National Day of Prayer

On May 3, 2018
Christ followers from across the Nation will gather for prayer.
The Church of Metro Washington DC celebrates annually in dozens of observances across the region.
​Three special observances occur on Capitol Hill...
Capital Region Day of Prayer
An Observance of the National Day of Prayer
Theme & Verse
Make every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace.
(Ephesians 4:3)
​Come together across denominations, generations, racial and ethnic diversities.

2:00 - 3:30pm: Prayer gathering for all DMV pastors and ministry leaders at the Rayburn House Office Building; Gold Room #2168 (45 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20515). Please enter the building off of Independence Avenue and leave plenty of time to pass through security. Please let us know you are coming!

REGISTER ​(free)

4:00 - 6:30pm: Observance of the Capital Region National Day of Prayer (CRNDP) on the West Lawn of the Capitol.  This observance has been faithfully led locally by the CRDP Steering Committee for 34 years. All are welcome to attend this gathering! 

7:30 - 9:00pm: Observance of the National Day of Prayer (location in or in the vicinity of the Capitol TBD). This observance is sponsored by the National Day of Prayer Task Force whose mission is to mobilize prayer in America and to encourage personal repentance and righteousness in the culture.

Please join in this rich history of the National Day of Prayer signed into law by Congress in 1952. 
What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the Capital Region Day of Prayer events?
We encourage you to use Metro since parking options are limited. The nearest Metro stops are Capitol South and Federal Center SW stations located on the Blue, Orange & Silver lines. 
Whom do I contact with any questions?
Pastors and ministry leaders prayer gathering: Eric Teitelman 
​Capital Region National Day of Prayer gathering: Cheryl Walker
​National Day of Prayer Task Force: Dion Elmore
Who are the sponsors of this event?
OneHeartDC is partnering with the International Christian Host Coalition (ICHC) and David's Tent on these events.
History of the National Day of Prayer
The National Day of Prayer is an annual observance held on the first Thursday of May, inviting people of all faiths to pray for the nation. It was created in 1952 by a joint resolution of the United States Congress, and signed into law by President Harry S. Truman. More details can be found here
Thursday, May 3, 2:00pm to 6:00pm
West Lawn U.S. Capitol
East Capitol St & 1st St SE 1st Street on West Side of the Capitol Building
Washington , DC
United States