Govt. to host 12th annual National Day of Prayer

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PHILIPSBURG – The 12th annual National Day of Prayer will be held this Sunday, January 8, 2017 in front of the new Government Administration building under the theme: “Lord, give us vision that we may prosper.”

The ecumenical service will begin at 5:30pm with Praise and Worship led by the Harmonics Team and Band.

The Order of Service includes a call to worship and invocation. Renditions will be done by the church choir of the Seventh Day Adventist Church as well as the Love and Grace Youth choir.

Intercessory prayers for: Government, economic stability, against crime and violence, the family, the youth and protection, will be offered by a member of the clergy, together with the various persons from the different churches, while Reverend Jaediene Meade will give the sermonette.

Prime Minister William Marlin will offer remarks, followed by a word of thanks by a representative of the Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport Affairs.

The National Day of Prayer is observed annually on the second Sunday in January, with an invitation to people of all faiths to pray for the nation. It is a way of bringing together the entire population in prayer to start the New Year on the right foot.