(Cushing, OK) A little over 50 people gathered together at Cushing City Hall to commemorate the National Day of Prayer.  The theme for this year’s National Day of Prayer is “Love One Another.”

City leaders, business owners and citizens came together for one purpose, to pray.

Pastor of Lifeline Assembly, Tim Jolly was the emcee of today’s program.

Pastor Logan Easom of the FBC Student Ministry shared his prayer for students.

A prayer for teachers and administrators was led by Kevin Clouse, Pastor of the Cushing Church of God.

Pastor Jason Pickering of the First Assembly of God led the prayer over families.

The prayer for churches was led by Pastor Philip Vinson with the United Pentecostal Church.

Pastor of Hope.Church, Scott Campbell prayed for the media.

The pastor of the First Baptist Church, Michael Martin led the prayer over the businesses.

Jonathan Gilliland, pastor of Oak Grove Baptist Church prayed for our military.

The United Methodist Church pastor, Temple Diehl led the prayer for our government.

Pastor Tim Jolly prayed over our community.

An offer was made to anyone who would like to offer a prayer to come forward. Love, INC Executive Director, James Austin stepped up and offered a prayer for unity among Christians.

Pastor Jim Wilhelm of the First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) closed the program by inviting everyone to say The Lord’s Prayer in unison.

The proclamation for the National Day of Prayer is on display at Cushing City Hall.

To watch the video of the National Day of Prayer program, click HERE.


The National Day of Prayer is an annual observance held on the first Thursday of May, inviting people of all faiths to pray for the nation. It was created in 1952 by a joint resolution of the United States Congress, and signed into law by President Harry S. Truman. For more information regarding the National Day of Prayer, visit https://nationaldayofprayer.org/.