Tomorrow is the National Day of Prayer - here's how you can participate

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As a Nation, we have continued to seek God in prayer, including in times of conflict and darkness. Students from St. Luke School will sing as part of the informal program. Jo Barron, a member of that committee, said prayer events such as these illustrate the honor and privilege people of faith have in America.

At the evening gathering, religious leaders will offer prayers "affirming our respect and support for one another and the needs of all our communities and all people of faith in Pierce County", Yabroff said. Sometimes, I am even blessed to see change in others as I pray for them. Prayer, by which we affirm our dependence on God, has always been fundamental to our pursuit of freedom, peace, unity, and prosperity. As a Christian, and a priest at that, every day is a day of prayer for me.

Associate Pastor Mike Hancock will open the service with a welcome and the NDP Prayer for America.

The National Day of Prayer will be observed in Union County on Thursday, May 3. The nationwide theme for this year focuses on unity and is taken from Ephesians 4:3.

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Hosting this years Prayer in the Square service will be Rev. Robert Jeffrey, of Alliance Church.

Prayer rallies are planned across the Coast this Thursday, a lot of them start at noon. It was 1952 when the National Day of Prayer as we know it was enacted.

The local observance of the National Day of Prayer attracts numerous people, both young and old, to the McDowell County Courthouse on the first Thursday of May. May Your Church pray for America passionately, perpetually, privately, and publicly. Oh Lord, wake up Your church spiritually and convict Your people to agree clearly, unite visibly, and pray extraordinarily until the next Great Spiritual Awakening occurs in our generation.

Do you believe in the power of prayer?