MARYVILLE (WATE) – The First United Methodist Church in Maryville is hosting an event for women in East Tennessee.

COMPASSion Roses will feature author Carol Kent, a brunch and silent auction. The church hopes the event will provide support to women and help them have a voice.

The event is at 10:30 a.m. Saturday and costs $25. For tickets, attendees can call 865-724-2325 or visit Compassion Counseling’s website.For more news, weather and video, download the WATE 6 On Your Side app. The smartphone and tablet app will keep you updated with East Tennessee and Knoxville news.