2015 Tehachapi Christian Women Conference Follow-up Letter

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Thank you for attending our 2nd Tehachapi Christian Women’s “Better Together” Conference “Holding on to Hope” held on April 18, 2015. We appreciate all your positive comments and helpful feedback.  Sheryl Geisbrecht was wonderful and we were glad to hear you loved her! She was blessed to be here.

We had women from 20 different Tehachapi churches attend the conference! Thirteen churches helped put the conference on. Women from Bakersfield, Lancaster and Arvin also attended. Praise God we are fulfilling Jesus prayer that “we all may be one as He and the Father are one!”

If you didn’t pick up your conference gift on the way out the door that Saturday, please stop by Country Oaks Baptist Church office and pick up your gift of an insulated cup.  COBC is open M-F from 8am to 5pm. We did end up with a few cups leftover so if you would like an extra one we are selling them for $5. Also, if you meant to buy a centerpiece but forgot, please reply to this email and I’ll be sure to pass on your info to our decorator.

To keep up with what is going on at Tehachapi Christian Women’s meetings, please check out…

We have been praying about when the next conference will be.  We’d kind of like to not do the Tehachapi Christian Women’s Conference the same year as the Kern Christian Women’s Conference (like this year.)  They go every other year, so we’d have to have another conference next year or wait 3 years to have one again!

Our two past conferences have focused on unifying the body of Christ and we’ve had the themes: “Love” and “Hope”.  We are thinking completing the trio of going with a “Faith” theme for the next conference. Do you have a favorite faith verse?  Reply to this email and let us know!

If you are a Women’s Ministry Leader and would like to be involved in planning for our next conference, please reply to this email and let me know so I can get you on our email list.  Our next TCW team meeting will probably be after summer.

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Thank you Tehachapi

The 2015 Tehachapi Christian Women’s Conference – Holding on to Hope – is over!  Thank you Tehachapi for coming out!  We had over 400 women signed up for the conference.  Remember what Sheryl taught us:

  • H – Habit – Make Change a Habit
  • O – Opportunity not obstacle.
  • P – Pray honest prayers
  • E – Exalt His Name

The next meeting (and conference follow-up) of Tehachapi Christian Women’s Ministries is Saturday, May 2, 2015 at 9:30am at Christian Life Assembly.

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Tehachapi Christian Women’s Conference 2015

Check in begins at 8:45am

We are currently not accepting any more late registrations but on the day of the conference we will open up the last 20 spots – First come, First served.

If you are looking for some hope in a dark world, ladies, we invite you to come on Saturday, April 18, at 9:30 a.m., as the united Tehachapi Christian Women’s Ministries will present the 2nd Tehachapi Christian Women’s Conference, entitled “Holding on to Hope,” at Country Oaks Baptist Church, located at 20915 Schout Rd.

Sign up Now 2015

The conference is $20 and will include lunch provided by Margaret’s Catering.  Registration brochures are now available at Tehachapi area churches. or at Country Oaks Baptist Church. For more information, contact angi@countryoaks.org.

Download a .pdf of our brochure: Brochure Outside, Brochure Inside

The key scripture verses are: Colossians 1:27 which says”Christ in you, the hope of glory” and Hebrews 6:19 “We have this hope as an anchor for the soul, sure and strong.”

The guest speaker will be Sheryl Geisbrecht, a radio personality, author, speaker and global influencer, who will be speaking on hope and how God takes the ashes of our losses, bitterness and mistakes and turns them into something remarkably beautiful.

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 Once a rebellious teen-age alcoholic and drug addict; Sheryl’s also a stage-four cancer survivor, a pastor’s wife for over twenty-eight years, widowed at a young age, mother of two adult children. Sheryl knows the struggle of addiction, the heartbreak of disease, the challenge of singleness after her husband’s tragic motorcycle accident took his life. She is fervent about reaching out to encourage cancer survivors, drug addicts, those who are grieving not just to get through their trials or treatments, but to thrive in the midst of them. Through the power of Christ, Sheryl believes every person can be set free from past hurts and overcome whatever challenge life brings. Sheryl loves to help the poor and needy on local and world-wide levels.

Sheryl’s newest book: Get Back Up: Trusting God When Life Knocks You Down (Wheatmark) is receiving rave reviews and encouraging countless women and men to find hope, strength and new courage to face life’s changes and challenges.

 www.FromAshesToBeauty.com

Healing From the Past, Hope for the Future

www.KAXL.com  88.3 Life FM

www.ICMUSA.org  International Christian Ministries

History

The idea of holding a conference first came from Maggie Morgan of the Tehachapi Church of the Nazarene who had a heart to bring all the Women’s Ministries of all the Christian churches in Tehachapi together for support, encouragement, a sharing of resources and advice. She began calling the Women’s Ministry leaders from churches all around Tehachapi and we began meeting in January of 2013, quickly growing from a handful of ladies to about a dozen different churches joining in. We decided to call ourselves the Tehachapi Christian Women or TCW for short. Anyone who is a Women’s Ministry leader at a Tehachapi Christian church is encouraged to get involved.

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In the fall of 2013, the Tehachapi Christian Women’s Ministries came together and held a Tehachapi-wide event for Christian women, “Love in a World of Hurt.

Teri Thompson was our guest speaker and about 300 women enjoyed the day.

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