Locals Gather on National Day of Prayer

05-04-06 - Around the nation Thursday, people bowed their heads to thank the almighty for their countless blessings. More than a dozen churches gathered at Denison’s Waterloo Park at 12:00 p.m. Thursday in honor of National Day of Prayer.

People of all denominations gathered for mediation and fellowship. Members of the Texas National Guard from Denison presented the colors.

Back in 1952, President Harry Truman signed a bill proclaiming National Day of Prayer into a law. Since then, the 1st Thursday of May people of all faiths join together and pray.