National Day Of Prayer Events Planned For Century, Atmore

April 29, 2012

Century and Atmore will hold special events on Thursday in recognition of the National Day of Prayer — including one in which the entire Bible will be read aloud in about 30 minutes.

Century National Day of Prayer

In Century, the National Day of Prayer will be observed Thursday, May 3 at 10 a.m. at the Ag Building at the corner of West Highway 4 and Industrial Boulevard in Century. Government, business and civic leaders will join the community in prayer for Century, the surrounding communities and the country.

Atmore National Day of Prayer

In Atmore, the National Day of Prayer will be celebrated with multiple events at Tom Byrne Park on Lindberg Avenue on Thursday, May 3. The day’s events will include:

  • Walk and Pray – available all day. A walking path will be marked with the names of public officials and prayer topics written in chalk as a reminder for prayers as the path is walked.
  • Early Morning Prayer – 6:30 – 8:30 a.m.  There will be local pastors and lay people available to pray with participants  for national and personal concerns.
  • Prayer Service – 5:30 – 6 p.m.   A prayer service for the community and nation.
  • Childrens Prayer Event – 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.  New this year is an event for children K-6  to participate in an age appropriate prayer time and balloon release.
  • Bible Reading – 6 – 6:30 p.m.  The entire Bible will be read as a prayer and blessing over the community.

For more information on National Day of Prayer events in Atmore, contact Sharon Keesler at (850) 982-0804 or; Nancy Helton at (850) 655-6358 or; or Pastor Ted Bridges at (*50) 380-3814.


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