"Summoning the crowd along with His disciples, He said to them, 'If anyone wants to be My follower, he must deny himself, take up his cross, and follow Me.'" Mark 8:34
February 6-7, 2015
Sheraton Indianapolis Hotel at Keystone Crossing Map
Cost: $169 or $199 plus tax depending on the room type
Make Reservations by calling 317-846-2700 or by clicking on Hotel Reservation to the right.
Hyatt Place Indianapolis at Keystone Crossing Map
Cost: $107 plus tax
Make Reservations by calling 317-843-0064 or 1-888-HYATT-HP (492-8847)
*Ask for the Transformed Women's Retreat block to receive discounted rate
$65 if paid in full by January 6th
$75 if paid in full by January 27th
*Registration requires a $25 non-refundable deposit
*Cost includes event production fees, complimentary retreat pack and late night snack (meals are not included)
Participants must register online by Tuesday, January 27 or a $15 late fee will be applied
*Registration is not complete until the final balance has been paid
Transformed Souvenir retreat items available for purchase online include:
- T-shirt - $10 for short sleeve and $15 for long sleeve
- Souvenir Retreat Bag - $10
- Souvenir Water Bottles - $5
*All requests for pre-ordered souvenir items must be submitted by January 22. There will be a limited supply available for purchase Saturday, February 7 at 1:00pm.
Women (18 and over)
This retreat designed for Indiana women (18 and over) focuses on areas related to the total calling of God for women. Spiritual growth and renewal accompany a strong challenge for women to be radically involved in the mission of God to reach the nations.
Some of the topics this year include: "Marriage Panel Discussion", "Anger & Forgiveness","Conflict", "Contentment & Joy", "What it really means to follow Christ", "Self-Image", "How to Study the Bible", "Mission Mobilization Options", "How to Study the Bible", "Practical Discipleship & Mentorship", "Spiritual Warfare", "Defending Biblical Foundations", "Mission in the Workplace", "Creative ways to make your home a witness", "The church and special needs", "Evangelism", "2 Special Breakoust just for Ministers' Wives", and many other topics to come.
Some of the breakout leaders include: Dana James, Autumn Wall, Leah Pratt, Audrey Lee, Leighann McCoy, Page Hughes, Clella Lee, Lori Jones, Chris Conrades, Twyla Jackson, Jamie Brown, Debbie Whidden, Heather Messick, Lori McDaniel, Mary Cox, Kathy Litton, and many others.
Speaker: LeighanN McCoy
As a popular speaker, Leighann
encourages women across the nation and overseas. She is a conference leader at Lifeway Christian Resources and a frequent guest on radio programs, such as Divine Calling, Bold Living, and This is the Day on Moody Radio. She has also contributed to magazines, including Journey, Parenting Teens, Today's Christian Woman, and Crosswalk.com. Leighann is here today from Thompson Station Church in TN where she serves as the prayer and women's minister.
Worship Led By: Heather Messick
is an accomplished vocalist and songwriter who has recorded two Contemporary Christian solo CD projects called "Wonder" and "Meet Us Here." She is an inspirational speaker and guest vocalist/worship leader at women's gatherings around the country. Heather is a studio vocalist who has recorded for Christian music companies such as Integrity Music and Brentwood Benson Music. She serves with her husband, Mark, at First Baptist North Mobile, in Mobile, AL, where he is the Adult Education Pastor. They have three daughters: Elyssa, Natalie and Victoria.
Ministers' Wives Breakfast: Kathy Litton
Kathy Ferguson Litton lives in Mobile, AL with her husband Ed Litton, Pastor of FBC North Mobile. Both lost former spouses in car accidents. God's grace has navigated her journey in meeting Christ as a child, marrying a young preacher boy, 26 years of adventure with him and three wonderful children. His goodness has given her a new life and love with Ed. Twice a pastor's wife, once a church staff member, now a National Consultant for NAMB for Ministry to Pastor's Wives.
WMU Connection Luncheon & Annual Meeting
*Lunch cost is $10 paid at registration
Are you a member of Women on Mission group, a leader in GA, Acteens, CIA, Mission Friends or another one of the many WMU Organizations? Let's get together for lunch, inspirational missions stories, fellowship and all things WMU! Hear from our Keynote Speaker, NAMB and IMB missionaries as they tell of the work that God is doing through them.
KEYNOTE Speaker: Clella Lee
Clella Lee, leadership consultant for the Christian Women's Leadership Center at national WMU®, enjoys sharing out of her leadership experiences as a church staff member, leadership team member and adjunct teacher at the university level, and a minister's spouse.
IMB Missionary: Lori McDaniel
Lori is a Global Mission Catalyst at IMB, mobilizing churches and leading women to participate in God's global mission. She, her husband, and their 3 kids lived in Africa as missionaries before returning to plant Grace Point Church in Bentonville, AR. She is passionate about discipling people to untangle their life-story and see how it collides with God's mission of making His glory known to all nations. She blogs at Flourish.me
Namb Missionary: Twyla Jackson
Twyla has a love for music and theater. She enjoys reading, cooking, and sewing. She feels called to mentor and disciple young believers in their walk with God. A former GA, Acteen, and BYW member, Twyla implements skills learned during those years in her current ministry. Using her gifts within the church is just the beginning for Twyla. She has many years of experience as a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist. Twyla enjoys volunteering and using her spiritual gift of hospitality at local art venues. Twyla graduated from Mississippi University for Women and completed an internship at the University of Alabama Birmingham.
8:30 Registration Opens
9:30 Breakout Session 1
10:30 Breakout Session 2
11:15 Lunch/Free Time - on your own
11:15 WMU Connection Luncheon & Annual Meeting
1:30 Breakout Session 3
2:30 Breakout Session 4
3:30 Breakout Session 5
4:30 Dinner/Free Time - on your own
7:00 Worship Session
8:30 Late Night Snack
9:15 Late Night Missions Experience
7:00 Breakfast - on your own
8:00 Morning Praise & Devotion
8:00 Ministers’ Wives Breakfast
8:30 Breakout Session 6
9:30 Breakout Session 7
10:30 Breakout Session 8
11:30 Hotel Check Out/Lunch/Free Time
1:30 Breakout Session 9
2:30 Worship Session
Allison Kinion or Sarah Wickersham