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National Day of Prayer observances set for Thursday

National Day of Prayer services are planned for Thursday in Rock Hill and Fort Mill to pray for the nation and its leaders.
National Day of Prayer services are planned for Thursday in Rock Hill and Fort Mill to pray for the nation and its leaders. HERALD FILE

National Day of Prayer services are planned for Thursday in Rock Hill and Fort Mill to pray for the nation and its leaders.

President Harry Truman signed a bill proclaiming the National Day of Prayer into law in the United States on April 17, 1952. President Reagan amended the law in 1988, designating the first Thursday of May each year as the National Day of Prayer.

Thursday’s observances include:

City of Rock Hill – Noon, Old Town Amphitheater, Black Street behind City Hall

Rock Hill Inter-Faith Community – Noon-1 p.m., Kenneth Monroe Transformation Center, 745 Saluda St.

Town of Fort Mill12:20-12:40 p.m., Fort Mill Town Hall, 112 Confederate St.

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