Free Prayer Breakfast for Women aims to empower all women

November 16, 2013 

Free Prayer Breakfast for women

BRADENTON -- The Bradenton site pastors of Redeeming Word Christian Center will host a prayer breakfast today for women in the community. The event aims to provide a place for women of all walks of life to come together, fellowship and to learn tips on how to live their best full filled lives.

The event takes place from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Marriage Ministry Works Building, 1001 Manatee Ave. E. in Bradenton. The featured guest speaker is apostle Yvette Brinson.

"The purpose of the event is to bring about clarity of thought for the issues in their daily lives," said pastor Rita Goff, event organizer.

She and her husband, Reginald Goff, recently relocated to Bradenton to lead their church.

The event will serve a free continental breakfast that will feature fruit, croissants, orange juice and other items.

The breakfast is open to all women from all faiths, said Goff.

"The purpose of the prayer breakfast is for the women in the area to come together, to discuss the issues women deal with and to be a blessing to the community," Goff said.

For more information call 941-254-6505.

Von Kessinger's Express at Florida Railroad Museum

Take part in an exciting World War II re-enactment as Von Kessinger's Express rumbles through the Florida Railroad Museum, 12210 83rd St. E., Parrish.

Visitors will be transported back to June 1944 as Allied troops are quickly closing in on German General von Kessinger's train in France. As a passenger wanting to ride the train to Germany, visitors will be quickly boarded on his train under the watchful eyes of the feared special police in a last ditch effort to escape capture.

The train departs at 11 a.m. and returns around 1 p.m. Saturday, then again from 2-4 p.m., plus a third departure at noon on Sunday.

Visitors should arrive at least 20 minutes prior to the train's departure.

Tickets are $18 per adult and $14 per child (ages 3-11).

For more info, visit

-- Herald staff report

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