Guests. While Members of the U.S. Congress, of the U.S. Cabinet, and of the diplomatic corps in Washington are typically invited to participate in the National Prayer Breakfast, the other more than 3,000 guests come from a variety of walks of life.
But it was in 1953, at the invitation of the Reverend Billy Graham, that President Dwight Eisenhower addressed a group of just 400 people, in what would become known as the first National Prayer Breakfast.
Five Steps to Host a Prayer Breakfast Choose a location, date and time. Location: We normally host in one of our homes, or a home of one of the women we have invited if they offer to host . Decide who to invite & send “invites”. Prayerfully choose your theme or focus for prayer . Plan your menu. Plan your table decor.
The National Day of Prayer is an annual day of observance held on the first Thursday of May, designated by the United States Congress, when people are asked “to turn to God in prayer and meditation”. § 119) to sign a proclamation each year, encouraging all Americans to pray on this day .
Biblical meals did not include breakfast , lunch, and dinner like we have. Regular meals in the Bible were eaten in the morning and in the evening, according to Exodus 16:12. There were only two regular meals in the Bible . Breakfast consisted of a light meal in the morning that included bread, fruits, and cheese.
Loving heavenly Father, We come to you this hour asking for your blessing and help as we are gathered together. We pray for guidance in the matters at hand and ask that you would clearly show us how to conduct our work with a spirit of joy and enthusiasm. Give us the desire to find ways to excel in our work.
National Day of Prayer – May 6, 2021 .
TRUMP, President of the United States of America, do hereby proclaim May 7, 2020 , as a National Day of Prayer .