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2019 CalendarJanuary
Jan 18-25: Week of Prayer for Christian Unity
Jan 24: Day of Prayer for Peace in the Holy Land

 

Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada (ELCIC) National Bishop Susan C. Johnson invites members of the church to pray for peace in the Middle East on the 24th of each month. The regular call to prayer is part of a global ecumenical prayer vigil initiated by ACT Alliance.


February
Feb 1-7: World Interfaith Harmony Week

Feb 3: Global Mission Sunday

Feb 11: International Day of Women and Girls in Science

Feb 20: World Day of Social Justice
Feb 24: Day of Prayer for Peace in the Holy Land

Feb 24: Diaconal Sunday


March
Mar 1: Zero Discrimination Day
Mar 1: World Day of Prayer

Mar 6: Ash Wednesday

Mar 8-10: National Church Council Meeting
Mar 8: International Women's Day
Mar 21: International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
Mar 21: Week of Solidarity with Peoples Struggling Against Racism and Racial Discrimination

Mar 22: World Water Day
Mar 24: Day of Prayer for Peace in the Holy Land
Mar 30: Earth Hour, 8:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. local time.


April
April 4: Refugee Rights Day
April 7: World Health Day

April 10: Day of Pink - Celebrating diversity and raising awareness to stop homophobia, transphobia, transmisogyny and all forms of bullying

April 19: Good Friday

April 21: Easter
April 22: Earth Day 
April 24: Day of Prayer for Peace in the Holy Land
 
May

May 11: World Fair Trade Day

May 12: Vocational Sunday
May 24: Day of Prayer for Peace in the Holy Land

June
June 2: Jerusalem and the Holy Land Sunday

June 5: World Environment Day

June 9: Day of Pentecost

June 11: Anniversary of Government of Canada Apology for Indian Residential Schools (2008)
June 20: World Refugee Day
June 21: National Indigenous Peoples Day 
June 24: Day of Prayer for Peace in the Holy Land


July

July 10 & 13: National Church Council Meeting (Before and after National Convention)

July 11-13: 2019 ELCIC National Convention at the University of Regina in Regina, Saskatchewan.

July 24: Day of Prayer for Peace in the Holy Land

July 30: World Day Against Trafficking in Persons


August

Aug 9: International Day of the World's Indigenous People

Aug 12: International Youth Day

Aug 17: National Non-Profit Day
Aug 19: World Humanitarian Day
Aug 24: Day of Prayer for Peace in the Holy Land


September
Sept 1: Day of Prayer for Care of Creation  

Sept 5: International Day of Charity

Sept 5-7: National Church Council Meeting

Sept 15-22: World Week of Peace in Palestine and Israel
Sept 21: International Day of Peace
Sept 24: Day of Prayer for Peace in the Holy Land

Sept 30: Orange Shirt Day - Every Child Matters


October
Oct 4: National day of vigils honouring the lives of missing and murdered Aboriginal women and girls

Oct 10: World Mental Health Day

Oct 13: International Day for Disaster Reduction
Oct 16: World Food Day
Oct 17: International Day for the Eradication of Poverty 
Oct 24: Day of Prayer for Peace in the Holy Land


November

Nov 11: Remembrance Day

Nov 17-24: Restorative Justice Week
Nov 22: National Housing Day
Nov 24: Day of Prayer for Peace in the Holy Land
Nov 25: International Day for Elimination of Violence Against Women

Nov 25-Dec 10: 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence


December
Dec 1: World AIDS Day
Dec 2: International Day for the Abolition of Slavery

Dec 3: International Day of People with Disabilities

Dec 5: International Volunteer Day
Dec 6: National Day of Action to Prevent Violence Against Women
Dec 10: Human Rights Day
Dec 24: Day of Prayer for Peace in the Holy Land

Dec 24: Christmas Eve

Dec 25: Christmas Day

 

 

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2018 CalendarJanuary
Jan 18-25: Week of Prayer for Christian Unity
Jan 24: Day of Prayer for Peace in the Holy Land


February
Feb 1-7: World Interfaith Harmony Week

Feb 4: Global Mission Sunday
Feb 24: Day of Prayer for Peace in the Holy Land
Feb 25: Diaconal Sunday


March
Mar 1: Zero Discrimination Day
Mar 1-3: National Church Council, Winnipeg, MB. 
Mar 2: World Day of Prayer
Mar 8: International Women's Day
Mar 21: International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
Mar 21: Week of Solidarity with Peoples Struggling Against Racism and Racial Discrimination

Mar 22: World Water Day
Mar 24: Day of Prayer for Peace in the Holy Land
Mar 24: Earth Hour, 8:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Central.


April
April 4: Refugee Rights Day
April 7: World Health Day
April 22: Earth Day 
April 22: Vocational Sunday
April 24: Day of Prayer for Peace in the Holy Land
April 26-28: Manitoba/Northwestern Ontario Synod Convention, Winnipeg, MB.
 
May
May 13: Jerusalem and the Holy Land Sunday  
May 21: Global Day of Prayer to End Famine
May 24: Day of Prayer for Peace in the Holy Land

May 24-27: British Columbia Synod Convention

June
June 5: World Environment Day
June 20: World Refugee Day
June 21: National Aboriginal Day of Prayer 
June 24: Day of Prayer for Peace in the Holy Land


July
July 24: Day of Prayer for Peace in the Holy Land


August

Aug 12: International Youth Day
Aug 19: World Humanitarian Day
Aug 24: Day of Prayer for Peace in the Holy Land


September
Sept 1: Day of Prayer for Care of Creation  
Sept 21: International Day of Peace
Sept 24: Day of Prayer for Peace in the Holy Land


October
Oct 4: National day of vigils honouring the lives of missing and murdered Aboriginal women and girls
Oct 16: World Food Day
Oct 17: International Day for the Eradication of Poverty 
Oct 24: Day of Prayer for Peace in the Holy Land


November

Nov 11: 100th Anniversary of Remembrance Day
Nov 22: National Housing Day
Nov 24: Day of Prayer for Peace in the Holy Land
Nov 25: International Day for Elimination of Violence Against Women


December
Dec 1: World AIDS Day
Dec 2: International Day for the Abolition of Slavery
Dec 6: National Day of Action to Prevent Violence Against Women
Dec 10: Human Rights Day
Dec 24: Day of Prayer for Peace in the Holy Land

 

 

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