National Day of Prayer

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Jackie Ricciardi/staff Tonya Clarke participates in National Prayer Day at First Baptist Church Augusta on Thursday, May 3, 2012.
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Jackie Ricciardi/staff People pray during National Prayer Day at First Baptist Church Augusta on Thursday, May 3, 2012.
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Jackie Ricciardi/staff Member of West Acres Baptist Church sing during National Prayer Day at First Baptist Church Augusta on Thursday, May 3, 2012.
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Jackie Ricciardi/staff United States Attorney Edward Tarver speaks to a crowd during National Prayer Day at First Baptist Church Augusta on Thursday, May 3, 2012.
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Jackie Ricciardi/staff People pray during National Prayer Day at First Baptist Church Augusta on Thursday, May 3, 2012.
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Jackie Ricciardi/staff People pray during National Prayer Day at First Baptist Church Augusta on Thursday, May 3, 2012.
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Jackie Ricciardi/staff Mayor Deke Copenhaver speaks during National Prayer Day at First Baptist Church Augusta on Thursday, May 3, 2012.
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Jackie Ricciardi/staff People pray during National Prayer Day at First Baptist Church Augusta on Thursday, May 3, 2012.
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Sara Caldwell/staff Doctor Mac Bowman (center), with Augusta Heart Associates- University Hospital, shakes hands with North Augusta Mayor Lark Jones (right) as he prepares to give the message during the 23rd annual Mayor's Prayer Luncheon in the North Augusta Community Center in North Augusta, South Carolina on Thursday, May 3, 2012. Reverend Tommy Meador (left), with Big Stevens Creek Baptist Church, watches the exchange.
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Sara Caldwell/staff From left to right, Reverend Herman Bing, Father David Thompson, and Reverend Gary Powell pray during the 23rd annual Mayor's Prayer Luncheon in the North Augusta Community Center in North Augusta, South Carolina on Thursday, May 3, 2012.
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Sara Caldwell/staff As participants stood to say their prayers, some individuals in attendance for the luncheon fold their hands in prayer during the 23rd annual Mayor's Prayer Luncheon in the North Augusta Community Center in North Augusta, South Carolina on Thursday, May 3, 2012.
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Sara Caldwell/staff Augusta Mayor Deke Copenhaver gives the mayor's proclamation during the National Day of Prayer ceremony at the Sacred Heart Cultural Center off Greene Street in Augusta, Georgia on Thursday, May 3, 2012.
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Sara Caldwell/staff Todd Wilson, of Evans, Georgia, bows his head during a prayer during the National Day of Prayer ceremony at the Sacred Heart Cultural Center off Greene Street in Augusta, Georgia on Thursday, May 3, 2012.
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Sara Caldwell/staff People in attendance fold their hands in prayer during the National Day of Prayer ceremony at the Sacred Heart Cultural Center off Greene Street in Augusta, Georgia on Thursday, May 3, 2012.
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Sara Caldwell/staff People stand and sing worship songs during the National Day of Prayer ceremony at the Sacred Heart Cultural Center off Greene Street in Augusta, Georgia on Thursday, May 3, 2012.
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Sara Caldwell/staff Doctor Mac Bowman (center), with Augusta Heart Associates- University Hospital, prays after his introduction during the 23rd annual Mayor's Prayer Luncheon in the North Augusta Community Center in North Augusta, South Carolina on Thursday, May 3, 2012.
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Sara Caldwell/staff Jennifer Parker sings worship songs during the 23rd annual Mayor's Prayer Luncheon in the North Augusta Community Center in North Augusta, South Carolina on Thursday, May 3, 2012.

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