Christian Unity prayer service on Tuesday – The Religion World …
Leaders ofÂ differentÂ denominations willÂ joinÂ in a prayer service forÂ Chrisitian unity Â at 10:30 a.m., on Tuesday, Jan. 24, at Trinity Lutheran Church, 123 E. Livingston St., in Orlando.
The theme ofÂ Â the prayer service isÂ â€œWe will all be changed by the Victory of our Lord Jesus Christ.â€�Â A reception will follow the prayer service.
The worldwide Week of Prayer â€“ established in 1908 –Â began Wednesday, Jan. 18 and is organized annually by the Vatican and the World Council of Churches (WCC).Â The WCC brings together 349 churches, denominations and church fellowships in more than 110 countries and territories throughout the world, representing over 560 million Christians and including most of the world’s Orthodox churches, scores of Anglican, Baptist, Lutheran, Methodist and Reformed churches, as well as many United and Independent churches.
While the bulk of the WCC’s founding churches were European and North American, today most member churches are in Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, Latin America, the Middle East and the Pacific.and was the theme celebrated in the Paul VI Hall.
Â Local religious leaders scheduled to attend Tuesday’s prayer service include:Â
Bishop John Noonan â€“ Roman Catholic Diocese of Orlando
Father Scott Circe â€“ Director of Ecumenism, Diocese of Orlando
Reverend Doctor Jeff Moore â€“ Trinity Lutheran Church
Reverend Shenouda Kalleeny â€“ St. Mary and Archangel Michael Coptic Orthodox
Bishop Timothy Whitaker â€“ Florida Area Resident Bishop, United Methodist Church
Bishop Louis Campese, Bishop Ordinary â€“ Anglican Cathedral of the Incarnation
Reverend Daniel Ivey â€“ College Park United Methodist Church
Reverend Jeff Linman â€“ Spirit of Joy Lutheran Church
Pastor James Coffin â€“ Executive Director of the Interfaith Council of Central Florida
Reverend Doctor Paige McRight â€“ Executive Presbyter, Central Florida Presbytery
Reverend Daniel Hickman â€“ Orthodox Church of St. Stephen the Protomartyr
The Reverend Edward Benoway â€“ Bishop, Florida-Bahamas Synod; Evangelical Lutheran Church of America
Reverend Bryan Fulwider â€“ First Congregational Church of Winter Park