National Day of Prayer Task Force

Staff report

Today marks the 65th annual National Day of Prayer, a congressional day of observance held on the first Thursday of May.

Below are several National Day of Prayer events occurring locally.

• 6 a.m: Prayer at New Hope Church in New Castle.

• 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.: National Day of Prayer time in Paepcke Park on East Hopkins Avenue.

• 12 to 1 p.m.: Multi-church prayer event at the Glenwood Springs Courthouse.

• 12 p.m.: Prayer gathering at New Creation Church in Glenwood Springs.

• 1:30 p.m.: Pastors’ prayer time at First Baptist Church in New Castle.

• 6:30 p.m.: Prayer time on Mt. Medaris Loop in New Castle.

• 6:30 p.m.: Prayer and worship at Crossroads Church Aspen, 720 W. Francis St.

For more information on the National Day of Prayer Task Force, visit


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