Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Tennessee Prayer Breakfast?

The Tennessee Prayer Breakfast is an annual event held in the spring during each session of the Tennessee General Assembly in which citizens from across the state are invited to gather together to pray for our governmental officials and state leaders.

What is the general content of the morning’s program?

This event includes fellowship over breakfast, prayer, music, scripture reading, and an inspirational message by a featured speaker.  The music portion typically features a Christian recording artist performing with the Nashville Choir. Community leaders read scripture and lead the prayers for our governmental leaders, military, family, community, education and business.   

Who presents and produces the Tennessee Prayer Breakfast?

This event is presented and produced by a Citizens' Committee comprised of a diverse cross-section of Tennessee’s business professionals, pastors and ministry leaders, political leaders, and community volunteers. 

Is anyone invited?

The Tennessee Prayer Breakfast is designed to be a welcoming, uplifting event and is open to all who want to attend.  

Who typically attends the Tennessee Prayer Breakfast?

From year to year this event draws people from a variety of vocations and hometowns across Tennessee.  Officials from the legislative, executive and judicial branches of government attend along with a broad base of professionals from the business and nonprofit sectors, ministry leaders, and community volunteers.

Is there a cost to attend?

Seats are available at $35 each or $350 for a table of 10. Make your reservations by clicking here.

Do I need reservations?

Reservations are needed in advance.

Is there parking available, and how much does it cost?

Parking is available (and complimentary) at Allen Arena. Click HERE for a map and directions. P1 and P2 are available parking garages adjacent to the Arena. 

Guests will receive parking instructions with a confirmation email of reserved seats for the breakfast.

Is there a specific attire expected for attendees?

The attire is typically business casual and business suits.

How can I be a sponsor or make a contribution to this worthy cause?

Event sponsorships, as well as corporate and personal contributions, are welcomed. The Citizens' Committee is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation chartered in Tennessee. Contact us for complete information.