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Mercy Masika to attend US National Prayer Breakfast
By Standard Reporter | Updated Feb 06, 2019 at 11:21 EAT
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President Donald Trump is expected to attend the event as is tradition and he will be one of the two special guest speakers

The National Prayer Breakfast, held in the Hilton's International Ballroom, is typically attended by some 3,500 guests

Kenyan gospel artiste Mercy Masika is set to attend the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington DC, USA, after an invitation by the Senate.

The Shule Yako hitmaker took to social media to break the news and her fans were excited to hear of her latest milestone.

“To be invited by the Senate is an honor and I thank God, NATIONAL PRAYER BREAKFAST. KCFA annual conference and CITAM USA ,” she wrote.

Adding: “To man belongs the plans but the outcome thereof is of the Lord.”


The National Prayer Breakfast is a yearly event held in Washington, D.C., usually on the first Thursday in February.

The founder of this event was Abraham Vereide and it often has a series of meetings, luncheons, and dinners.

The National Prayer Breakfast, held in the Hilton's International Ballroom, is typically attended by some 3,500 guests, including international invitees from over 100 countries.

It is hosted by members of the United States Congress and is organized on their behalf by The Fellowship Foundation, a Christian organization.

Initially called the Presidential Prayer Breakfast, the name was changed in 1970 to the National Prayer Breakfast.

President Donald Trump is expected to attend the event as is tradition and he will be one of the two special guest speakers.


The identity of the second guest is usually kept confidential until the material day and past keynote speakers include Dr Ben Carson, a renowned neurosurgeon and Mother Teresa of Calcutta, known in the Roman Catholic Church as Saint Teresa of Calcutta.

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