Pray For Our Leaders
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Published: January 05, 2017 1:12 pm AST
The NDP government ministers
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As residents continue to complain about economic hardship, crime and other problems affecting the Territory, government is inviting residents to join the 2nd Annual Territorial Interdenominational Service of Thanksgiving and Intercession to pray for the people and leaders of the Territory.

The Government of the Virgin Islands, in collaboration with Aglow International Virgin Islands Chapter, will host the service on Sunday, January 15 at 4:00 pm at the New Life Baptist Church under the theme, ‘We Beseech Thee, Oh Lord.’

Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon. Dr. Orlando Smith is encouraging Territory-wide participation in this worthwhile initiative as everyone unites to pray on behalf of these Virgin Islands.

"My government welcomes the opportunity to partner with the community and Aglow International as we recognise that we cannot do it alone.”

The Premier added, “As a leader of this Territory, I pray that God protects our families, our youth, and our Territory from natural and man made disasters, and that He arrests any problems threatening and destroying the fabric of our society.”

According to government, the service is designed to bring the community together to collectively thank God for his protection through 2016 and to invite his guidance, protection and favour on the government and the people of the Territory in 2017.
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Oh really now. So we must pray for you jokers who all you're doing is lying to us, squandering our hard earn tax payer dollars amongst other things...oh wait did I say LYING!!! strups. Imagine me going to the lord in prayer asking him to watch over corruption **side eye** these ppl crazy!! I... more
January 06 at 11:50am | Like4 People like this.   Dislike
Those 5 OGs need prayers? lol smh
January 06 at 10:55am | Like2 People like this.   Dislike
Me Too | Report Abuse
The wicked grin on dem faces. Help us O Lord.
January 06 at 9:40am | Like3 People like this.   Dislike
I BORN HERE | Report Abuse
Pray for them FOR WHAT!!!!!!! to continue sinking this country I WILL NOT BE PRAYING FOR THEM!!!
January 06 at 8:05am | Like3 People like this.   Dislike2 People dislike this.
Albion | Report Abuse
Lord alone knows, they need guidance.
January 05 at 9:23pm | Like4 People like this.   Dislike2 People dislike this.
ndp heckler | Report Abuse
Only now them remember the lord?
January 05 at 7:50pm | Like6 People like this.   Dislike
pray dey term hurry finish
January 05 at 6:41pm | Like12 People like this.   Dislike
Help us Lord!!!! | Report Abuse
The God of father Abraham, Issac, Jacob and Jesus the son of the living God, will not be present at that church service.
The NDP need to repentent, turn to God from their wicked ways, and seek God.
Only then, will God hear our prayers, and heal the land.

Too much corruption in NDP Government! I... more
January 05 at 3:26pm | Like19 People like this.   Dislike
Prayers won't help the PLAYERS!!!
We need Prayers with good intentions and hard work to take us from these difficulties.
January 05 at 3:17pm | Like12 People like this.   Dislike
Genisis | Report Abuse
Yeah right! Pray for them to continue to mismanage our tax paying dollars and London don't come take over!
January 05 at 2:25pm | Like9 People like this.   Dislike
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