Residents and leaders of Pine Bluff are coming together for an hour of power through prayer for the growth and prosperity of the city. Participants will be meeting at local churches throughout the community, according to a news release.


“Please mark your calendars for this wonderful opportunity to gather in unity and prayer,” according to the release.


Prayer sessions will be held at 6 p.m. on the following dates at these churches:


• Sept 1 — Kings Highway Baptist Church, 2312 W. Fluker St.; 870-536-3763. The Rev. Anthony Howard is the pastor.


• Sept 8 — Old St. James Missionary Baptist Church, 4512 S Ohio St.; 870-536-7654. The Rev. David M. Smith is the pastor.


• Sept 15 — Full Council Church Pine Bluff, 517 S. Cherry St.; 870-536-9673. The pastor is S. Vincent Johnson.


• Sept 22 — Forrest Park Assembly of God, 3206 S. Hazel St.; 870-535-5642. The Rev. Willie Gordon is the pastor.


• Sept 29 — St. Peter Catholic Church, 207 E. 16th Ave.; 870-534-6418. Father Siprianus Ola Rotok is the pastor.