Invitation for all Immokalee Christians

We, in our community of Immokalee, have been suffering so much heartache the past few weeks with a cloud of death and depression blanketing our area. There have been two suicides of students enrolled at the high school since Christmas break, plus the suicide of another student who graduated less than five years ago, the unexpected ‘heart failure’ death of a 14-year old girl a few weeks ago, the life sentence recently given for murdering a former student a few years ago, another recent graduate the victim of an unsolved murder on the East coast where the young lady was attending college…on and on, the incidents continue to pile up. We’ve also witnessed the passing of several godly former employees of the Collier County Schools… Mrs. Florence Jelks, Mrs. Phyllis Fryson, and most recently Mrs. Beverly Pringle.

I know that many of you have been and are continuing to pray for our Immokalee families, but, as co-director with T.W. Mallory of the Immokalee Ministerial Alliance, we are calling on all our churches in town to join together and have a united ‘PRAYER WALK’ around Immokalee High and Middle Schools. I believe we need to reclaim the peace, health and prosperity that GOD intends for us to enjoy. It’s time for us to lay aside any denominational differences and take back all that the Enemy is trying to do to us.

Thursday, May 3 is the National Day of Prayer, and we are asking that everyone in the Immokalee community that believes in GOD and the power of prayer join with us at the Immokalee Parks and Rec pavilion on 1st Street for a walk of prayerful victory around the middle and high school campuses at 5:30 p.m. There are plenty of Biblical examples that could be used when united community prayer brought about positive changes. If you are unable to join with us, you can do the same individually.

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