Officials prepare for Day of Prayer

Florida Baptists will be joining other people of faith nationwide on Thursday May 4th in observance of the National Day of Prayer

In one form or another, prayer has always been woven into the fabric of America. Hear us ... forgive us ... heal us", based on Daniel 9:19 which says, "O Lord, listen!

Thursday was the National Day of Prayer, and a group of about 40 to 50 people gathered at the Lighthouse Worship Center in the evening to do just that.

The third annual event in the Falls, being held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. today, was originally planned for Hyde Park, but after checking out the muddy, windy and wet location near Duck Island on Wednesday, planners chose to move the celebration indoors to the veterans post nearby.

State House - Governor McMaster will participate in the National Day of Prayer at the State House at noon.

Community members pray for issues in the nation. Violence, war, poverty and a decaying morality has left the country frail and in need of the strength, fellowship and unity provided by prayer.

While some encourage prayer and its benefits to our children and youth.

Anne Graham Lotz, the daughter of the Rev. Billy Graham, is the chairwoman of the National Day of Prayer. They also prayed for first responders and soldiers overseas.

Approximately 250 people gathered for the 2017 Bakersfield National Day of Prayer program held at the Liberty Bell in downtown Bakersfield Thursday. "Let us be different", he said. Kate Ferreira will provide an update on future prayer opportunities, and a variety of next generation leaders will guide us through the reading of scripture.

The Bradley County National Day of Prayer Task Force consists of local pastors, intercessors and ministry leaders. Lord knows, we could use it right about now. But as I heard recently, you can still pray in school.

Eddie Barnes, a pastor at Clinton Community Church, leads the National Day of Prayer service. North Cleveland Church of God, located at 335 11th St. N.E., will host the gathering.

If you can not attend, take a moment to say a little prayer wherever you may be. "Today we pray for our community and our nation".

"During the service, I held this small rubber Earth in my hand and prayed that all the prayers for our country and world would be used to better our society", Thomas said.

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