Proceedings, Debates of the U.S. Congress
May 23, 2013
113th Congress, 1st Session
Issue: Vol. 159, No. 74 — Daily Edition
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WELCOMING PASTOR FRANK HAMPTON, JR.
(House of Representatives - May 23, 2013)
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[Page H2915] From the Congressional Record Online through the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] WELCOMING PASTOR FRANK HAMPTON, JR. The SPEAKER pro tempore. Without objection, the gentleman from Michigan (Mr. Walberg) is recognized for 1 minute. There was no objection. Mr. WALBERG. Pastor Frank Hampton, Jr., has been praying over his congregation at the Church of God in Jackson, Michigan, since 1967. Today, it's an honor to have him praying over the U.S. House of Representatives. Back in Michigan, Pastor Hampton has lived, worked, and served the Jackson community for over 45 years and is a well-respected man of God. Local business owners, elected officials, and pastors from around the country seek his counsel on matters of faith and life itself. I'm grateful for the opportunity to learn from his wisdom and to call him my friend. I first met Pastor Hampton in 2003 and admire him for his sincere faith and heart of service. His impact has been long and consistent, whether in his church, community, the family barbershop, or his ministry to prisoners in the court system. Pastor Hampton's influence has extended beyond the State of Michigan, speaking at venues in Panama, the Cayman Islands, Honduras, Haiti, and Jamaica. I sincerely appreciate Pastor Hampton's presence today and his thoughtful prayer. My hope is that Pastor Hampton will continue to have many opportunities to share his faith and uphold this great country in prayer. May God bless you and all the work you do. ____________________