Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Pray USA worship rally in Harrisburg

Left: Representative Kerry Benninghoff (a member of Bellefonte UMC) and United Methodist Advocacy Coordinator, Rev. Dai Morgan--standing in front of the historic desk.
By Rev. Dai Morgan, UM Advocacy

On Tuesday evening, November 17, 2015, Grace United Methodist Church in Harrisburg, PA hosted a Pray USA worship rally. Over 200 people attended, including 20 Pennsylvania Senators and Representatives. Several of the lawmakers spoke about the need to draw upon the beliefs and values of our Christian faith in the political process and halls of government. The event concluded with the assembly signing the Pray for America Proclamation, which was placed on one of the desks used by the Pennsylvania House of Representatives when the House moved to Grace Church after the Capitol was destroyed by fire in 1897.

Learn more about the Pray USA movement by visiting the website: prayusa.com

Grace UMC pastor Rev. Yvette Davis (left) and Senator Steward Greenleaf.

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