Clermont County plans for National Day of Prayer

May 1st, 2009    Author: Staff Report    Filed Under: News

From the State House to the county court house, from a public park to people in the pew, Americans will be praying on Thursday, May 7, from coast to coast.

The theme for this year’s National Day of Prayer is “Prayer… America’s Hope” and it is based on Psalm 33:22 “May your unfailing love rest upon us, O Lord, even as we put our hope in you.”

Americans will ask for God’s protection over the country, the military, their ‘hometown heroes,’ America’s future, its children, education, businesses, the media, government leaders and families.

Clermont County elected officials are invited to brunch 11 a.m. Thursday, May 7, on the third floor of the administration building. The brunch is hosted by Eastgate Community Church.

"We are so thankful to Dee Deaton and her dedicated crew for the beautiful buffet they prepare each year," said Libbie Bennett, Clermont County coordinator for the National Day of Prayer.

Other events scheduled throughout the day in Clermont County include:

• 8 - 9 a.m. prayer at the flagpole in front of the municipal building in Milford.

• 10:45 a.m. Bible reading on the court house steps in Batavia

• 11 a.m. Brunch for pastors and elected officials on third floor of the administration building.

• 11:45 a.m. in Batavia, special music by Lindale Baptist Youth Group.

• noon - Prayer service on court house steps with Bible verses, prayer and patriotic music.

• noon - prayer at the rear of the municipal building in Milford.

• 6:30 p.m. God and Country concert planned in New Richmond at bandstand.

• 7 p.m. Bethel United Methodist Church evening of scripture, special music and prayer.

• 7 p.m. Prayer Walk at Union Township Veterans Park. John Martin, coordinator.

• 7 p.m. Prayer at the flagpole at Milford Jr. High School.

• 8 p.m. Prayer service in New Richmond at the bandstand.
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