Local families and church leaders gathered on Thursday, May 2 for the National Day of Prayer at Towne Square Park in Steiner Ranch.
Sabryna and Dan Taggart and family welcomed everyone to the event. Olivia Helmund sang the national anthem and “Amazing Grace”.
Community members and church leaders — including Matt Gillum, Austin Baptist Church; the Melissa and Walker Workman family; Tonya Parrot, Austin Christian Fellowship; the David and Kelly Thate family; Keri Wooton; Christy Mumma; Michael Spooner; Jayme Cradwell; Annie Mandrala; the Burton and Kristine Hackney family; the Julie Petrucelli family; and the Cindy Ung family — prayed for families, the nation and its leaders, elected officials, first responders and the military, schools, education, administrators and teachers, local leaders, local churches, the media, Austin and Four Points.
Photos by Lynette Haaland