Join the City of Chicago for a Chicago Day of Prayer & Thanksgiving

November 1, 2021

No matter where you live, or how you worship – prayer is universal. On November 6, Chicagoans across all denominations in all of Chicago’s 77 neighborhoods will pause for a shared moment of prayer for COVID-safe holidays. This moment will also offer a reminder that everyone needs to be fully vaccinated by November 11 to be able to celebrate Thanksgiving safely.

Here are two ways to get involved:

  • Spread the Word & Join a Local Prayer: Join a local observance of the Day of Prayer on November 6th and spread the word on any local events happening in your community.
  • Host a Street-Corner-Prayer for Healing in Your Community: If you’re a faith leader interested in hosting a Chicago Day of Prayer at your place of worship, register today and we will follow up with more information and resources for your event.

All faiths and denominations are welcome.

If you have any questions about Chicago Day of Prayer, contact Minister Sandra Robinson Cunningham at

Land Acknowledgment

The Parliament of the World's Religions is headquartered in the City of Chicago, the traditional homelands of the Council of the Three Fires: the Ojibwe, Odawa, and Potawatomi Nations, and other tribes such as the Miami, Ho-Chunk, Menominee, Sac, and Fox. 

PoWR recognizes and respects Indigenous Peoples as traditional stewards of this land. We remain committed to the advancement of dignity and justice for Indigenous Peoples’ and their communities in the region and around the world.

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