Balancing Family and Ministry at the Speed of Life // Laura Jackson
As women, have you ever thought you had to do it all? Juggling family, ministry, and life without getting stressed, frustrated, or burned out? In this workshop we will take a look at priorities, calling, attitude, and expectations that will help us maintain a godly perspective as we serve the Lord, and each other, at the speed of life.
Being Stewards of the Vision // Kathy Gilbert
Are you a woman who delights in helping your pastor’s wife and leadership team, so that by your presence things run smoother, people are happier, and help is available? Then this workshop is for you!
Bloom Where you are Planted // Joy Welsh
Often we are not where we planned on going or where we planned to be in life. This workshop consists of practical guidelines to help you flourish where you are planted. No matter what your circumstances or situation, you can become a beautiful bouquet with the sweet smelling fragrance of the Lord.
Choices We Make in Trials // Maureen Schaffer
Come learn what God says about our choices in the midst of circumstances in which we seem to have no choice. The gift of being able to choose is not intended to be a confusing and overwhelming responsibility, but a great opportunity to discover God’s leading and walk in His safe and proven paths.
Counseling Women: What you See Isn't Always What you Get // Kathy
Considering a variety of counseling scenarios, this workshop will examine the necessities of knowing the Word of God, relying on the Holy Spirit, and praying without ceasing when ministering to women. We will glean practical counseling instruction and encouragement by studying how Jesus, the master Counselor, exposed issues and offered solutions.
Discernment in Leadership// Debbie Alnutt
Jesus had it. Moses was told by God to use it when he selected judges, and the Apostles used it to appoint deacons. What was common in Jesus, Moses, and the Apostles? Discernment came by the Holy Spirit and it was available for the asking. How do we acquire it, and once we do, what do we do with it?
Events on a Budget // McKensie Black
Do you have big vision but a small budget for an event or outreach? I’d like to help! We will explore ways to keep cost down when it comes to speakers, decorations, food and so much more, for everything from V.B.S. to women’s retreats!
Holy Spirit // Debbie Falangas
Every believer has the opportunity to be baptized in the Holy Spirit and receive spiritual gifts. In this workshop we will discuss some of these gifts and how to receive the power of the Holy Spirit. There is nothing more exciting than discovering all that the Lord wants to give us and to experience the outpouring of the Holy Spirit in our lives!
Hope for Depression // Dawn Vallely
Join us as we discuss various types of depression, its misconceptions, and the signs of depression, looking toward the blessed hope of God’s light shining in the darkness.
How to Reach the Hurting // Sally Van Wick
Many people are hurting as result of their own sin or the sin of another. Instead of offering superficial and temporary help, we will talk about practical steps we can take, using the Word of God, to offer true and lasting help so the hurting can be touched and transformed!
Intercessory Prayer // Anita Coon
If you have a desire to pray, and would like to inspire others to intercede for your church, pastors and missionaries, come learn some valuable tools to guide you on that path. Q&A time will follow the teaching.
Leadership For First Timers // Gail Mays
If you are fairly new in a leadership role, or you are praying about taking on a leadership role for the first time, this session will give you practical principles to strengthen and equip you to be the leader God created you to be.
Marriage // Bonnie O'Neil
Happy marriages are not based as much on how compatible we are, but how we deal with incompatibility! It is not chains that hold our marriages together, but the tiny threads that are sewn into our hearts through God’s guidance. He has a plan for your marriage.
Ministering in a Small Church // Sherri Galvan
Let's talk about three helpful things that can encourage you to persevere and stay the course in whatever area of ministry you are currently serving.
Outreach in the Neighborhood // Raeann West-Williams
There are many different ways to organize a neighborhood outreach. Come join the fun and explore a plethora of possibilities and ideas that will help you reach out and engage in your own communities!
Personal Devotions // Jasmine Alnutt
One of the beautiful things about a relationship with Jesus Christ is that it is unique and personal to each of us. Therefore, the time we spend with Him should be no different! Come and be encouraged to develop your own devotional life with Jesus.
Personal Hindrances in Ministry // Lynn Sutton
My heart as a pastor's wife is to be an encouragement to women through building relationships, sharing God's Word and being available to pray. But honestly, I have found that I can be the biggest hindrance to ministry because of my health, my insecurities and my pride. Let's look to the Lord together to see His faithfulness to work on us and through us in spite of our human failings.
Praying for Our Prodigals // Rose Coughran
When going through a trial with a prodigal, our greatest weapon is prayer. In this workshop we will see how to press forward when these trials seem to paralyze us, and how we can be used to encourage others.
Reaching Muslim Women for Jesus // Maryama Burger
This workshop will present an overview of Muslims and their geographical locations in the world, touch on Islam and its core beliefs, and offer the best way to present the God who loves Muslims while avoiding things that may hinder our witness.
Seasons of Life // Glenda Kaser
Even as God designed changing seasons in the natural world, He has planned changing seasons in a woman’s life. Each season presents both blessings and challenges, yet Jesus has promised His Sufficient Grace for every season! In this workshop we will consider biblical principles and personal examples to encourage us in whatever season we find ourselves.
Seeing Your Calling in Your Career // Diana Knapstein
Why do we work? How should we work? Come and explore what God's Word has to say about how we can honor Him in our careers and be used by Him to accomplish His goals for and through our lives.
Sharing God’s Attributes as a Bridge to the Gospel // Marilyn Tyner
Do you have a passion for lost souls yet find it difficult to share the Good News with unbelievers? One way we can build a bridge to the Gospel is by sharing God’s incomparable attributes. We will describe ten of those attributes and show how any of them—when led by the Holy Spirit—can naturally lead to the life-transforming message of the cross.
Singleness // Lynn Smith
Walking step by step each day with Jesus can transform your life into the greatest adventure. I will be sharing a testimony of Jesus’ goodness and faithfulness as I has traveled, worked abroad as a single missionary, and now returned to life in Southern California. Abundant life doesn't begin with marriage. Jesus is the Way the Truth and the Life.
Social Media // Amber Duran
If you desire to learn more about how to use social media to share, brand and connect with your church body, then you should check out this workshop! I will give examples, tips, and inspiration on how to use this tool to it fullest. Social media is the new way to share information with the church body at home and around the world!
Spiritual Warfare // Inga-Lill Guzik
Every Christian encounters spiritual warfare, but a leader faces unique battles. Let's uncover the strategies the enemy uses against us as leaders and be prepared with an arsenal of our own to defeat him.
Teaching a Bible Study // Venita Page
In this workshop, we will explore guidelines for preparing an effective teaching, as well as tools and techniques for in-depth studying. We will also consider how to reach an audience and cover tips for the personal preparation of the teacher.
The Call of the Youth // Megan Callender
In this workshop we will discuss, from the perspective of a college student, who God is choosing to use in this next generation: the call, the promise and the battle.
The Next Step: Dreams, Goals, Focus, and Plans // More Info To Come
You can see it in your mind – an effective, blessed work of God where lives are transformed. How do you make it happen? This workshop will help you refine the most important questions and narrow down how you will use your time, energy, and gifts to take the next step toward success.
The Strongholds of Our Youth // Lisa Musil
Recreational sex, drugs, self-mutilation, abortion, suicide…destruction. These are difficult topics but very real among many young women today. You might be thinking, Why? How can I help? What can I do? As we see how dark our world has become, we will learn that our heavenly Father shines even brighter and dispels the darkness.