Hattiesburg mayor holds annual prayer breakfast

Hattiesburg mayor holds annual prayer breakfast

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - Hattiesburg Mayor Johnny DuPree held the traditional prayer breakfast Thursday morning for the city at the Lake Terrace Convention Center.

Hundreds showed up for the annual fellowship with several pastors giving meaningful prayers for the community. The featured speaker was Miss America 1990 Debbye Turner Bell who gave her own testimony about perseverance.

"Sometimes we have roadblocks on our journey to our divine destiny," Bell said. "It is our challenge to understand that road blocks are not always dead ends, sometimes they are detours."

Mayor DuPree has held the prayer breakfast since he took office in 2001.