The National Day of Prayer is an annual day of observance held on the first Thursday of May, designated by the United States Congress, when people are asked “to turn to God in prayer and meditation”.
On April 17, 1952, President Harry Truman signed a bill proclaiming the National Day of Prayer into law in the United States. President Reagan amended the law in 1988, designating the first Thursday of May each year as the National Day of Prayer .
Since the 1700s to now, America has called for over 140 national days of prayer , humiliation, fasting, and thanksgiving by the President.
The broadcast will be accessible on the National Day of Prayer website, www.nationaldayofprayer.org, on God TV ( channel 258 on Direct TV , channel 267 on Dish, and www.godtv.com for steaming on line). It also may be broadcasted on Facebook live.
National Day of Praise and Worship / Sep 26.
The National Day of Prayer is observed annually on the first Thursday in May. This day observance, designated by the United States Congress, asks people “to turn to God in prayer and meditation.” Prayer offers a rich connection to our spiritual lives, nurturing our relationships and faith.
On May 7, 2020 the theme will be ” Pray God’s Glory Across the Earth” with the text from Habakkuk 2:14. The co-hosts will be Evangelist Will Graham (grandson of Billy Graham) and Kathy Branzell (president of the National Day of Prayer ).
As the number of COVID-19 cases continues to rise in Canada , Christians are also rising up and calling the nation to prayer . They’re calling for the Canadian Church to pray together as on this Saturday, March 28.
March 23, 1798: Proclamation of Day of Fasting, Humiliation and Prayer .
The National Prayer Breakfast, held in the Hilton’s International Ballroom, is yearly attended by some 3,500 guests, including international invitees from over 100 countries. It is hosted by members of the United States Congress and is organized on their behalf by The Fellowship Foundation, a Christian organization.
In addition to virtual events being held in communities across the nation, The National Day of Prayer National Observance Broadcast will take place 7-9 p.m. in the central time zone.