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Day of Prayer event held

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Rev. Tom Stephenson with the First Christian Church of Wilmington, left foreground, prays for elected officials in the United States, including those in the local, state and federal levels. In the background from left are Wilmington Faith Lutheran Church Pastor Joel Richter, Dave Hinman with Dove Church in Wilmington, and Lee Sandlin with Sugartree Ministries, located in Wilmington.


Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

Outside the Clinton County Courthouse, approximately 50 people took part Thursday in the annual National Day of Prayer. The theme was “Love, life, and liberty”. Eight local faith leaders prayed, six focusing on a different set of people, one on the activity of work and business, and one petitioner praying for the nation to unite. For more photos, visit wnewsj.com .


Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

WILMINGTON — The annual National Day of Prayer local event was held on sunny Thursday afternoon at the Clinton County Courthouse at noon Thursday, May 6, as local pastors and faith leaders each led focused prayer on one area of our nation’s welfare, including:

• Belinda Cook — Welcome and history of the National Day of Prayer

• Tom Stephenson — Leading the Pledge of Allegiance and prayers for local, state, and federal elected officials

• Dan Mayo — Prayers for our nation’s military

• Dave Hinman — Prayers for our nation’s unity, compassion, and respect for all life

• Joel Richter — Prayers for the activity of work, jobs, and business

• Dale McCamish — Prayers for police, firefighters and other first responders, and those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

• Sherry Weller — Prayers for our families, neighbors, and schools

• Lee Sandlin — Prayers for the homeless, the addicted, the poor, and victims of human trafficking

• Veronica Grabill — Closing with the Lord’s Prayer, and group singing of “Amazing Grace”

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Rev. Tom Stephenson with the First Christian Church of Wilmington, left foreground, prays for elected officials in the United States, including those in the local, state and federal levels. In the background from left are Wilmington Faith Lutheran Church Pastor Joel Richter, Dave Hinman with Dove Church in Wilmington, and Lee Sandlin with Sugartree Ministries, located in Wilmington.
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Outside the Clinton County Courthouse, approximately 50 people took part Thursday in the annual National Day of Prayer. The theme was “Love, life, and liberty”. Eight local faith leaders prayed, six focusing on a different set of people, one on the activity of work and business, and one petitioner praying for the nation to unite. For more photos, visit wnewsj.com .
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2021/05/web1_DSC_0402.jpgOutside the Clinton County Courthouse, approximately 50 people took part Thursday in the annual National Day of Prayer. The theme was “Love, life, and liberty”. Eight local faith leaders prayed, six focusing on a different set of people, one on the activity of work and business, and one petitioner praying for the nation to unite. For more photos, visit wnewsj.com . Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

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Day of Prayer event held

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