National Day of Prayer
This year’s National Day of Prayer theme is “One Nation Under God,” based on Psalm 33:12 — “Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord.”
The event is Thursday, May 3. A light continental breakfast will be available at Crossroads Church at 6:30 a.m., with prayers at 6:45 a.m. After the event at Crossroads, participants will be encouraged to go on a “progressive prayer” to the Gila County Courthouse flagpole area where at 8:15 a.m. others will join for additional prayer for governmental authorities and to remember the Christian heritage of our land. Also scheduled: Pine Strawberry Elementary School flagpole, 7 a.m. to 7:30 a.m.; Pine Community Center, 11 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.; Rumsey Park Ramada 5, noon to 1 p.m.; and Mountain Bible Church, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Market Place: St. Paul’s Episcopal Church Bazaar will be from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Friday, May 4 and Saturday, May 5 at Bashas’ shopping center. The event will feature quality treasures for everyone.
Mount Cross marks golden anniversary
Mount Cross Lutheran Church is celebrating its 50th Anniversary May 4 through May 6 with many planned activities and a number of honored guests. Anyone with a special connection with the current or past history of Mount Cross who would like to participate is invited to call the church office at (928) 474-2552 from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Monday through Friday for more information.
Regular worship services will be held at 8:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m., Sunday, May 6 and community residents and visitors are always welcome to attend.