The People’s Church Assembly of God organized a special service of prayer for the nation to coincide with the 69th Independence Day celebrations. This was held at the Cathedral of Christ the Living Savior on Bauddhaloka Mawatha in Colombo 7 and all Christian denominations were represented at the service. The service of prayer was held to seek God’s blessings on all Sri Lankans and on the country. Prayers were specially offered for the country that the independence and freedom received would be carried forward under the blessing and protection of God. Messages and prayers were offered in all three languages – Sinhala, Tamil and English. The final message and blessing for the Nation was done by the Bishop of Colombo Rt. Rev. Dhiloraj Canagasabey. Pastor Vernon spoke to Swarga TV about this service.