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First Landing

On this day in 1607 English colonists made landfall at Cape Henry, Virginia. The settlers did not come ashore until April 29 because the Reverend Robert Hunt who later founded the church at Jamestown, called for three days of prayer and fasting. Reverend Hunt said “From these very shores the Gospel shall go forth to …

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Beginnings

On this day in 1607, English colonists made landfall at Cape Henry, Virginia. The crew didn’t actually come ashore until April 29, but when the did, the Reverend Robert Hunt offered this prayer: We do hereby dedicate this Land, and ourselves, to reach the People within these shores with the Gospel of Jesus Christ, and …

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