Black Women in Ministry to Host Gala at National Press Club for Women Faith Leaders

R.E.A.L. Black Women in Ministry Thrive Initiative, funded by the Lilly Endowment and co-sponsored by the Global Black Women’s Chamber of Commerce, will Honor ‘She-Roes’

WASHINGTON – November 30, 2022 – (Newswire.com)

Three hundred trailblazing Black women faith leaders from across the country will convene at the National Press Club in Washington, DC, this Friday, Dec. 2, 6-10 p.m. for a gala recognizing 20 outstanding “She-roes.” The event is part of an unprecedented effort to mentor emerging Black female clergy taking the reins of an almost exclusively male-led religious sector of American life.

Hosting the ceremony will be President Obama’s appointee, the Honorable (Reverend Dr.) Suzan D. Johnson Cook, the first woman and African-American to be Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom. Dr. Cook was also the first woman president of the legendary Hampton Ministers’ Conference, a major association of Black clergy, denominations, and institutions. Now in her 40th year of ordained ministry, Ambassador Cook has dedicated this season of her work “not to retiring, but to inspiring.” 

Among the honorees will be Turner Theological Seminary of Atlanta’s first African-American female president, Dr. Ammie L. Davis, the first Black woman to lead a Baptist missions agency, Dr. Gina Stewart, and the First Lady of the 1.3 million-member Full Gospel Movement, Elder Debra Morton. 

Dr. Johnson Cook said, “You can’t keep good women down. The strength of their character, charisma, spirit, and intellect causes them to rise to the top. These women and the generations that will follow them constitute the soul of America. They are, in fact, the keepers of our country’s soul and conscience, and they inspire us all to rise to our very best, as they have done.”

Proceeds from the dinner will help establish the first-ever Women in Ministry Center on an HBCU campus, reflecting the objectives of Women on the World Stage, “leadership development for enhancing, empowering, equipping, and advancing women.”

The event invites reporters to attend. 

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Stone Rivers’ New Book ‘Suicide Killer: The Manager’ Explores the High Scrutiny and Judgment Faced by Those in Law Enforcement While Trying to Protect and Serve

NEW YORK – November 30, 2022 – (Newswire.com)

Fulton Books author Stone Rivers, who spent over 20 years in law enforcement, has completed his most recent book “Suicide Killer: The Manager”: a gripping story of a sergeant who falls under extreme scrutiny while doing his job and a dangerous unknown killer on the loose.

“There are times in every person’s life when a decision must be made,” writes Rivers. “Take the punch from the 8th grade bully or fight him. Allow a kid to be bullied in high school, let a drunk girl be taken away by ‘a friend’ in college. All youngsters’ decisions, but grow older, and things change. A lady in the office may be sexually harassed. A fellow you know, who is gay, might be set out among his peers. All this can or cannot be tolerated or addressed. That is entirely up to the individual. One can simply walk away and nobody would bat an eye or think twice.

“A cop, Agent, Trooper or deputy cannot just ignore things. At one time, every one of these people raised a hand and said ‘I swear’ so those folks cannot just walk away. They stand and deliver because it is right. Standalone sometimes and pay the price. Divorce, internal affairs, or death. That’s the choices, but they manage to do the right thing every day. It is not just the job, but service to the community that drives most of these professionals.  As hokey as it might sound to those who don’t understand, they live by two words—protect and serve.”

Published by Fulton Books, Stone Rivers’ book is a thrilling tale full of suspense and shocking twists as Sergeant Alastor Simms does his best to protect civilians from a dangerous killer while facing backlash for performing his duty. Expertly paced and character-driven, Rivers weaves an intricate plot that explores how the police are viewed by the public and often mistreated for doing their jobs to the best of their abilities.

Readers who wish to experience this enthralling work can purchase “Suicide Killer: The Manager” at select bookstores or online at the Apple iTunes Store, Amazon, Google Play, or Barnes & Noble.

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Lindsey Payton’s New Book ‘Indestructible’ is the Brilliant Continuation of Mitchel and Lucy’s Transcendent and Intense Love Story

CHIPPEWA FALLS, Wis. – November 30, 2022 – (Newswire.com)

Fulton Books author Lindsey Payton, author of “Indescribable,” has completed her most recent book “Indestructible”: a heart-wrenching novel that follows Mitchel and Lucy as they navigate immense difficulties together. 

Falling in love was the easy part. They fell fast, and they fell hard, both of them jumping without looking back. But what can sometimes feel like a fairy tale can turn into a disaster in the blink of an eye.

Lucy and Mitchel are no strangers to adversity or getting themselves out of sticky situations, but can they weather the storms they’re about to face? Is being together really enough to make it past the finish line?

Author Lindsey Payton writes from Mitchel’s perspective, sharing, “I knew my dad was going to die eventually, but I never expected it to happen this soon—this randomly. My brain was trying to make sense of it all, but it just wasn’t happening. I couldn’t process any of the emotions flowing through me as my heart thumped loudly against my eardrums.”

Published by Fulton Books, Lindsey Payton’s book dives into Mitchel and Lucy’s relationship as it is tested in ways they never expected. Are their closest friends really their allies? Can one mistake ruin everything? 

Readers who wish to experience this emotional work can purchase “Indestructible” at bookstores everywhere, or online at the Apple iTunes Store, Amazon, Google Play, or Barnes & Noble.

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Margaret Larson’s New Book ‘Little Marjorie Ann: Stuck in the Mud’ is a Charming and Nostalgic Children’s Tale About Outdoor Fun Inspired by Real-Life Family Stories

BURIEN, Wash. – November 30, 2022 – (Newswire.com)

Fulton Books author Margaret Larson, a family nurse practitioner and accomplished writer, has completed her most recent book “Little Marjorie Ann: Stuck in the Mud”: a sweet and delightful adventure based on the true childhood stories of the author’s mother, Marjorie Ann.

“The ‘Little Marjorie Ann: Stuck in the Mud’ story is based on a true childhood story told by eighty-six-year-old Marjorie Ann on a muddy walk up from a neighborhood Puget Sound beach. She was telling me how she loved the mud even after she got stuck in the mud when she was four years old,” says Larson. “To this day, Marjorie Ann will not hesitate to have a good time walking in the mud even if it means she may get stuck.”

Published by Fulton Books, Margaret Larson’s book was inspired by weekly visits with her mother during the COVID-19 pandemic. Larson and her mother, Marjorie Ann, spent many Sundays walking along the beach, reviewing old scrapbooks and photo albums, and most importantly, talking about childhood memories. It was then that Larson realized that these memories could make great children’s books. 

“Little Marjorie Ann: Stuck in the Mud” is the creative retelling of a time when Marjorie Ann went playing in the muddy swamp below her house. She quickly became stuck, but thankfully her brother Bob came to the rescue. He pulled her right out of her boots! Children will love this enjoyable story filled with the joy of spending time outdoors.

Readers who wish to experience this adorable work can purchase “Little Marjorie Ann: Stuck in the Mud” at bookstores everywhere or online at the Apple iTunes Store, Amazon, Google Play, or Barnes & Noble.

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Harold Weist’s New Book ‘Jade Cross Book 2’ a Gripping Thriller That Follows a Retired Sergeant Who Must Take Down a Criminal From His Past Serving in Vietnam

MOUNT JULIET, Tenn. – November 30, 2022 – (Newswire.com)

Fulton Books author Harold Weist, a retired Marine who has worked in Nuclear Security, Retail Security, and ran computer operations for a chain store before retiring, has completed his most recent book “Jade Cross Book 2: Before the Adventure”: a captivating drama that follows a retired sergeant, who learns a criminal he put away while serving overseas is back for revenge and going after those he loves.

“Master Gunnery Sergeant Travis Tolbane, USMC (Ret.) has been enjoying his retirement, not knowing he is about to embark on his most dangerous journey,” writes Weist. “He found a place to live in Mount Juliet and a desirable job as a mall security manager in Nashville, Tennessee, after leaving his beloved Corps. He finds what he believes will be the love of his life. He’s not aware that her life is in serious danger due to his catching a thief while serving in Vietnam. The thief eventually becomes the leader of all snatch-and-grab gangs in Middle Tennessee. His obsession of hate for Tolbane drives his life to fulfill his obsession of cutting Tolbane to death, luring him through Tolbane’s love for the lovely Kaila Al Noor. Will this be Tolbane’s demise or something else?”

Published by Fulton Books, Harold Weist’s book is an enthralling adventure that transports readers into the heart of a dangerous pursuit to find a killer before he strikes. Loaded with suspense and unforgettable twists, this character-driven tale will leave readers on the edge of their seats with each turn of the page as Sergeant Tolbane inches closer to the man responsible for terrorizing the love of his life. But with so much on the line, will Tolbane succeed, or be forced to lose everything to the wild man hell bent on ruining his life?

Readers who wish to experience this riveting work can purchase “Jade Cross Book 2: Before the Adventure” at bookstores everywhere, or online at the Apple iTunes store, Amazon, Google Play, or Barnes & Noble.

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