Re-Igniting the Craft - February 5-6, 2015
The AME Zion Board of Bishops presents the 2015 Preaching Institute on February 5th and 6th 2015 at Livingstone College in Salisbury NC. Our featured presenter will be the Rev. Dr. Cynthia L. Hale. Registration is only $50.00. You can register online at or mail in your registration at ENC Headquarters 3050 Berks Way, Raleigh NC, 27614. This is open to clergy that is not affiliated with the AME Zion Church as well! All clergy are invited! For more info please call 919-554-8994. SAVE THE DATE!!!!! This will be one to remember! PLEASE SPREAD THE WORD!

Rev. Dr. Cynthia L. Hale :: Senior Pastor of the Ray of Hope Christian Church in Decatur, GeorgiaOur featured presenter, Rev. Dr. Cynthia L. Hale is the founding and Senior Pastor of the Ray of Hope Christian Church in Decatur, Georgia. The Ray of Hope Christian Church is a congregation that has a vision to "impact and transform this present world into the Kingdom of God" through Housing, Healthcare and Education Initiatives. It is recognized in the book, Excellent Protestant Congregations: Guide to Best Places and Practices.

Dr. Hale is a native of Roanoke, Virginia. Her natural talent in music led her to study at Hollins College in Virginia, where she received her Bachelor of Arts degree. She holds a Master of Divinity degree from Duke University and a Doctor of Ministry from United Theological Seminary, Dayton, Ohio.

As a woman of vision, Dr. Hale is revered locally, nationally, and internationally for her leadership, integrity, and compassion. In 2004, Dr. Hale established a mentoring program known as Elah Pastoral Ministries, Inc. to assist in the spiritual as well as practical development of pastors and para-church leaders. In September 2005, she convened her first Women in Ministry Conference; a premiere, national conference with a focused mission to Develop, Coach and Mentor Christian Women in Ministry for the 21st Century. Dr. Hale presently serves on the Board of Trustees at Hollins University, as the Chairperson of the Board of Directors at Beulah Heights University, Chairperson of the Board of Directors for the City of Hope Ministries, Inc., and is the Assistant Secretary for the Hampton Ministers’ Conference.

Dr. Hale has been in ministry for 35 years. Her ministerial gift has drawn thousands, young and old, to witness the anointing of a woman totally sold out for the Kingdom of God.

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