Jasper County hosting National Day of Prayer observances

2014-04-30T00:00:00Z Jasper County hosting National Day of Prayer observancesTimes Staff nwitimes.com
April 30, 2014 12:00 am  • 

RENSSELAER | Jasper County Community Services will host its annual breakfast and program Thursday in observance of the National Day of Prayer, “One Voice United in Prayer.” Reservations are not required.

Doors open at 7:30 a.m. at the Rensselaer Senior Center, 967 E. Leopold St. A complimentary meal of breakfast casserole, cheesy potatoes, fruit cup, muffin, juice and coffee will be served from 7:30 to 8:15 a.m., with music provided by vocalist Pat Donnelly.

The program at 8:20 a.m. will feature Jasper County Coroner Andy Boersma, of Wheatfield, as speaker. Area ministers Phillip Leichty, pastor of Burr Oak Mennonite Church in Rensselaer; Pastor Chris Burch, pastoral intern at Heritage Bible Church of Remington; and Duane Abston, pastor at First Baptist Church in DeMotte; will offer words of encouragement and prayers.

“The need for prayer in America continues to be evident in every aspect of daily living,” said Sharon Colee, executive director of Jasper County Community Services. “There are no age barriers in prayer we each need to be examples in prayer as we support our leadership as a community.”

All three senior centers within the agency are observing the National Day of Prayer. 

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The Remington Center, at its new location at 1 N. Ohio St., welcomes Pastor Chris Allen, assistant pastor of Harvest Bible Church of Remington, as the guest speaker at noon (EST) , following the Nutrition Site lunch at 11:30 a.m. (EST). Special music will be provided by the Allen Family.

Everyone is welcome to attend the program at no charge. Call (219) 261-2228  no later than 9 a.m. today for lunch reservations. Lunch is $2 for those 60 and older.

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Jasper County Sheriff Terry Risner will be the guest speaker at the the National Day of Prayer program following lunch Thursday at Fase Senior Center, Ind. 10 and 600 West, DeMotte. Music will be provided by The Victory Singers. There is no charge to attend the program at noon.

Lunch will be served at 11:30 a.m. (CST) and lunch reservations must be made by calling (219) 987-7909 by 9 a.m. today. Lunch is $2 for those 60 and older.

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