National Day Of Prayer Observed In St. Cloud

National Day Of Prayer Observed In St. Cloud

National Day Of Prayer Observed In St. Cloud

Reprinted from Baptist Press (, news service of the Southern Baptist Convention.

Mason Countians will have an opportunity to participate in the 66th National Day of Prayer, locally, at the Mason County Courthouse.

Mock and county Board of Commissioners Chairman Lynn Laughter read proclamations recognizing the day as a day of prayer.

In 1952, Congress established an annual day of prayer and, in 1988, that law was amended, designating the National Day of Prayer as the first Thursday in May.

Dalton resident Darryl Tate said he was glad to see so many people willing to stand up and pray for the nation. "Prayer can do what we can't do, and prayer can go where we can't go, and prayer can heal what we can't heal", Fletcher told the crowd of about 35. "We all come under the banner of the name of Jesus Christ".

This isn't just a random day of prayer, though.

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Pelion Baptist Church - Worship and prayer service from 7 8 p.m. Wherever you are located geographically, you can pray personally. "Forgive us when we are selfish and hoard our blessings, and turn our back to those in need", Vogt wrote. We pray for those individuals you have place in power and authority. There are endless ways to pray for America, so ask the Spirit to reveal to you personally how you should pray.

"God we thank you for your goodness in our lives, and we honor you today", he prayed. Some oppose it, and others support it, for that very reason. Across the country and in the Midlands people will unite in prayer for country and community.

"The unity is what I love", he said about those praying for families, churches and leaders to come as one. "I pray for my family", Burgess said.

On National Day of Prayer, people gathered around the country, some in churches and some, like in Williston, outdoors, all with the same goal - prayer.

The West LaFollette Community Center will be the site of the Campbell County National Day of Prayer event. And, let us always remember that there is nothing better that we can do than pray.

"The way that we change that is by being the people who God meant us to be", Barnes said. "It's awesome that we come together and pray".

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