National Day of Prayer unites people in faith

Congregation members bow their heads in prayer during a National Day of Prayer celebration Thursday at Christ Community Church in El Centro. PHOTO TOM BODUS

EL CENTRO – People of faith throughout the nation united in spirit Thursday for the 70th annual National Day of Prayer.

In Imperial County, the observances included local radio broadcasts in English and Spanish on KGBA FM and KGBA AM, respectively. There were also worship services held at Calipatria Community Church, Christ Community Church in El Centro, the gazebo at Holt Park in Holtville, as well as a youth-led service at First Christian Church in El Centro.

National Day of Prayer unites people in faith

Christ Community Church Associate Pastor Frank Zazueta leads a prayer during a National Day of Prayer event Thursday in El Centro. PHOTO TOM BODUS

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