SPECIAL Members of the Bartow County National Day of Prayer committee take part in the proclamation designating May 5 as National Day of Prayer. Seated from left are Taylorsville Mayor Carey Rhodes, Cartersville Mayor Matt Santini, Commissioner Clarence Brown, Adairsville Mayor Evan King and White Mayor Chris Allen. Standing from left are David Franklin, County Clerk Kathy Gill, Sara Ramos, Jane Drew and Rev. Joe E. Edwards.
Standing from left are David Franklin, County Clerk Kathy Gill, Sara Ramos, Jane Drew and Rev. Joe E. Edwards.
As the chairman of the event's planning committee, The Church at Liberty Square's Rev. Joe E. Edwards believes Bartow's National Day of Prayer observance on Thursday is a concerted effort, with the community coming together across generational, denominational and racial lines.
"We feel very strongly that we're at a time in our nation and our world that everyone believes we need prayer," Edwards