The National Day of Prayer will be held in at least two locations around the lake this year.
Central Bank in Osage Beach will conduct a short service at 7:30 a.m. Thursday, May 2.
The Westlake Ministerial Alliance event is scheduled for noon May 2 at the Lake West Christian Academy on Highway 5 in Sunrise Beach.
The NDP is an annual observance held on the first Thursday of May, inviting people of all faiths to pray for the nation. The mission of the National Day of Prayer is to mobilize prayer in America and to encourage personal repentance and righteousness in the culture.
The NDP belongs to all Americans. It is a day that transcends differences, bringing together citizens from all backgrounds. Representatives from Lake Area businesses, the media, municipalities, education, military organizations, law enforcement, emergency agencies and ministries will attend.