National Day of Prayer ceremony held Thursday

Posted May 8, 2013 at 2:14 pm


Thursday, a large crowd gathered around the Clinton County Courthouse to celebrate May 2, as a National Day of Prayer.

The ceremony kicked off with the presentation of colors by the JROTC Bulldog Battalion Color Guard. Bro Michael Cooper, Chaplain at Clinton County Care and Rehab, sang the Star Spangled Banner followed by the opening prayer by Clinton County High School 180 Club member Alissa Cook. NDP Coordinator, Tiffany Peters, pictured below, welcomed and made acknowledgements for those who helped plan the event and thanked those who showed up Thursday.

In the photo right, Pastor Dewey Aaron from Cedar Hill United Methodist Church, was the keynote speaker during the event. His words were followed by Holy Communion by Pastor Charles Shoemaker of Albany United Methodist Church. This year’s points of prayer included: government, church, military and family. Rising Son Ministries provided musical entertainment during the candle lighting service and Frankie Butler provided a closing prayer.