Generations of African Americans have relied on their spiritual strength to guide them through the challenges of life. The Prayer Breakfast was founded more than two decades ago to honor the critical role faith has played in the lives of African Americans. Over the years, the event has become more ecumenical in nature, incorporating representatives from multiple religious faiths.
The Prayer Breakfast has hosted celebrities, political leaders, top gospel artists and ministers, making it one of the most popular events in the nation’s capitol. Music and a strong message resonate across denominations and religions. To that end, the Prayer Breakfast boasts a rich mix of talent messengers and ministers of music.