Gloomy weather doesn't dampen spirits for Day of Prayer

Gloomy weather doesn't dampen spirits for Day of Prayer

That's why I'm pleased that the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 246 in Sun City Center is supporting National Day of Prayer on Thursday, May 4.

Wallace Memorial Baptist Church is hosting a Prayer Luncheon from 11:30 12:45 p.m.

The event is held in conjunction with the National Day of Prayer, a series of gatherings held under a central theme.

Debby Plumstead Marshall said she finds comfort in prayer.

"A lot of different denominations are always represented at the National Day of Prayer", Henry said. "Regardless of what side of the isle you fall on politically, at the end of the day we all want our leaders to be successful and ultimately we want peace".

"I truly believe that to be true", he said. Disappointed in the attendance, Scott set out to get all of the churches involved to not only pray for the nation, but to pray for their home in Exeter. Family - prayers led by Oscar Click, Gospel Lighthouse Community Church, Mt Alto.

"We lift up our prayers to God", said United Hospital System chaplain David Baugher, who organized the event for the third consecutive year at Christ the King.

This is the 66th Annual National Day of observance held on the first Thursday of May each year that invites people of all faiths to pray for the nation.

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Glenwood Baptist Church will be hosting the Oak Ridge National Day of Prayer Community Event at 6:30 p.m.

More than 100 people attended last year's observance. It is taken from Daniel 9:19.

In churches, parks and on the courthouse steps, citizens will be praying for the nation, government leaders, media, military, schools, churches, business and families.

The events coincide with the National Day of Prayer, created by a 1952 joint resolution of the United States Congress, and signed into law by President Harry S. Truman.

We will follow the basic model planned by the National Day of Prayer Organization. We had all this rain yesterday, thank God I think everyone was safe.

In between the prayers, there will be a time for singing and worship.

"My hope is that it will touch the people of our community and surrounding areas and our nation", the bishop said, adding: "Our country is in desperate need of answers and solutions, and prayer is a way to communicate and help make the change that is so desperately needed".

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