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Florida Governor Issues Proclamation of Day of Prayer for Unity


Scott.jpgIn light of the tensions from the recent Zimmerman trial, Florida Governor Rick Scott issued the following proclamation for a Statewide Day of Prayer for Unity in Florida:
 
WHEREAS, the people of Florida are strong and optimistic people who band together in times of crisis; and
 
WHEREAS, Florida has faced many challenges before - including natural disasters - with a spirit of unity and perseverance; and
 
WHEREAS, the death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin is a tragedy; and the Martin family, the family of George Zimmerman, and all those affected by Trayvon's death remain in our thoughts and prayers; and
 
WHEREAS, emotions are running high as we continue to grieve the loss of Trayvon and the toll that the tragic events surrounding his death have taken on the community of Sanford, Florida, and other communities across our state; and
 
WHEREAS, tragic events compel us to a time of deep reflection and prayer to find strength and peace in uncertainty; and
 
WHEREAS, Floridians are unified in not only their resilience, but also in being a people of great humility, kindness, and compassion;
 
NOW, THEREFORE, I, Rick Scott, Governor of the State of Florida, do hereby declare
Sunday, July 21, 2013, as a STATEWIDE DAY OF PRAYER FOR UNITY IN FLORIDA.

Believers everywhere are encourage to join in prayer effort, asking God to bring our nation back to Him as the only source of peace and salvation.

Prayer Connect magazine.
 

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