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For the ninth consecutive year, the National Consortium of Black Women in Ministry (NCBWIM), Nashville Chapter and Susan G. Komen Central Tennessee have joined together to present Worship in Pink Weekend! If you are located in our Chattanooga or Upper Cumberland Regions, please click here.
What is Worship in Pink Weekend?
Worship in Pink Weekend is a grassroots initiative that provides the opportunity for congregations of all faiths to spread the life-saving message about breast health and early detection. The main goal of the program is to increase breast cancer awareness, encourage early detection by increasing the number of women receiving mammograms and to honor breast cancer survivors.
Additionally, your congregation is invited to join us for the 12th Annual Pink Sunday worship service. The city-wide ecumenical faith service will be held at Fairfield Missionary Baptist Church on Sunday, October 14th at 4:00pm (1004 S. Dickerson Rd Goodlettsville, TN). This event gathers together Middle Tennesseans to celebrate the lives of people who are affected with breast cancer, their families and loved ones, to increase breast cancer awareness to our religious community and inspire hope for those impacted by the disease.
Who takes part in Worship in Pink Weekend?
Any church, synagogue, mosque or other religious organization within the Central Tennessee service area.
To Get Involved:
- Identify two Ambassadors to represent your congregation/organization. At least one Ambassador should be comfortable communicating via email and be able to serve as a primary contact for the congregation. Check out more information about our Ambassador Reception by clicking here.
- Attending the Worship in Pink Kick-off on Thursday, September 13th at 6pm. Location TBA.
- Ambassador(s) will lead the planning of a breast health-related activity within your congregation/organization during Worship in Pink weekend (October 12th-14th) and will encourage members to attend Pink Sunday worship service at 4:00 pm on October 14th at Fairfield Missionary Baptist Church. For more information click here.
What does Komen and NCBWIM Provide?
Each registered congregation will receive FREE educational materials and planning tools. Materials include giveaways with breast health messaging, sample bulletin announcements, talking points and other educational information. Once registered you will be notified of the date and location to pick your materials.
Community Outreach: Community organizations can also spread the message of the importance of screening and early detection and promote breast health by distributing education materials to your network. Contact Daveisha Moore at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information and to obtain materials.
Pink Sunday Choir: Members of your organization are also invited to participate in a choir comprised of vocalist from across Middle Tennessee. The choir will perform at the Pink Sunday service on October 14th. For more information about joining the choir, please contact Rev. Pamela Kellar at email@example.com. Click here for more information.
Worship in Pink Toolkit: Susan G. Komen Central Tennessee also provides the following free downloadable educational materials to enhance your Worship in Pink program. Please feel free to download them and make copies.
Special thank you to our Community Partner:
National Consortium of Black Women in Ministry (NCBWIM), Nashville Chapter
For more information or for questions, contact Dana Niven at 615.383.0017 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.