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Dallas Pastor to Give Private Service for Obama

African-American megapastor T.D. Jakes will give the sermon at Obama's private worship service the morning of his inauguration, a source said. The Pentacostal minister pastors the 30,000-member Potter's House in Dallas, is a best-selling author, TV personality and movie producer. He is also considered one of the most mesmerizing preachers in the country.

Last month, Obama named Jakes as a member of his "prayer circle" from which he has drawn much support. The service will take place at St. John's Episcopal Church, a historic church across Layafette Park from the White House.

By Jacqueline Salmon

By David A Nakamura  |  January 16, 2009; 6:19 PM ET  | Category:  In the Community
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thank the lord,bishop jakes will be giving the prayer at the private ceremony,this man of god will bring the word of god with much fervancy.A word for the president,washington ,the us,and the world.
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