Faith Leaders Invite Denver Community to Pray, Act and Trust
Denver Mayor Michael B. Hancock’s faith council is organizing a citywide effort during the month of April called “Pray Act Trust:” Pray in unity with our neighbors, Act to assist others where we can, and Trust in our Father in Heaven that all will work out. Community involvement will be recognizable through the hashtag #prayacttrust
Activities for the month will kick off tomorrow with a phone call for all members of the community. Pastor Del Phillips will introduce the month-long campaign, followed by several members of local clergy offering prayer. The kick-off will run from 12-12:30. All are welcome to participate on the call. Call in number is 425-436-6392 Access Code 485444. The audio will also be available on Pastor Del’s Facebook page (see below).
Each day during the month of April join the community in service. How? Each daily act of service is consistent with Shelter in Place guidelines. These daily options help members of the community connect in spite of social restrictions while also creating positive impacts in their own lives and those of their neighbors. This will be similar to what we experience during the Christmas season with the 30 days of Light the World. These ideas will be at https://www.prayacttrust.com/.
Sunday, April 5th will be a citywide day of fasting and prayer. A list of community charities will be provided where a fast offering can be made.
See the Facebook link for Pastor Del’s facebook live inviting us all to join.
We can come together in the midst of coronavirus quarantine. Join us daily for prayer at noon, perform a daily act of service, and trust God.
Wednesday – April 1
Commit to pray every day for the next 30 days. Join us live for group prayer on Facebook or by calling in. Call in number is 425-436-6392 Access Code 485444.
Thursday – April 2
Write a thank you note to someone. It could be instant gratitude via email, or a tangible thank you card in the mail.
Friday – April 3
Offer to do a grocery run for someone else. If you are high risk, let someone else serve you and do a grocery run for you.
Saturday – April 4
Find a story with good news. Forward it to five friends.
Sunday – April 5
Join the community in a day of fasting and prayer.
Monday – April 6
Donate the money you would have spent on your meals yesterday (or more!) and donate it to a local charitable organization.
Tuesday – April 7
Cheer up the neighborhood walk. Chalk the sidewalks with messages and pictures of hope and joy. Make sure to tag your work #PrayActTrust
The theme of the month comes from Psalms. “I will say of the LORD, He is my refuge and my fortress: my God; in him will I trust. – Psalms 91:2
As our beloved prophet President Nelson recently shared, “Our Heavenly Father and His Son Jesus Christ know us, love us, and are watching over us. Of that we can be certain.
“These unique challenges will pass in due time. I remain optimistic for the future. I know the great and marvelous blessings that God has in store for those who love Him and serve Him. I see evidence of His hand in this holy work in so many ways.”
As we all unite in prayer, act in service, and trust in God, we will be lifted in the joy amidst our circumstances. #PrayActTrust
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