Honoring the National Day of Prayer

Community members in Holt gather at the Holt Ministerial Alliance and food pantry on Main Street to honor the National Day of Prayer May 5. The National Day of Prayer is an annual day of observance held on the first Thursday of May, designated by the United States Congress, when people are asked "to turn to God in prayer and meditation." The modern law formalizing its annual observance was enacted in 1952, although earlier days of fasting and prayer had been established by the Second Continental Congress from 1775 until 1783, and by President John Adams in 1798 and 1799.

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