Rev. Marian Royston to be keynote speaker for 2022 COSROW Breakfast
The North Alabama Conference Commission on the Status and Role of Women (COSROW) is excited to announce Rev. Marian Royston as the keynote speaker for the 2022 COSROW Breakfast to be held at Annual Conference on Thursday, June 23 at 7 a.m. This year’s breakfast will take place in the Von Braun Center South Hall. Tickets are available for $13 through the Annual Conference reservations process and must be purchased by May 31.
Rev. Royston is a native of Roanoke, Alabama. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in History from Auburn University. As a George J. Mitchell Scholar, she obtained a Master of Science in Leadership for Sustainable Rural Development from the Queen’s University of Belfast. Presently, she is pursuing a Master of Divinity from United Theological Seminary in Dayton, Ohio. She currently serves as a full-time local pastor serving St. Paul and Center Grove UMCs in Huntsville, Alabama. Before her current appointment, she was the pastor of Mount Olive and Rocky Mount UMCs in Randolph County, Alabama. Marian is invested in the next generation of leaders. She created the Randolph County Youth Development Initiative and served as its program director. This summer she will serve as the QuadW site director for Huntsville. Her career prior to ministry was teaching Secondary Social Studies for Roanoke City Schools.
The topic of Rev. Royston’s keynote for the COSROW breakfast will be her experience as a young black woman in ministry and the importance of mentorship.
COSROW encourages everyone — laity and clergy, young and young-at-heart — of any gender to purchase tickets to hear this impactful message and to join others in food and fellowship.