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Sunday, March 8, 2020

Welcome and thank each of you who joined us from coast to coast with love, and excitement to hear the Word of God.

Today highlights the opening service of our National Women's Conference where the women, in particular, come with great anticipation spiritually and look forward to a week of fellowship with each other. This brochure outlines the details for the week, and we certainly hope that you join us at the Desmond Hotel and Conference Center where we have amazing activities each day and evening.

Today, our Pastor, Bishop Omega, is sure to enlighten, engage, and encourage you to go deeper in your understanding of Biblical experiences that are relevant to today's walk of faith. Please visit our website at http://www.tcljc.com and learn more about our organization, with locations reaching across the continental United States.

Monday, March 9, 2020 – "A Day of Reflection"

AM: Reflection – Congressman G.K. Butterfield Jr. is an American elected official serving as an U.S. Representative from the state of North Carolina. He is also a longtime advocate of civil rights and member of the Congressional Black Caucus. Congressman Butterfield has also enjoyed a long-lasting relationship with the Wilson, NC Whole Truth Restaurant. He will have the audience reflect on our individual role in the political process, discuss the importance of considering the platform of the candidates,  and the impact of our choices on the economy, race relations, gun violence, climate control, immigration regulations, and so much more, which are front and center in the upcoming election year.
"The Voting Game"
Following the Congressman's presentation, we will engage in an activity called The Voting Game. The participants will explore the benefits of a fact-base voting decision vs. a straight-ticket or emotional voting decision, and how each decision type can impact the selection of a candidate. Exciting prizes will be disbursed throughout the morning and early afternoon!
PM: Rediscovering an Historic Treasure – A fantastic movie and discussion awaits the second part of this day. The movie will begin after a brief and uncanny tribute by a local historian regarding the relevance of Chester County Pennsylvania (where the host hotel is located) to a very important time in American history. The historian will share how locations within the county are linked to events in the movie. This is a movie you do not want to miss!  It is bound to leave the audience reflecting on a significant era in time and attendees will be in awe by the power of determination.

Tuesday – March 10, 2020 – "Envision it, Believe it, Do it – Be Consistent!"

AM: Envision it, Believe it, Do it - Most of us have goals we want to achieve, whether in the area of Faith, Relationships, Health, Career, etc., yet oftentimes we are faced with obstacles that impede us from accomplishing those goals. During this session Felicia Garret, M.A., LPC, NCC, founder of Renewed Perspectives Counseling and Consulting LLC will help us identify those obstacles, address them and keep it moving, by providing practical tools to overcome these barriers. Afterwards, there will be an opportunity for  participants to share some of their goals and work through a few perceived barriers.
PM: The Vision Board Experience - During this session participants will use images and positive messaging from magazines and other visual means, that represent their goals, (write the vision) and organize them on their board (make it plain) (Habakkuk 2:2) so they can run with it in 2020! Participants may reveal their personalized blueprint of their future self and share how they plan to bring these visions to life, which could jumpstart a new journey!

Wednesday – March 11, 2020 – "Queens of Success"

AM: "Queens of Success" Panel –  In the midst of National Women's History month, and a new decade, we have confirmed attendance of 5 diverse women who have broken through the preverbal "glass ceiling", or held on to their dignity and  integrity in the face of much adversity.  There will be a panel of remarkable women, which include; Ms.Sonia Lewis; The Student Loan Doctor, known for her work with students of all ages helping them to get out of student loan debt. Ms. Rosaura Torres Thomas; author of the book, "Abuse Hidden Behind the Badge," who was violated at the hands of a highly decorated police official husband whose job ironically was to serve and protect. Ms. Judy Spivey, a member of CLJC (Carolinas) and a United States Navy 2nd Class Petty Officer., Captain Juliet Lindrooth, Pilot for American Airlines, and Ms. Giao Phan, Executive Director for Ship Maintenance and Modernization at the Navy Sea Systems Command.  These ladies have overcome challenges and have broken through barriers in their respective fields and will share their journey to encourage and inspire participants.

PM: Bingo with Twi$T
Grab a friend or two and join us for an amazing afternoon of fun and fellowship.  We will have several rounds of high energy BINGO, with opportunities for you to match letters and numbers in various pattern arrangements right at your table.  Come and showcase your competitive spirit by playing traditional and non- traditional Bingo.  You will really feel like your own "Queen of Success" as you leave with nice prizes to bless yourself and or to share with your loved ones.
Come out, enjoy and get your BINGO ON!

Special Note:  Women's Leadership Training II will be held for Local and District Supervisors and their Assistants from 7PM-9PM in the Amphitheater.

Thursday – March 12, 2020 – "Living and Learning to Let Go"

AM: Living and Learning to Let Go – This is an off-site activity at the Lankenau Hospital Auditorium, where a Hospice Team from the Main Line Health Care System will host an enlightening workshop on the sensitive subject of End of Life myths and challenges from a non-traditional approach, including the importance of caring for the caretaker.   What are your fears and concerns about death?  A female chaplain from the Visiting Nurses Association of Philadelphia is expected to be a part of the conversation as well. Lunch will be provided off-site by the Main Line Health Care Team.
PM: Ending the Silence and Stigma of Mental Illness – Lead by NAMI (National Association for Mental Illness), participants will engage in conversations on various aspects of mental health, the stigma around mental illness, and how to better support individuals and families struggling with this condition. A very interesting panel of professionals and individuals will share their experiences.   But for the Grace of God, today it's my neighbor, tomorrow, it could be me.
Special Note:  Women's Leadership Training II will be held for Local and District Supervisors and their Assistants from 7PM-9PM in the Amphitheater.

Friday – March 13, 2020 – "Treasuring Your Crown and Glory"

AM: Treasuring Your Crown and Glory - The day will open with three separate and specific workshops with professional hair specialists; natural hair, chemically treated hair, and protective hair (wigs and weaves), which will include commentary on alopecia (an autoimmune disorder, causing sudden hair loss that starts with one or more circular bald patches that may overlap). Attendees will be able to participate in two of the three 1-hour workshops.
PM: Hair Show – This presentation will feature several Stylists and Models and will be moderated with choreographed routines on the runway!   Models will showcase various hairstyles covering natural hair; braids, locs, and twists, wigs, weaves and relaxed hair.  A few surprises are looming in the air, will you be there?

Saturday – March 14, 2020

AM: National Women's Department Women Leadership Meeting (Amphitheater)
PM: Dinner and All Male Fashion Show – What could be more fun at a Women's Conference than having dinner with the men in our lives, but also seeing them strut their haberdashery in an All Male Fashion Show!  Two recent college graduates from Jefferson University, with a degree in Fashion Merchandising will organize this wonderful event!  They will present a diverse group of male models and coordinate with male clothing retailers to secure garments for the various wardrobe categories. This event guarantees FUN for all!  So, men stay ready . . . we may be calling on you!

Sunday, March 15, 2020

We are happy that you are able to attend our Sunday services today starting at 11AM. If you are seeking the truth of Jesus Christ, and enjoy a thought provoking, eye opening, and inspiring sermon, then this is where you want to be. Come experience unadulterated teachings of God's word, delivered with passion and supported by thorough biblical research. As you leave the Conference, you may continue in praise and worship by listening to Bishop Omega on our 24-hour phone line (515-605-9907) 7 days a week. Feel free to stop by our Studio table in the lobby and stock up on DVD sermons or music from lively previous services.