Congressman John Shimkus

Representing the 15th District of Illinois


Shimkus on 20th Annual Congressional Prayer Breakfast

Apr 30, 2018
Press Release

Maryville, Illinois – Congressman John Shimkus (R, Illinois-15) spoke this morning at the Congressional Prayer Breakfast held at the Gateway Convention Center in Collinsville. The congressman also entered a statement into the permanent Congressional Record recognizing the 20th anniversary of the annual event. 

"We have heard from a wide range of speakers over the years, who tell their stories of the trials of life and faith, but all of them have had the same common belief in Jesus Christ," Shimkus said in the statement, which also thanked founders, organizers, and steering committee members. 

The full statement in the congressional record can be found HERE