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Local Gideons and Carmi Ministerial Association Will Host Prayer Walk Saturday

The local Gideons and the Carmi Ministerial Association will be hosting a Prayer Walk this Saturday, September 28th beginning at 9:00 a.m. Local Gideon, Art Saunders and Greg Grant, Senior Minister of the First Christian Church and member of the Carmi Ministerial Association were guests on Thursday’s Open Line and Art talked about how the Prayer Walk came about…

Saunders said that last year over 100 people from Carmi and the surrounding community, members and non-members of many area churches participated in the Prayer Walk. They are hoping to draw and even larger crowd at this Saturday’s walk because as both gentlemen said, “Prayer makes a difference.” The Prayer Walk will begin at Veterans Memorial Park across for the Carmi Light and Water office in downtown Carmi. Greg Grant talked about what participants can expect on the Prayer Walk and the route they will take…

Grant said that prayer leaders will lead the prayers at each station…

The Carmi Ministerial Association who is co-sponsoring the Prayer Walk along with the local Gideons is comprised of ministerial staff from area churches in the Greater Carmi area. The Association meets once a month on the first Wednesday of the month to organize events and gatherings throughout the year, such as the Prayer Walk, a Thanksgiving Service, a Patriotic Service, and a Good Friday Service. One of the main functions of the Carmi Ministerial Association is overseeing and being a sounding board for the Carmi Compassion Center.

Art Saunders explained the history and role of the local Gideons…

Both the Carmi Ministerial Association and the local Gideons will have a presence at year’s Carmi Corn Days Celebration, October 11th and 12th. Greg spoke about the Gospel Concert that the Carmi Ministerial Association is putting on…

Art, in addition to his role as a Kiwanis member, says the Gideons will also be a part of Corn Days…

The Prayer Walk begins this Saturday at 9:00 a.m. at Veterans Memorial Park in downtown Carmi.