National Family Prayer Altar

Uniting the Church, Healing the LandJune 16, 2022
National Family Prayer Altar

As world events continue to spark fear and uncertainty, Museum of the Bible and Pastors James and Sharon Ward invite hopeful believers of all ethnicities, cultural backgrounds, and Christian denominations to humbly and urgently gather in prayer.

When ancient Israel was facing similar times, God instructed the prophet Joel to call Israel to a solemn assembly and gather families for national prayer. Joel was specifically instructed to include children, to teach them the ways and faithfulness of God.

Jun 16, 2022 - Jun 16, 2022
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM EDT
Museum of the Bible
General Admission Free
In Person Event
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Tell your children about it in the years to come, and let your children tell their children, and their children another generation.
Joel 1:3 (NLT)

We are inviting families of all ethnicities, cultural backgrounds, and denominations to attend this special National Family Prayer Altar event at Museum of the Bible.

This in-person and livestreamed prayer service will be held Thursday, June 16, 2022, from 6:00–8:00 p.m. EDT, with special activities for children, youth, and young adults from 10:00 a.m. to noon. Registration for the service is free, and guests who wish to visit the museum during the day can enjoy 50% off their tickets with code NPA22. The youth event is an additional $4.99 that you can add to your June 16 ticket during checkout.

Don’t miss this wonderful opportunity to spend time together.


10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. — Special Youth Activities and Presentations

12:00 – 5:00 p.m. — Family Time to Explore the Museum

6:00–8:00 p.m. — National Family Prayer Altar Event and Livestream

Register Today

Attendance is free for this evening service in the World Stage Theater, but tickets are still required. Click below to select how you'd like to attend.

Also, registration for the National Family Prayer Altar does not include admission to the museum during the day. If you plan to visit the museum during our normal business hours, please purchase museum tickets here and use code NPA22 to receive a discount.

“If My people who are called by My name will humble themselves, and pray and seek My face, and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin and heal their land.”
2 Chronicles 7:14 (NKJV)

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