The 3rd Annual InterFaith (iFaith) Golf Tournament has been scheduled for April 16, and will once again be held at the beautiful Lake Presidential Golf Club in Upper Marlboro Maryland. The 2011 event attracted an assortment of area churches who competed for the coveted iFaith Golf Cup and through their participation, a check for $1000 was presented to the Capital Area Food Bank.
"We are thrilled that our last tournament allowed us to make a meaningful contribution toward the hard work that is being done by the Capital Area Food Bank," stated tournament founder Lou Phillips.
The InterFaith Golf Tournament is designed to provide an event that will foster inter-denominational fellowship and stewardship.
"The game of golf is a perfect way of getting individuals to spend quality time together and thus encourage deep abiding fellowship," states the Rev. Marvin Wamble, pastor of Shiloh Community United Methodist Church and member of the tournament planning committee.
Rev. Dr. James J. Graham and Greg Ten Eyck will serve as 2012 honorary co-chairs. Graham is the senior pastor of Mount Pleasant Baptist Church in Herndon, Va., where he has served as pastor since May, 1995.
Graham has a passion for international missions. He has been privileged to proclaim the Gospel in twenty six different countries. Dr. Graham is an avid golfer and is equally passionate about the mission of providing assistance to the growing number of people who find themselves suffering from food shortage
Ten Eyck, is director of public affairs for the Eastern Division of Safeway. His position has provided numerous opportunities for service in organizations that are primarily focused on improving the condition of individual lives as well as the community-at-large. He is currently chairman of the Board of the Capital Area Food Bank and has also served as chairman of the Board of the Maryland Retailers Association. He is also a board member of the Virginia Retailers Association and the Maryland Chamber of Commerce.
"It's such a blessing to have these two men agree to be our honorary chairs. I'm prayerful that having them associated with this event will only enhance our ability to be successful in this much needed kingdom work.," according to Lou Phillips.