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Birmingham police and locals prepare for prayer walk

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Birmingham police, community leaders and citizens will join together to hit the streets with a message of peace, a renewed push for non-violence and will pray for all on Saturday.

Since 2008, Prayer Force United, an organization of pastors, city leaders and intercessors from local churches have set-up walks throughout various neighborhoods in the City of Birmingham.

According to the organization, Prayer Force United was established to put the power of prayer to work in the streets of Birmingham. Each month, churches, ministries, leaders and citizens from all over the metropolitan area come together to walk through and pray over the most crime-ridden neighborhoods in the city. At times, hundreds have participated in the walks in which many say has improved community relations and decrease crimes in many communities.

On Saturday, May 11th, Prayer Force United and its supporters will hit the streets again for another walk in the Smithfield Community.

Below is a media release providing more information about the walk.




FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                Media Release No. 83 Friday, May 10, 2013, 9:10 A.M., CD1T                                                                 


Prayer Walk


The Birmingham Police Department reports that on Saturday, May 11, 2013, Birmingham Police Chief A.C. Roper will join with local Community Leaders and Churches for the Prayer Force United Prayer Walk.  


This event will begin at 9:30 a.m. with an indoor prayer meeting at 150 Reverend Abraham Woods Jr. Boulevard. The Smithfield Neighborhood Prayer Walk will start at 10:30 a.m.   


Please contact Eric Felty or Mark Hand at for additional information.





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