By: Staff Reports | Gwinnett Citizen

Community prayer in Buford

By Dennis Washington

After watching and listening to resent events of past days taking place around the country, and feeling an urgency to act, Rev. Avery Headd, Pastor Poplar Hill Baptist Church in Buford, GA. did just that.

FB IMG 1468609661945190Having a Heart and mind that’s tendered toward GOD and His people, Rev. Headd got busy reaching out to Clergy, Civic, Law Enforcement, and citizens of the community. The idea was for all to come together, asking GOD through prayer to Heal the Land. 

The event called “Community Prayer, Let there be peace, Let it begin”, took place Sunday 6:00pm in Buford city park.  

A challenge was given to all, remember the principal this great nation was built upon, “In GOD We Trust” and be willing to stand as “one nation under GOD, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.”

FB IMG 1468609661945190Community leaders in attendance were, Rev. David Brunson, Rev. Jeff Coleman, Rev. Marion Sailor, Rev. Terry Cohron, Rev. Joey Grissom, Rev. Betty Earls, Chaplin Booker, Major Curtis Clemons, State Rep. David Clark, Chairman Board of Commissioners Charlotte Nash, and Ashton Hughes.