Prayer Breakfast
Battle Creek Michigan Area
Since 1982!
Date Speaker Musical Ensembles Chairman Participants Location of PB # Attending Breakfast # of Student Tickets/Target groups
5/13/08 Stephen Arterburn, New Life Ministries First Wesleyan Praise Band &  All Starr Choir Jeff & Diane Colquhoun Francie Winslow - Prayer for Fellowship & Community
Ahuva Sadeh - Torah/Old Testament Reading
Stan Tooley - New Testament Reading
Jurnis Allen - This I Believe
All Starr Choir - "Amazing Grace"
Samantha Pearl - Closing Prayer
Kellogg Arena 1161 TBD
               
5/8/07 Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Olympic Gold Medalist & philanthropist Battle Creek Academy Concert Band & Sojourner Truth Choir Erick and Stephanie Stewart Lynn Ward Gray - Prayer for Fellowship & Unity
Beth Cohen - Torah Reading
Dr. Doug Campbell - Old Testament Reading
John Hallacy - New Testament Reading
Matt Lynn - Prayer for Community
Kathy Grosso - This I Believe
Sojourner Truth Choir - "Amazing Grace"
Dr. Philip Ptacin - Closing Prayer
Kellogg Arena 1400 414 including Starr Commonwealth and musical ensembles
               
5/9/06 Brian & Mel Birdwell,
9/11/01 Pentagon terrorist attack survivor
25th Anniversary Commemorative Community-based Choir, open to everyone in the community - directed by Jan Ritter Lisa and David Brown Chris Christ - Prayer for Fellowship & Unity
Vicki Horwitz - Torah Reading
Al Groothuis - Old Testament Reading
Kimberly Holley - New Testament Reading
Kim Till - Prayer for Community
Dr. Buddy Houghtaling - This I Believe
Community Based Choir - "Amazing Grace"
Theresa Elwell  - Closing Prayer                                               
Kellogg Arena 1,130 250 including Starr Commonwealth
               
5/10/05 Cal Thomas, jounalist Battle Creek Academy Concert Band & Lakeview High School Chamber Choir Mike and Heather Larson Bishop Hugh Smith - Prayer for Fellowship
Rachel Wagner-Kaiser - Torah Reading
Amanda Ludwa - Old Testament Reading
Erick Stewart - New Testament Reading
Dr. Mark Walker - Prayer for Community
Dr. A.J. Jones - This I Believe
Ed Zentera - "Amazing Grace"
Mary Knapp  - Closing Prayer                                               
Kellogg Arena 1,129 189
               
5/4/04 Dave Dravecky, cancer survivor, former prof'l baseball player Sojourner Truth Choir & The Kellogg Community College Concert Band Carolyn & Bob Harvey Dennis Hunt - Prayer for Fellowship
Anna Horn - Torah Reading                                              
Dr. Gregory Dotson - Old Testament Reading              
Ashley Marshall, Lakeview High - New Testament Reading
Cathy Schulz - Prayer for Community                            
Dr. Philip Ptacin - This I Believe 
Carolyn Ballard - "Amazing Grace"                                   
Russell Bortell - Closing Prayer
Kellogg Arena 1,304 327
               
5/6/03 Dr. Laura Schlessinger Pennfield High School Symphonic Band & Battle Creek Boyschoir & Carolyn Ballard singing "God Bless America" Al & Ann Bobrofsky Bernard Larson - Prayer for Fellowship                                Stephanie DeVoll - Old Testament Reading                           Laura Davis - New Testament Reading                               Sheriff Allen Byam - Prayer for Community State & Nation
Carolyn Ballard - Choral "God Bless America"                Pat Maliszewski - This I Believe 
Carolyn Ballard - "Amazing Grace"                                     Annette P. Rowan - Closing Prayer
Kellogg Arena 1,563 344
               
5/7/02 Ambassador Robert A. Seiple Kellogg Community College Concert Band Dr. Charles and Holly Coleman George Strand - Prayer for Family, Community, State, Nation, & World                                                                                                   Dr. Tyrone Baines - Prayer for Fellowship                                       Carolyn Ballard - Choral "God Bless America"                                   Matthew Bogart, student - Old Testament Reading                                                         Lindsey & Stacy Coleman, BC Central High - New Testament Reading
Officer Brandon Hultink - This I Beleive                                               Bill Miller & Mark Christoff - "Amazing Grace"
Reverend Jeffrey Franklin - Closing Prayer
Kellogg Arena 986 200
               
5/8/01 Drs. Cedric and June Dempsey Community Brass Band; &
LaMora Park Adult Choir
Carolyn and Peter Christ Rose Miller - Prayer for Fellowship
Sally O'Dell - This I Believe
Ted Dearing - Prayer for Family, Community, State, Nation and World
Ruth Lincoln - Torah/Old Testament Reading
Samuel Leonard, Starr Commonwealth student (who replaced Jerry Wade the week before event) - New Testament Reading
Count Laws - Amazing Grace
Dr. Charles Coleman - Closing Prayer
Kellogg Arena 1050 338 includes Starr Commonwealth
               
5/9/00 David O. Egner Battle Creek Academy Band & Battle Creek Girls' Chorus Dick and Cindy Lovell Lauren Dart - Prayer for Fellowship
Gena Reed - Inspirational Reading
Lynda Rea - This I Believe
Norman Kersten - Prayer for Family, Community, State, Nation and World
Tom McHale - New Testament Reading
Jeff McGinnis - Amazing Grace
Gale Stoner - Closing Prayer
Kellogg Arena 989 419 Student Reservations, including Starr Commonwealth, Band & Choir
               
5/4/99 Michael Medved Harper Creek High School Concert Band & Faith Assembly Christian Fellowship Choir Tim and Lyn Kool Michael Evans - Prayer for Fellowship
Victor Sanchez - Old Testament Reading
Traci Harris, student - New Testament Reading
Cathy Lucas - Prayer for Family, Community, State, and Nation
Kathy Hinton - This I Believe
Ron Mell - Amazing Grace
Tim Kool - Closing Prayer
Kellogg Arena 1120 675 Student Sponsors; 575 Students Invited & Approx. 300 attended
               
5/12/98 Dr.Benjamin Carson Lakeview High School Orchestra & Unity Choir Sam and Teresa Durham Dr. Gloria Robertson - Prayer for Fellowship Kellogg Arena 1542  
        Jeremy Wagner-Kaiser - Special Reading: Passage from the Shmona Esra Prayer.      
        Charnis Boards - New Testament Reading      
        Brenda Hunt - Prayer for Family, Community, State and Nation      
        Dr. Arlin Ness - This I Believe      
        Natalie Johnson - Closing Prayer      
               
5/13/97 C. Everett Koop Battle Creek Central Bearcat Chorale Dr. William and Nancy Richardson Lynne Haley - Prayer for Fellowship
Leah Austin - Old Testament Reading
Megan Allen, St. Philip High - New Testament Reading
Brent Stewart - Prayer for Family, Community State and Nation
Dr. Arlin Ness - Closing Prayer
  1430 256
               
5/7/96 Wintley Phipps Wintley Phipps Joe & Clara Stewart Sam Durham - Prayer for Fellowship Kellogg Arena 1200 315
        T.J. Reese - Old Testament Reading      
        Amy Perkins - New Testament Reading      
        Shirley English - Prayer for Family, Community, State and Nation      
        Rick Little - This I Believe
Karen Shilling - Closing Prayer
     
               
5/9/95 Joni Eareckson Tada Joni Eareckson Tada                      Music:  Lakeview Wind Ensemble Allen and Bonnie Garbrecht Maria Chakur - Prayer For Fellowship Kellogg Arena 1400 212
        John Rasmussen - Old Testament Reading      
        Jennifer Loser, Family Altar - New Testament Reading      
        Charles Cooper - Prayer for Family, Community, State and Nation      
        Jim Hettinger - This I Believe      
        Neil Nyberg - Closing Prayer      
               
5/26/94 John Haggai, Haggai Institute Vocalist:  Pennfield Junior High Choir Dr. Richard and Ruth Whitmore Morris Stulberg - Old Testament Reading Kellogg Arena 1130 207
    Music:  Athens High School Band   Clara Stewart - Prayer for Family and the World Community      
        Marjorie Kool - This I Believe      
        John Gallagher - Prayer for Fellowship      
        Nirma Santos, BC Academy - New Testament Reading      
        Mel Vulgamore - Closing Prayer      
               
5/11/93 Lou Holtz, Notre Dame Football Coach Vocalist:  Dixie Hamlin Arny & Martha Langbo Kennet Santana, BC Central High - New Testament Reading Kellogg Arena 1149 187
    Music:  Battle Creek Youth Orchestra   Dr. John Girardot - Old Testament Reading      
        O. Virginia Phillips - Prayer for Family and the World Community      
        Ken Kemerling - This I Believe      
        Ann Bobrofsky - Closing Prayer      
        Rick Tsoumas - Prayer for Fellowship      
               
5/5/92 Chuck Colson, Prison Fellowship Vocalists:  Vessels of Praise Dr. Charles Seifert Triston Matthews, BC Centeral High - New Testament Reading Kellogg Arena 1126 187
    Music:  B.C. Academy Band   Fran Isaac - Old Testament Reading      
        Tim Kool  - Introduction of Speaker      
        Allen Garbrecht - Prayer for Family and the World Community      
        Dr. Paul Gieser - This I Believe      
        Sam Carpenter - Closing Prayer      
               
4/30/91 Tony Campolo, Eastern College St. Davids, PA Solo:  Frank Ballard Sadie Penn Peter Christ - Prayer for Fellowship Stouffer's Branson Ballroom 665 91
    Music:  AFLC Band of Flight   Dr. John Morris - Old Testament Reading      
        Melanie VanStralen, Harper Creek High - New Testament Reading      
        Jack Curtis - Prayer for Family and World Community      
        Ralph Cates - This I Believe      
        Francie Winslow - Closing Prayer      
               
5/8/90 Al McDonald, Chairman Avenir Group, Inc. Solo:  Frank Ballard George Kobernus Art Angood - Prayer for Fellowship Stouffer's Branson Ballroom 616 93
    Music:  U.S. Navy Band   Becky Gezon, Lakeview High School - Old Testament Reading      
    Direcor:  Paul Reid   Carolyn Harvey - Prayer for Family and World Community      
        Steve Musser - Closing Prayer      
        Joe Stewart - New Testament Reading      
        Dr. Russ Mawby - This I Believe      
               
4/18/89 Dr. Blenda J. Wilson Chancellor Univerity of Michigan Dearborn Solo:  Ben Richmond Chris T. Christ Albert Bobrofsky - Prayer for Fellowship Stouffer's Branson Ballroom 598 89
    Music:  KCC Brass Ensemble   Shirley McFee - Closing Prayer      
        Rich Davis - Prayer for Family Community State & Nation      
        Horst Schroeder - Old Testament Reading      
        Kaila Lam, Pennfield High - New Testament Reading      
               
4/19/88 Gen. John W. Vessey USA Retired Battle Creek Barbershoppers Maude Bristol Ken Masumoto - Prayer for Fellowship Stouffer's Branson Ballroom 566 99
    and Ensemble   Michael Bitar - Old Testament Reading      
    First Assembly of God   Patricia DeGarmo - New Testament Reading      
        E. J. Greig, Springfield High - Prayer for Family Community State & Nation      
        Joyce Brown - Closing Prayer      
               
4/21/87 Marta Gabre-Tsadick Project Mercy Battle Creek Central Eclectic Chorale Paul Gieser Teddric Mohr - New Testament Reading Stouffer's Branson Ballroom 563 96
        Dr. Paul Ohm - Old Testament Reading      
        Bill Knapp - Prayer for Family Community State & Nation      
        Bill LaMothe - Prayer for Fellowship      
        Brian Amidon, Lakeview High - Closing Prayer      
               
4/23/86 Rick Little, Quest, Inc. Lakeview High Spartanaires Dr. Jack Mawdsley Tammi White, BC Central High - Prayer for Fellowship Kellogg Center 739 270
        Margaret Lincoln - Rabbinic Literature Reading      
        David Kinnisten - New Testament Reading      
        Chris Christ - Prayer for Community State & Nation      
        Harold Creekmur - Closing Prayer      
               
3/19/85 Lem Barney, Detroit Lions BC Boychoir Preston Kool Matthew Vonk, Pennfield High - Prayer for Fellowship Kellogg Center 791 231 athletes
        Paul Williams - Old Testament Reading      
        David DeMott - New Testament Reading      
        Dr. Charles Seifert - Prayer for Community State & Nation      
        Virginia Wilson - Closing Prayer      
               
4/24/84 Albert H. Quie - Minnesota Former Congressman and Governor Community Chorus Elizabeth Binda Michael Skube - Prayer for Fellowship Stouffer's Branson Ballroom 490 ?
        Jon Cook, KCC Student - Old Testament Reading      
        Preston Kool - Prayer for Community,State & Nation      
        Robert Nicholson - Closing Prayer      
               
4/26/83 Paul Hellyer, Business Leader - Canada Battle Creek Central
A Capella Choir
Jacob Freed Barbara Comai - Prayer for Fellowship Stouffer's Branson Ballroom 420 ?
        Emily Word - Old Testament Reading      
        Susan Sokolowski, St. Philip High - New Testament Reading      
        Wendell Schoder - Prayer for Community State & Nation      
        James Brouwer - Closing Prayer      
               
4/27/82 Tony Campolo, Eastern College, St. Davids, PA Kellogg Singers w/Brass Ensemble William LaMothe Ben Gomez - Prayer for Fellowship Stouffer's Branson Ballroom 470 ?
        Richard Frantz - Old Testament Reading      
        John Harper - New Testament Reading      
        Mary Coleman - Prayer for Community State & Nation      
        Dr. Jack Mawdsley - Closing Prayer      



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