SCWN August Marketplace Luncheon Features Speaker Dr. Bernie Miller

Thursday, August 13, 2015

Scenic City Women's Network will be holding their August Marketplace Luncheon on Thursday, Aug. 27 at the Mountain City Club, 729 Chestnut St.  Networking will be from 11:30 a.m-noon and the luncheon will be from noon-1 p.m.  Dr. Bernie Miller will be speaking on Living Our Faith in the Workplace.

The luncheon menu will be: caesar salad, chicken marsala, twice baked potatoes, seasonal mixed vegetables, rolls, cheese cake or carrot cake, iced tea and coffee. A vegetarian meal is available upon request when making reservations. The cost for the luncheon is $20, or $15 non-profit rate for paid employees of a 501c3 organization.  Make reservations at reservations@scwn.org or by calling 423-698-6262.  Reservations must be made by noon on Tuesday, Aug. 25.  There is free parking for the event.

About the speaker:

Dr. Bernie Miller is the founder and Pastor of New Covenant Fellowship Church in Chattanooga, Tennessee. He founded the church in 1996 using census data that allowed him to tailor the multi-ethnic church to meet the needs of his community.

Dr. Miller arrived in Chattanooga in 1990 by way of New York City where he worked as vice president of artists and repertoire for SONY/Epic Records, from 1987 to 1989. On the Epic roster were over 25 artists including, The Jacksons, the late Michael Jackson and Luther Vandross, respectively. In addition, he wrote several songs for which he received both gold and platinum record awards with the most famous being, Grammy nominated, “I Can’t Stand the Rain.” He received Christ as his personal Savior in New York while watching the 700 Club.

Dr. Miller has served as chairman on numerous boards and advisory panels. Currently, he serves as chair of the U.S. Census Bureau’s African-American Race & Ethnicity Advisory Committee. Furthermore, Dr. Miller serves as chairman of the Tennessee Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. Dr. and Mrs. Miller were invited to the White House for several key events.  Dr. Miller is a graduate of Covington Theological Seminary.



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