South Mississippi National Day of Prayer events

South Mississippi National Day of Prayer events

WLOX - South Mississippians will gather to pray for their communities and the nation in services marking the 65th Annual National Day of Prayer on May 5.

The theme of the 2016 event is "Wake Up America," a call to action organizers say demonstrates the power and importance of prayer.

The National Day of Prayer was created in 1952 by a joint resolution of the U.S. Congress. The observance is held each year on the first Thursday in May.

Bay St. Louis
Shoreline Park Baptist Church
1021 Kiln-Waveland Cutoff Rd.
7-8:30 p.m.

Biloxi
City Hall
140 Lameuse St.
12-1 p.m.

Diamondhead
Diamondhead Community Church
5301 Diamondhead Circle
12-12:45 p.m.

D'Iberville
City Hall
10380 Auto Mall Pkwy
12-12:45 p.m.

Escatawpa
Escatawpa Baptist Church
7101 Hwy 613
6:30-8:30 p.m.

Gautier
Gautier City Hall
Hwy 90
12-1 p.m.

Gulfport
Jones Park, Leo Seal Plaza
12–1 p.m.

Long Beach
Town Green
Jeff Davis Ave & 3rd St.
12:15-12:45 p.m.

Lucedale/George County
George County Courthouse Square
12-1 p.m.

Moss Point
Riverfront Community Center
Denny St,
12-1 p.m.

Ocean Springs
City Hall
1018 Porter St.
12–1 p.m.

Pascagoula
Jackson County Courthouse
3104 Magnolia St & Watts Ave.
12-1:00 p.m.

Pass Christian
Pass Christian City Courtyard
200 W Scenic Dr.
11-12 p.m.

Picayune
First Baptist Church
Goodyear Blvd.
8-9 a.m.

For more information on prayer events in Mississippi and across the nation, visit the National Day of Prayer website, or call 800-444-8828 or 719-559-9569.

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