(FALLS CHURCH, VIRGINIA, USA – March 5, 2022)
As part of the Baptist World Alliance?s ongoing commitment to pray for peace in Eastern Europe, BWA leadership participated in a multi-faith prayer meeting entitled ?Global Prayers for Ukraine: A Multi-Faith Service for Peace and Freedom in a Hurting World” at the United Nations (UN) Church Center Chapel in New York City, NY, USA, on Thursday, March 3.
?It?s the number one request we?ve received from Baptist leaders in Ukraine and across the region ? to pray for the cessation of war and the restoration of peace and communities that flourish together,? said BWA General Secretary Brown. ?It?s been remarkable as we visited with leaders in Russia, Ukraine, and across the region. They are united in one spirit ? pray for peace.?
BWA General Secretary Elijah Brown speaks at a multi-faith prayer service at the United Nations Church Center Chapel on Thursday, May 3, 2022. The service theme was “Global Prayers for Ukraine: A Multi-Faith Service for Peace and Freedom in a Hurting World.”