National Day of Prayer
Jason Hanson, retired Detroit Lions Kicker, will be speaking at the 43rd annual Livonia Community Prayer Breakfast, order your tickets today! Click Here for Ticket Information.
When: Thursday, May 4, 2017 7 a.m.-8:45 a.m. Doors open at 6:15 a.m.
Where: Burton Manor Banquet and Conference Center
27777 Schoolcraft Road, Livonia
Jason Hanson retired in 2012 from the Detroit Lions after completing one of the most historical careers in NFL history, spanning 21 seasons as one of the league’s most productive kickers. He ranks first in almost every statistical category for a place kicker in Lions’ history with records that include field goals made (495), and points scored (2,150). He is the 4th all-time highest scorer in NFL history and holds the NFL record for most games played with one team (327), becoming the first player in NFL history to play 300 games with one franchise. When Jason retired he held the NFL record for most 40-yard field goals (188) and for most 50-yard field goals (52).
Jason is an active speaker in the Christian community and helped establish Providence Youth Outreach, which helped at risk youth in Pontiac, Michigan. He is married to Kathleen, and they have three children: Ryan, Jessica, and Luke.
Historically, the leadership of our country has turned to Almighty God in prayer for strength and guidance. In this same spiritual tradition, we join together each year at the Livonia Community Prayer Breakfast. Our attendance and participation in the meal and prayer demonstrates the dependence of our community and ourselves on God and our faith in the future under His guidance.
The Livonia Prayer Breakfast is a version of the National Prayer Breakfast held annually in Washington, D.C. Inaugurated in 1953 by some members of the United States Senate and House of Representatives, these events are now held in many states and cities throughout our nation.
The Livonia Prayer Breakfast was initiated in 1975 by an ecumenical group of citizens and continues as a voluntary spiritual communion. Its focus has been on bringing inspirational speakers to communicate positive, faith-filled principles that will inspire people to think globally and act locally.
The Mission of the Livonia Community Prayer Breakfast, Inc. is to communicate positive, faith-filled principles that inspire and empower people to reach their maximum spiritual and personal potential. It is a reaffirmation that people of goodwill, standing together, can transcend racial, geographic or cultural differences, and create unparalleled opportunities for community progress.