February 20, 2012
Harding hosts 18th annual WINGS conference for women
SEARCY, Ark. — Harding University’s Marriage and Family Therapy program and Counseling Center will host the 18th annual Women in God’s Service (WINGS) conference Feb. 24-25 on campus in the American Heritage Center.
The WINGS conference encourages women of all ages from all over the region to come together and study topics both timely and helpful to Christians. This year’s conference, “Living a Life that Last,” will feature a variety of breakout sessions focusing on the importance of creating a spiritual legacy. The keynote speaker is JoNeal Kirby.
Kirby is a licensed marriage and family therapist specializing in helping couples with marital difficulties and families with parenting issues. She has taught in marriage and parenting workshops and seminars on the national level for more than 30 years. Kirby is the author and founder of the women's ministry program, Heart to Home. She is also the author and producer of the daily Christian radio program, The Family 411, which offers encouragement and advice for building strong families.
A light meal will be served Friday evening, followed by a time of worship and the introduction of the keynote speaker. Saturday worship and classes begin at 8:30 a.m. A special luncheon will be held in Cone Chapel, followed by a presentation of door prizes. The closing devotional will be at 1:45 p.m.
Pre-registration can be done by calling 501-279-4347 or online at www.harding.edu/WINGS. The cost is $35 for adults and $10 for students with their student ID. Babysitting will be offered at College Church of Christ under the supervision of Linda Olree.