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June 29, 2004
Albany- The sun has barely risen, and a group of more than 50 is already deep in prayer.
"We're here in the park that we built as a community to ask for greater power," says prayer organizer Peter Studl.
It's day two of 40 Mornings of Prayer. Participants gather at the Riverfront Park and pray for the nation, the city, and the leaders of both.
"We call it the Albany prayer movement. It's something beginning, and we're just going to let it go. We're not in control of it, we're just here participating," adds Studl.
Mary Carter explains why she decided to join the community prayer. "To come together to pray to God and ask for our city to be a place of refuge and a place where people can come and enjoy life, and the only way we can do that is if God is in this place."
Others say it's also unifying, a way to bring believers together from near and far.
"There's been churches and people praying and people meeting concerned about the needs of our community, about the needs of our country, the needs of our families. So, this is just another step that God has initiated," says Ginny Hayman.
"People have called us from Savannah and Chicago and South Carolina to tell us that they're also praying at this time. They heard about this," says Studl.
While they wait on the Lord to answer their prayers, participants say they leave with a renewed spirit.
"It definitely starts my day off right and especially to be together with people of faith that have the same heart and the same desire for the city of Albany. It's just a good thing and I'm so thankful that somebody had the heart to start this," Carter says.
Though the group prayers are scheduled for 40 days, organizers are hoping just as downtown development moves forward, so will a community that is unified by faith.
The community prayer is open to all denominations of believers and is held at the Riverfront Park from 7:30 to 8 AM rain or shine.