NATIONAL DAY OF PRAYER 2013
Report on NDP 2013:
Sugar Land – estimated 500. 2012 was 800. 2011 was 1000. We were given a bigger tent and did not fill it. FBISD would not allow an excused absence for Boy Scouts to attend National Day of Prayer for lunch hour.
Meadows Place –?? - moved into the courtroom. last year 45
Sienna – 15 – 3 were pastors - 7 churches in Sienna area. Last year 22
Simonton – 23. Last year 15
Fulshear – 48. Last year 75
Rosenberg - 120 – last year 200
Stafford – ?? - mayor and council member came. Many youths prayed. All stayed till it ended despite the cold wind. Last year 120
Katy – no report received yet. Last year 3600
200 churches in SL, MC, ST, and RR were notified with promotional materials for six weeks before the event that occurs every year on the same day. Many churches in SL and MC have thousands of members, many hundreds of members. For six weeks the weekly publications - Herald, Sun, Star, and FB Independent and monthly publications were asked to press release the information. Radio and TV were contacted. SL churches were called and invited. Any further ideas would be appreciated.
My prayer is not for numbers. I’m afraid to pray for numbers because what would it take? The tragedy in Boston, Sandy Hook, our losses in Afghanistan highest month ever in the engagement, a ghastly abortion clinic horrors exposed and the defense claims the abortionist was within the law, FDA approved the morning after pill for over the counter purchase for 15 year olds, homosexuality promotion being congratulated by our president, the Supreme Court considering ending traditional marriage, government lying to cover up failures and hidden agendas, military chaplains gag ordered in their ministry, military personnel to be punished for mentioning their faith, our military being used as a social experiment destined to fail and to destroy many lives, worldly churches, failing families, corrupt businesses, our children and grandchildren being taken captive by a perverted culture, and we can’t come together and pray. What would it take to come together and pray?
Mary Cook, Coastal Bend Counties Coordinator for 2013 National Day of Prayer 832-651-7771 firstname.lastname@example.org