There was prayer with emotion where voices shook the rafters, if there were some. And the quieter prayer where listeners strained to hear the words. The deliveries are different, but the message much the same. There's an appreciation for the right of religious freedom. City commissioner Randy Johnson read from a proclamation for the special event. " A prayerful spirit has always been a part of the city," he read.
They're individuals who stepped out of the comfort zones of home and church. They prayed in the streets and over a loud speaker in downtown Nacogdoches. That's the way for the National Day of Prayer. Regional coordinator, Cindy Hyde said, " Nacogdoches, I will say, has more prayer events than any other city in the state of Texas and possibly the nation."