Community Members Pray for the Country in National Day of Observance

BANGOR - People across the nation, including here in Bangor, bowed their heads today for the 62nd annual Day of Prayer.
 
Dozens  gathered on the Bangor waterfront this morning to recognize the event. Several worship leaders from around Penobscot County led the service, asking those in attendance to pray for our country.
 
The Bangor City Council also delivered a proclamation for national prayer day to be recognized in the Queen City.
 
National Day of Prayer was first proclaimed by President Abraham Lincoln, and is now nationally observed every year on the first Thursday in May.
Erin Thomas

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Erin joined the ABC-7 and FOX Bangor news team in February 2012. She was born and raised in Presque Isle, Maine where she attended Presque Isle High School.  While in college Erin interned in the WVII news room before working as a Production Assistant.  In May of 2012, Erin received her Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from the University of Maine, along with a minor in Anthropology.  When she's not out covering local news, Erin enjoys running, skiing, visiting with family and friends, and traveling around this beautiful state.  She is especially interested in outdoor adventure so if you have a story idea, send it her way!

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