PALM BAY ― The City of Palm Bay will host a National Day of Prayer event on Thursday, May 7. Due to social distancing guidelines in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, this year's National Day of Prayer gathering will be held virtually with livestreams available on the City of Palm Bay's website and the City of Palm Bay Facebook page. The event will take place from 12:00 p.m. until 1:00 p.m. Citizens and visitors of all faiths are welcome to participate.

First created in 1952, the National Day of Prayer is an annual observance held on the first Thursday of May, inviting people of all faiths to pray for the nation.

Event Schedule and Speakers

Welcome statement and opening prayer

Mark Miller, Victory in Christ Jesus Ministries

Prayer for elected officials and those serving in government

Ken Delgado, The House Church

Prayer for doctors, nurses, and healthcare workers

Merton Clark, Truth Revealed Ministries

Prayer for youth and the education system

Jim Campbell, BayWest Church

Prayer for business

Jerry Klemm, Covenant Church

Prayer for military

Rob Medina, Congressman Posey's Office

Prayer for the community of Palm Bay

Tom Walker, Centerpointe Church

Prayer for first responders

Troy Robinson, Lifepoint Church

Prayer for media

Dillon Morgan, Eastwind Church

Closing statement and closing prayer

Bob Llewellyn, South Brevard Ministry Association

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