R.I.S.E.

READING TO INSPIRE
SISTERS TO ELEVATE

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If you have a love for reading and enjoy the company of African American Women whom share that same enthusiasm, then R.I.S.E. book club is for you.
Mission Statement

The mission of this faith-based book club is to inspire reading amongst women, with open hearts and minds for self-awareness, self-elevation, self-love and self-kindness. Our hope is that members of this club will grow spiritually, mentally, emotionally, physically and financially. 

 

Confidentiality 

We want to foster an environment that promotes sisterhood and unity, where women feel safe and comfortable to voice their innermost thoughts and feelings, therefore as a group we covenant as sisters to keep

 

Membership 

This book club will be open to all women.  The maximum number of members for this book club shall not exceed 12 members, unless decided upon by the facilitators Michele Rice-Kirkwood and Camille Clarke-Smith.

 

Upon reaching the maximum number of members, an additional chapter of this book club shall be generated. There will be 4 meetings after the vision board meeting; which will be held on January 29th. Meetings will be held every 6-12 weeks on Sundays at 4pm. Location will be determined and lunch provided. 

Join now for $105 a month. Members can REGISTER HERE.

 

your $105/ month membership includes:

VISION BOARD

All Vision Board Supplies

Start the year off with a clear path as what you want in life. Vision Boards are great tools to streamline your focus and go after goals in 2022!

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BOOKS

All of the yearly readings are included

Whether you choose digital or print. Your readings will be covered with this memebership!

Open Book
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MEALS

Proper Nourishment to keep the mind sharp!

Meals will provided during Book Club Meetings. All  meals are included in membership!

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RETREAT

$500 towards your retreat experience

Come stay with us at this beautiful South Side mansion. There we will enjoy a weekend of Yoga, Massages, and other self care activities. We will also conduct our Vision Board Kick-off here on the 29th.

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MOre than a
retreat!

Join the 2022 experience
Meals |Yoga | Vision Boards & More 
All in the setting of this beautiful SouthSide 4 bedroom mansion!

Design Book

"There is no greater agony than bearing the untold story inside you!"

Maya Angelou

Meetings

  • Book club shall be held no less than six weeks apart on Sundays at 4:00pm starting after the Vision Board Launch Party. 

  • Members are responsible for attending meetings regularly.  If any member misses two consecutive meetings, she will be determined to be non-compliant in her membership agreement. If a member is unable to attend a meeting for any reason, she must contact Camille immediately before the meeting. 

Book Selections

Books will be chosen by members of the group based on themes chosen during the Vision Board Launch Party. After each meeting names will be entered and drawn, whomever name is drawn will select the book for the upcoming month, this will also be the person who will host the next meeting. 

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