Thursday was the 58th annual National Day of Prayer.
Those in Muskingum County celebrated the event at the New Hope Church in Zanesville. The theme for this year is "Prayer for Such a Time as This".
Mayor Butch Zwelling delivered the National Day of Prayer proclaimation for the City of Zanesville. This year’s keynote speaker was Pastor Jim Peters from the First Assembly of God Church.
President Harry Truman signed a bill proclaiming a National Day of Prayer in the 1950s.