prayer events held on Wednesday throughout the U.S. and in several other
3:10—“Speak, for your servant is listening” (NIV). Organizers said students
earnestly prayed early Wednesday morning for God to bring a moral and spiritual
awakening to their campuses and nations.
Ministries, which helps to coordinate the annual event, said each See You at the
Pole gathering serves as a springboard for unity among teens. “Young people have
taken unprecedented leadership through this to have a positive impact at their
schools,” he said.
official Web site points out that the prayer event is not a demonstration, a
political rally, “nor a stand for or against anything.”
flagpole, or somewhere else if you don't have one, to pray for their school,
friends, teachers, government and their country.”
apolitical and solely spiritual ambitions of See You at the Pole’s student-led
prayer movement, activists concerned with a clear separation of church and state
often pay close attention to adult involvement at the flagpoles—especially area
free legal services to students whose schools attempt to block them from
participating in See You at the Pole events.
Pole rallies, including Guam, South Korea, Japan, Turkey, Ivory Coast and
Australia. —Paul Steven Ghiringhelli