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Jason Hanson, legendary Kicker for the Detroit Lions, speaker for 2017!

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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 0a6498af0ed71f38a21ded85ea008ac2completing 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 risenmagazine_2014summer_jasonhanson_01games 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.

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Singer Russ Taff and CEO of Thrivent Financial, Brad Hewitt, at the 42nd annual Livonia Community Prayer Breakfast!!

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Brad Hewitt, CEO of Thrivent Financial, will be speaking on the theme, “Living Generously.” Order your tickets today! Click Here for Ticket Information.

When: Thursday, May 5, 2016 7 a.m.-8:45 a.m. Doors open at 6:15 a.m.
Where: Laurel Manor Banquet and Conference Center
39000 Schoolcraft Road, Livonia

Brad Hewitt is a CEO with a unique perspective. Since 2010, Brad has served as president and CEO of T978-1-4964-0780-1hrivent Financial, a not-for-profit Fortune 500 organization.  In this role, he has made it his work to help Americans rediscover a healthy relationship with money. The idea that being wise with money, and generosity, go hand in hand lies at the heart of this relationship.

Brad is co-author of a new book, “Your New Money Mindset,” its a new way of thinking about the role money plays in our lives. Many of us live with ongoing, and often unexamined, tension related to money. Few of us have really escaped the credit-card trap or freed ourselves from worries about having enough for the future. The goal is to cultivate a surplus mindset that allows you to enjoy what you already have and be generous toward others.

10991405_790559264361777_6773301320076000545_nLegendary Contemporary Christian recording artist, Russ Taff, will be the special music for the breakfast. Russ first gained recognition as lead vocalist for The Imperials (1977–81). One of his best-known performances is the song “Praise The Lord”. He has also been a member of the Gaither Vocal Band, and occasionally tours with Bill Gaither in the Gaither Homecoming concerts. As a solo artist and songwriter, Taff is known for the 1980s anthem “We Will Stand”.

About Us

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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.

Our Mission

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.