The City of Killeen announced Monday that it will observe the National Day of Prayer on Thursday, May 5.

The public is invited to participate at City Hall, 101 N. College Street, beginning at noon.

The National Day of Prayer is an annual observance held on the first Thursday of May, inviting people of all faiths to pray for the nation. It was created in 1952 by a joint resolution of the United States Congress, and signed into law by President Harry S. Truman.