PacMoore Hosts Prayer Gatherings for National Day of Prayer on May 5, 2011

The National Day of Prayer is on May 5, encouraging personal repentance and righteousness in the American culture across the country.

PacMoore will be holding prayer gatherings throughout the day on Thursday at its two contract manufacturing facilities in Hammond and Mooresville, Indiana. In addition to a 24-hour prayer chain, both plants will be participating in prayer gatherings at 7:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. in Hammond, and at 7:30 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. in Mooresville. We will be praying for family, friends, customers, the community, the country and the world.

There will be food and prayer materials available for those who want to participate.

We invite our customers, clients, and their family and friends to send personal or company prayer requests, along with photos of people for whom we should pray. Prayer requests and photos can be sent to Chris Bekermeier at

The PacMoore team is committed to finding God in everything that we do, and to help people, communities and businesses receive the spiritual guidance they need to grow. On May 5, we invite you to take the time to pray for your loved ones and your country. Join us in the National Day of Prayer!

History of National Day of Prayer

  • 1775 – The first Continental Congress called for a National Day of Prayer
  • 1863 – Abraham Lincoln called for such a day.
  • 1952 – Congress established NDP as an annual event by a joint resolution, signed into law by President Truman.
  • 1988 – The law was amended and signed by President Reagan, designating the NDP as the first Thursday in May.

But why would we be well served to pray?

President Abraham Lincoln said “it is the duty of nations as well as men, to owe their dependence upon the overruling power of God.” On another occasion, he wrote: “I went to my room one day and I locked the door and got down on my knees before Almighty God and prayed to him mightily ….”