(Calhoun, Ga.) -- Gordon Hospital, a member of Adventist Health System, invites the public to attend the annual Circle the Hospital in Prayer even held on Thursday, May 4 in observance of the National Day of Prayer.

Circle the hospital in Prayer is organized by the Gordon Hospital Christian Service Committee. The event is meant to bring together those in the community who believe in prayer as well as to further Gordon Hospital’s mission of extending the healing ministry of Christ to all they serve.

Between 12:15 and 12:25 p.m. participants will be asked to form a continuous circle along the chalk line around the hospital. Upon arrival, each person will be asked to pray from their hearts or pray from the card provided by the chaplain. Public service sirens will sound at 12:30 p.m. to begin prayer. Then at 12:33 p.m., public service sirens will sound again to signal the end of the prayer.

In case of inclement weather, Circle the Hospital in Prayer will be moved inside the hospital.

About Gordon Hospital

Founded in 1935, Gordon Hospital is proud to be a member of Adventist Health System. With 45 hospitals in nine states, Adventist Health System is a faith-based healthcare organization headquartered in Altamonte Springs, Florida. A national leader in quality, safety, employee engagement, and patient satisfaction, Adventist Health System’s more than 80,000 employees maintain a tradition of whole-person health by caring for the physical, emotional, and spiritual needs of every patient.