National Day of Prayer May 3

May 1, 2012 — 1 Comment

The 61th Annual National Day of Prayer is this Thursday, May 3 and there are several public gathering opportunties in the area.  What’s the history of the NDP?  According to the National Day of Prayer website, here is the historical summary of the NDP:

1775 – The first Continental Congress called for a National Day of Prayer
1863 – Abraham Lincoln called for a NDP
1952 – Congress established NDP as an annual event by a joint resolution, signed into law by President Truman
1988 – The law was amended and signed by President Reagan, designating the NDP as the first Thursday in May

Fort Bend County National Day of Prayer 2012 locations are:

* Your home, office, or closet
• Missouri City-City Hall 10:00 AM
• Meadows Place City Hall 10:00 AM
• Sugar Land Town Square 12:00 noon
• Simonton City Hall 12:00 noon
• Arcola City Hall 3:00 PM
• Missouri City YMCA 5:00 PM
• Sienna Brushy Lake Pavilion 7:00 PM
• Fulshear City Hall 7:00 PM
• Stafford City Hall 7:00 PM
• Katy Merrell Center 7:00PM
•Fort Bend County Courthouse 7:00 PM

One response to National Day of Prayer May 3

  1. 

    I’m sure you will be interested to know that “What’s His Face” was sick and couldn’t attend the NDP events in DC. Despite that, Mal and I had a great time and were so honored to bring our country before God in prayer in our nation’s capital.

    K

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