The Clinton YMCA Youth Prayer Breakfast will be Tuesday - Thursday, March 7 - 9, 7 a.m. at Broad Street United Methodist Church, open to high school and middle school students with transportation to school, and to the public for a small fee. Speakers will be featured each morning in the sanctuary.
Speaker for Tuesday will be Elton Pollock, baseball head coach at Presbyterian College. In his 19th Blue Hose season, he is a former two-sport letterman for PC and he spent three seasons playing minor league baseball for Pittsburgh. Pollock’s PC baseball team just won weekend games over Toledo, Northwestern, and Michigan State.
Speaking on Wednesday will be Daniel Bryant, who is an elementary art teacher with the Dorchester County School District 2. Majoring in youth ministry at Charleston Southern University, he mentors at-risk boys in science, technology, and sports.
Speaking on Thursday will be David Shelton, a Lowcountry journalist for 35 years, who lost his sons, Ryan and Justin, to drug overdoses 8 years apart. Shelton is a volunteer baseball coach at Cane Bay High School in Summerville.
Harold Nichols, who is picking up the Prayer Breakfast tradition from retired Clinton Y Director Gene Simmons, will be a guest on the morning show at Clinton Middle School this Friday to inform the students about the upcoming Prayer Breakfasts.
Sports teams from Presbyterian College are expected to attend the Tuesday Prayer Breakfast. It will also be the weekly meeting of the Clinton Rotary Club, of which Nichols is the sergeant-at-arms.
District 56 Child Nutrition Director Cindy Jacobs and her staff will provide the breakfast each of the three mornings at Broad Street UMC on North Broad Street in Clinton.