Date: February 10, 2014
Press Release: Immediate Release
Contact Person: Bob Hataway 817-320-0567
15th Annual National Day of Prayer for Truckers 2014
Chaplain Joe Hunter
The 15th Annual
National Day of Prayer for Truckers will be conducted March 29, 2014 at
the Truckers Pavilion located in the Papa John Stadium parking lot in
Louisville, KY at 6:00PM.
The program will
be presented in conjunction with the 43rd Annual Mid-America Trucking
Show in Louisville. Shuttle buses will operate between the Truckers
Pavilion in the parking lot and the exhibition halls.
President of TruckStop Ministries, will voice
the prayer. Chaplain Joe is heard daily on the Dave Nemo
Truckers show on XM Radio. His Chaplains and Trucker Chapels are
in truck stops nationwide and have provided spiritual guidance to
Justice will present special music. Tony Justice has been an
over the road trucker for 14 years as a second generation truck driver.
His most recent
album, “On the Road,” is distributed at major truck stop chains, from
Travel Centers of America to Pilot/Flying J. His music is
also available online at iTunes, Google Play, Amazon and his website
tonyjusticemusic.com. His music career is moving up.
of America/Petro introduced the “Justice Burger,” named in his
honor. “It’s cool,” Justice said of the burger, which comes with a
free sampling of his new album for those who try it. “It’s a great
President of TransAlive USA, will serve as MC. Hataway stated, "It
is an honor to be involved with the National Day of Prayer for Truckers
each year. With the economy, and the weather conditions, truckers
need our prayer constantly."
Sixteen years ago Bob Hataway and Joe Hunter met at the Mid
America Trucking Show and planned the first National Day of Prayer for
Truckers. It has now grown to include truckers worldwide. Hataway
stated, "With 21st century internet technology, we can now include
Each year, at the
National Day of Prayer for Truckers, we acknowledge those who make a
difference in the industry. We can never say enough about
those who seek to help drivers and their families.
Jerry & Jewel Lusher
Dorothy Cox, as
a writer for 15 years with The Trucker Newspaper, has promoted the
image of drivers. She has worked tirelessly with Truckers Against
Trafficking and in her spare time writes and records gospel music.
We will also
recognize Jerry and Jewel Lusher for their
service to drivers and their families as well. The Lusher’s serve as ambassadors for TruckStop Ministries visiting the chapels
located in truck stops across the country.
They have used
their music talent sharing in concerts, chapel services, and
ministering one on one with drivers.
They travel 1000s of miles each year serving the industry.
National Day of
Prayer for Truckers is also recognizing Candy Bass, an owner operator
for over 40 years. Candy has worked as a driver and
given of her time to ensure the role for women in
trucking. She has equally worked tirelessly with the Susan G. Komen Foundation in the cure for breast cancer.
truckers who cannot attend to stop for a moment at 6:00PM, their local
time, to pray for truckers and their families. Prayers offered at local
times across the country will ensure prayers throughout the evening.
carriers, trucking companies, company drivers, owner operators, vendors,
truck stops, receivers, and shippers to set aside a moment of silence
at 6:00PM on March 29, 2013 for prayer for truckers and their families.
MATS are encouraged to join the National Day of Prayer for Truckers at
the Truckers Pavilion at Papa John Stadium parking lot. Shuttle buses
are available between the pavilion and the exhibition halls.
The National Day
of Prayer for Truckers is sponsored by TransAlive USA, TruckStop Ministries Inc, Transport for Christ, and
Tim Young, CEO Mid-America Trucking Show/EMA in Louisville, KY.
Landline 800-USA-HURT or Cell Phone 817-320-0567