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Actress Tasha Smith from Tyler Perry Films & TV Series to Speak at Women's Retreat in Norfolk

Contact: Iris Skinner, First Baptist Church of Glenarden, 301-466-5705, iskinner@fbcglenarden.org

NORFOLK, Va., Feb. 25, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ -- The following is being released by the First Baptist Church of Glenarden:

WHO: The Maryland-based First Baptist Church of Glenarden Women's Ministry, along with nine other churches, is traveling to Norfolk, Va., to inspire, educate and uplift women. Now in its sixth year, the United Sisters for Your Journey annual retreat offers a safe place where women can experience life-changingtransformation.

WHAT: On March 19, 2014, women from across the eastern seaboard are taking a road trip to Norfolk. This year's theme, "Road Trip: Are We There Yet? Celebrating Our Amazing Journey," seeks to provide women of all ages the tools needed to navigate life. Workshops cover emotional and spiritual baggage and how to get a breakthrough, why friendships matter, love and much more.

Speakers Include:
Tasha Smith, actress/evangelist, Los Angeles
First Lady Joy Hill, The Potter's House of Denver, Denver
Dr. Tara Jenkins, Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church, Chicago
Pastor Brenda Gooch, Tabernacle Baptist Church East End, Newport News, VA
Pastor Janeen McBath, Calvary Revival Church, Norfolk, VA

WHEN: March 19 - March 21, 2014

WHERE: Norfolk Waterside Marriott  
             235 E. Main Street 
             Norfolk, VA 23510

WHY: First Baptist Church of Glenarden and USFYJ recognizes that the average woman lacks a vehicle to openly discuss issues that matter most to them. Offering a platform to connect women, USFYJ has brought together reputable keynote speakers, expert panelists and interactive workshops that encourage and facilitate healthy dialogue.

For more information about the retreat and to register, visit www.fbcglenarden.org/sfyj. Day rates are available.

About First Baptist Church of Glenarden
Led by Pastor John K. Jenkins Sr., First Baptist Church of Glenarden is a vibrant 96-year-old church with more than 11,000 active members and more than 100 ministries that meet the diverse needs of its members and the community.