Women's Day October 27, 2019

Our celebrant, The Darryl F. James

A heartfelt liturgical dance by Denisha Givens to the rendition of Still I Rise by Yolanda Adams

Our guest speaker, The Rev. Tanai Sanders White who is the granddaughter of our honoree, The Rev. Deacon Kathleen Ballard. Rev. White currently serves as an associate minister at the Metropolitan Baptist Church in Largo, Maryland

2019 Episcopal Church Women Honorees

Amber Thompson-Quartey

Amber is a young lady of 13 years of age. She has been serving as an acolyte for over five years more recently as a lector at our Sunday services. Amber is an eighth grade student and has always been on the honor student since the start of her educational path. Notably, she has never been absent from school since starting Pre-K. Congratulations Amber!

The Rev. Deacon Kathleen Ballard

Rev. Deacon Ballard is a cradle Episcopalian. She graduated from UCLA and received her Master of Arts in Education form Seton Hall University. Rev. Deacon Ballard was ordained a deacon in 2005 at Trinity and St. Philip’s Cathedral and has served as a deacon in numerous parishes in the Dioceses. She retired earlier this year at the age of 94. She is a true women of God, prayer and faith.

Presentation of the 100 Day Campaign Offering by Episcopal Church Women

Special Thanks to Our Musicians

Guests: Robert “Buddy” Williams, Pianist, Sharrod Williams, Drummer and Kim Armstrong, soloist

Cathedral Singers: Janice Harrison-Aikens, Valerie Bartlett, Jeffrey Boga and Gordon Nelson, Jr.

ECW Snapshots