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Emmanuel plans women’s conference

Emmanuel plans women’s conference
March 16
03:55 2017

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Emmanuel Baptist Church, 1075 Shalimar Drive, will host a Women’s Conference March 17 through March 19.

Activities begin with a Women’s Fellowship and Prayer service on Friday, March 17 at 6:30 p.m. Events resume Saturday, March 18 at 8:30 a.m. with a continental breakfast, followed by a series of workshops on ‘Budgeting and Finances,’ ‘Involvement in Children’s Education,’ ‘Women & Dating,’ ‘Women’s Health & Wellness,’ and ‘Community Resources’ from 9:30 a.m. to noon.

Lunch will be served from noon-1 p.m., followed by a Communion service.

A $10 registration fee is required, which covers the entire cost of the conference, breakfast and lunch, for each participant. Vendors will be on hand, and additional vendors may sell or display their products through a registration fee of$10.

Dr. Telika McCoy will be the guest speaker at the 10 a.m. worship service on Sunday, March 19, to culminate the conference.

Dr. McCoy, the youth minister of Mt. Peace Baptist Church in Raleigh, is a native of Winston-Salem. She graduated with honors from Shaw University, and earned her Master of Divinity degree from Shaw University Divinity School. While attending the seminary, she was mentored and taught by Dr. Gardner C. Taylor, making her one of the few theologians to claim this education.

She served as associate minister at Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Winston-Salem for several years before completing her formal religious studies. Dr. McCoy was chosen to intern at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, where she completed the Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) program. She earned her Ph.D. in human services from Capella University.

She serves Capella University as a peer mentor and is a member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc. Dr. McCoy is an adjunct professor at Apex School of Theology. She is also the author of the book, “That Child: Preparing for Challenging Moments with Youth,” which guides readers in effectively working with children.

Dr. McCoy aspires to continue in the ways of her Savior, Jesus Christ, serving and teaching others.

For registration information to attend the conference as a participant or vendor, contact the church office 336-788-7023.

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