Thursday, May 7, is the annual National Day of Prayer. Pre-pandemic we met at noon on the town green to offer up prayers for our community & our nation. Now we must exercise social distancing to protect our community’s health as well as our own. After conversation with town council chairperson, Victoria Triano, we offer a safe distancing alternative. We have invited all our Southington clergy to join together by standing on the outside steps (or whatever walkway designates the front of their faith community) at noon on Thursday to offer a time of silent prayer and reflection. I would like to invite the family and friends of First Baptist Southington to go outside on your steps, deck, driveway, porch, etc. to observe a time of silent prayer joining together with other members of other faith communities who are doing the same. You are invited to pray for our community locally, nationally and internationally as the spirit moves you. There is no designated timeframe, spend as much or as little time as you feel moved.
We know that prayer is powerful and empowering. Let’s join together in affirming that God is with us always. – Pastor Sharon