POMPTON PLAINS, NJ - Cedar Crest will host a very special speaker for its 6th Annual Prayer Breakfast on Tuesday, March 18th at 9 a.m. in the community's Woodland Commons Conference Center. Major Matthew Kutilek, USMC will discuss prayer from the perspective of a soldier. This event is sold out.
In 2001, Major Kutilek was commissioned a 2nd Lieutenant in the Marine Corps. He deployed to Iraq as an infantry officer in 2004 and led his Marines in a variety of combat operations. In 2009 he deployed to Afghanistan.
During this deployment as a Weapons Company commander while leading a patrol of his Marines, he was severely wounded by an enemy sniper.
Following a lengthy recovery period he remained on active duty and is currently stationed at Camp Lejeune, NC. Major Kutilek is a man of faith and a man of prayer.
Major Kutilek will share some of his experiences and the role prayer has played in his life.
Cedar Crest is located at One Cedar Crest Village Drive, Pompton Plains, NJ 07444.
Contact: Tony Ciavolella
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