Global day of prayer to end famine

Currently more people face famine today than at any time in modern history. Globally more than 20 million people are at risk of starvation, while millions more suffer from drought and food shortages, say the World Council of Churches in its letter to member churches, including the Presbyterian Church.

The World Council of Churches (WCC) and the All Africa Conference of Churches, along with church-related networks and organisations and partners, are promoting Sunday, 21 May 2017 to be observed as a “Global Day of Prayer to End Famine” in faith congregations worldwide.

Congregations keen on participating are asked to register their interest at:

Read the letter for more information about the initiative here.