first baptist Church of glenarden
Health Ministry

28th annual

Saturday, June 3, 2023 - 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. EDT
Doors Open at 8:30 a.m.
600 Watkins Park Drive
Upper Marlboro, md 20774

Join us on Saturday, June 3 for our 28th Annual Health and Wellness Expo.

This year’s event is packed full of rich workshop topics, health and wellness testimonials, cooking demonstrations, and much more. We encourage everyone, near and far, to live a life of impact — one of purpose, action, consistency and growth. The FBCG Health Expo provides attendees with the tools and knowledge needed to take control of their health, along with the motivation to be action-oriented and to stay on track to implement lasting change — all free of charge. All you have to do is register!


Dr. Anita Phillips

Nationally acclaimed trauma therapist, and In The Light Podcast Host, Dr. Anita Phillips is recognized for her ground-breaking work at the intersection of mental health, faith, and culture. This versatile and dynamic speaker is bringing mental health and illness to the forefront in communities of faith and strengthening racial unity in body of Christ.
Dr. Anita holds degrees from the University of Maryland, Regent University and Johns Hopkins University.

Dr. Phillips is most proud of her anticipated book release (Fall 2023) -“The Garden Within: Where the War with Your Emotions Ends and Your Most Powerful Life Begins”

Rev. Dr. Heber Brown, III

Rev. Dr. Heber Brown, III is a husband, father, and change maker who has been a catalyst for personal and social change for more than twenty years.

From 2008-2022, he served as Senior Pastor of Pleasant Hope Baptist Church in Baltimore, Maryland. Under his leadership, the church grew tremendously and garnered national attention for its innovative approach to ministry. While serving as pastor, Dr. Brown founded Orita’s Cross Freedom School, which is a program that reconnects Black youth to their African heritage while providing them hands-on learning opportunities to spark their creative genius and build vocational skills.

Additionally, in 2015 he launched the Black Church Food Security Network a multi-state alliance of approximately 100 congregations working together to grow food, purchase from Black farmers and partner to co-create Black food ecosystems to inspire health, wealth and power in the Black Community.

Vendors, Exhibitors and Screeners

We are thrilled to have received an overwhelming participation response to First Baptist Church of Glenarden’s 28th Annual Health and Wellness Expo. Due to an unexpectedly high volume of submissions, we are no longer accepting any further businesses, screeners or food trucks for this event. 

We sincerely apologize and hope you’ll plan to join us next year! Register early to reserve your 2024 exhibitor spot by clicking the link below:

Thank you again for your commitment to promoting health and wellness within our community. We look forward to working with you next year!