YMCA of Greater Charlotte to Host 2000 Guests at Annual Prayer Breakfast

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N.C. Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker will serve as keynote speaker at the 26th Annual YMCA Community Prayer Breakfast at the NASCAR Hall of Fame.

N.C. Commerce Secretary delivers testimony on prayer

N.C. Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker

At the Y, we still believe that faith in the power of prayer is at the heart of a strong community.

The YMCA of Greater Charlotte is hosting its 26th Annual YMCA Community Prayer Breakfast on Tuesday, April 30, at the Crown Ballroom at the NASCAR Hall of Fame. The inspirational event will include a message about the power of prayer from N.C. Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker. Doors open at 6:30 a.m. and the program begins at 7:15 a.m.

The Y is expecting close to 2000 attendees. A Charlotte tradition, the YMCA Community Prayer Breakfast is usually held on the National Day of Prayer but organizing committee leaders shifted the event to an earlier date so that Y branches can offer neighbors a variety of prayer activities across Charlotte on the national observance on May 2.

“One hundred sixty years ago, the Y was founded as a refuge of Bible study and prayer for young men seeking escape from the hazards life on the streets of London,” says YMCA of Greater Charlotte Representative Molly Thompson. “At the Y, we still believe that faith in the power of prayer is at the heart of a strong community.”

The YMCA Community Prayer Breakfast is free but registration is requested.

For more information, contact Molly Thompson at molly.thompson(at)ymcacharlotte(dot)org.

About the YMCA of Greater Charlotte
The Y is one of the nation’s leading nonprofits strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. The YMCA of Greater Charlotte, comprised of 19 Y branches and two resident camps, engages approximately 292,000 men, women and children – regardless of age, income or background – to nurture the potential of children and teens, improve the nation’s health and well-being, and provide opportunities to give back and support neighbors. Deeply rooted in the community for more than 138 years, the YMCA of Greater Charlotte has the long-standing relationships and physical presence not just to promise, but to deliver, lasting personal and social change. ymcacharlotte.org

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