Volunteers sought for Bible-reading marathon

first_img Readers are still needed for the 2011 Bible Reading Marathon, especially during the hours from midnight until 6 a.m.“In the past, Troy University students have filled many of the late night and early morning slots but finals will be going on so we haven’t had as many readers from the university sigh up,” Walker said.“We still have daytime and early evening slots. We invite church groups, clubs, organizations, families and individuals to be readers. We will read continually from 7 p.m. Sunday until noon on Thursday.“There have been a couple of times that we have halted reading for a while due to the weather. But each year, we have read the entire Bible and started back with the New Testament. That is our mission.”For more information or to reserve a reading time, call Linda Adams at the Salem-Troy Baptist Association at 566-1538. Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Skip Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Latest Stories Published 7:36 pm Wednesday, April 27, 2011 “This is the fifth year that we have participated in the Bible Reading Marathon, which is a national event held in conjunction with the U.S. Capitol Bible Reading Marathon,” Walker saidThe U.S. Capitol Bible Reading Marathon was established in 1990 and brings hundreds of believers to the West front of the Capitol to read aloud the entire Word of God.Walker said that the public reading of God’s Holy Word will call the nation to return to God’s precepts and will lay a solid foundation for the National Day of Prayer. By Jaine Treadwell By The Penny Hoarder Print Article Around the WebDoctor: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Health VideosIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthGet Fortnite SkinsTCGThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancel You Might Like Senate OKs budget with teacher cuts MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Legislature is close to making it official that Alabama’s public schools will have 1,125 fewer… read more Email the author The people of Pike County are invited to participate in the Bible Reading Marathon, which begins on Sunday at the Gazebo in downtown Troy.The Salem-Troy Baptist Association is once again sponsoring the Bible Reading Marathon, which will open with a time of prayer at 6:30 p.m. Sunday and conclude with a prayer service at the Gazebo at noon on Thursday, the National Day of PrayerThe Rev. Averyt Walker, Association director of missions, will begin the 90 continuous hours of Bible reading from Genesis at 7 p.m. Sunday. Scores of people will then read in 15-minute intervals through Revelation. Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson “The Bible Reading Marathon is an event of the American Bible Society that is planned to coincide with the National Day of Prayer,” Walker said.“It’s a community wide event and people of all denominations are invited to participate, as readers and as those who come to hear God’s Word. Reading the Bible publicly brings honor and glory to God and attention to the Bible and the God of the Bible.”The Bible Reading Marathon concludes on the National Day of Prayer, which brings awareness to world conditions as people come together to pray for the country and its civic and religious leaders.“The Bible tell us that God’s Word will not return to him void,” Walker said. “We will read God’s Word and leave the rest to God’s will.” Book Nook to reopen Volunteers sought for Bible-reading marathon Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Sponsored Content Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies Are…last_img

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