This event is one of the most authoritative social and religious events in modern Russia. Traditionally, it involves the first persons of state power, heads of churches and religious organizations, leaders of public, and political movements and structures.
The theme of the 17th Prayer breakfast was "Reformation and History Lessons" timed to the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. According to breakfast participants, the value and significance of the ideas of the Reformation are not limited to historical lessons of overcoming confrontation, but lead all indifferent Christians of different denominations along the path to open and equitable dialogue. The Prayer Breakfast is called for this dialogue.
At the National Prayer Breakfast, evangelical Christians and churches' leaders expressed their willingness to develop connection with public and state organizations in joint social, civic, and moral service to the nations of Russia.