2011 Annual Gathering, Tampa, Florida
Baptist Women in Ministry hosted a worship service and a lunch at Bayshore Baptist Church, Tampa, Florida on June 22, 2011.
Veronice Miles was the proclaimer during the 10:00 a.m. worship service. Veronice is BWIM’s 1999 Addie Davis Preaching Award winner and is now assistant professor of homiletics and Christian education at Wake Forest University Divinity School.
Following worship, 170 peo0ple gathered for lunch and enjoyed the hospitality of Bayshore Baptist Church. The featured speaker at lunch was Susan Sparks, a trial lawyer turned standup comedian and Baptist pastor. Susan pastors Madison Avenue Baptist Church in New York and author of Laugh Your Way to Grace: Reclaiming theSpiritual Power of Humor.