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Annual banquet
You are cordially invited to attend
our ANNUAL BANQUET, Thursday, March 13, 2014, 6:30 p.m.
at Frederik Meijer Gardens, 1000 E. Beltline NE, Grand Rapids, MI
No cost to attend; a pledge offering for Life Matters Worldwide will be received

Reserve your place at the table!

Questions? Send  us an email.
Featured speaker

Joseph Stowell, the president of Cornerstone University in Grand Rapids, has a distinguished career in higher education and church leadership. A graduate of Cedarville University and Dallas Theological Seminary, he was honored with doctor of divinity degrees from The Master’s College in 1987 and from Huntington University in 2011. 

Dr. Stowell served as senior pastor at churches in the Midwest before becoming the president of Moody Bible Institute in 1987 to 2005, with oversight over the undergraduate and graduate schools, Moody Publishers, and the Moody Broadcasting Network. 

An internationally recognized conference speaker, President Stowell has written numerous books, including The Trouble with Jesus, Following Christ, Simply Jesus and You, and The Upside of Down.

He and his wife Martie are the parents of three adult children and the grandparents of 10.

Host a table or underwrite the event

As a primary source of funding, our annual banquet is critically important to the ministry of Life Matters Worldwide. We can’t do it without you. Please prayerfully consider joining us as a table host, underwriter, or both. 

Table Hosts: Each table seats 10 people. While there’s no cost to attend the banquet, we suggest a minimum donation of $30/person to cover the cost of the dinner and venue. As a table host, you will agree to fill those seats by inviting guests to attend the banquet. 

As you invite guests, please consider MC². M = Motivation. C = Capacity. Who, in your sphere of influence, are the motivated individuals with a passion for the sanctity of human life? Who has the capacity (the means, should the Lord lead) to support Life Matters Worldwide on a monthly, quarterly, or one-time basis?

If you’re ready to make a commitment to join us in our efforts, you can reserve your table(s) now!

Underwriters: Many donors choose to assist us in staging this event. By assisting in covering our costs, we insure that each dollar donated is able to be applied directly to pro-life ministry. What a blessing! The following underwriters will be listed in the banquet program.

Table Host - $300
Patron - $301 to $499
Sponsor - $500 to $999
Benefactor - $1,000 to $1,999
Guarantor - $2,000 to $4,999
Platinum - $5,000+

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