2023 Arthur "Pappy" Kennedy 32nd Annual Prayer Breakfast

Presented by the Southwest Orlando Jaycees, the City of Orlando Mayor's Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commission and the Central Florida YMCA, the annual Arthur “Pappy” Kennedy Prayer Breakfast will commemorate the legacies of civil rights pioneers Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Arthur “Pappy” Kennedy, Orlando’s first African American City Council Member.  

This year’s guest speaker is Dr. Barbara Jenkins

Held each year on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day for nearly three decades, this prayer breakfast traditionally brings together more than 100 civic leaders, pastors and Central Florida neighbors in faith, prayer and the shared commitment to strengthen the community and improve lives. 

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