DETROIT, MI – Detroit’s inner city and suburban pastors will join Promise Keepers to lead the Reviving Detroit Summit on Thursday, August 22nd. The summit will be held at the historic Hotel St. Regis in downtown Detroit. The event will unite over 40 local pastors to revitalize Detroit; to lead the city back from economic and spiritual bankruptcy; to foster racial reconciliation and to address crime and social issues hurting residents of Detroit’s metro area.
Dr. Raleigh Washington, CEO and President of Promise Keepers, and Promise Keepers Founder Coach Bill McCartney will lead the Reviving Detroit Summit .Pastor John Denson will be the Detroit host They will join Detroit Christian leaders, Pastor Bob Shirock Pastor Marvin Miles, Pastor Haman Cross, Jr, Pastor Scott McKee, Messianic Rabbi Loren Jacobs and other prominent spiritual leaders for an in-depth dialogue on solving our community’s problems. Pastor Derrick Gay of Sanford, FL is the keynote speaker. He is leading a National Reconciliation and Relationship Initiative to heal racial divisions, after the death of Trayvon Martin and the George Zimmerman trial verdict.
The media is invited to attend breakfast at 9 AM at the Hotel St. Regis on West Grand Boulevard. The dialogue to discuss solutions to Detroit’s problems begins at 9:30 AM. There will be a news conference with Detroit pastors and other leaders at 10:30 AM.
Key Pastors taking part in the Reviving Detroit Summit are available for interviews ahead of the August 22nd event to general public awareness about what they are doing and how the public can get involved to make a difference. This meeting is by invitation only.
Contact: Keith Landry/ Christian Life Missions