Several ceremonies are planned across Eastern Carolina Thursday for the National Day of Prayer.
Republican Governor Pat McCrory was in Greenville for a ceremony at the Pitt County Courthouse. The event was at noon.
Other events include:
Freedom Fountain, Jacksonville, 12 p.m.
Lenoir County Courthouse, Kinston, 12 p.m.
Union Point Park, New Bern, 11 a.m.
Jamesville Community Event, Jamesville, 6:30 p.m.
You can search for events in your town by visiting the National Day of Prayer website.
National Day of Prayer is always the first Thursday in May. It's a government-proclaimed day that encourages people to celebrate their faith through prayer.