BATAVIA, OH (April 11, 2023) — Clermont County Commissioners invite the public to celebrate the National Day of Prayer on the steps of the Clermont County Common Pleas Courthouse on Thursday, May 4. The Courthouse is located at 270 E. Main St., Batavia. Bible readings will start at 11:30 a.m.
There will be a brunch for local clergy and Clermont County elected officials at 11 a.m. at the Batavia Armory.
At noon at the Courthouse, Commissioner David Painter will welcome attendees. There will be prayers from various clergy members and elected officeholders. The program includes the singing of God Bless America and the playing of Taps.
The National Day of Prayer is an annual day of observance held on the first Thursday of May. Congress passed a law formalizing the observance in 1952. Clermont County elected officials have celebrated the National Day of Prayer for more than 25 years.