HARRISONBURG, VA-- Members of all faiths gathered on Thursday to pray for peace and justice as part of the National Day of Prayer. A prayer service event got underway at First Presbyterian Church in Harrisonburg. Bishop E.W. Jackson was the featured speaker. Jackson is well known to the area from his candidacies for the U.S. Senate and Lt. Governor.
The National Day of Prayer was created in 1952 by a joint resolution of the United States Congress