The conference will focus on the ways that women are and can be in leadership and ministry in every aspect of church life, and it is designed for both clergy and laity.
Dayton, Ohio (PRWEB) August 15, 2013
United Theological Seminary announces the first Deborah’s Daughters women’s conference, which will be held Sept. 23, 2013, to Sept. 25, 2013.
The conference will focus on the ways that women are and can be in leadership and ministry in every aspect of church life, and it is designed for both clergy and laity. In addition to such powerful preachers as Bishop Violet Fisher, Bishop Judith Craig and Bishop Marva Mitchell, guest speakers will also include Ms. Dawn Hare, the new General Secretary for the General Commission on the Status and Role of Women; Ms. Amee Paparella, Director of Women's Advocacy for the General Board of Church and Society; and United's President Wendy Deichmann. Guest choirs will also be performing. Also, the female faculty from United will be providing workshops in the areas of bible, evangelism, leadership and pastoral care from a female perspective.
Deborah's Daughters: Women's Ways of Leadership and Ministry is a women's conference co-hosted by the Harriet L. Miller Women's Center and the Center for Urban Ministry.
For more information, including the complete schedule, or to register, visit United’s website or contact Dr. Felicia LaBoy at 937.529.2201 or at fhlaboy(at)united(dot)edu.
United Theological Seminary, now in its 143rd year, is one of the fastest growing theological schools in the United States. It was founded in 1871 by Milton Wright, a Bishop in The United Brethren Church and father of Wilbur, Orville and Katherine Wright. United offers accredited, innovative graduate and non-degree education programs for both clergy and laity. See http://www.united.edu for more information.