National Day of Prayer events in Tupelo

By NEMS Daily Journal

Two National Day of Prayer observances are planned in Tupelo today.
The first event, “A time of Prayer and Fasting,” will be held in the west end of the BancorpSouth Arena at 7 a.m. and will be sponsored by Mission Mississippi, a group promoting fellowship and understanding between black and white Christians.
The second event will begin at 12:15 p.m. at Tupelo City Hall. Speakers will include Mayor Jack Reed Jr., the Rev. Chad Grayson of Tupelo First Baptist Church and the Rev. Bill Bradford of Lawndale Presbyterian Church.