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Press Release - March 6, 2012


Contact: PraizPR and Ministry Consulting, E-Mail: PraizPR@yahoo.com

Minister Celeste Empowers Destiny and Purpose in Final Book of the ?Sister Girl?? Series

Breaking the Chains and Living the Process of the Promise

Author Minister Celeste began her career as an author in January, 2007 with two explosive books empowering women to find their Destiny through The Sister Girl Series, encompassing two volumes so far:  ?Sister Girl, It?s Not That Serious? as well as ?And the Sisters Said. ?Amen.??  Now she finishes the Destiny experience with ?The Drama Queen?s Prophecy:  Breaking the Chains and Bursting into Breakthrough.?  In this final volume Minister Celeste inspires women to realize their authority and their ability to burst through and break through any situation that stands in the way of their Destiny.

Minister Celeste drew from her many experiences as a teenage mother and through various encounters with women and teenage girls through ministry guidance.  She currently provides spiritual guidance weekly for the Women?s Recovery Program of Operation Get Detroit in Detroit, Michigan and is the Co-Founder and Director of The SISTAHS Ministry International.

The series captures the process of obtaining goals in life, and is an example of the ministry of Sister Girl Ministries, recently launched by Minister Celeste.  ??the exemplary woman that you are is obvious to the City of Detroit.  People who have never met you see your vision, and support you? Thank you for being a blessing to me and so many other women...? as stated by Ericka Murria.

Rev. Celeste E. Tolliver-Kelley (?Minister Celeste?) is a native of Hamtramck, Michigan and has one son, LaMont who is the joy of her life.

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Press Release - October 1, 2008

The Raiz' The Praiz' Network Announces

Redford, Michigan - October 1, 2008 - Though a vision tarries it shall speak! The voice of many visionaries is being heard, as well as many authors whose visions have spoken through their literary works. The vehicle being provided for sharing the visions of others is the Write The Vision Radio Show, hosted by Minister Celeste Tolliver-Kelley, Author of The "Sister Girl..." Series. The WTV Radio Show has been selected by Wilkins Communications Network, Inc. for syndication on 1140 AM WBXR, heard in Huntsville, AL and surrounding areas, along with 940 AM WCPC, heard in Tupelo, MS and its surrounding areas. Included in the surrounding areas of both stations are cities in Tennessee and Georgia. Syndication for the WTV Radio Show is scheduled to begin on Thursday, October 2, 2008.

Founded in 1989, Wilkins Communications Network, Inc. is a group of Christian radio stations dedicated solely to the Great Commission that states, "Go into all the world and preach the good news to all creation." (Mark 16:15) Through the building of trusted relationships with national ministries and local churches, Wilkins Communications is able to minister to thousands of listeners across America daily. The mission of Wilkins Communications is to serve by utilizing the resources with which the Lord has entrusted us so we may partner with Christian radio ministries to edify fellow believers while reaching out to unbelievers by sharing the salvation message of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.

Minister Celeste's platform for the WTV Radio Show was borne from the foundations derived by the second book of The "Sister Girl..." Series, "And The Sisters Said, 'Amen!'" The mini-book encourages the reader to write their vision as they travel their road of destiny and gives keys in how to live through the obstacles of the vision victoriously, and thus presenting the segments of the show: Victorious Visionaries and the Visions of the Scroll Spotlight for Authors and Poets. Minister Celeste also provides some discussion topics through the "Sister Girl..." Forum segment which addresses various issues that plague women in today's society. Together, the segments provide a very informative and inspirational radio show that has captured the ears and attention of many. It is Minister Celeste's desire to be a vessel in sharing the gifts and talents of those appearing on the show in celebration of the blessings being bestowed in their lives, and to provide inspiration to others to realize that their dreams and visions can be obtained, as evidenced through the guests of the show.

The WTV Radio Show began on January 7, 2008 and has been graced with several outstanding visionaries and authors, such as: Best Selling Author and National Speaker, Stephanie L. Jones of "The Enemy Between My Legs, Best Selling Author Kimberley Brooks of "He's Saved... But Is He For Real?", Pastor to the stars Beyonce Knowles and Kelly Rowland, Pastor Rudy Rasmus, Author of "Touching Lives", International Women Success Conference Host, Dr. Stacia Pierce, Minister Cheryl Merchant, Author of "Order My Steps", as well as sister of the famous R&B group DeBarge, Bunny DeBarge, Author of "The Kept Ones". Coming up in its second season is Oprah winner, Singer LaShell Griffin, Singer Sean Simmonds, and Dr. Dorie McKnight, Founder of Cover Girls International, along with other authors, ministers and entreprenuers who will share with their experiences in obtaining the dreams and visions in their lives.

The Write The Vision Radio Show can be heard live on Monday evenings at 5:30 PM (Eastern Standard Time) on 88.1 FM WHPR in Highland Park, Detroit and Hamtramck, Michigan with live online simulcast at www.tv33whpr.com. Syndicated shows will be heard Thursday afternoons at 1:30 PM (EST) on 1140 AM WBXR and Friday evenings at 5:30 PM (EST) on 940 AM WCPC.


In case you miss any show, tune into the WTV Podcast at www.BlogTalkRadio.com/Write-The-Vision.

For a complete list of WTV Guests, visit www.PraizPR.com

Press Release - February 13, 2008


Destiny's Road Takes Minister Celeste and The "Sister Girl..." Series on NATIONAL JOURNEY

February 13, 2008 - Detroit, MI Minister Celeste Tolliver-Kelley Author of The "Sister Girl ... "Series, a Christian Motivational and Inspirational series is on its way to a store near you. NewLife Book Distributor has selected Minister Celeste's Sister Girl... It's Not That Serious! as well as And The Sisters Said, "Amen!" to travel on Destiny's Road throughout the United States. It is Minister Celeste's prayer that this series reaches the hands and hearts of women everywhere, and she is embracing the elevation as the Lord allows this journalist gift to be shared nationwide.

Since Sister Girl's premiere on January 20, 2007, the buzz has grown dramatically. It is seven chapters designed to help redirect unsavory experiences into positive ones, while learning to give God more control and better understand Him. Minister Celeste lays it down short and to the point; no talking in circles here! With catchy titles such as "I Just Can't Shut up!" each chapter has a "scenario" along with a set of morals to help guide a woman along the road to not only understanding herself but learning to trust in God. It is a good, easy read and with the way the book is worded, it was like Minister Celeste is chatting with old girlfriends.

The Lord blessed Minister Celeste to pen the second book of the series with And The Sisters Said, "Amen!" which was released on November 17, 2007 and it has received 5-Star reviews, with it being noted as "The Traveling Ministry". The testimonials and journal capabilities in this book are a blessing. Minister Celeste feeds you some ideas and then allows you come up with your own conclusions. In reflecting on everyone's individual path down "Destiny's Road," Minister Celeste makes astute observations of the roadblocks and setbacks confronting us all: debt, friend/family drama, and loneliness, just to name a few. With keen insight supported by scriptural confirmation, she analyzes both the cause and cure of each common affliction with convincing cogency. Also, the deft touch of her applied wisdom serves as the proverbial "spoonful of sugar to help the medicine go down," making it easier for the reader to digest the uncomfortable truths of his/her lifestyle. The most rewarding aspect And The Sisters Said, "Amen!" is Celeste's insistence upon affirming the positive over the negative; in so doing, she infuses the reader with the subconscious strength to look beyond whatever short-term drawbacks s/he may face in favor of the long-term benefits of putting faith & determination into action. The CD, with music written by Minister Celeste, is a wonderful accompaniment with a touch of the preacher's sermonic presentation "Anointed For Breakthrough", a recap of the book and some music to get you through your day.

The Lord has elevated Minister Celeste in expanding her ministry to the airwaves, as the host of "Write The Vision" Victorious Visionaries on WHPR 88.1 FM heard in Detroit, Highland Park, and Hamtramck, Michigan. The radio show was born out of her second book of the series which is an encouragement to all to write the visions the Lord has given them and at an appointed time they shall speak. The show is formatted with guests who have been victorious in the ministries and gifts the Lord has given them and is spotlighted with a "Sister Girl..." Forum which addresses various issues that plague women in today's society. Since the birth of this vision, the Lord has blessed Minister Celeste with many guests such as Kalyn Risker of S.A.F.E. (Sisters Acquiring Financial Empowerment), Stephanie L. Jones (Author of The Enemy Between My Legs), Minister Catherine Eagan (Multi-Millionaire and Mentor of the Wealty Women's Club), Pastor Rudy Rasmus (Pastor to the Stars Beyonce' Knowles and Kelly Rowland and Author of Touch), and Pastor Andre Butler (Co-Pastor of Word of Faith- Southfield, MI, and Author of Living Life to the Full). Some of the upcoming guests include Kimberly Brooks (Author of He's Fine But Is He Saved?), Minister Cheryl Merchant (Author of Order My Steps) and Bonnie St. John (Author of How Strong Women Pray). "Write The Vision" can also be heard on internet radio weekly at www.BlogTalkRadio.com/Write-The-Vision.

On the horizon of Minister Celeste's journalist career is a book tour and a completion of the series to be completed this year. Destiny's Road continues for The "Sister Girl..." Series. Next stop? A store near you!

Press Release - August 1, 2007


Empowerment Radio for Today¿s Woman to Interview Minister Celeste Kelley, Co-Founder and Director of The S.I.S.T.A.H.S. Ministry and author of Sister Girl It¿s Not That Serious!

August 1, 2007 ¿ Atlanta, GA Empowerment Radio for Today¿s Woman announced that their talk show Today¿s Woman ¿ Real Issues ¿ Real Solutions will be interviewing Minister Celeste Kelley, Co-Founder and Director of The S.I.S.T.A.H.S. Ministry and Author of Sister Girl It¿s Not That Serious!, on Saturday, August 4, 2007 at 3:30 p.m. (EST).

Minister Celeste Kelley was requested to be interviewed by Today's Woman because of her passion, her spirit and the soul that she¿s invested into her business. La Shannon Martin, producer and host of the show strives to include guests and programming that enlightens, inspires and transforms the listening audience. Ms. Martin says, "We selected Minister Celeste because we know that she will provide robust information that our listeners can use."

To listen to Minister Celeste Kelley¿s interview and to learn more about the Empowerment Radio for Today¿s Woman Radio Show, please visit www.EmpowerTodaysWomanRadio.com. Listeners are encouraged to call in to (404) 361-1570, or send e-mails to empowertodayswoman@yahoo.com, during the show. Tune in for an interactive and powerful discussion.

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Empowerment Radio For Today¿s Woman is a live streaming broadcast on SGN The Light, Sheridan Gospel Network, 1570 AM WSSA in Atlanta GA, airing every Saturday at 3:30p.m EST. The show highlights Real Women with Real Issues and Real Solutions. Empowerment Radio for Today¿s Woman is dedicated to connecting to the whole woman - mind, body, soul and spirit. The show¿s mission is to create a global community for women that are making moves in their community.

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Press Release - May 11, 2007

Echelon Entertainment Announces
Minister Celeste Kelley Still on The Road to Destiny

Detroit, MI - May 11, 2007 - Author and Minister, Celeste Kelley, explores topics such as spirituality, relationships, esteem, motivation, procrastination and encouragement in her book, "Sister Girl . . . It's Not That Serious!"

The Journey Continues

Continuing her path to destiny, Minister Celeste Tolliver Kelley was recently interviewed for Super Star Friday's on WDRJ - 1440 AM (Detroit) with Sean Hardin & Antone "Choir Boy" Bell and brought onto the show to endorse and discuss Sister Girl. Radio host, Sean Hardin, states, "It was a pleasure having Minister Kelley on the show, especially sharing such an uplifting and encouraging word. A lot of sisters and brothers alike can use some of the tools and information in this book." Other appearances have included a book signing at The Historic Little Rock Baptist Church and The Brown Bag Luncheon Series presented by the Detroit chapter of the National Association of Black Female Executives in Music and Entertainment, alongside fellow Detroit authors Beverly Jenkins and Valencia Williams. "It has really been a blessing for all the doors of opportunity to open. I am meeting so many wonderful and supportive sisters all on a mission for God and to Him I give the glory for all my blessings," says Minister Kelley. In addition, Rein Child Productions welcomed Minister Kelley to speak during the organization's "Black Artists Day" held at the Wise Art Gallery in Detroit, Michigan. Another stop along Minister Kelley's recent journey included a book signing and sale during Lawrence Technological University's presentation of the stage play, Unequally Yoked, on Saturday, April 21st. The Reading Divas Book Club also held a discussion on April 22nd wherein Enna Bachelor of the Say It With Me Workshop Series and director of the Book Club noted, "The discussion was lively and thought-provoking. This book had a little bit of something for everyone to think about no matter what age or stage of life they find themselves in. This is a book to share with all the sisterfriends you have."

Press Release - March 11, 2007

"Sister Girl..." Announces The Road Continues...

"Compelling for the times of this day, the book certainly speaks to the issues of both married and single women if they would only recognize the Lord has a call on their lives, and push toward those things the Lord has called them to do, as Celeste has eloquently captured in this book."

~ Rev. Dr. Jim Holley, Pastor of The Historic
Little Rock Missionary Baptist Church - Detroit, MI

"I have read the book and Evangelist Celeste certainly has a heart for women and loves God..."

~ First Lady Loretta Morman,
Christian Tabernacle Church - Southfield, MI

"It's a wake up call for women that have inside issues about other women when they can't handle their success or their blessings... it's a wake up call to check yourself before you wreck yourself!"

~ Elect Lady Buenita Z. Bishop,
Prayer Room Ministries - Saginaw, MI

SISTAH Authors on the Road...

Detroit, MI - Together with Poetress Rosemarie Wilson (pictured right), Evangelist Celeste is traveling the road of the Lord's destiny as "Sister Girl... It's Not That Serious" is flowing through the hearts and minds of those who read.

A new book by author, Evangelist Celeste explores topics such as spirituality, relationships, esteem, motivation, procrastination and encouragement - all factors relative to the blueprint for destiny.

Oftentimes individuals do not realize that one can unknowingly be a self-deterrent in the attempt to live well and be happy. Sister Girl . . . It's Not That Serious! tackles these issues head on, causing readers to evaluate themselves, consider their surroundings and it also encourages them to trust God in the pursuit of happiness by allowing Him to take control. Evangelist Celeste makes it clear that while traveling the road to destiny, though the path may not always be clear, if one has a relationship with God and a strong sense of self, it may be a little easier. The 41-page book is perfect for women and men alike, especially those seeking to have a better understanding of women from a spiritual aspect. It is a highly recommended segway for reading clubs, women's groups and ministries to introduce discussions on women's issues dealing with supporting each other, building relationships and trusting one another, jealousy, self-esteem, procrastination and much more.

Author and Evangelist Celeste Tolliver Kelley is on a mission to share the good news of the gospel with people everywhere. Her most recent appearance endorsing Sister Girl, has proven to be very successful for the new author. "Attending the Cass Tech Alumni Breakfast was something special," she says, "being that Cass Technical High School is such a prestigious high school. It was an honor being in the company of a network of many, many professional and supportive people." She also appeared for a book signing at the Christian Tabernacle Winter Conference held February 15-17, 2007 and was able to touch more people with her soul-stirring words of encouragement and empowerment at the S.I.S.T.A.H.S. Ministry Devotional held Williams Chapel on February 21, 2007.

Upcoming Destinations

SUPER STAR FRIDAY on WDRJ - 1440 AM Radio with Sean Hardin & Antone "Choir Boy" Bell
Radio Interview and Discussion
Friday, March 16, 2007 - 8:00 PM
For more information Visit: www.MySpace.com/SeanHardin

The Historic Little Rock Missionary
Baptist Church - Rev. Dr. Jim Holley, Pastor

Book signing
Sunday, March 18, 2007 - 8:00 AM & 10:00 AM Services

9000 Woodward Avenue
Detroit, MI 48202
For more information Call: (313) 872-2900

The Reading DIVAS Book Club
Book signing; Selected for Book Club Discussion
Sunday, March 18, 2007 - 4:00 PM
For more information E-Mail: ReadingDivas@yahoo.com

Detroit Network - National Association of Black
Females in Music and Entertainment

Speaker and Book signing
Saturday, March 24, 2007 12:30 - 2:30 PM

De Angelo's Restaurant
17425 Telegraph Road
Detroit, Michigan
For more information Call: Serenity Lynn at (248) 763-2254
or Gisele "Gee" Caver at (313) 549-7400

Rein Child Productions Black Artist Day
Book signing; Book for sale
Wednesday, March 28, 2007
(7:00 PM to 10:00 PM)

Wise Art Gallery
16201 Grand River
Detroit, MI 48227
For more information E-Mail: reinchildproduction@yahoo.com

Sister Girl is available at God's World Music & Bookstore, Christian Tabernacle Book Store, and online at Amazon.com and www.SisterGirlSeries.com. Network with Evangelist Celeste at http://www.myspace.com/sistahspromo.

Press Release - February 11, 2007

Detroit, MI - Evangelist Celeste Kelley, author of Sister Girl . . . It's Not That Serious! an urban, Christian, spiritually motivating body of work, sold out during the book¿s premiere week. Sales from the book's premiere, held at The Upper Room in Detroit, Michigan, were a great boost for release-week sales figures. "I'm just thankful because it was never my intent to receive such an outpour of support, I just called myself sharing a gift that God gave me," says the author. BAMM Davis was the featured entertainment during the premiere gala.

Since Sister Girl's premiere, the buzz has grown dramatically. "This book definitely makes you evaluate how you deal with people and situations. It's what we allow in our own lives that can either help us or hinder us as we journey into our destiny," says reader, Angela Sterling. "I am impressed to say the least; the book was well written and professionally laid out. Most importantly, its content was uplifting and meaningful," says another supporter, Christina Arnold. One more reader, Yelonda Graham, offered, "It¿s just like you are having a roundtable with girlfriends who are saved and truthful. I liked it."

Due to the book's popular demand, ministries are already requesting second shipments of the new release. Rev. Jim Holley of The Historic Little Rock Baptist Church in Detroit has agreed to carry "Sister Girl" in their ministry's on-site bookstore. "I didn't expect things to move so fast, but they are and I'm adjusting," says Celeste of her newfound accolades. "An injection of positivity. Not just for Christians, not just for women. Sister Girl . . . It's Not That Serious! offers real-world scenarios and prepares individuals to better deal with challenging people and situations," says First Lady Elect Buenita Bishop of Saginaw, Michigan. "I¿m sure women and men alike will gain valuable insight from reading this book."

The warm reception for the book has resulted in Evangelist Celeste¿s calendar becoming filled with requests for book signings and speaking engagements. Her tentative itinerary for the coming months follows:

Christian Tabernacle Church Winter Conference
February 15 and 16, 2007
26555 Franklin Road
Southfield, MI 48304
(248) 213-4770
Book for sale and
Book Signing on Feb. 15th and Feb. 16th @ 7 p.m.

The S.I.S.T.A.H.S. Ministry Devotional Fellowship
Saturday, February 17, 2007 (10:00 AM)
Williams Chapel Baptist Church
3100 Elmwood
Detroit, MI 48207
(313) 579-0875
Book for sale; Book signing

The book is also available at God¿s World Music and Bookstore in Detroit, and online at www.Amazon.com and www.SisterGirlSeries.com.