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Valley groups participate in National Day of Prayer

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Two groups in the Valley joined more than 40,000 prayer gatherings taking place from coast to coast for the 63rd annual National Day of Prayer.

Many gathered in downtown Youngstown, beginning at 5:00 am, to pray for many across the nation.

"We still believe this is a nation in God we trust. So, we pray for our government, presidents, school, the businesses that God will bless the businesses," said Larry Stevens with the Youngstown city Regional Prayer Team.

In Hubbard, many joined together for National Prayer Day at Tylee Park. The service was a collaborative effort of Hubbard Christians In Action.

"All the churches take part in it, and not only here, but we have a food bank, we have a Salvation Army unit and provide for the community," said Chuck Hudak, Hubbard Christians in Action.

The theme for this year's National Prayer Day was "One voice united in prayer."

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