EL CENTRO – The Imperial County National Day of Prayer Task Force is pleased to invite the Imperial Valley to 2014â€™s â€œConcert of Prayer,â€ Thursday, May 1 at 7:00 p.m., at Christ Community Church, 580 W. Orange Avenue, El Centro, California.
This yearâ€™s event, One Voice, United in Prayer, marks the 63rd Annual National Day of Prayer and the tenth consecutive â€œConcert of Prayerâ€ service sponsored by the local Task Force.
The theme Bible verse is taken from Romans 15:6, â€œSo that with one mind and one voice you may glorify the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christâ€ (NIV).
The â€œConcert of Prayerâ€ includes prayer and worship, bringing together a multi-generational event from throughout the Imperial Valley.
Representing many denominations and backgrounds, this yearâ€™s attendees will join millions uniting in prayer in thousands of events from coast to coast.
Besides a time of prayer on seven points:Â Government, Military, Media, Business, Education, Church, and Family, there will be praise and worship by the Imperial Valley College and Career Band under the leadership of Jonathan Perez with pre-service music beginning at 6:30 p.m.
Doors open at 6:15 p.m. KXOâ€™s Gene Brister will once again serve as Master of Ceremonies.
Seven Pastors from throughout the Imperial County will come together in prayer and unity leading us in one of the seven points. (Translation devices will be available)
The local National Day of Prayer activities begin with a 6:30 a.m.
Prayer Breakfast, sponsored by Salvation Army. This breakfast is open to the public, with a $10.00 admission, and will be held at the Desert Trails RV Park-Ryerson Hall located at 225 Wake Avenue in El Centro.
Prayer Breakfast tickets can be purchased at: KGBA, KXO, and KROP radio stations.
Additionally, all Imperial County youth are invited to attend â€œThe Prayer Experienceâ€ which is being sponsored by Youth for Christ, Thursday evening from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at God’s Gang, 411 E. Aurora, El Centro. Contact Youth for Christ for location at (760) 352-7070.
The National Day of Prayer Task Force is the Judeo-Christian expression of the National Day of Prayer.
It exists to communicate with every individual the need for personal repentance and prayer and to mobilize the Christian community to intercede for Americaâ€™s leaders and its families.
For more information, please contact Imperial County National Day of Prayer Task Force Coordinator, Nancy Fields at (760) 353-1395.