Day of Prayer event held

by | May 12, 2016 | Latest

Participants sing a wide variety of hymns during the prayer service.

Participants sing a wide variety of hymns during the prayer service.

Almost 200 Princeton area residents gathered last week for a National Day of Prayer dinner to offer prayers for families, government and community groups.

Princeton Leadership Prayer Gala was held Thursday, May 5, at Princeton High School, hosted by Mayor John-Mark Caldwell and Princeton Ministerial Alliance.

Guests were welcomed by Rich Hooper, pastor of Grace Community Church, and Todd Boddy, pastor of First Christian Church, gave the invocation. Guests were welcomed by Hooper, followed by a catered dinner.

“We believe a community is only as strong as the prayer it offers,” Hooper declared.

By Joe Reavis • Staff Writer • [email protected]

For the complete story see the May 12 edition of The Princeton Herald or click here for the e-Edition.

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