MT. VERNON — — Members of the community gathered Thursday afternoon at the Jefferson County Courthouse to commemorate National Day of Prayer, with the theme, "Pray for America." The District 80 Third Grade Chorus participated, singing the National Anthem and the song, "Pray for America." Prayers were offered by Benton Fitzjerrells for government; Tim Reynolds for churches; Capt. Anthony Williams for the military; Dora Riley for the family; Scott Porter for education; Brian Fuller for media; Jim Czerwinski for business; and Bud Storey with a benediction. A welcome was given by Norma Colwell and additional special music was performed by Dr. Dee Ann Schnautz.