Prayer Canada loses co-founder

Kathleen Lois Bryan, the co-founder of Prayer Canada, has died after a 10-week battle with brain cancer. She was 85.

Bryan and her husband, Arne, formed the Christian group in 1977 and co-hosted its first prayer meeting at the old Surrey Inn. Prayer Canada later become an international organization that encourages Christians “to pray for their nation and to establish weekly prayer meetings in their legislatures, city halls, churches and homes.”

A memorial service for Kathleen was held Dec. 9 at Calvary Worship Centre in Surrey. She is survived by her husband and many other family members.