Thursday, May 3rd, 2018
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Impacting Eternity


Shirley DobsonIt has been an incredible year here at the National Day of Prayer Task Force. In our 2014 Impact Report, we want to share with you just a glimpse of what God has done through this ministry as a result of your support and there is still much to be done. This past May we witnessed the largest day of prayer in U.S. History with over 43,000 prayer gatherings taking place from coast to coast. More than 250,000 people participated in the National Observance watching live in 90 countries. In addition, our team launched a second Pray for America... Read more >>

Victory for Prayer

Victory for Religious Freedom in Colorado – Colorado Supreme Court Rules that Governors' Proclamations for a State Day of Prayer are ConstitutionalEarlier today, the Colorado Supreme Court upheld the right of Colorado Governors to issue proclamations calling for state days of prayer, upholding an earlier ruling by the Colorado District Court, and overturning a subsequent ruling by the Colorado Court of Appeals.This case began in 2008 against former Governor Bill Ritter by a small group of atheists headquartered in Madison, Wisconsin. Judge Mullins of the District Court in Denver, Colorado, originally dismissed the case on October 28, 2010, declaring “…there... Read more >>

Calling People to Their Knees


Shirley DobsonI learned to depend on the Lord early in my childhood. During those turbulent years, my mother held our little family together. Though she wasn’t a Christian at the time, she knew she needed all the help she could get as she raised her children. So she sent my brother and me to church every Sunday, and it was there that I was introduced to Jesus Christ and invited Him into my heart.As I learned how to pray and began speaking to the Lord, I sensed His love and care for me. Amid the chaos of our disintegrating family,... Read more >>

2015 Theme and Verse

The 64th annual National Day of Prayer, May 7, 2015, will have profound significance for our country.  It is an unprecedented opportunity to see the Lord’s healing and renewing power made manifest as we call on citizens to humbly come before His throne.Our theme for 2015 is Lord, Hear Our Cry, emphasizing the need for individuals, corporately and individually, to place their faith in the unfailing character of their Creator, who is sovereign over all governments, authorities, and men.  To further highlight our theme, we’ve chosen I Kings 8:28 as our Scripture for this year:  “Hear the cry and the... Read more >>

2015 National Prayer

This is the National Prayer, written by Dr. Jack Graham, for the 64th annual National Day of Prayer (Thursday, May 7, 2015): Heavenly Father,We come to You in the Name that is above every name—Jesus Christ our Lord and Savior. Our hearts cry out to You.Knowing that You are a prayer-answering, faithful God—the One we trust in times like these—we ask that You renew our spirits, revive our churches, and heal our land.We repent of our sins and ask for Your grace and power to save us. Hear our cry, oh God, and pour out Your Spirit upon us that we... Read more >>

2015 - Dr. Jack Graham


Heavenly Father,We come to You in the Name that is above every name—Jesus Christ our Lord and Savior. Our hearts cry out to You.Knowing that You are a prayer-answering, faithful God—the One we trust in times like these—we ask that You renew our spirits, revive our churches, and heal our land.We repent of our sins and ask for Your grace and power to save us. Hear our cry, oh God, and pour out Your Spirit upon us that we may walk in obedience to Your Word.We are desperate for Your tender mercies. We are broken and humbled before You.Forgive us,... Read more >>

Pray for Election Day


On November 4, 2014, millions will cast their vote on various local issues while selecting from an array of candidates, potential leaders who will impact the direction of the United States of America. This is a freedom that has come at a high cost for many over the 238 years since declaring independence from England in 1776.Calvin Coolidge, 30th President of the United States said, “If the people fail to vote, a government will be developed which is not their government… The whole system of American Government rests on the ballot box. Unless citizens perform their duties there, such a... Read more >>

Prayer Ninjas Welcomed to Hollywood

HOLLYWOOD, CA – A lot happened on that Church Youth Retreat when I was 9 years old.I got to watch Mitch almost get electrocuted trying to wire a remote control receiver into the Girls’ light switch so we could turn the lights on and off at will. It backfired.Later – through a mutual friend – I agreed to “go with” Tara which I think meant that we were boyfriend/girlfriend for an hour and 12 minutes before she dumped me — through the same messenger. Girls are weird.Then at the end, when we were asked what God was putting on our... Read more >>

Watch Live

Watch The Summons: Hollywood LIVE webcast, October 1-5, and join with prayer leaders from around the nation as we unite in prayer for America's Media and Entertainment. Read more >>

My Prayer

The National Day of Prayer Task Force is pleased to launch a new email series called My Prayer from Mrs. Shirley Dobson - designed to give us focus as we gather in One Voice to intercede for our nation. Below is a sample. If you are not signed up to receive this email series, then click here to sign-up today. Prayer Focus Persevere in PrayerJesus once told a story about a widow who repeatedly asked a judge for justice against an adversary:“For some time [the judge] refused. But finally he said to himself, ‘Even though I don’t fear God or... Read more >>