City of Selma participates in National Day of Prayer

Published 9:02 am Friday, May 7, 2021

The city of Selma participated in a National Day of Prayer on Thursday morning at the Edmunites Building.

Local pastors and city officials participated in the prayer breakfast. The prayers centered around healing the city, county and country with the goal of becoming a unified nation.

Morgan Academy soccer player Wilks Chittom opened the event with a prayer and blessed the food.

Col. Brook Rollins and MSGT Alex Rollins, JROTC instructors at Southside High School, and JROTC Cadet Carmello Craig, presented the colors.

Dallas County Probate Judge Jimmy Nunn, City Council President Billy Young, Council members Michael Johnson, Sam Randolph, Christie Thomas, Atkin Jemison and Lesia James all participated in the event.

Pastors who participated in the program: John E. Grayson (Gospel Tabernacle), Steve Kopp (Memorial United Methodist Church), Daniel Martin (Bethel Church), David Nichols (Crosspoint Christian Church), Bob Armstrong (Blue Jean Church), Stephen Smith (Pine Glen Community Church), Mark Andrews (No Limit Church), Jonathan Chappelle (Selma Church of God), Michael Liles (Orrville Baptist Church), Rod Rodchester (Dallas Avenue Baptist Church), Tim Mathis (Westwood Baptist Church), and Travis Barnes (Barrett Road United Methodist Church).