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Pictured are just a few of the members of the local National Day of Prayer Committee, which has been meeting to plan events in conjunction with National Day of Prayer on Thursday, May 1. (Contributed)

National Day of Prayer to be observed locally

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In 1988, President Ronald Reagan signed Congressional legislation designating the first Thursday of May each year as the National Day of Prayer. Since then, communities across the country set aside time to gather and pray for the nation.


The local National Day of Prayer committee has been busy preparing for events to be held on Thursday, May 1.

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