ENID, Okla. — Church Women United of Garfield County will host a World Community Day Celebration, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Nov. 9 at Willow View United Methodist Church, 3525 W. Purdue.

All women in Enid and the surrounding area are invited to attend.

Fellowship time begins at 9:30 a.m., followed with the program presented by a group of women from Garfield County.

Church Women United World Comm­unity Day began in 1943 from discussions at a meeting of denominational presidents and executive secretaries, asking that a day be set aside in the fall for the study of peace by church women, according to a press release.

World Community Day 2019 focuses on “The Time is Now! Resolve to Love” with the invitation to “prayerfully approach this celebration with open hearts, willing to leave our comfort zones and become more inclusive communities, living peacefully together,” according to the press release.

For information, call Annie Galbreath at (580) 540-8792.

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