Groups to pray for lower prices at gas stations
Jul 28 03:41 PM US/Eastern
Divine Intervention?: Church Prays at the Pump for Lower Gas Prices
ST. LOUIS (AP) – Two prayer services will be held at St. Louis gas stations to thank God for lower fuel prices and to ask that they continue to drop. Darrell Alexander, Midwest co-chair of the Pray at the Pump movement, says prayer gatherings will be held Monday afternoon and evening at a Mobil station west of downtown St. Louis.
Participants say they plan to buy gas, pray and then sing “We Shall Overcome” with a new verse, “We’ll have lower gas prices.”
An activist from the Washington D.C. area, Rocky Twyman, started the effort, saying if politicians couldn’t lower gas prices, it was time to ask God to intervene.
The group thinks the prayer is helping, saying prices are starting to fall below $4 a gallon.
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Article found here. Are you freakin’ serious??? I’m not really religious but I always thought you were supposed to pray to God to help you get through tough times and help give people strength to overcome things. I think it would be different if these people are praying to God, in their CHURCH, not at a GAS STATION to ask for the strength to overcome a difficult financial time. I had no idea that we could ask God for things as if he was Santa Claus. Cause I’ve been wanting a laptop and Gene really needs a new car…