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Pharr to Host National Day of Prayer Celebration and Festival of Faith on Thursday, 5/2

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
TUESDAY, APRIL 30, 2019
Pharr, Texas – The City of Pharr will join communities throughout the nation to celebrate the 2019 National Day of Prayer on Thursday, May 2, 2019, with an afternoon luncheon and evening event for the community. This year’s Pray for America theme is “Love One Another,” based upon the words of Jesus in John 13:34, “Love one another. Just as I have loved you.” Pharr officials will host a Mayor’s Prayer Luncheon and a public “Festival of Faith” beginning at 11:30 am on Thursday, May 2, 2019, at the Pharr Events Center (3000 N. Cage in Pharr).

At noon, elected officials, members of the religious community, representatives of the local business community, and guests will gather for a Prayer Luncheon featuring Keynote Speaker Milton L. Gonzalez, and local religious leaders from all faiths who will be conducting prayers. Individual tickets for the event are available for $20. For ticket information call (956) 402-4332. Media is invited to attend to cover the event.

From 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm, the public is invited to participate in the “Festival of Faith” which will include community prayer, entertainment, and music. Food and refreshments will be provided. The Festival of Faith is FREE and open to anyone who would like to participate. All media and the public are invited to attend.

“Every year during the National Day of Prayer, we look forward to the opportunity for our community to come together in prayer,” said Mayor Ambrosio Hernandez, M.D. “We invite the entire public to participate and join us as we pray for unity, peace, love, and prosperity for our Pharr families and for our community,” he added.

DETAILS:
City of Pharr’s National Day of Prayer Celebration – May 2, 2018

National Day of Prayer Luncheon (Sponsored Event)
WHEN: 
Thursday, May 2, 2019, from 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
WHERE: Pharr Events Center (3000 N. Cage Blvd, Pharr, TX 78577)
Individual tickets for the event are available for $20. For ticket information call (956) 402-4332.
Media is invited to attend and cover the event.

Festival of Faith (Public Event)
WHEN: 
Thursday, May 2, 2019, from 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
WHERE: Pharr Events Center (3000 N. Cage Blvd, Pharr, TX 78577)
All media and the public are invited to attend.

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