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  • National Day Of Prayer Event Planned For May 1

    Thursday, May 1, will mark the nation’s 63rd observance of the National Day of Prayer.

    The national day of prayer (NDP) dates back to 1775, when the Continental Congress made a proclamation to set aside a day for prayer on behalf of the nation. 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.

  • National Day Of Prayer Event To Take Place May 2

    Thursday, May 2, will mark the nation’s 62nd observance of the National Day of Prayer.

    The national day of prayer (NSP) dates back to 1775, when the Continental Congress made a proclamation to set aside 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. It encourages the people of this nation to unite in prayer one day each year, each in accordance with their own faith.