WMC: February 2018
SERVICES FOR WOMEN'S WORLD DAY OF PRAYER
Friday 2nd March 2018 at Wantage Baptist Church at 1:15 pm You are invited to a Soup Lunch at 12:45 before the Service.
Friday 2nd March at Grove Methodist Church at 8 pm
This year's service has been prepared by the women of Suriname. Suriname is on the north coast of South America.
90% of the population live in coastal areas (more than half in the capital Paramaribo. 10% live in the vast forests of the interior. The official language is Dutch, but Sranan (Creole language ) is also spoken.
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