New York Empowerment Summit 2015
New York Empowerment Summit 2015
Photo by New York Empowerment Summit 2015, used with permission

Gospel’s biggest stars will join forces at The Theater at Madison Square Garden on September 5 and 6 for the New York Empowerment Summit 2015. The Labor Day weekend event begins with a “Day of Praise” on Saturday morning, as guests attend workshops on leadership, entrepreneurship, real estate, and other life topics. The summit continues with a “Night of Worship”, as gospel artists Tye Tribbett, Tasha Cobbs, Uche Agu, Marvia Providence, Martha Munizzi, CeCe Winans, and others hit the stage. As if that superstar lineup wasn’t enough, Sunday’s “Night of Empowerment” features Wess Morgan, Kevin Downswell, Dorinda Clark-Cole, Marvin Sapp, Shirley Caesar, and more. Both concerts begin at 2 p.m., and tickets are on sale now. Get yours fast, as over 10,000 people are expected to attend the two-day New York Empowerment Summit.

The New York Empowerment Summit partnered with New York’s Radio 103.9 FM to bring the 2015 event to life, and is presented by Brooklyn’s Glory of God Christian Center. Pastor Joseph Williams hosts the “Glory of God Christian Center Show” on 103.9 FM, airing Sundays at 7 p.m. "The focus of the New York Empowerment Summit is to promote spiritual unity and increase God’s love within our communities, to strengthen our spiritual leaders and encourage the body of Christ and our nation at large with words of Empowerment,” Williams said in a statement.

Tickets for the event are available at the Madison Square Garden Box Office, all Ticketmaster Outlets, Ticketmaster charge by phone at 1-866-858-0008, and the New York Empowerment Summit website. Early bird pricing is in effect now through July 16 at 11 a.m., and offers 15 percent off per event day. The discount allows early birds to pay $103.50-$350 for two-day deals. Unlimited workshops are available for just a $10 registration fee, with topics that include ministry growth, marketing, and women’s empowerment. The summit’s Praise Dancefest is not to be forgotten, with the winning praise dance group receiving special recognition during the packed weekend. Semi-finalists include The Divine Destiny Dancers of Christ Life Bible Church, and the Apostolic Church of Deliverance Dance Ministry. The full list and voting instructions appear on the event website.