The annual observance of the National Day of Prayer is tomorrow, and a morning event will be held in Alton. The Rotary of the Riverbend will once again sponsor the event that will take place in the gym at the Alton YWCA on Third Street beginning at 8:30am. The public is invited and the gathering should last about an hour.
Event spokesman Pastor Ron Wenzel says since they’ll be right across the street from Marquette Catholic High School, some students and staff will participate with words and song:
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There will also be prayers offered for the church and racial healing, for the sanctity of life, for business, emergency personnel and ministry to the sick, education, the media, the family, government and the military.