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Jim Currin wrote on 3rd August 2018:
 
We heard today from Catherine Butcher of Hope, that the following significant statement has been sent to the press re Saturday 4th August.
 
You will see that we at CTE have been working in partnership with Hope, and you will see a banner on the CTE website of the Presidents core statement (below, and do copy), attached with a graphic from Hope. Please distribute this information and visit www.remembrance100.org.uk for further resources. 
 
News release:
 
The Presidents of Churches Together in England are joining with Buckingham Palace in recognising the significance of a National Day of Prayer one hundred years ago on 4 August 1918. The National Day of Prayer called that day by King George V, brought the nation together in prayer, asking God to bring peace. The King and Queen Mary joined members of the Houses of Parliament for a special service in Westminster. Services were also held in churches throughout the country. One hundred days later, the Great War ended. From 4 August 2018, in churches across this country, let us mark the 100 days to 11 November with prayers for peace, hope and reconciliation as part of Remembrance 100.
 
For more information contact Catherine Butcher, HOPE’s Communications Director, Cath.Butcher@hopetogether.org.uk.

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