National Day of Prayer is March 4th

Americans ready to

answer president’s call

to pray for our nation


he National Day of Prayer is not just a vital part of America’s heritage, but is as relevant and critical today as it was at the first call by our Continental Congress in 1775.

Established in public law by a joint resolution of Congress signed by President Harry S. Truman in 1952, then amended to designate the day under the 100th Congress and President Ronald Reagan in 1988, it states that “The President shall issue each year a proclamation designating the first Thursday in May as a National Day of Prayer on which the people of the United States may turn to God in prayer and meditation at churches, in groups and as individuals.”

Americans will answer the president’s call to pray during the 65th annual National Day of Prayer on Thursday, May 5.

As our nation struggles with foreign and domestic threats, economic insecurity, cultural tensions and continual challenges to basic constitutional

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