Churches Together in Southwell

Holy Trinity Church

Living Waters Ministries

Our Lady of Victories

Riverside Church

Southwell Baptist Church

Southwell Methodist Church

Southwell Minster

World Day of Prayer

Southwell branch contacts

Chairman: Mrs Jean Dando

Tel: 01636 815363

Email: Jean Dando


Secretary: Mrs Helen Bates

Tel: 07946 318203

Email:  Helen Bates


Choir Leader: Mrs Gwen Bragg

Tel: 01636 812527

Email:  Gwen Bragg


To find out more about Women’s World Day of Prayer, visit the national website


Holy Trinity Church - 6.30 pm - Friday 6th March 2020


Rise, take your mat and walk


Women, men and children of all ages are called to 'Rise, take your mat and walk' to join this day of prayer.* Women of Zimbabwe have prepared this year's service and they encourage us all to reflect on the difficulties and unrest that have plagued their country over many years. They share the challenges they have met and the hopes they have for the future. They encourage us to 'Rise, take your mat and walk' with them as they continue their often turbulent journey towards full reconciliation.


World Day of Prayer is an international inter-church organisation which enables us to hear the thoughts of women from all parts of the world: their hopes, concerns and prayers. The preparation for the day is vast. An international committee is based in New York and there are national committees in each participating country. Regional conferences meet to consider the service and then local groups make their plans. Finally, at 6.30 p.m. on Friday 6 March 2020 people from Southwell will gather in Holy Trinity Church to celebrate the service prepared by the women of Zimbabwe.


The Day of Prayer is celebrated in over 170 countries. It begins in Samoa and prayer in native languages travels throughout the world --- through Asia, Africa, the Middle East, Europe and the Americas - before finishing in American Samoa more than 36 hours later.