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International Day of Prayer


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May 3 -
12:00pm: West Milford Town Center Flag Pole
7:00pm: West Milford Town Hall

The National Day of Prayer is an annual observance held on the first Thursday of May, inviting people of all faiths to pray for the nation. The National Day of Prayer is a vital part of our heritage. Since the first call to prayer in 1775, when the Continental Congress asked the colonies to pray for wisdom in forming a nation, the call to prayer has continued through our history, including President Lincoln's proclamation of a day of "humiliation, fasting, and prayer" in 1863. The National Day of Prayer belongs to all Americans. It is a day that transcends differences, bringing together citizens from all backgrounds. Mrs. Shirley Dobson, NDP chairman emeritus reminded us: "We have lost many of our freedoms in America because we have been asleep. If we do not become involved and support the annual National Day of Prayer, we could end up forfeiting this freedom, too." The National Day of Prayer exists to mobilize unified public prayer for America.

Contact Sherri Parlotto (973-809-0660) for more information about the West Milford Township National Day of Prayer Events.