'Pray At The Pump' Congregants Give Thanks

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In a religious movement called Pray at the Pump, some drivers who didn't think Congress could help took their pleas for lower gas prices to a higher authority. Prices have since dropped. Now, the group will lead praise services, thanking God for lower prices — and asking for them to drop a little bit more.

RENEE MONTAGNE, host:

Good morning, I'm Renee Montagne. A few months ago, we reported on something like a religious movement called Pray at the Pump. Some drivers who didn't think Congress could help took their pleas for lower gas prices to a higher authority. Gas prices have since dropped. Now the group will lead praise services. Buy gas and sing we'll have lower gas prices to the tune of "We Shall Overcome," and they'll pray, thanking God for lower prices and asking for prices to drop a little bit more. It's MORNING EDITION.

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