Men’s Lenten Breakfast

One of the oldest and best known traditions at Immanuel Bible Foundation is the Men’s Lenten Breakfast. Dr Harold Martin, long-time Senior Pastor at Second Presbyterian Church and one of the founders of Immanuel Bible Foundation started this event in 1953. It has been held annually ever since.

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The 67th Annual Men's Lenten Breakfast is the beginning of the Lenten season for over 300 men each year. The breakfast begins at 6:00am and the message will be from 6:45 - 7:45 a.m. on Wednesday, March 4, 2020 at the DoubleTree by Hilton in Bloomington.

Music, food, fellowship and a heartfelt message will usher in the season as men meet, relax and enjoy a very special Wednesday morning.

Online ticket sales are now available. Tickets are $25 each and can be purchased at Broadview Mansion, 1301 S. Fell Ave., Normal, online below or by contacting Annette Klinzing at 309-452-6710. There are 10 seats per table.

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Featured Speaker: General Mick Kicklighter

Lieutenant General Claude M. “Mick” Kicklighter, USA (Ret) served as an Army officer for over 35 years. Highlights of his Army career include serving two tours of duty in Vietnam, commanding the 25th Infantry Division, serving as Director of the Army Staff, and commanding the U.S. Army in the Pacific, from which he retired from active duty in 1991. Since then Mr. Kicklighter has continued to serve our nation. He served on two separate occasions in positions appointed by the President and confirmed by the Senate, once at the Department of Veterans Affairs (Assistant Secretary for Policy and Planning) and once at the State Department. He also served as the Inspector General of the Department of Defense. He later served both as the director of the Center for Infrastructure Protection/Homeland Security at George Mason University in Virginia, and as the director of the Department of Defense (DoD) Commemorations Office. He also recently at Mercer University in Georgia.

Mr. Kicklighter has served as chairman of the Friends of the National World War II Memorial, as chairman of Habitat for Humanity International, as a member of the Board of Trustees of Mercer University, where he co-chaired the establishment of the Center for Leadership and Ethics, and as a member of the board of Rescue: Freedom International.

Mr. Kicklighter is proud to have been made an Honorary member of the Sisseton-Wahpeton Sioux Tribe of South Dakota in 1984.