By Joi Thomas, Special to the AFRO
May 4th, the Women of Excellence Ministry of Charity Church will gather again for their second annual Women’s Conference. Women from all over the city are invited to experience this conference from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Charity Church, located at 1710 Gwynn Oak Ave., in Northwest Baltimore. There will be presenters, panel discussions, vendors and more all aimed at helping women become all that God has created them to be.
Rev. Tyrone Thomas has been the Senior Pastor of Charity Church for the past 14 ½ years. He has watched this event evolve to the conference that it is today. “Our hope is that women will be empowered and inspired to go beyond where they are now to where God wants them to be. There will be instructional teachings and a panel discussion led by anointed women of God that are prepared to provide insight and strategies to help women create and reach their personal goals. Additionally, there will be opportunities for fellowship and networking for the women.”
The theme for the conference is “Reach For it; All Things New.” “The theme was birthed during our 2018 Watch Night Service, where the Lord laid it upon my heart to have “All Things New” as our theme for 2019. The amazing part is that since we launched the theme, the church has been experiencing new exposure, new reach, new opportunities, and we have been inspired by what God spoke to me, which is to go after the things we have never done or experienced before,” said Thomas. “Basically, tapping into the areas that have never been tapped into before, believing God for the unusual and uncommon favor, instead of business as usual! The women picked up the theme to be in alignment with the vision of the house.”
The Women of Excellence ministry of Charity Church has many more activities planned for the month of May including: an Anointing Service to prepare women for the conference. Pastor Thomas will be preaching (5/3), a Craft Crochet Class (5/12); Women’s Day (5/18); an Outreach Activity with a Local Shelter (5/18); the launch of My Sister’s Closet – a Consignment Shop (5/18); and a Walk-A-Thon (6/1).
Charity Church is also actively involved in their local community. Pastor Thomas states “Each year, our church holds a Back-to-School Drive, providing school supplies for Children. Additionally, we provide Thanksgiving and Christmas Baskets to multiple families in need; and we give out toys for children during the Christmas Holiday. We also initiate Outreach activities to donate food and personal items to the homeless.”
The church worships about the conference or the church call 410-298-7800, go to their website www.charitychurch.net, or facebook page – Charity Church The City of Truth.