Pillsbury set forth a proclamation stating Thursday , April 26 as a day of prayer , fasting , and crying out to God to seek His intervention and mercy in this crisis . The proclamation called for the closing of every business and the closing of every school , but for churches to remain open , so the people could participate in corporate prayer . This would be a day for every man , woman and child in
Minnesota to seek the Lord in prayer , in their homes or houses of worship . Skeptics mocked him but he was undeterred .
As proclaimed , schools and businesses throughout the state were closed and the people humbly prayed and fasted .
The next day , April 27 began bright , sunny , and unusually warm . Temperatures continued to rise throughout the day and
BUDDY KELLEY LUTCF
AGENT 307 Main Ave . N . W . Cullman , AL 35055 bkelley @ alfains . com www . alfains . com / buddykelley