Saturday, May 23

During Friday’s briefing, President Donald Trump said that “In America, we need more prayer, not less.” This acknowledgement of the power of prayer came as part of the president’s designation of churches, synagogues, mosques, and other houses of worship as essential services. The president added that the first amendment protects the rights of religious groups to gather if they so choose.

“I call upon governors to allow our churches and places of worship to open right now,” the president said. “These are places that hold our society together and keep our people united… many millions of Americans embrace worship as an essential part of life. The ministers, pastors, rabbis, imams and other faith leaders will make sure that their congregations are safe as they gather and pray.”

The president concluded that the CDC will soon issue new guidelines for communities of faith.

As the Lord Leads, Pray with Us…

  • For the president as he continues to make decisions to help the nation recover from the coronavirus outbreak.
  • For wisdom as the president works with governors and national leaders as part of the recovery process.
  • For rest for the president as he stays at the White House this weekend.
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