Chattanooga Area Leadership Prayer Breakfast


The Chattanooga Area Leadership Prayer Breakfast (CALPB) was established in 1978 by Ted DeMoss, John Steffner, John Stophel, and John Wright.


First Prayer Breakfast

Held in 1978 (called the Mayor's Prayer Breakfast) at the Chattanooga Choo Choo with Chuck Colson as the main speaker

Honored Guests

Program Participants
Area Mayors
Elected Officials
Military, Fire, and Police Personnel

Prayer Breakfast Team

Chair, T. W. Francescon, Jr.
Vice Chair of Operations, Mike Lapihuska
Vice Chair of Publicity, Tom Francescon
Vice Chair of Special Guests, Tom Greenholtz
Vice Chair of Tickets, Jackson Wingfield
Treasurer, Ben Walter
Secretary, Leighton LeBoeuf
Lee Atchley
Zach Monroe
Wanda Officer
Jim Ruane
Wayne Smith
Amy Urbaniak
Joseph Wingfield

Previous Chairs

Pete Austin III
Frank Brock 
Vernon Cox
Ted DeMoss
Marble Hensley
Charles Monroe
Dean Sippel
John Steffner
John Stophel
John Wright
Chuck Zeiser