National Day of Prayer: Dozens gather for ceremony in Hampstead

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Across the country, groups gathered Thursday to pray for unity as part of the annual National Day of Prayer including in Hampstead. (Photo: WWAY)

HAMPSTEAD, NC (WWAY) — Across the country, groups gathered Thursday to pray for unity as part of the annual National Day of Prayer.

In Hampstead, about 50 people gathered at noon near the gazebo off Highway 17.

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Speakers representing seven fields of work including education, government, military, business and media, were asked to talk their work including WWAY’s very own Jeff Rivenbark.

The event was organized by Pender East Ministerial Association, a group comprised of more than a dozen churches from various denominations.