Contact: Jay Fordice, Luis Palau Association
ATHENA, Ore., Oct. 6, 2016 /Christian Newswire
/ -- World renowned evangelist Luis Palau will visit Athena on October 15 to share a message of hope at the Weston McEwen High School gym. The event will take place at 2:00 P.M and is free for all to attend.
The event will include demonstrations from professional BMX athletes followed by a message from Palau, who is known for speaking in such iconic places as Times Square in New York City and the National Mall in Washington, D.C., among others.
The festival is part of a larger effort this summer to share the Good News throughout the Pacific Northwest. Palau and his son Andrew, also an international evangelist, travelled to such Oregon towns as Lakeview and Culver, Oregon as well as Nampa, Idaho. The Luis Palau Association headquarters are located in Portland, Oregon.
The Palau Association is coming to Athena at the invitation of local churches, who are helping put on the event.
The next major festival in the United States will take place in Fresno, California, April 1-2, 2017. Andrew Palau will also travel to China this winter to lead outreaches in several cities across the country. About Luis Palau: Dr. Luis Palau is considered one of the leading world evangelists of our time, having spent the last 50 years leading evangelistic campaigns in hundreds of cities and dozens of nations. 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.