Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Proposed PA Resolution 609: National Day of Prayer

Heads up! The Pennsylvania Legislature is at it again. Possibly as soon as tomorrow they will vote on this “noncontroversial” bill (Rule 35).


Recognizing May 3, 2012, as the "National Day of Prayer" in Pennsylvania.

WHEREAS, The "National Day of Prayer" is a day set aside to pray for this nation; and

WHEREAS, The designated day, the first Thursday of May, belongs to all citizens; and

WHEREAS, This annual event was not created for political reasons or to promote any other agenda except prayer; and

WHEREAS, The "National Day of Prayer" is designed for prayer for leaders, for communities, for families, for children and for one another; and

WHEREAS, The "National Day of Prayer" is a day to ask for healing, to heal this nation and to bring people together in true unity; and

WHEREAS, Prayer is regarded by millions as the most important utterance for the benefit of humankind; and

WHEREAS, This nation was founded by single-minded men and women who sought wisdom through prayer; and

WHEREAS, Prayer has aided many people throughout the history of this nation and this Commonwealth when support and guidance were needed; therefore be it

RESOLVED, That the House of Representatives recognize May 3, 2012, as the "National Day of Prayer" in Pennsylvania.


If you are a PA resident please consider contacting your rep as soon as possible. My apologies to FFRF for copy/pasting the following info from their email, but I am pressed for time tonight. HOWEVER, I will be sending out an email the proper “Representatives” later tonight.

CONTACT

Minimally, please phone or send an email to the Speaker of the House and "cc" your representative and the House Minority Leader.

Speaker of the House Sam Smith
139 Main Capitol Building
PO Box 202066
Harrisburg, PA 17120-2066
Email: shsmith@pahousegop.com

House Minority Leader Frank Dermody
Hon. Frank Dermody
423 Main Capitol Building
PO Box 202033
Harrisburg, PA 17120-2033
Email contact form: http://www.pahouse.com/dermody/contact.asp

Find your Representative here.

Your representative may have chosen to introduce the resolution. Feel free to peruse its introductory paragraph and find out whether or not your representative needs to be educated on the importance of state/church separation.  

2 comments:

Andy said...

I would be happy for a day of thoughtful reflection and introspection.

Steve said...

And you are certainly free to do that. As long as you have Jesus Christ in your heart. Do you, Andy? Do you have Jesus Christ in your heart?