Dr. Mildred C. Harris Leads Citywide Faith-Based Community Breakfast

God First Ministries under the leadership of Dr. Mildred Harris, Founder, and CEO, will host a Chicago Faith-Based Community Breakfast on Saturday, June 25, 2022, from 8:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. in the International Ballroom of the Hilton Chicago Hotel, 720 South Michigan Ave. The ticket cost is $50.00 or a table is available for $500.00. Serving as Honorary Chairpersons are: IL Congressman Danny K. Davis ( 7th District); IL Governor J.B. Pritzker; Toni Preckwinkle, Cook County Board President; Jesse White, Illinois Secretary of State; Congressman Bobby Rush (1st District); Kwame Raoul, Illinois Attorney General; and Michael W. Frerichs, Illinois Treasurer. The breakfast program emcee will be Pam Morris, Gospel with Pam show, WVON 1690AM.

This year marks the 40th anniversary of God First Ministries. Dr. Harris serves under a decree from God to pray for leaders and feed those who are disadvantaged. She has fed thousands of people over the past 40 years, and has given more than $2 million to support the community and provide scholarships to students and school programs throughout the city.

“We are excited to be able to come together with people who love our city,” said Dr. Harris. “ We will fellowship and pray for our leaders, communities, families and particularly our vulnerable youth; all by recognizing those who have made good outcomes possible for the betterment of Chicago.”

Among the many highlights of this event, this year’s breakfast promises to be invigorating. The main highlight of the breakfast will be the powerful in-time message given by Chicago’s very own, Dr. Mildred C. Harris. In addition, political, community and faith leaders will be honored for their leadership and achievements. The Praise Dancers from Christ Temple of Faith Church in Maryville, IN will perform and praise music will be provided by Power House.

 The 2022 honorees to be recognized by God Faith Ministries are:

Jesse White, IL Secretary of State – Lifetime Achievement Award

  • The Honorable Melissa Conyers-Ervin, Chicago Treasurer
  • The Honorable Maria Pappas, Cook County Treasurer
  • The Honorable Roderick Sawyer, 6th Ward Alderman
  • Ms. Angela Hurlock, Chairwoman, Chicago Housing Authority – Board of Commissioners
  • Anna M. Valencia, City Clerk of Chicago
  • Spencer Leak, Leak and Sons Funeral Home
  • Commander Roderick Watson, Chicago Police Department
  • Jared E. Evans, Community Manager, JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Other special guests who will attend include IL Senator Mattie Hunter (3rd District); Commissioner Larry R. Rogers, Jr. (3rd District); Tracey Scott, CEO, Chicago Housing Authority (CHA), who will present the scholarships to CHA students; and Dr. James Moody, who will recognize some of the young pastors in the city.

To provide assistance to college-bound freshmen, several $1,000.00 Scholarships will be awarded to students. Additionally, various organizations will be presented with sizable donations to further their work and mission. More than 100 gifts will be given to guests in attendance along with special gift give-a-way prizes including a $1000.00 cash prize, a Television set, a Digital Camera and many more gifts.

For more information please contact God First Ministries at 773-667-5200, via email at mildredcharris@Godfirstministries.org or the website: www.Godfirstministries.org.

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