Women, men and children in more than 170 countries and regions will celebrate World Day of Prayer, Friday, March 7, 2014.

Women, men and children in more than 170 countries and regions will celebrate World Day of Prayer, Friday, March 7, 2014.

This year, Sleepy Eye residents are invited to World Day of Prayer at 1 p.m. at the Church of the Japanese Martyrs in Leavenworth.

People of all denominations and churches are welcome to attend. Coffee and fellowship will follow the service.