A community World Day of Prayer Service sponsored by Columbus Area Churches will be held Friday at 7:00 pm the First Presbyterian Church located at 133 East Pine.

Special music will be provided by a trio from First Christian Church, Diane Yurk, Bev North and Trudy Beason.  The welcome and Prayer for the Nations will be given by CAC President Pastor Susan Daniel/Brey. Pastor J. Arthur Shipley, Church of the Nazarene,  will give the Invocation. Rev. Roger Beason, First Christian Church,  will bring the message.  A prayer for the World will be offered by Rev. Randy Arnold, Church of God of Prophecy.

A prayer of dedication will be given by Rev. Bill Peters, Calvary Baptist Church following the offering.   The service will close with a Benediction given by Father J W Stephenson, St. Stephens Episcopal Church.  The prelude and  postlude will be played by organist, Diane Yurk, First Christian Church.  "Everyone in the community is invited to attend this special service as we are challenged by the Word and we worship God together in prayer and song ," said a spokesperson.