Golden K Meeting

Green shares history of National Day of Prayer

by Staff Reports

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At the May 2 meeting of White Oak Golden K are Rev. Carl Green, left, with club President Kirk Stallings.

Speaking to the White Oak Golden K Kiwanis Club May 2  was Rev. Carl Green. 

The club’s Spiritual Committee was in charge of the meeting and used the occasion to honor the National Day of Prayer and invited Rev. Green to deliver the presentation. 

In his remarks, Green gave the group a brief history of the National Day of Prayer and how it has developed over the history of the United States beginning with President George Washington. Green had personal stories about the power of prayer and told the group that prayer is a declaration of dependency on the greater power of God and is also about relationships with God. 

Green is pastor of Grace Community Fellowship, where he has served as senior pastor for 29 years. During the past 40 years as a minister he has served as a youth minister, associate pastor and senior pastor. Green holds a bachelor’s degree from Florida Bible College and a master’s degree from Toccoa Falls Graduate School He and his wife, Michael, have seven children and 31 grandchildren.


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