Students Plan Nationwide Event “See You at the Pole”

Students plan prayers around school flagpoles

SAN DIEGO (AP)

Christian students at schools nationwide are planning to get up early Wednesday to gather and pray before class around their school flagpoles.

Organizers of the annual “See You at the Pole” event predict that between one million and two million students will participate this year.

“See You at the Pole” began 20 years ago in Burleson, Texas, and offers young Christians a chance to pray for each other, their schools and their country at the beginning of each academic year.

National coordinator Doug Clark says the gatherings often inspire students to plan Bible studies or outreach events for their non-Christian classmates.

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