2008
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
pbrozynski@ben.edu

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.

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Benedictine University is an independent Roman Catholic institution located in Lisle, Illinois just 25 miles west of Chicago. Founded in 1887, Benedictine provides 56 undergraduate majors, 16 graduate and four doctorate programs. The Chronicle of Higher Education recently ranked Benedictine University as the seventh fastest-growing campus among private nonprofit master’s universities, and Forbes magazine named Benedictine among the top 20 percent of America’s colleges for 2011. Benedictine University’s Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) program is listed by Crain’s Chicago Business as the fourth largest in the Chicago area in 2011.