenya

Bear Ye one another's Burdens

Rathie Selvaratnam, Ceylon

Of His Kingdom there shall be no end

Queen Salote, Tonga Islands

You are My witnesses

WWDP committee of Scotland

What doth the Lord Require?

Mrs Jessi Jai McNeil

Let us Pray

Dr Madeleine Barot, Geneva, Switzerland

More than Conquerors

Women of South Korea

For God so Loved the World

Violeta Cavallero, Uruguay

Forward through the ages, in everything give Thanks

Sue Weddell, USA

Labourers together with God

Women of Canada

Lord, I believe

Women of Egypt

The Bread of Life

Women of Australia

Who shall Separate Us....?

Serena Vassady, Hungarian in exile

One Flock, One Shepherd

Cook Christian Training School for Native American Christian Leaders in Arizona, USA

Abide in Me

Jorgelina Lozada, Argentina

That they may have Life

Sarah Chakko, India

Walk as Children of Light

Women of Africa

Christ, our Hope

Migrants, Sharecroppers and Native Americans, USA

Perfect Love casteth out Fear

Else Niemoeller and Hildegard Schaeder, Germany

Faith for our Time

Miss Cichi Kawai, Japan

The Lord is thy Keeper

Women of China

The World at Prayer

Jessie Bader, Welthy Honsinger Fisher and Helen Smith Shoemaker, USA

Make level in the desert a Highway for our God

Isabel Caleb, India

The things that make for our Peace

Mabel Shaw, Central Africa

That ye should show forth the praises of Him who hath called you out of darkness into His Marvelous Light

WWDP committee of England, Wales & Northern Ireland

God wondered that there was no Intercessor

From statements of 150 nationals and repatriated missionaries from over 100 countries

That they may All be One

Georgina Harkness and Mary Benjamin Mays, USA

I am the Way

Emily Werner, New York and a group of refugees from France & Germany

Thy Kingdom Come

WWDP Committee of Shanghai, China

In Quietness and in Confidence shall be your Strength

Muriel and Doris Lester, England

Let us put our Love into Deeds - and make it Real


The Church, a World Fellowship

Alice Henderson, New Zealand

Thou art The Christ, The Son of The Living God

Mabel Shaw, Africa

On earth, Peace, Goodwill toward Men

Laura Jorquera, Chile

Bear ye one another's Burdens

Baroness van Boetzelaer van Dubbeldam, Holland

Pray for the Peace of Jerusalem

Mrs J W L Hofmeyer, S Africa

Follow thou Me

C C Chen, China

Hold Fast in Prayer

Helen Tupper, India

Ye shall be My Witnesses

K W McArthur, Canada

That Jesus may be Lifted Up

Helen Kim, Korea

That they may All be One

Florence G Tyler, USA

Breaking down Barriers

Mrs M H Lichliter, USA

Pray Ye Therefore

Mary Hough, USA