You sure got that right. If they do pray I do not think God will listen.
The purpose of this gathering is not political or legislative, but rather religious: to express our dependence upon God as a nation.
In the early days of our Republic, prayer services were held in Congress. Many have long since forgotten that, and Sundays service will be a reminder that worship is not incompatible with the legislative chambers of our government.
"Please pray along with our lawmakers, that they will have wisdom, especially as they cast the important vote on health care reform, and in all the other decisions they need to make."