Published: Sat, May 06, 2017
Business | By Pat Ferguson

Day of Prayer Takes Place in Geneva

Day of Prayer Takes Place in Geneva

- And the prayer of faith shall save the sick man: and the Lord shall raise him up: and if he be in sins, they shall be forgiven him (James 5:15). Since before we were a nation, the Continental Congress issued a proclamation for a day of "public humiliation, fasting and prayer".

Today is the National Day of Prayer and President Trump will host conservative and faith leaders as he signs a new executive order.

Since 1952, the first Thursday in May is known as National Day of Prayer.

"I'm excited to have people to come out and unite in prayer again", Barnes said.

"We are really praying for a better society", Janzen said. Violence, war, poverty and a decaying morality has left the country frail and in need of the strength, fellowship and unity provided by prayer. How many times have we seen pleas for prayers from our friends and family on Facebook? But prayer was made without ceasing by the church unto God for him (Acts 12:5).

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.

Then, from 6:30 to 8 p.m., a citywide prayer rally will be held at the East Avondale NET Reach Center, 455 S.E. Golf Park Blvd. The theme is based on scripture from Daniel.

Prayers will be led in turn by church leaders further in turn for national, state and local political institutions, and institutions such as the military, the press, as well as families and the city of Conway.

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"Pray that as a nation we would return to God".

"I've been in business since 59′ as a beautician and God has been really good to me and I thank him for everything", she added.

More than 100 people attended last year's observance. We know that we can depend on you, Lord, we pray for our local government, for our city and for our county.

National Day of Prayer will take place in various events around the country, all scheduled for May 4.

The government center is located at 1 Harrison St.

Sharon Bihlear praises along with other members of the community during the National Day of Prayer of Service.

"Lord, Hear Our Cry!", said Franklin Graham on the National Day of Prayer web site.

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