West End observes National Day of Prayer
From West End Baptist Church Prayer Committee
West End Baptist Church in Clanton held its annual National Day of Prayer service on May 6.
West End was open from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. for everyone to come and pray.
On April 17, 1952, President Harry Truman signed a bill proclaiming the National Day of Prayer into law in the United States. President Ronald Reagan amended the law in 1988 designation the first Thursday of May each year as the National Day of Prayer for our nation.
At West End Church, we have a heart for our community, county, state and our nation; therefore, we had a special time of prayer focusing on the needs of our country.
West End Church held a special National Day of Prayer service on May 5 in front of the church at the flagpoles.
Those present prayed for our president and government leaders through music and the reciting the pledge to the American flag, Christian flag and to the Bible.
Our pastor Bro. James Watkins presented a timely message as to the importance of praying for each other and our country.
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