5 places to observe National Day of Prayer in Atlanta

Thursday, May 3 will bring many varied prayer events to Atlanta and the nation for the National Day of Prayer.

It’s a tradition that stretches back to the 1950s, celebrated on the first Thursday in May.

Here are 5 places to take part in the National Day of Prayer in metro Atlanta.

Duluth Town Green Pavilion, Main Street, downtown Duluth. Noon-1 p.m.,  

East Cobb: Johnson Ferry Baptist Church will open its chapel 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Thursday. A worship service will be held at noon in the chapel. 955 Johnson Ferry Road , Marietta, GA 30068  

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Avondale: Prayer Walk from First Baptist Church Avondale Estates to Lake Avondale and back. 10 a.m. 47 Covington Road, Avondale Estates. 

Liberty Plaza near the State Capitol. National Day of Prayer observance 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Capitol Avenue, S.W., Atlanta, across from the Capitol.  

Roswell: Faces of War Memorial area, Noon-1 p.m., 38 Hill St.,  Roswell, GA, 30076, 


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National Observance: The National Day of Prayer event in Washington, D.C. will be streamed live at 7:30 p.m.

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