Black Caucus hosts annual prayer breakfast Sept.19
9/11/2015, 1:25 a.m.
National gospel recording artist VaShawn Mitchell and the Rev. Otis Moss III of Trinity United Church of Christ in Chicago will headline the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Inc.’s annual prayer breakfast.
The faith event is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 19, at the Walter Washington Convention Center in Washington.
The Miles College Choir also will perform.
The prayer breakfast is described by organizers as the signature event of the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s 45th Legislative Conference.
Mr. Mitchell’s 2010 album, “Triumphant,” rose to the top of the gospel charts. Billboard magazine ranked the album’s single, “Nobody Greater,” as the most played gospel song of 2011, and named Mr. Mitchell the top Gospel Radio Artist the same year. He also was the top award winner at the 27th Annual Stellar Awards in 2012, including Artist of the Year.
Dr. Moss succeeded the Rev. Jeremiah Wright as pastor at Trinity United Church of Christ in 2009. Rev. Wright was President Obama’s pastor for more than a decade at the church.