Native tribes in the area of what is now Lebanon included the Shawnee, Susquehannock, Gawanese, Lenape (or Delaware), and Nanticoke peoples. The town was laid out in 1753. The town was incorporated as a borough on February 20, 1821 and became a city on November 25, 1885. Lebanon was formerly home to a major steel mill operated by Bethlehem Steel. source Wikipedia.
Lebanon, formerly known as Steitztown, is a city in and the county seat of Lebanon County, As of the 2010 census, the city was 74.1% White, 5.9% Black or African American, 0.5% Native American, 1.1% Asian, and 3.2% were two or more races. 32.1% of the population were of Hispanic of Latino ancestry. source Wikipedia
Lebanon lies within an hours drive of Harrisburg, Lancaster, Reading, Hershey and York. Lebanon is only 90 miles away from Philadelphia as well. This central location creates quite a varied mix of people from Amish to Hispanic to Caucasian.
Pray for Wings - A woman's shelter in the community.
Pray for greater unity among the churches of Lebanon.
Pray for the healing of broken families.
Pray for the Hispanic churches and their work in the Hispanic community.
Pray for finances as well as more space to house staff and students for YWAM Lebanon.
Pray for staff to run schools and local outreaches.