Starting today, Sunday, July 11, the British Virgin Islands embarked on 21 days of prayer and fasting at the behest of Premier Andrew Fahie.
Residents are asked to join the spiritual undertaking for their safety and protection, and that of the local economy as the territory reels from a surging COVID
Speaking during a live statement on July 9, Premier Fahie
said the prayer and fasting will run from 5 am to 5 pm for the next three weeks.
“Choose your own time in the day and individually or collectively petition God to continue to keep us all safe and protected from the plans of the enemy,” Fahie
“We will win this battle,” he added. “I look forward to our people coming together, praying together, and believing in GOD together, as we once again watch GOD work.”
Daily scriptures and encouragement will be shared on the Government of the Virgin Islands
website and on official social media sites such as Facebook
, Twitter, and YouTube @BVIGovernment.
In the meantime, the Premier said residents can look forward to his administration giving regular updates on how government is progressing with managing and containing the spread of COVID
-19 in the Virgin Islands