The 2012 National Day of Prayer is being celebrated Thursday. By congressional proclamation, this day is observed each year on the first Thursday in May.
This years' event has a Theme of "One Nation Under God" and 7 areas of Prayer focus. The 7 areas are; Government, Church, Military, Family, Education, Media, and Business.
Some of the local events are listed below, and the public is welcome to participate at any location that fits their schedule: