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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 >>

Hollywood Heavyweights, Christian Leaders to Lead 'The Summons,' a Campaign to 'Pray for Hollywood'


Dozens of entertainment veterans and Christian leaders are joining a campaign to encourage believers to stop standing in judgement over Hollywood, and instead view it as a new Nineveh--a place that needs prayer, and a place where God can work wonders. The Hollywood Prayer Network, founded ten years ago by entertainment veteran Karen Covell, is a nonprofit ministry devoted to getting Christians caring and praying for people working in the entertainment industry. The HPN has brought over 5,000 Christians from across the world to pray for Hollywood, and most recently is partnering with the National Day of Prayer Task Force... Read more >>

President Calls for Days of Prayer


President Barack Obama has proclaimed Friday, September 5 through Sunday, September 7, 2014, as National Days of Prayer and Remembrance. Read his proclamation below:In the footprints of two mighty towers, at a hallowed field where heroic actions saved even more heartbreak and destruction, and outside a Pentagon wall where we have rebuilt but still remember -- in these sacred sites and in quiet corners across our country, we join together this week to remember the tragedy of thirteen Septembers ago. We stand with those who grieve as we offer some measure of comfort once more. We honor the courage and... Read more >>

My Personal Pro-Life Story


John BornscheinI am alive because of prayer.Let me begin by taking you back to 1973. During that year, gasoline was 40 cents a gallon, the Sears Tower opened in Chicago, the U.S. withdrew its troops from Vietnam, Skylab was launched into space, Nixon declared “I am not a crook” during the Watergate hearings, Billy Jean King defeated Bobby Riggs during the Battle of the Sexes tennis match, and the Supreme Court rendered a decision on January 22 making abortion a U.S. constitutional right. It was also during this year that the course of my life was dramatically altered—before I had... Read more >>