On Friday, August 3, the community is invited to participate in the 12th annual Day of Prayer for Chambers County.
Starting at 6 pm CST at the East side of the Chambers County Courthouse, the Day of Prayer is a nondenominational event held to pray of the State of Alabama, the governor, the mayors and councils of LaFayette, Lanett, Valley, Five Points, Waverly, Fredonia and Cusseta, the Chambers County Commissioners, local officials, military service men and women, the local school systems and the economy of Chambers County and the state of Alabama.
The special guest will be Pastor Nathaniel Barber of Hope in the Valley Ministries in Valley, Alabama along with many others. The program will take place off courthouse property.
The first Day of Prayer for Chambers County took place on September 6, 2001 and just days later the US was changed forever.
“After the attack on September 11, 2001, the President of the United States called everyone to come together and pray. Everywhere you went, people were praying on television, radios, etc,” event coordinator Diane Perry said. “People were taking time out to pray for the innocent people that lost their lives on September 11. Even the Chambers County Probate Judge, at that time Judge John Crowder, called everyone to come to the West side of the Courthouse and pray. We are very proud of the people of Chambers County because we had already gathered together for prayer on September 6, 2001 before the attack on America happened.”
This prayer service is about coming together and praying.
This year, event organizers will be giving out free school supplies to children in attendance at the end of the program. Children must be present to receive supplies.
Organizers are asking that if you are not able to come out and pray on Friday night to please pray where ever you are.