WMC: May 2017
Prayer Points from the April edition of World Church News
Pray for El Salvador as the country tries to discern how best to deal with migration.
Pray for the Methodist Church in El Salvador as it tries to do this in a way that is reflective of Christian values and God's love for us all.
Pray for South Korea during this time of transition and as it continues to work towards justice and peace on the Korean Peninsula.
Praise God for the growth of the Methodist Church in Russia in the face of difficult circumstances — and for Jill Baker as she prepares to take up her role as VicePresident of the Methodist Conference in June.
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