By TSB Community Contributor
Mckinney is unique among many cities and one of the events that makes us unique is that we have a city-wide National Day of Prayer that brings many local churches join together with city officials and business leaders to pray for our nation.
Citizens of all ages are invited to bring lawn chairs and Bibles and enjoy an evening of prayer and music at Towne Lake Park, West Pavillion, on Thursday, May 2 from 5:45 to 6:45 p.m. Concessions are available at the Towne Lake concessions stand, and extra parking is available at Mckinney High School.
The Mckinney Police Color Guard will present the colors, and Mayor Brian Loughmiller will read a City of Mckinney Proclamation.
The Multichurch Worship Band and Choir, which is made up of members from Christ Fellowship, Community LIfe Church, Covenant Church Mckinney,First Baptist Church, Hillcrest Christian Church, Ranchland Church & St. Gabriel Catholic Community, will play worship songs.
Church Leaders will pray for the 7 ” Mountains”
*Rev. Michael Hoffman (St. Peters Episcopal) – Government
* Pastor Bruce Miller (Christ Fellowship) – Military
* PastorDerrick Golden – (New Covenant Fellowship)- Media
* Pastor Arnold Arnolfo – (Vida Abundante) -Business
* Pastor Derrick Scobey – First Baptist/Restoration venue – Family
*Rev. Janet Cavalier – (First United Methodist) – Education
* Pastor Joel Scrivner – (Covenant Church Mckinney) – Church
There will be an opportunity for prayer in small groups
Attendees are encourage everyone to engage in “Pockets of Prayer” groups of two or more gathered together in businesses, homes and schools. Our Nation needs prayer more than ever, and McKinney residents are encouraged to cover our city and nation in prayer.