Nashville, TN—August 16, 2010—Ann Downing Ministries is excited to announce that “Bring On The Joy!” will be the theme for the 20th Anniversary Middle Tennessee Women’s Retreat to be held April 15th – 17th, 2011  at the Cool Springs Marriott in Franklin, TN.  The victorious tune penned by Ann and Daryl K. Williams will also serve as the retreat’s theme song.
Surprises will abound as women from across the United States participate in large and small group settings throughout the weekend, all focusing on the joy available to us when we are committed to the Lord.
Karen Dean Fry, Vice-President for University Relations at Malone University and former administrator for Word Music Company/John T. Benson Publishing will bring her highly sought-after exuberance and gift for communication to the platform as the keynote speaker for the 2011 retreat.
            “As individuals, as a country, and as part of the family of God, we’ve faced some of the toughest times in recent history, but we are still standing because of the hand of an Almighty God, and it is time to give praise where praise is due.  It’s time to celebrate…It’s time to “Bring On The Joy!”, Downing said of the upcoming retreat. 
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