Skip to comments.60,000 pray in Times Square! (Media fails to notice this most unusual event)
Posted on 09/21/2009 7:29:39 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
NEW YORK You can see most anything at Times Square in Manhattan.
But 60,000 people praying? That's an unusual site in the heart of Broadway.
Yet, that's just what happened there yesterday for one hour from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. in a Christian rally called Prayer in the Square.
Event organizers from Time Square Church had expected some 15,000. But their expectations were far exceeded at the third event of its kind in the last three years.
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who helped the church cut through the red tape necessary to hold such an event, addressed the crowd.
"It's a little strange for me to be up here," he said. "I'm a Jew. But I just celebrated Rosh Hoshana, our new year. So I guess it's appropriate for me to wish you all a happy new year."
Despite the magnitude of the event, no major media covered it even in the center of the media world on a slow news day.
More than 200 churches joined with the Times Square Church in promoting the rally to pray for the city and the nation.
A 180-voice choir sang worship songs and the entire event was simulcast on the News Astrovision screen at One Times Square and on several radio stations. Carter Conlon, pastor of the Times Square Church, said preceding the event that this Prayer in the Square might be the last.
"The Lord called us to host, fund and organize this event for the last three years," he said. "He told us that the first year would establish credibility with the city, and we have received positive feedback from various city agencies, including the office of the Mayor himself, commending us for honesty, order, and keeping our word.
(Excerpt) Read more at wnd.com ...
Praise the Lord!
Pray for America
NICE! Funny how I have not seen this anywhere else.
This not getting the news out media black out is getting old. People need to make their own news programs and post them on YouTube.
OH great, more mobsters I didn’t know about /s.
(Thanks for the post or I truly wouldn’t have known about this. Another reason to come to FR for news each day).
Wow! And Bloomberg assisted? Amazing. Praise God!
It doesn’t really matter if the media fail to notice prayer.
Its real power lies in the One Who is listening.
lol they dont need the media to be heard....
thanks for posting
With the word out, it could be 750,000 next time.
I was at a conference one time where all of the participants held hands and said The Lord's Prayer. It was awesome!
It could be the prayer heard round the world and beyond!
Bloomberg appears to be apologizing for even being there....
Imagine if 5 million showed up.
|Prayer in the Square 2009|
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|Pastor Carter Conlon opening prayer,Prayer in the square 2009|
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|Prayer in the square 09,mayor Bloomberg and live performance"Blessed be your name"|
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Bump for later.
PRAYER IN THE SQUARE (Youtube)
Ping to your lists!
Normal progaganda coverage...nothing to see here.
Never heard of this, until now.
It’s simply another sign of the times in which we are living. The MSM/Left cabal honestly feel,hope, if God is ignored He will go away. And actually, He will. But it’s only temporary because the day will come when everyone has to face Him on His terms and His turf. Uh oh.
Jesus told us to pray in private, to go into our closet and pray in private, and our Father would reward us publicly.
To me it’s much more a matter of encouragement for millions of Christians across the country, than to make an impression on the MSM/Lefties. Our agreement is with God Himself, through Jesus, and it doesn’t matter one little bit what anyone else thinks!
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