Authors who participate have opportunities to sell their books and/or products and participate in select panel discussions based on their expertise and/or book ministry. Additionally, both readers and writers of Christian books will enjoy a day of fellowship, learning and praise.
The 2013 Christian Writer’s Literary Festival will take place at the Central Branch of the Enoch Pratt Free Library located 400 Cathedral Street (21201) and will offer the following benefits to attendees:
- Book Selling & Fellowship takes place in the 2nd floor corridor - The authors and co-sponsors tables aligned in the corridor provide opportunities for attendees to interact with authors and obtain resource information regarding using writing as a tool for Christian ministry; and
- Professional/Spiritual Development - The panel discussions take place in the Poe Room. Each author will have about 5 minutes to speak on a themed topic relating to their books. The workshops take place in the Office of Student Programs. Each workshop lasts for 20 minutes.
- Missions Outreach - Feel free to bring "new" personal hygiene items with you to the Christian Writer's Literary Festival on Saturday, December 14th between 10:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. at the Central Branch of the Enoch Pratt Free Library located 400 Cathedral Street in Baltimore, MD (21201). Volunteers are needed between 1 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. to stuff personal hygiene bags and help to deliver the donated items to the Karis Home & Baltimore Rescue Mission. Email email@example.com if you are interested in volunteering on 12/14 to stuff personal hygiene bags and/or deliver them to homeless men and women in Baltimore. Please include "Missions Volunteer" in the Subject Line of your message.
SPECIAL NOTE: Everyone should stop by the registration table to sign-in and drop-off "NEW" personal hygiene items for homeless men and women in Baltimore. CLICK HERE for more details regarding this missions outreach!
2013 Christian Writer's Literary Festival Schedule - 2nd Floor of Enoch Pratt Free Library
12:30 p.m. – 12:55 p.m. - Keynote Address – Bishop Monroe Saunders, Jr - author of A Journey to Transformation and A Journey to Faith - (Office of Student Programs - 2nd Floor)
A dynamic teacher, preacher and leader - Bishop Monroe Saunders, Jr. senses the urgency for unity in the Body of Christ and the need for transformative spiritual development. He is considered to be a visionary and leader of spiritual transformation during this critical time in our history. Bishop Saunders is the Senior Pastor of Transformation Church of Jesus Christ in Baltimore, MD. He also serves as the Presiding Bishop of the United Church of Jesus Christ (Apostolic).
1:00 p.m. – 1:20 p.m. - Poetry as Praise Panel - (The Poe Room - 2nd Floor) - Each author speaks for 5 minutes about her book in a way that addresses the panel's theme.
2:55 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. - Healing Words - Part 2 (The Poe Room - 2nd Floor) - Each author speaks for 5 minutes about her book in a way that addresses the panel's theme.