National Day Of Prayer
National Day of Prayer Event at Calvary Chapel
Thursday, May 3rd
With special guest IL State Rep, Allen Skillicorn
On Thursday, May 3rd we will be gathering for a time of worship and prayer as we join millions of Americans in asking God to forgive, heal, restore and bless our Nation. Many Christians are unaware that they live in a nation that has a law requiring our President to proclaim a National Day of Prayer each year on the first Thursday in May. As citizens of the United States and as believers in Christ Jesus, we not only have a spiritual responsibility according to 1 Timothy 2:1-2 to pray, but a civic duty to heed our President’s call to stand in the gap for our nation. And who but God’s people have the ability to enter into the very throne room of Heaven with prayers and petitions!
This year’s theme is “Pray for America: Unity” Taken from Ephesians 4:3, which says, “Make every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace.” Scripture tells us again and again that our fervent prayer is effective and that our loving God responds to His children’s earnest pleas in mighty ways that avail much, and ultimately determine the course of history.
As our nation faces a time of discord and division, we can do nothing more important than pray.
Please consider joining us as we demonstrate our dependence and faith in the God who answers prayer.
Childcare: We encourage families to bring children of all ages to participate in prayer. However, optional childcare will be available for children 5 years old and younger.
2 Chronicles 7:14 - If My people who are called by My name will humble themselves, and pray and seek My face, and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin and heal their land.
1 Timothy 2:1-2 - Therefore I exhort first of all that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and giving of thanks be made for all men, for kings and all who are in authority, that we may lead a quiet and peaceable life in all godliness and reverence.
To learn more about the National Day of Prayer visit www.nationaldayofprayer.org