HATTIESBURG, MS. - The city of Hattiesburg and Mayor Johnny DuPree hosted its annual National Prayer Day breakfast Thursday at the Lake Terrace Convention Center.
A Jackson Pastor, Dr. Jerry Young helped lead today's service prayer.
Mayor Johnny DuPree said, “It is the one thing that pulls us all together."
He continued, "You know when you have natural disasters we all pray, when you have personal disasters we all pray, you know when things happen in our lives that we can’t control, we all pray."
"It’s the one thing that gives us hope, and that is what it is, Jesus is hope.”
More than 400 residents attended.