Mississippi prayer project: Remember, respect, reconnect with elderly

Wednesday, July 10, 2013
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Charlie Butts (OneNewsNow.com)

The nation is being called to honor and pray for the elderly later this month, on July 19. 

It's called the 7-1-9 Project and uses Psalms 71:9 as its foundation.

The scripture has King David, a man who had everything and everyone he needed, saying, "Do not cast me away when I am old; do not forsake me when my strength is gone."

Jeff Flinn is heading the 7-1-9 project, which is calling people to prayer for the elderly on July 19 at 7:19 pm local time.

Flinn

The 7-1-9 Project calls on Americans to do three things this July 19: to remember, respect and finds ways to reconnect with the elderly. 

On that day, Flinn asks believers "to join us in remembering the elderly that are in our communities and pray for them."

The goal, he says, it to "raise the flag of remembrance" to encourage people to think about the elderly who live in their community that often go unseen.

The 7-1-9 Project starts in Tupelo, Mississippi with music, prayer, special speakers and sharing of creative ideas to reconnect with aging. But it's an idea that will hopefully spread nationwide.

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