Sista 2 Sista Empowers Women of Diverse Backgrounds, Cultures and Careers

Come meet and hear our dynamic speakers and performers at the Sista 2 Sista: Women Empowering Women Health Fair and Luncheon on March 14, 2020. Tickets must be purchased in advance at Eventbrite or by purchasing on our website.
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SPEAKER #1: PASTOR THERESA BURTON

Meet Pastor Teresa Burton, a native of Jacksonville, FL, wife, mother and grandmother, co-pastor and entrepreneur. She is also the co-founder of The Father’s House Kingdom Ministries and Beyond Creations with her husband, Pastor Larry L. Burton Jr. They believe in impacting the world through Kingdom Thinking and Living, while exhibiting God’s love and infusing life into people and families through engaging and powerful worship services that offer biblical truth.

Pastor Burton is also the founder of Teresa Burton Ministries, The Diamond Girls Mentoring Program, Proverbs 31 Empowerment Sisters Course, iNSPIRING Magazine, and Your Non-Profit Agent. She is on the leading edge for taking women to a new dimension of purpose as she fulfills her divine call to help others get over and release their past and grab hold to their future.

Her transparency and victorious testimony is a catalyst to encourage others to remove their insecurities, brokenness, and limitations and discover their God given purpose. She delivers a message that is guaranteed to encourage you, challenge you, and speak to your heart! Pastor Burton will speak on the topic of Spiritual Wellness during the Health Fair and Luncheon

SONGSTRESS:  LORNA PRESSLEY 

With great pleasure, I announce “BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND”………. Mrs. Lorna Pressley. Lorna will be singing for us at the 2020 Sista 2 Sista: Women Empowering Women “It is Well” Health Fair and Luncheon on March 14, 2020 at the Adam W. Herbert University Center. Ms. Pressley is the Associate Pastor of Grace & Hope Deliverance Ministries and is affectionately known as A.P. Lorna.

She is a native of Jacksonville, FL, where she has served diligently in the ministry of music since her childhood. Mrs. Pressley received her AA in Theology from St. Thomas Bible College in May of 2004. Her voice is anointed and when you hear her sing, you are blown away. It is magical. Lorna continues to mentor singers and musicians locally and displays Godly character in all aspects of her life. She has made herself available to God and in return God has anointed her to teach & preach with clarity from the scriptures in a way that all ages and denominations can understand.

You do not want to miss the musical talent of Mrs. Lorna Pressley on March 14, 2020 at the 2020 Sista 2 Sista: Women Empowering Women Health Fair and Luncheon. Tickets can be purchased on Eventbrite. We look forward to seeing you there.

SPEAKER #2:  CHRISTINA POPOVIC

Meet Christina Popovic. Christina is the founder and CEO of Sol Coaching, LLC and will be speaking on the topic of Physical Wellness at the 2020 Sista 2 Sista: Women Empowering Women “It is Well” Health Fair and Luncheon on March 14, 2020. Christina is a Navy Veteran, a Navy wife, mother, Certified Health Coach, Certified Life Coach, NASM Certified Personal Trainer, Co-host of the “Relevant Real Talk” podcast, author and entrepreneur.

She is a passionate, wild-at-heart, God loving woman who is dedicated to helping women live empowered and create the life they desire. Christina is dedicated to helping women believe in themselves, break free from whatever is holding them back in life and make big shifts in any area they feel stuck or unhappy (i.e. weight, health, business, relationships, marriage, self-love, self-confidence, emotional eating, fear, self-doubt and many other life altering events).

Christina is a powerful, energetic woman who is ready to share her knowledge at the luncheon.

SPEAKER #3:  DR. MIA R. WILSON

Introducing Dr. Mia R. Wilson speaking on the topic of “Mental Wellness”. Dr. Wilson has been in the counseling field for over 21 years.

She is a Florida Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Georgia Licensed Professional Counselor, Certified Addiction Professional, National Certified Counselor, Master Addiction Counselor and Certified Traumatalogist. Dr. Wilson received her Masters degree in Mental Health Counseling at Nova Southeastern University in 2001 and obtained her Doctoral degree in Counseling Psychology at Argosy University in 2010.

Dr. Wilson has maintained a private practice in Jacksonville, FL for the over 14 years. She has works with various organizations such as the military, professional sport teams, major corporations, churches, nonprofit organizations and law firms.

She works with adults and adolescents who is experiencing depression, anxiety, trauma, abuse, grief, relationships, stress related concerns, Veteran issues and women issues. She also conducts Psychological First Aid during times of nature and man-made disasters. Dr. Wilson has made appearances on TV One For My Man Television and local television shows She has written articles for National magazines and peer journal. Dr. Wilson is a phenomenal speaker and teacher. Her knowledge and wisdom will encourage and inspire you to continue this great race we call “Life”.

SONGSTRESS:  ALLYSON LECOUR

Introducing Allyson LeCour. Allyson is a singer and songwriter who found strength in singing songs with a story. From the age of four years old, she knew music would be her future. Allyson’s father used to pull her up on stage with him at open mic nights, cultivating her love for music and community. What started as a fun way to bond with her father, turned into a natural instinct to express her feelings. Music empowered her as a singer-songwriter. She blurs the lines between folk, country and pop music. Her diverse musical interests converge into a smooth, genre-bending sound that attracts the hearts and minds of anyone with a story to tell. She has had the opportunity to perform in various singing competitions, including Central Florida Idol, the Colgate Country Showdown, The Voice, and American Idol.

In 2018 Allyson is released her debut EP, Living Fearlessly, under the Hands in Motion music label directed by GRAMMY® award winning and Latin GRAMMY® award nominated pianist and producer, Lannie Battistini.

In addition to her music, Allyson is a wife and mother. She enjoys spending time at church and with her family.

SPEAKER #5:  APRIL CHAPMAN

Meet our last panelist for the 2020 Sista 2 Sista: Women Empowering Women “It is Well” Health Fair and Luncheon, April Chapman. April is an international speaker with a passion to encourage women to trust God regardless of the challenges this life brings. Her story of domestic violence, divorce, single parenting, adopting a special needs daughter, and spending over a decade in courtrooms battling for her family’s safety, provides testimony after testimony of God’s faithfulness. During the rough patches in her life, April would say, “Where is God? This Not the life I signed up for.”

However, she never gave up on God or prayer. God gave her the vision to become an author and share her experiences in her book, “An Extreme God for an Extreme Life.” The book shares how she can see God’s goodness even while living an extremely unexpected life. April believes you can be a mighty faithful woman of God, not in spite of, but because of the waves that come your way.

You may not have signed up for the life you are living, but God can use the very obstacles meant to take you down to transform you into the wise, strong, hopeful woman He knows you to be. Come meet April Chapman on March 14, 2020 at the 2020 Sista 2 Sista: Women Empowering Women “It is Well” Health Fair and Luncheon. She is a phenomenal speaker and ready to share her wisdom with everyone. Tickets can be purchased on Eventbrite or by visiting our website at www.sista2sistaempowerment.com. We look forward to seeing you there.

SPOKEN WORD:  AMANDA BATTS

Amanda Batts will be joining us again for the 2020 Sista 2 Sista: Women Empowering Women Health Fair and Luncheon on March 14, 2020. Amanda is an inspirational Spoken Word artist from Jacksonville, Florida and started writing poetry at the age of eight. She speaks at youth events, coffee shops, fashion shows, weddings, women empowerment events, schools, etc. Wherever God allows her to speak, her message of hope remains the same.

The mission for her poetic ministry is simply to share the word of God through poetry. She is an influential voice and light in her community. She has the desire to see lives transformed in a positive way. She recently released her latest poetry album ‘Been Through to Breakthrough, available on I-Tunes and all major digital distribution sites. She was recently awarded the Best Unique Artist award by Best Society USA.

In addition to being a poet, she is also a wife, mother, and entrepreneur. She has a ministry called Queens Don’t Quit, where you will find her encouraging women never to give up on their dreams and pushing them into their greatness.