World Day of Prayer is a worldwide movement of Christian women of many traditions who come together to observe a common day of prayer each year, and who, in many countries, have a continuing relationship with prayer and service.

Board of Directors and staff

  • Fanya Burford-Berry (Evangelical Lutheran Church in America), Chair
  • Gail Logan Strange (Baptist), Vice-Chair
  • Esther Stephens (United Church of Christ), Treasurer
  • Susan Skoglund (Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)) (not pictured), Secretary
  • Susan Jackson Dowd (Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)) not pictured, Chair Emerita
  • Mary McKee Martin (Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.))
  • Marilyn Pagán-Banks (United Church of Christ)
  • Susan Hattel (United Methodist Church)
  • Neethi Prasad (Mar Thoma Syrian Church)
  • Susan S. Kim (United Methodist Church)
  • Susan P. Harris (Evangelical Lutheran Church in America)
  • Barbara Berry-Bailey (Evangelical Lutheran Church in America)
  • Arvella Austin Strong (African Methodist Episcopal Church)
  • Shanell Allen (The Salvation Army)
  • Mary Jorgenson (not pictured)

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