President Trump addresses religious leaders during National Day of Prayer event

WASHINGTON D.C. –Today is the National Day of Prayer, and President Donald Trump signed an executive order creating a “faith-based” initiative during a ceremony in the Rose Garden at the White House.

Trump declared Mar 3, 2018 as the National Day of Prayer earlier this morning.

Here is a portion of the declaration he released:

“Prayer, by which we affirm our dependence on God, has long been fundamental to our pursuit of freedom, peace, unity, and prosperity.  Prayer sustains us and brings us comfort, hope, peace, and strength.  Therefore, we must cherish our spiritual foundation and uphold our legacy of faith.”

Trump signed an executive order creating a new faith-based initiative in an effort to continue the White House tradition that dates to President Truman of proclaiming the National Day of Prayer.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.