National Day of Prayer observance to be held


Staff report



GREENVILLE — The Greater Greenville Ministerial Association in cooperation with the Greenville Mayor’s Office will be holding a National Day of Prayer Observance on Thursday, May 4 from 12 to 12:45 p.m. at the Greenville City Building at 100 Public Square, Greenville.

In case of inclement weather, the service will be held at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church at 201 S. Broadway, Greenville. This will be the 66th annual “National Day of Prayer” and will focus on the theme, “For Your Great Name’s Sake! Hear Us… Forgive Us…Heal Us!” taken from Daniel 9:19.

The program will include various individuals taking part including Greenville Mayor Steve Willman, St. John’s Lutheran Church Pastor Brian McGee, Early Bird Staff Writer Clinton Randall, Spiritual Director of Hope in Recovery Reverend John Wiltshire and St. Mary’s Catholic School student Chris Hadden. The service will also include the Color Guard from American Legion Post 140, praise music led by Joseph Helfrich and the National Anthem sung by two Greenville High School students. Naomi Cantrell, a representative from radio station STAR 88.3, will also be at this special event. The Greenville Fire Department will once again have one of their trucks displaying the American flag during the program.

“As the 2017 National Day of Prayer quickly approaches, thousands of individuals, churches, and communities will be working to rally millions of Christian’s to once again heed this national call to prayer,” said organizers.

For more information, Pastor John Monroe may be contacted at 937-692-5228 or Minister Jim Morehouse may be contacted at 937-547-1557 or you may go to www.NationalDayofPrayer.org.

Staff report