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Welcome to
Flourish Conference 2024

A sacred space where we center wholehearted preaching that
heals, transforms, and liberates!

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Join Our Distinguished Guests

What you’ll get...

It all begins with an idea. Maybe you want to develop a framework, or try something new this is the space to inspire you!

Connect with Preachers and Ministry Leaders from all across the country, and grow your community.

Thoughtful centered approaches to topics affecting preachers and leaders today.

Intimate group conversations with the Sages, Scholars, and renowned leaders within the Black Church Context!

Good Preaching!

Tools and resources that provide
Healing. Transformation. Liberation!

Flourish & Flow Schedule

Day 1

Thursday, April 18, 2024

Day 2

Friday, April 19, 2024

Day 1. Minister As Person


9:30A.M.    Doors Open: Welcome & Registration


Opening Session

Greetings and Occasion

Icebreakers ~ Games ~ Fun



Afternoon Lythergy

Rev. Sheleta Fomby, Sequoia Ministries 



Preaching That Heals: Pursuing Softness & The Power of the Anti-Grind

Conversation Partners:

Rev. Dr. Danielle Buhuro


Rev. Nancy Kingwood


Preaching That Transforms:  Beyond Excellence, Scarcity, Struggle (Hearing from the Sages)

Conversation Partners:

Rev. Dr. Cynthia Hale


Rev. Dr. William Watley


Girlz Night In

A time of SISTERING!

HOSTS: Jenn W. Maxell, Rev. Leah Jackson, Rev. Gabby C. Wilkes, Rev. Kelley Farrow

Hot Topics Affecting Women

Fun ~ Music ~ Popcorn ~ Snacks

Day 2.  Minister As Proclaimer


10:00A.M.    Doors Open: Welcome & Registration

(Morning  Snack Bag)


Communal Conversation #3

Preaching That Liberates:  Free People, Free People

Conversation Partners: 

Dr. Otis Moss, III, Dr. Gabby Cudjoe-Wilkes, Dr. Leah Jackson



Preaching That Frames

Framework #1

Developing A Womanist Hermeneutic


Rev. Dr. Renita Weems




Freamework #2

Preaching Black Sacred Rhetoric


Rev. Jennifer Carner, Ph.D.


4:00PM  Women Flourishing at

The Well”

(Sage Send Off)

Book Hotel Stay

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