DALLAS, Aug. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Council for Life today announced Ray Comfort, as the keynote speaker for the 11th annual Celebrating Life Luncheon. Best-selling author and award-winning documentarian Ray Comfort will speak to more than 1,000 Council for Life members and guests at a noon luncheon at the Hilton Anatole Hotel on Thursday, November 8, 2012.
"This event is an opportunity for the Dallas community to take a stand for life and become more involved in society's most important issue," said Ray Comfort. "Council for Life has made amazing advances in Dallas and I'm excited to be a part of their efforts."
Comfort is considered one of the top five most influential pro-life speakers due to his award-winning documentary, 180 Movie. His film has had over 3 million hits on YouTube and enjoys wide appeal on college campuses all over the country. Comfort is also a TV host of The Way of the Master which airs in 123 countries.
"We are honored to have such a renowned speaker headline our luncheon," said Billie Leigh Rippey, honorary chairman of the luncheon. "Council for Life shares Ray's passion for preserving the sanctity of life and we look forward to joining our guests in hearing from this dedicated pro-life advocate. I am also very excited to have special guest Dr. Charles Stanley provide the luncheon invocation. So many people have cherished the uplifting words of Dr. Stanley for years."
In 2012, Council for Life will provide financial support for 14 non-profit organizations throughout Dallas, such as Chosen Child Adoption Services, Just Say Yes and Dallas Pregnancy Resource Center. Becky Brodersen and Rebecca Lutz serve as the 2012 Luncheon co-chairwomen.
Special guest Dr. Charles Stanley will provide the luncheon's invocation. Dr. Stanley and Mr. Comfort will also serve as honorees at the organization's Circle of Life dinner on November 7 at 7:00 p.m. Underwriting opportunities are available for the Circle of Life dinner.
Registration is open for the Celebrating Life Luncheon. Individual tickets are available for $150. Table sponsorships are also available. To purchase tickets contact Stephanie Dowdall at [email protected].
About Council for Life
Council for Life was founded in 2001 by 11 Dallas women who set out to empower women, men and youth to make life-affirming choices. The organization is motivated by Christ-like love and responsive compassion. Council for Life is committed to raising public awareness of the complex issues that surround unplanned pregnancies and providing financial support to agencies that share its mission. Visit www.councilforlife.org or www.facebook.com/councilforlife for more information.
SOURCE Council for Life