The AAWSB 18th Annual Prayer Brunch
Saturday, October 21, 2017 11:00 AM
At the Monroeville Convention Center
Tickets Just $35.00
209 Mall Plaza Boulevard
Monroeville, PA 15146
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For a wonderful event, filled with great food, spritually uplifting speakers, smooth melodies, come to the 18th Annual African American Women’s Speakers Bureau Prayer Brunch at the Monroeville Convention Center. Tickets are just $35 dollars and going fast.
Brenda Waters of KDKA-TV News is our Mistress of Ceremonies
Alease Taylor Evangelist, our Guest Speaker
Music BY: Mr Calvin Stemley
Cachet Coleman – Soloist
The Mission of the African America Women’s Speakers Bureau is to provide Breast Cancer Education and Community Outreach to African American Women in our local and regional communities.
There will be prizes and loads of heart felt fun.
Proceeds will go to provide breast cancer awareness and assist women in recovery.
Ads can be purchased for our program souvenir booklet. Donations and contributions accepted and will also appear in our program “Well Wishers”.
Don’t Miss this Great Time.
For more information contact: 412.520.4587
Brenda Waters, Mistress of Ceremony
Brenda Waters will be this years Mistress of Ceremonies at our 18th Annual Prayer Brunch Saturday October 21, 2017 11:00am at the Monroeville Convention Center.
Brenda Waters has been amazing as our AAWSB Prayer Brunch Mistress of Ceremony in the past. We are so anticipating her most gracious commentary. Here is a word about Brenda, thanks to information found on KDKA.com. . .
Brenda’s work has earned her several other honors, including “Who’s Who Among Black Americans” and two Associated Press awards.
In addition, Ebenezer Baptist Church in the Hill District has honored Brenda twice as one of 100 outstanding women in the community.
Brenda received the Cecile B. Springer Womenpower Award recognizing women as superior role models in our society.
She has also been named a woman of distinction by the Girl Scouts of Southwestern Pennsylvania.
The Pittsburgh Courier also named Brenda among its 50 Women of Excellence in 2008.
Active in the community, Brenda serves on the Sickle Cell Anemia Board and POWER Board. She volunteers her time and makes contributions to several organizations including Myriam’s Women’s Shelter, Lydia’s Place and Women Inc. of Southwestern Pennsylvania and P.O.W.E.R. Brenda also speaks at local schools and churches.
She received a bachelor’s degree at the University of Maryland and a master’s degree at American University.
You can read more about Ms Brenda Waters…
Evangelist Alease Taylor
Alease R. Hunt Taylor, born in the small town of Salisbury, North Carolina, is the third child of six children born to Faye Houston Hunt and the late Arthur Zeola Hunt. Alease attended the Rowan County public school system. She is a 1965 graduate of Price Junior Senior High School. Alease attended Rowan Cabarrus Community College and received a degree in the field of Bookkeeping in 1975. Alease loves the Lord with all of her heart and has been planted in GOD since the young age of six years old.
At an early age, Alease was joined in marriage to the late Apostle Raymond Edward Taylor in July 1965. They were married for 47 blessed years and she unselfishly loved and cared for him until he joined his Heavenly Father in July 2012. To this union, six wonderful children were born, consisting of four girls and two boys. Four of the six are married and have given her twelve grandchildren and four great grandchildren, for which she is so grateful. Her children are: Jeanette Taylor, Raymond Taylor, Jr. (Laura), Lisa Taylor Corpening (Derrick), Christine Taylor, Kelly Taylor Biggers, and Bradley Taylor (Tramika).
In addition to being co-founder and uniquely holding the role of the Elect Lady of Outreach Christian Tabernacle for 48 years, she works with the Youth Department, is a Sunday School Teacher, is a Missionary to Africa and has a deep desire to visit other foreign fields. For some 30 years, she traveled alongside her husband leading praise and worship and evangelizing to all that will hear the Word during Evangelistic crusades throughout the United States. Today, her evangelism ministry is far reaching and she has blessed lives in various areas across the globe to include London, Barbados and many countries in the continent of Africa.
Alease is a member of Church Women United, the North Carolina Association of Minister’s Wives and Widows, and has served as a Christian Education Director. Alease is an avid seamstress, worked as a sample maker for Gerber Children’s wear; she has taught sewing, craft, and quilt-making classes for Markey Fabrics. Her most recent works have included being cast in the stage play, “Crowns”, a local production of the Mahoney Theater. Now, she works full-time in ministry, volunteers daily within her community and provides loving care to her sister and 12 grandchildren. She has been divinely created to give care and to sow God’s love to those who need His presence for He dwells within her and is forever represented in her everyday living. She is one who seeks to please God and believes and lives by the very Word that she preaches.
Mr Calvin Stemley, Musician
One of our great guests providing great music at the 18th Annual AAWSB Prayer Bunch, Jazz musician, Mr Calvin Stemley.
Mr Calvin Stemley, clarinetist, tenor and soprano saxophonist, was born in Chicago, IL. To his credit Mr. Stemley is a graduate of Grambling State University; Bachelor of Science in Music Education – 1975.
Some of his other professional music credentials include Master of Arts in Ethnomusicology – University of Pittsburgh – 1982. Conductor of the Mellon Jazz Student Spectacular; Founder and Director of the Pittsburgh Public School Honors Jazz Ensemble; Music and Band Director of Westinghouse House High School 1985-2001.
Hear him Saturday, October 11, 2017 at 11am at the Monroeville Convention Center.
Cachet Coleman, Soloist
This year’s AAWSB Prayer Brunch Soloist is Cachet Coleman. We are Blessed to have her. Here is more about this busy Mother, Wife and Singer.
Cachet Coleman is a Pittsburgh-native gospel vocalist. A 2007 graduate of Kaplan Career Institute with an associates degree in Medical Assisting, Cachet has always had a passion to serve people.
As a young teen she began leading worship at her church. The Lighthouse, formally known as Lighthouse Cathedral, as the Youth Praise Team leader. By the age of 18 She was ordained the Minister of Music where she currently serves. Cachet’s focus is to lead people into the presence of God where they can find the rest and freedom she knows so intimately herself.
Her passion for God and music can be seen as she leads her newly created ensemble, “Outcry”, through worship. With nearly two decades of ministry leadership experience, Cachet actively shares her sincere gift of song throughout the Pittsburgh region and beyond from state prisons and juvenile detention centers to weddings and funerals. She has a sincere desire to draw people to Jesus Christ.
Along with her ministry endeavors she also can be found taking care of her family. She is a stay at home mother of three little ones and a loving wife of 8 years to the Fine Arts Minister of The Lighthouse Gregory Coleman. Together they love God, love people and love worship.
Tickets are $35 a great cause, and a wonderful time.
For more information 412.520.4587
Last year we have over 400 men and women support this event! It is always incredible and up lifting.
Join us for another amazing AAWSB Annual Prayer Brunch.