The community-wide National Day of Prayer was held Thursday, May 4, at Escambia County High School. Prayer was offered en masse and in break-out prayer sessions for Education, Media, Government, Family, Military, Church, and Business. Shown at right, the NDOP Committee, from left, seated, Mavis Torrence, Edna Powers, Thelma Powers; standing Dale Ash, Rhonda Lowery, Linda Albritton, Linda Godwin, Sandra Huffines, Urla Boggan. Trumpet soloist Dietrich Bondurant ended the service with “Because He Lives” which brought the crowd to their feet. Shown below, Linda Bumann, left, and Rachel Chambers, right, raise their hands in praise.