This is your opportunity to play a vital role in leading your friends and business colleagues to Jesus Christ.

Join with us for this special luncheon as we gather with business and civic leaders from throughout West Michigan to celebrate all that has been accomplished through CityFest and share the real reason behind the effort.

As a table host, you will have the opportunity to invite your professional colleagues to hear the life-changing message of Jesus in a comfortable and inviting setting.

Your guests will hear personally from world evangelist and author Luis Palau as he shares a powerful presentation of the Good News of Jesus Christ. Your guests will also have the opportunity to hear from special guest speaker, Michael Passero during this exclusive luncheon.

When | Thursday, September 6 at Noon to 1:30 p.m. 

Where | DeVos Place at 303 Monroe Avenue NW


Luis Palau and his ministry have shared the Gospel with millions of people through evangelistic efforts around the world. He has spoken in person to 30 million people in 75 countries, with more than 1 million registered decisions for Jesus Christ. Luis Palau festivals have produced massive audiences in cities from south Florida to South America. His radio broadcasts in both English and Spanish are heard by millions on 5,000 radio outlets in more than 48 countries. Among other top-tier programs, Luis currently hosts Luis Palau Responde, an international Q&A program in Spanish, and Reaching Your World, a devotional-style program emphasizing biblical wisdom. He has authored close to 50 books, contributed articles on issues of faith to countless publications, and counseled business leaders, political leaders, and heads of state around the world. 



Michael Passero serves as Executive Vice President of River City Food Company overseeing marketing, development, public relations, and major events. Prior to his role at River City, Michael served as Marketing Director of Universal Restaurants beginning in 1980. He purchased Pietro’s Italian Restaurant and founded Applause Catering in 1985, and led both businesses to recognition, by Restaurant Hospitality Magazine and National Restaurant Association, as one of the top 50 independent hospitality businesses in the country. Michael is also a life coach mentoring young men in Christian growth. Additionally, he and his wife Deborah mentor couples into deeper and more fulfilling marriages. Michael and Deborah live in Marco Island, Florida.