Amidst the Corona Virus pandemic, President Donald Trump has declared Sunday, March 15, a National Day of Prayer.
The announcement was made in a Tweet on Saturday saying: “Tomorrow I have called for a National Day of Prayer. I will be tuning in to Pastor @Jentezen (Jentezen Franklin) at the @FreeChapel Church in Gainesville, Georgia at 11:00 AM EDT. God Bless the USA!
Tomorrow I have called for a National Day of Prayer. I will be tuning in to Pastor @Jentezen at the @FreeChapel Church in Gainesville, Georgia at 11:00 AM EDT. God Bless the USA! https://t.co/mWYWOGJ1ye https://t.co/EWcHzEjFLH
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 14, 2020
Pastor Franklin, Senior Pastor of the Free Chapel, confirmed the announcement in a tweet saying “This Sunday, we will not be meeting at our physical locations, but we WILL have church together online! Join us at 9 and 11AM for a special online experience with worship and I’ll be sharing a message live. Learn more at freechapel.org/live”
Meanwhile, Jews worldwide will join in on the Day of Prayer by reciting Psalms. An announcement was sent via Whatsapp saying “This Sunday March 15 at 12pm EST – Emergency Worldwide Tehillim (Psalms) Reading.”
The Jewish prayer will be live-streamed via TorahAnytime.