All over the country people are preparing for a National Day of Prayer on Thursday, May 2. Every year on the first Thursday in May, people gather to pray for 24 hours. For the city of Beckley, this will be the ninth consecutive year preparing for the event.
Shirmira Harbin is participating in National Day of Prayer, said this is a time to come together and pray as one.
“Just pray for our community. Pray for our city, our city officials. Pray for our government, the nation, the nation needs prayer. Our country needs prayer, our President needs prayer. So that is what is what it is all about is just coming together in unity and love,” Harbin said.
National Day of Prayer starts at midnight on May 2 and runs for a full 24 hours.