The 2017 National Day of Prayer will be celebrated on Thursday, May 4, 2017 in front of the Tuscarawas County Courthouse steps at 7:00 pm. This year’s theme is “For Your Great Name’s Sake!” and the verse is Daniel 9:19a: “O Lord, listen! O Lord, forgive! 0 Lord, hear and act! For your sake, 0 my God … ” We invite you to come and celebrate this event with us. We suggest you bring your own lawn chairs as seating will not be provided. Area pastors, government officials and local business leaders will be participating. The program will last less than one hour. (In case of inclement weather the service will be moved to the sanctuary of First United Methodist Church in New Philadelphia.)