Lancaster County National Day of Prayer 2017

"O Lord, Listen! O Lord, Forgive! O Lord, Hear and Act! For Your Sake, O My God..."

— DANIEL 9:19 —

Celebration of Prayer & Worship


Thursday, May 4, 2017 | 6:00 – 8:00 pm at Lititz Springs Park

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Featuring prayer leader Beau Eckert of Calvary Church, worship with Pastor Doug Plank from Crossway Church, One A-Chord, a 100-voice choir and keynote prayer speaker and best-selling author Josh McDowell. An offering will be received.

Food Vendors

Food vendors—including Hess's Barbecue and Good Life Ice Cream & Treats—will be on-site from 4 - 7:30 pm.

What to Bring

Don't forget to bring your own blankets and lawn chairs.

Community Prayer Gatherings

Community Prayer Gatherings consist of churches, community public buildings, and breakfast restaurants around the county opening up their doors for prayer.


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Motorcycle Ride Around the County

Join riders from Christian Motorcyclists Association for a fun and scenic motorcycle ride around the county on Thursday, May 4. Strategic prayer stops are planned in celebration of the National Day of Prayer.


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Youth Edition

Join us at the Youth Edition of the Lancaster County National Day of Prayer. Meet with thousands of other teens and youth groups as we worship and pray!


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Keynote Speaker

Josh McDowell

Lancaster County National Day of Prayer is pleased to welcome Josh McDowell as the keynote speaker at the 2017 Celebration of Prayer & Worship on Thursday, May 4, 2017, at Lititz Springs Park.

A trailblazer for truth and relationships, Josh McDowell has been at the forefront of cultural trends and ground-breaking ministry for over five decades. Josh shares the essentials of the Christian faith in everyday language so that youth, families, churches, leaders and individuals of all ages are prepared for the life of faith and the work of the ministry.

Since 1961, Josh has delivered more than 26,000 talks to over 25 million people in 125 countries. He is the author or co-author of 140 books, including More Than a Carpenter and New Evidence That Demands a Verdict, recognized by World Magazine as one of the top 40 books of the twentieth century. Josh's books are available in over 100 different languages.


Join us for the Celebration of Prayer & Worship