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National Day of Prayer

Date: Thursday, May 03, 2018
Time: 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
Location: First Christian Church - Gentry


As part of the Gentry Ministerial Alliance, I feel privileged to be the speaker and to invite you to attend the National Day of Prayer Breakfast in our community on Thursday, May 3.  Our observance will be held at the First Christian Church, 105 W. 2nd Street, Gentry, AR. at 7:00 a.m.  The event will be filled with prayer for our nation, its governmental leaders, schools, churches, and families.  Potluck Breakfast, bring your favorite breakfast dish.

                                        Bro. Eddie Knight, Pastor



National Day of Prayer Theme for 2018

The National Day of Prayer was created in 1952 by a joint resolution of Congress, and signed into law by President Harry S. Truman. In 1988, the law was unanimously amended by both the House and the Senate and signed into law by President Ronald Reagan on Thursday, May 5, 1988, designating the first Thursday of May as a day of national prayer. Every president since 1952 has signed a National Day of Prayer proclamation.

Prayer brings people together. Prayer builds bridges between opposing persons and even political parties. Prayer reminds us that we are created in God's image and He desires for us to represent Him everywhere we go. Prayer brings UNITY. In 2018, our theme will be Pray for America - UNITY, based upon Ephesians 4:3 which challenges us to mobilize unified public prayer for America, "Making every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace."

Our hope is that individuals, churches, and spiritual leaders in America, will humble ourselves and unify in prevailing prayer for the next great move of God in America. We can come together in clear agreement that this is our greatest need. We can become a visible union, standing together in prayer. We can pray more than ever before, and practice extraordinary prayer for the next great move of God in America that will catapult the message of the gospel nationally and internationally.

Pray with us. Sponsor an event in your community. Become a volunteer. Order resources to help promote an event in your area. Support the National Day of Prayer financially. Together, we can mobilize unified public prayer for America!

"There is no great movement of God that has ever occurred that does not begin with the extraordinary prayer of God's people." Dr. Ronnie Floyd

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