Franklin Graham Announces National Prayer March in Washington

WASHINGTON (BP) — Evangelist Franklin Graham is asking Americans to join him in a Washington prayer march Sept. 26 to plead for God to save the nation from its present distress.

“Our communities are hurting. Our people are divided, and there’s fear and uncertainty all around us,” Graham said in a video announcing the event. “So let’s join together and do the most important thing, and that is to pray.”

Amid a global COVID-19 pandemic and an international uprising decrying injustice and racism, the president and CEO of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association and Samaritan’s Purse is asking the nation to place its hope in God.

“America is in trouble. It’s in distress. But we do have hope and that hope is in our Almighty God,” he said in the video posted at

Ronnie Floyd, president and CEO of the Southern Baptist Convention Executive Committee, said he’s excited about the initiative.

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Source: Baptist Press