National Day of Prayer to be observed on Thursday

Published 8:12 am Tuesday, May 1, 2018

National Day of Prayer will be observed in Austin on Thursday at noon in a gathering at the flag pole at the Mower County Veterans Memorial in downtown Austin.

This year’s theme is “Pray for America – UNITY.”

Prayer time will be 12:10-12:30 p.m. and will be led by local pastors.

 Prayers will be said for local, state, and national leaders, local schools, churches and businesses.

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The National Day of Prayer was created in 1952 by a joint resolution of Congress, and signed into law by President Harry S. Truman.