Since the year 2000, a movement of prayer which started in South Africa, has seen millions of Christians from different denominations across 220 countries, gather for prayer in what is today known as Global Day of Prayer. Here in Belize many churches across the country have caught the vision and are coming together for prayer.
In the Toledo District, sixty nine pastors and their congregations gathered at the Julian Cho Stadium, outside of Big Falls, for a time of prayer and worship. Over 3000 people came from Punta Gorda and the villages in Toledo; even some villages from the Stann Creek District were represented.
In Dangriga, a couple hundred Christians marched through the streets from the Drums of our Fathers monument to the Princess Royal Park. As they paraded through the streets, they stopped at various locations where Pastors from the various local churches prayed for various concerns.
Here in Belmopan, some 400 people gathered to pray at the National Agriculture and Trade Show Pavillion.
Mayor of Belmopan Simeon Lopez was in attendance and he joined in with the crowd to pray for our Nation, Families, Government, Education, as well as for Revival in Belize.
In San Ignacio, hundreds gathered at the Welcome Center in downtown San Ignacio for Global Day of Prayer. In Belize City, over 100 Christians from various evangelical denominations met at Kings Park Church of the Nazarene to pray.
In Orange Walk believers met at the Orange Walk Bible Chapel on Main Street, while in Corozal a small group met for prayer at the Park.