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U.S. Capitol Bible Reading Marathon

April 30 @ 6:00 PM - May 4 @ 12:00 PM

In conjunction with the National Day of Prayer in May, Faith and Action helps organize the National Bible Reading Marathon where the scriptures are read on the steps of our nation’s capitol. Rain or shine, day and night, continuously, the Bible is read by a parade of people until the entire Bible is completed aloud.

If you’re interested in participating in the 28th Annual U.S. Capitol Bible Reading Marathon please contact [email protected] or call Terry Shaffer Hall at 202-441-6455.

April 30th: 6:00pm Opening Ceremony 

May 1st – 4th: Continuous Reading…

May 4th: 12:00pm Closing Ceremony 






April 30 @ 6:00 PM
May 4 @ 12:00 PM


United States Capitol – West Plaza
East Capitol St NE & First St SE
Washington, 20004