American Family Association of Kentucky

American Family Association of Kentucky

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National Day of Prayer - 1st Thursday in May
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LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY  - In observance of the 67th annual National Day of Prayer (NDP), Jefferson County citizens will be meeting to unite in prayer on
Thursday, May 3rd.
From twelve noon until 1:00 PM
on the steps of Metro Hall,
527 W Jefferson Street.

Pastors and community leaders will be leading prayer.  
The event will be held rain or shine.
It is free and open to the public. 


 Following is the agenda for the noon gathering:
 Pastor Jerry Stephenson, Emcee, Radio Host, Values Coalition USA  (invited)               
 Rabbi Dusty Benham & Jeanie Benham, Y'shua's Burning Bush Ministries (invited)
 Christian Grice & Kerith Holt, Evangel World Prayer Center Special music (Invited)
 Pastor Bob Rodgers, Evangel World Prayer Center  (invited)
 Sister Angela Minter, Executive Director of Sisters for Life (invited)
 Pastor Sonny Mull, Pastor of Bethel Missionary Baptist (invited)
 Pastor Marilyn Harmon, Pastor of New Restoration Church of God (invited)
 Dr Frank Simon, Director, American Family Association of Kentucky 

The 67th annual National Day of Prayer, May 3, 2018, will have profound significance for our country.  It is an unprecedented opportunity to see the Lord's healing and renewing power made manifest as we call on citizens to humbly come before His throne.

Prayer brings people together. Prayer builds bridges between opposing persons and even political parties. Prayer reminds us that we are created in God's image and He desires for us to represent Him everywhere we go. Prayer brings UNITY. In 2018, our theme will be Pray for America - UNITY, based upon Ephesians 4:3 which challenges us to mobilize unified public prayer for America, "Making every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace."

Our hope is that individuals, churches, and spiritual leaders in America, will humble ourselves and unify in prevailing prayer for the next great move of God in America. We can come together in clear agreement that this is our greatest need. We can become a visible union, standing together in prayer. We can pray more than ever before, and practice extraordinary prayer for the next great move of God in America that will catapult the message of the gospel nationally and internationally.

Scripture tells us again and again that our fervent prayer is effective. That our loving God responds to His children's earnest pleas in mighty ways that avail much, and ultimately determine the course of history.

The American Family Association of Kentucky (AFA of KY) was formed in 1982 by Dr. Frank G Simon, who still serves as director. AFA of KY is a pro-life, pro-family educational non-profit 501 (c) (3) organization, which promotes decency in the American society through the distribution of information. They inform Kentucky citizens through mailings, phone calls, email alerts, meetings and word of mouth. Website:  Email: Phone: (502) 893-2444.

If you can't join us, please pray this prayer at noon:

National Prayer

Our Dear Heavenly Father, while we come to You in complete humility, we also come to You with boldness in the authoritative name of Your One and Only Son, Jesus Christ, who is the Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world. In Jesus' name, fill us now with Your Holy Spirit and lead us as we pray in Jesus' name for America.

Oh God, we are burdened for our nation today. We turn from the sins that we have committed against your Word and your Name. We turn away from our contentious words and ways toward one other that has led us to division and polarization. We turn away from our disrespect and lack of dignity toward each other, and we turn away from our continual devaluation of all human life from the womb until death in this world. We also turn away from and refuse to participate in skepticism, criticism, and cynicism in our nation. We turn away from anything that divides us, and we run toward the gospel of Jesus Christ that is the only thing that has the power to unite us together.

Lord, in this critical hour in our nation, we pray for unity in America. Only You can bring unity, harmony, and oneness in America. As your Word calls us in Ephesians 4:3, "Making every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace", we ask You to empower us to make every effort to live in unity, to call for unity, and to forward unity in America continually.

We pray for the churches in America to unify in Jesus Christ and to pray as one unified spiritual family for America. May Your Church pray for America passionately, perpetually, privately, and publicly.

We pray for God's power to unify families, workplaces, communities, and cities in America. By Your Spirit, lead us to forgiveness, reconciliation, healing, and unity.

We pray for people of all ethnicities and races in America to come together as one, living in peace and unity together. Oh Lord, because each of us is created in Your image, please give us the courage to stand against all racial and ethnic division, denouncing it as evil and sinful, while simultaneously coming together in unity with all persons knowing this is God's will for us.

We pray in unity for the security of our nation. We ask You to preserve the United States of America from the forces of evil that are threatening our lives and our future. God, please guard all persons in public and private settings from anyone or anything that desires to harm us or take our lives. Our future is in Your hands.

We agree clearly, unite visibly, and pray extraordinarily for the next Great Spiritual Awakening in America. Oh Lord, wake up Your church spiritually and convict Your people to agree clearly, unite visibly, and pray extraordinarily until the next Great Spiritual Awakening occurs in our generation.

Oh God, we stand together upon Your words in Psalm 133:1, "How good and pleasant it is when brothers live together in harmony." Through Jesus' name and by the Holy Spirit's power, we pray for all Americans to unify and to live together in unity.

In the mighty and majestic name of Jesus Christ who is the Only Savior and the Only Hope in this world, we pray. Amen.

Dr. Ronnie Floyd
President, National Day of Prayer Task Force
Senior Pastor, Cross Church


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