Moody senior pastor to address National Day of Prayer breakfast

Moody senior pastor to address National Day of Prayer breakfast
March 27, 2008

Phil Brozynski, Media Relations Manager
(630) 829-6094

Renowned theologian Rev. Dr. Erwin Lutzer will be the guest speaker at the National Day of Prayer Breakfast at 7:30 a.m. on Thursday, May 1 in the Krasa Center Dining Room at Benedictine University. The National Day of Prayer was created in 1952 by a joint resolution of the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Harry S. Truman. The National Day of Prayer is designated as a day when people of all faiths to pray to the God of their understanding. Lutzer is the senior pastor of the Moody Church in Chicago. Born and reared near Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada, Lutzer is an award-winning author of more than 20 books, a celebrated international conference speaker, and the featured speaker on three radio programs – “The Moody Church Hour,” “Songs in the Night” and “Running to Win” – heard on more than 600 radio stations around the world. Illinois State Sen. Kirk Dillard (R-24th) is the honorary chair of the event. Entertainment will be provided by the DuPage African Methodist Episcopal Church Praise Team under the direction of Sam English. Tickets are $25. Tables of eight are available for $200. To make a reservation, visit www.ben.edu/ndp or call (630) 829-6195.


Benedictine University is located in Lisle, Illinois, just 25 miles west of Chicago, and has branch campuses in Springfield, Illinois, and Mesa, Arizona. Founded as a Catholic university in 1887, Benedictine enrolls nearly 10,000 students in 56 undergraduate and 19 graduate programs. Forbes magazine named Benedictine among "America's Top Colleges" for the sixth consecutive year in 2016. Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org). For more information, contact (630) 829-6300, admissions@ben.edu or visit ben.edu.