Women empowered through conference

The three day conference was meant to empower women

An Albany Church spent the weekend empowering and strengthening women.

First Monumental Faith Ministries held its annual Women's Conference this weekend. The ministry spent three sharing experiences, worshiping, and going to workshops.

Assistant Pastor Dr. Wendy Coleman says this is an extension of their monthly talks. "We talk about everything to strengthen women in the workplace, women in the home, and women in the church. And this is our culmination, that once a year, we get together we celebrate what we've done all year and just encourage that mode of empowerment and encouragement," says Coleman.

Coleman says it's important to host the conference each year because helps women with everything from self-esteem to employment opportunities.