To the pastors, churches and people of faith in the Greater Kingsport Area:
The National Day of Prayer is the first Thursday in each May. - this year May 4. In order that people of faith in our City can participate in this time of prayer together, the Kingsport Chamber of Prayer will sponsor a city-wide prayer gathering at on Thursday, May 4, at the Civic Auditorium.
The 2006 scripture focus (1 Samuel ) and the mission statement of the National Day of Prayer are both referenced on the flyer. The vision of the National Day of Prayer is:
Foster unity within the Christian Church
's Constitutional Freedoms to gather, worship, pray and speak freely. America
- Publicize and preserve
's Christian heritage America
- Encourage and emphasize prayer, regardless of current issues and positions
- Respect all people, regardless of denomination or creed
- Be wise stewards of God's resources and provision
Glorify the Lord in word and deed
We hope you, as pastors and servant leaders in our Christian community, will support this purpose with your presence and your encouragement of others to participate. We also encourage all congregations to consider other methods of prayerful participation.
God bless you. May Christ the King be glorified in
Doug Tweed, for the