Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Final Roundup: Conference Picture 3

The final set of pictures from the conference photographer, D. Jerome Smedley.  Click HERE to see.

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Final Roundup: Conference Pictures 2

Check out the second album of pictures from our conference photographer,  D. Jerome Smedley.  See the pictures HERE2.

Monday, September 3, 2012

Final Roundup: Conference Pictures 1

Here is a group of pictures from the first day taken by D. Jerome Smedley, the conference photographer.  See the pictures HERE1.

Saturday, September 1, 2012

It's Kairos Time!

On Saturday, September 1, 2012 for the Closing Luncheon, Bishop Teresa Snorton in the participants of the Phenomenal Women's Summit with a message that inspired and encouraged the audience to recognize the importance of the moment.  Using Ecclesiastes and Esther 4 as reference points, Snorton discusses kairos time and the relationship between this conference and how it is strategically placed in the lives of the attendees.  Hear the full sermon below:

Morning Meditation

This morning, D'Marie, known more commonly as Rev. Dolly Pankey presented a fusion of scripture and original songs for meditation.  Participants were also invited to pray in small groups to center themselves for the day.

A few of the scriptures were as follows:  1 John 4:14-18Romans 8:35-39Jeremiah 31:3, and
1 John 4:7-8

Hear one of D'Marie's songs below:

Uniquely You...Celebrate Your Phenomenal Style

On Saturday, September 1, 2012, the Phenomenal Women's Summit 2012 ended with a luncheon to commemorate the rejuvenation, reaffirmation and education that took place over the 3 day event.  The morning included a recognition of all the sponsor, a moving Introduction of the Speaker by Ms. Jeanette Bouknight, solos by Sherolyn Coachman and a closing sermon by Bishop Teresa E. Snorton.   Rev. Dr. Vanessee Burns did the closing commissioning and D'Marie left the participants with a her song, "I'm Not the Girl I Used to Know".  Hear the introduction and watch the video of D'Marie's performance.

Jeanette Bouknight's Introduction of Bishop Teresa Snorton

D'Marie's "I'm Not the Girl I Used to Know"

Sheyann Webb-Christburg

During the third Plenary session on Saturday, September 1, 2012 at the Phenomenal Women's Summit in Birmingham, Alabama, Sheyann Webb-Christburg, Civil Rights Activist gave a keynote address.

Webb-Christburg is a native of Selma, Alabama, one of eight children.  A known humanitarian activist, mentor and advocate, she is the author of Selma, Lord, Selma: Girlhood Memories of the Civil Rights Days, depicting her childhood experiences growing up during the Civil Rights movement.  Hear her speech from the conference below: