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Sisters In Ministry Hold Leadership Conference
By Sentinel News Service
Published December 2, 2010

Sisters in Ministry (SIM) will present their 7th Annual Sisters Perfecting Sisters Conference on Friday, December 3 and Saturday, December 4 at New Mount Calvary M.B. Church, 402 East El Segundo Blvd., in Los Angeles. 

ìSpirit Empowered Leadershipî is the theme, taken from Zechariah 4:6 ñ ìÖNot by might, nor by power, but by my Spirit saith the Lord of hosts.î

According to Rev. Sonja Dawson, SIM Founder and President, ìThis year’s conference promises to be the best one ever.  In addition to our main speakers, we have phenomenal workshop leaders on both days and the new SIM Choir will make its debut.î

Sessions begin on Friday from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  The instructors will be Minister Joi Simpson and Pastor Maxine Heny

At 6 p.m., a worship service will be held and the guest preacher will be Bishop Millicent Hunter, Presiding Bishop of the Worship Center Worldwide Fellowship of Churches and senior pastor of The Baptist Worship Center in Philadelphia, PA. Starting with five (5) members in a row house in West Philadelphia, the ministry has grown to over 4,000.

Bishop Hunter is also an award-winning author, founder of the National Association of Clergy Women, and the CEO of the Excell Community Development Corporation. Recently, the Smithsonian Institute of Washington D.C. included Bishop Hunter in its pictorial study of African-American life in the 21st century.

On Saturday, workshops start at 8 a.m. with Minister Zerline Clay as the session leader.  At 10:30 a.m., a Communion Service will take place and Rev. Dr. Lonnie Dawson,senior pastor and founder of New Mount Calvary will provide Words of Inspiration.  Rev. Sonja Dawson, who was recently named pastor-elect of New Mount Calvary, will deliver the message.

Sisters in Ministry are an interdenominational, multicultural fellowship. Their three-fold mission is strengthening women in ministry by supporting one another, promote excellence in ministry, and encourage surrendered service to the body of Christ. 
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