National Day of Prayer Brings Community Together Amid COVID-19

Habersham Co. - Members of the community gathered in every precinct throughout Habersham County to participate in the annual National Day of Prayer. 

For one day, faith goers of all ages did not let their denominations or chilling winds get in the way of putting God first. 

“I was very, very pleased with the turnout,” said Clarkesville First United Methodist Church Pastor Keith Cox. “Especially with what we’re going through with the COVID virus, I was very thankful. It was a great turnout.”

People across the nation prayed over seven areas which included: government, military, businesses, media, education, church, and family.

“It’s not about denomination,” Cox tells WCHM. “It’s about as a follower of Christ, we’ve chosen to come [together] throughout this entire day, from early in the morning until late at night.”

The National Day of Prayer in Habersham started bright and early at 7 a.m. at Tallulah Falls and went on until 7 p.m., ending in Alto. 

“The National Day of Prayer to me comes down to one word and that’s unity,” Cox said.