Friday, March 1st is World Day of Prayer 2013. Services begin at sunrise in the Pacific and follow the sun across the globe. Women, men and children in more than 170 countries and regions will participate in this ecumenical movement of believers from many traditions who come together to observe a common day of prayer.
American Baptist International Ministries is responding to the needs in Asia following the recent series of devastating tsunamis, typhoons, earthquakes, flooding and mudslides. A $25,000 One Great Hour of Sharing emergency disaster grant has been distributed to partners working throughout the region to meet the immediate needs faced by the victims