First Presbyterian Church of Fort Lauderdale Welcomes Guest Speaker Mary Kay Wagner at the Women’s Ministry Annual Spring Luncheon


First Presbyterian Church of Fort Lauderdale Women’s Ministry invites women of all ages to attend an event specifically designed to bring alive the “dreamer” within in all of us. The Women’s Ministry Annual Spring Luncheon will take place on Friday, May 13, 2016, from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Lauderdale Yacht Club (1725 SE 12th Street, Fort Lauderdale).

“First Presbyterian Church of Fort Lauderdale is a place ‘where faith comes alive’ and this event is a perfect example of that,” said Rev. Dr. Russ Ritchel, Jr., Interim Pastor. “Women ministering and supporting each other is an important part of what we do here, and the event chairs, Dee Gallo and Laura Ziegler, have graciously organized the fellowship luncheon to be a fun way for women to come together and be encouraged, both by the Lord’s Word and each other.”

Attendees should anticipate a delightful afternoon of conversation, fashion, a delicious three-course gourmet meal, and a talk from inspirational guest speaker Mary Kay Wagner as she motivates and energizes guests with her “Ignite the Dreamer Within” message.

The Annual Spring Luncheon is sponsored by Christian Women Connect! Women’s Ministryand will feature a book signing with guest speaker, Mary Kay Wagner, a fashion presentation by Hello Gorgeous, and a special raffle with proceeds benefitting Women in Distress and the Women’s Ministry Missions. Alternatively, attendees may bring a gift card to benefit Women in Distress.

Tickets are $35 per person, and valet parking is available. To RSVP for the Annual Spring Luncheon, call (954) 598-9312 or email The deadline to purchase tickets is May 5, 2016.

About Mary Kay Wagner: Mary Kay Wagner is a certified life purpose coach and facilitator, spiritual director, pastor, author, retreat speaker for women and a bearer of JOY! Her passion is helping women deepen their relationship with Jesus and His Word. Mary Kay wants women everywhere to know that they have value, significance and worth, and that God has a divine purpose and design for their lives.

About the Women’s Ministry: The Women’s Ministry at First Presbyterian Church of Ft. Lauderdale is passionate about investing in the spiritual lives of women of all ages. The ministry offers unique experiences for purposeful growth with a heartfelt intention of bringing faith alive through fellowship, Bible study, small groups, programs, special events and so much more. For more information about the Women’s Ministry call (954) 598-9312 or email

About First Presbyterian Church of Ft. Lauderdale

Founded in 1912, First Presbyterian Church of Ft. Lauderdale is located on the banks of the New River in the historic Colee Hammock neighborhood in downtown Ft. Lauderdale. With more than 1,800 members, and a strong core of volunteers, First Presbyterian Church of Ft. Lauderdale prides itself in offering something for everyone, regardless of age. Since 1947, First Presbyterian Church of Ft. Lauderdale has operated Happyland Day School, a pre-school for ages two to Kindergarten that provides a quality Christian environment for the children of the community. Adult, youth and children choirs as well as youth groups offer ample opportunity for fellowship at any age. An Adult Activity Center is open to senior citizens and features weekly lunches, entertainment and monthly bus trips. First Presbyterian Church of Ft. Lauderdale offers two regular Sunday services as well as special worship services held throughout the year to commemorate significant days. For more information, please visit the website at

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