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April 3 Prayer Vigil for UMC General Conference

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24 Hour Prayer Vigil

We are excited about the upcoming 24 Hour Prayer Vigil in Western North Carolina as part of the preparation for the 2016 General Conference session. We are joining with 130 other annual conferences who are each adopting a day during the 131 days prior to General Conference (beginning on January 1, 2016) to pray for the gathering which takes place every 4 years.

General Conference will be held May 10-20 in Portland Oregon at the Oregon Convention Center. We invite you to be in prayer with United Methodists around the world. Western North Carolina chose Sunday, April 3 as our date. Many resources are available at http://www.60daysofprayer.org. We encourage you to tailor the prayer vigil to suit the availability of the congregation. You might do a one hour vigil, a three hour vigil, an eight hour vigil, or the full 24 hour vigil.

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May God bless and keep us all in the coming days as we discern the will of God and future direction for The United Methodist Church.


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