Kay Arthur Speaks At Scenic City Women’s Network’s 20th Anniversary Praise Breakfast

Thursday, April 17, 2014
Kay Arthur
Kay Arthur

Scenic City Women’s Network celebrates 20 years in ministry at its Annual Praise Breakfast featuring internationally known author, teacher and broadcaster Kay Arthur.   

Scenic City Women's Network founders will attend as guests of honor and will be recognized for their work in building SCWN.  Vocalists Deborah Gunn and Jada Daves along with Ms. Daves’ daughters will perform. The Lydia Award honoring an outstanding woman of faith will be presented as well.  

This event will take place on Thursday, June 26, from 7-9 a.m. at the Chattanooga Convention Center. The Praise Breakfast is open to the public, and both men and women are encouraged to attend. Tickets are $25 each, or table sponsorships for $225 including priority seating and mention in the program. Tickets can be purchased through the organization’s website at www.scwn.org/praise or by calling 698-6262.  Contact cara@scwn.org to support this event through sponsorship.

Co-founding Precept Ministries International in the 1970’s with her husband, Ms. Arthur has experience as an entrepreneur in ministry with accolades for her Bible teaching and wisdom.  Today, Precept Ministry International reaches around the world into 149 countries ministering to adults and children. Through her daily television, radio and online program Precepts for Life, Ms. Arthur as an audience of over 75 million households around the world, encouraged and empowered to grow in God's Word. In addition to her teaching and broadcasting ministries, Ms. Arthur has written over 100 books and Bible studies with over 10 million in print and has received the Gold Medallion Award.  She has teamed up with other leading ladies of faith to produce studies for women including Faithful, Abundant, True and Anointed, Transformed, Redeemed: A Study of David, co-authored with Beth Moore and Priscilla Shirer at the Deeper Still Conference as well as Influence: Living and Sharing a Life of Wisdom with Jan Silvious and Pam Gillaspie.  Visit her ministry website at precept.org to learn more about Ms. Arthur.

"We are blessed to have Kay Arthur as this year's speaker," states Sally Worland, interim director of Scenic City Women's Network.  "This year’s theme is JOY: Jesus, Others & You.  Kay’s worldwide ministry has a lasting impact and her personal story is an incredible example of living joyfully despite her circumstances and remaining focused on living out the gospel."




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