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Local Pastor Opens U.S. Senate Hearing With Prayer

Posted: 6:45 PM, Jun 09, 2016
Updated: 2016-06-09 23:45:18Z

A local pastor helped open a recent U.S. Senate hearing with a prayer.

Grace Chapel Senior Pastor Steve Berger served as Guest Chaplain to the Senate, delivering the opening prayer Thursday.

Grace Chapel has been located in Leiper’s Fork.

The tradition of opening the Senate with a prayer goes back to the earliest days of the nation.