National Day of Prayer is Thursday, May 6th

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       Thursday, May 6th, 2021 has been declared as the 2021 National Day of Prayer. This year’s theme is “LORD, pour out your LOVE, LIFE, and LIBERTY.” The theme verse is 2 Corinthians 3:17, “Now the Lord is the Spirit, and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty.”

       Gatherings will be held across the county to join in prayer. In Waynesboro, everyone is invited to join at the west side of the Wayne County Courthouse on the square at 12:00 noon. Community and county leaders, along with local ministers, will lead everyone in prayer and the Pledge of Allegiance. This gathering is sponsored by the Waynesboro Ministerial Association.

       The Collinwood Ministerial Association will sponsor a gathering, “Prayer at the Flagpole,” at the Collinwood City Park at 12:00 noon. Everyone is invited to join in the gathering.

       Local churches in Clifton are sponsoring a prayer gathering in front of Clifton City Hall at 12:00 noon. Everyone is invited to participate in this gathering for prayer for our nation.

       This is the 70th year of observing the National Day of Prayer in the United States. Kathy Branzell, President of the National Day of Prayer Task Force, said, “Decades later, America still needs our prayers. We need to be praying for all people, every day, because people are still in need. First and foremost, people need to hear the message and experience the love of our Lord Jesus Christ. All have sinned and fall short, but God’s arm is not short, and we have been sent to show and share His message of LOVE, LIFE, and LIBERTY.”