The National Day of Prayer is observed annually on the first Thursday in May. This day observance, designated by the United States Congress, asks people to turn to God in prayer and meditation.
Throughout our history, Americans of many religions and belief systems have turned to prayer for strength, hope, and guidance. Prayer has nourished countless souls and powered moral movements. Prayer is also a daily practice for many, whether it is to ask for help or strength, or to give thanks over blessings bestowed. The First Amendment to our Constitution protects the rights of free speech and religious liberty, including the right of all Americans to pray. These freedoms have helped us to create and sustain a Nation of remarkable religious vitality across the generations.
Thank you to White County Executive Denny Wayne Robinson for allowing the YMCA to host the 2022 National Day of Prayer Service!
Learn more about the National Day of Prayer here.