National Day of Prayer to return

Apr 30, 2017, 01:19
National Day of Prayer to return

They believe too, that it is significant for churches of the different denominations to come together for God to honor those prayers.

This year's theme: For Your Great Name's Sake! On April 17, 1952, President Harry Truman signed a bill proclaiming the National Day of Prayer into law in the United States.

The cities of Center Line and Warren will host respective observances of the National Day of Prayer at noon May 4 outside their municipal offices. Through the efforts of her team, more than 40,000 prayer gatherings are conducted by tens of thousands of volunteers across the country.

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The upcoming event will be streamed live, and the link to the stream will be posted at the bottom of the National Day of Prayer home page under "2017 Media".

"Who but God's people have the access to enter into the throne room of Heaven with prayers?" said Spinney, pastor of First Baptist Church in Haughton. "For Your sake, O my God".

A community event will be held in the Garden House at Keeler Tavern on Thursday, May 4, from 7 p.m.to 8 p.m. Hear us ... Forgive us ... As president, Washington again declared a National Day of Thanksgiving and Prayer in 1789.

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Pastor David Hovinga of Calvary Gospel Assembly said National Day of Prayer began with the dawn of the United States as the Continental Congress declared the first National Day of Prayer, asking the citizens to pray for God's guidance in forming a new nation.

During the Greenfield event, ministers, community leaders and others will gather to offer prayer for the nation, its government leaders, institutions, churches and families, according to Cunningham. In past years, the observance was held in the morning.

Because of the faith of many of our founding fathers, public prayer and national days of prayer have a long-standing and significant history in American tradition, the site continues.

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The Bentonville Mayor's Prayer Breakfast with Mayor Bob Mc-Caslin will be at 6:30 a.m. Thursday at Four Points Sheraton, 211 S.E. Walton Blvd. Look at ourselves and then we'll be able to see clearly how to pray.

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