National Day of Prayer

If there is not a gathering near you, create one and register with the National Day of Prayer.

Together may we know love and forgiveness, may we teach it to our children, may they teach it to their friends. Signed into law by President Harry S. Truman, this national call to pray for America takes place on the first Thursday of each May.

Pueblo Ministry leaders and community members have been meeting on the Courthouse Steps for the past 15 years in observance of the National Day of Prayer, which will be at noon, Thursday.

Following that local pastors will offer prayers for special needs, including churches, the nation, state, local government and first responders and families. There's much in our community, state and nation that could use more prayers. Violence, war, poverty and a decaying morality has left the country frail and in need of the strength, fellowship and unity provided by prayer.

Church and business leaders from Palmetto who will lead prayers over the seven mountains of influence, Lane said of the Palmetto event. The Scotts are founders of the Niagara Watch House of Prayer and for several months have been leading a task force of local clergy and volunteers to gather support for the local event.

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Every year local, state and federal observances are held from sunrise in ME to sunset in Hawaii, uniting Americans from every socioeconomic, political and ethnic background in prayer for the United States of America. The Interfaith Council meeting and luncheon will commence at 1:30 p.m.

Daniel 9:19 reads "Lord, listen!" Military - prayers led by Rev. Josh Searls, pastor of College Hill Church, Gallipolis Ferry. More than that, 82 percent of Alabamians say they believe in God with absolute certainty.

Since 1952, Americans have gathered to pray for the country on the first Thursday of May.

We were encouraged Thursday and hopeful that respect and integrity might soon return to the political arena. Many Sandpoint area churches are participating in the National Day of Prayer and the community-wide event at Farmin Park.

This year, organizers said they will continue their Adopt-a-Cop program, where they will ask residents to “adopt” a local police officer or deputy and pray for them regularly.

  • Darren Santiago