Stories tagged with: National Day of Prayer

May 2, 2013 - 9:13pm
2 years 1 day ago

Hundreds of people prayed for Christian influence for members of the military, church leaders, the government and the media in honor of National Day of Prayer.

"We'll this is something that we do every year. It's a federal decree by our nation that we can have a national day of prayer on this day in May. So we've been doing it, I think it's our third year here at the high school but we've been doing it for a good 20-years here in Zanesville," said Joseph DiVincenzo, pastor of...

May 3, 2012 - 9:02pm
3 years 27 min ago

Thursday the National Day of Prayer was celebrated in Muskingum County at an event at Zanesville High School.

This year's theme is, "Blessed is the Nation whose God is the Lord." Prayers were said for teachers, law enforcement, firefighters, military and business people who make Muskingum County a safe and productive place to live.

Several performances were also put on by the Zanesville High School Choir.

May 1, 2012 - 4:22pm
3 years 2 days ago

Thursday marks the 61st annual National Day of Prayer, and Zanesville High School will once again host the event.

The National Day of Prayer was established in 1952 by Congress.

Pastor Joe DiViencenzo of New Hope Church on the East Pike will be leading the service, and said now more than ever, America needs prayer.

"Since 9-11 everything has been kind of unnerving around here. So we're calling for believers to come, we...

May 5, 2011 - 9:06pm
3 years 52 weeks ago

Several dozen southeast Ohioans gathered Thursday evening to pray.

Held at Zanesville High School, community members, local government officials and leaders came together to observe the 60th Annual National Day of Prayer. One of Thursday's speakers was Zanesville's Public Safety Director who praised those in law enforcement.

"Dear Heavenly Father, we realise that You have made police service and fire service honorable professions and police officers and firefighters area...

April 7, 2011 - 1:31pm
4 years 3 weeks ago

In a time of uncertainty and difficulties one group is asking the community to pray.

May 5 marks the 59th observance of the National Day of Prayer. One organizer met with Muskingum County Commissioners in hopes of gaining their support of the day and so they could encourage others to come together as a community.

"It's the one day when all differences of religions can be put aside and we can come together in a common goal to show care for our community," said Muskingum...

May 6, 2010 - 8:26pm
4 years 51 weeks ago

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...

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