September 29, 2023

An annual back-to-school prayer occasion is ready for Sunday night.

Final yr, greater than 1,800 folks, younger and previous, from over 100 church buildings gathered to pay at faculties throughout Lake, Sumter and surrounding counties.

A prayer circle fashioned in August 2022 at Wildwood Center Excessive College.

This yr’s occasion is ready for 7 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 6. You’ll be able to signal as much as take part at 

“In communities, the native college shouldn’t be solely the middle of exercise but in addition nice alternative and we imagine that ‘So goes the varsity, so goes the group.’ With these ideas in thoughts, we have now requested the query, ‘How does a group companion collectively and community invaluable sources to help its native college?’ It’s this query together with challenges that our communities, state and nation are dealing with that has prompted native leaders to hitch collectively and companion to hope,” stated one of many leaders of the annual prayer occasion, Pastor Sidney Brock of Heritage Group Church in Fruitland Park.