2018 Central Region ABW Summer Conference

June 1-2, 2018

Cross Wind Conference Center, Hesston KS

(Updated Forms coming after March Planning Meeting)

Please make checks payable to:     

AB Women's Ministries Central Region or ABWCR

Mail Registration and payment to:  

Mary Etta Copeland, PO Box E, De Soto KS  66018

ADD $10 Late Fee for registrations postmarked after May 20

or pay online below:

Speaker - Karen Smith  is currently on an extended ministry assignment here in the US. 

Speaker - Karen Smith is currently on an extended ministry assignment here in the US. 

Remember the H-A-M Scholarship Fund & Scholarship

Mini-Project....(coming soon)

2018 Workshops will be updated soon


1 - FEEL His Leading with Keynote Speaker Karen Smith

Learn more of His leading from Keynote Speaker Karen Smith.                             

2 - FEELing Life after Loss (Multiple Facilitators)

 A safe space to discuss with others who have experienced life after the loss of a spouse, a close relative, a child, a job, and even a marriage or any other traumatic, loss after which life must go on.  

3 - FEEL and Grow (Multiple Facilitators)

Grow in knowledge…book sharing time together.  Bring your favorite book and plan to share a tidbit about it with others. 

4 - FEEL the Sweetness with Lisa Terrill, FBC Leavenworth

Making a cupcake can be simple with Lisa Terrill, FBC Leavenworth.  Lisa will bring baked cupcakes; students will decorate 2 cupcakes of their own.  Cost: $3 paid to class leader. Maximum: 16   

5 - FEEL the Rhythm - Hand bells with Jane Smith, FBC Ottawa

Bell Choir - CONNECT colors and bells to ring heavenly music. Come have fun and learn an exciting ministry.



6 - FEEL the Blessings - Learn about "Friends of Isaiah" with Rev. Steve Neal, FBC of Turner, KCKS

Learn how FBC Turner in KCKS minister to the homeless in their own backyard.  Please bring at least one pair of socks for FBC Turner’s ministry. 

 7 - FEEL Life After Loss (Multiple Facilitators)

A safe space to discuss with others who have experienced life after the loss.  Stay for session two for additional discussion or join anew for new and uplifting discussion.

8 - FEEL the Love (of Foster Care) with Sherill Carlson, FBC McPherson

Learn the love that comes from being involved in Foster Care plus much more from Sherill Carlson, FBC McPherson.

 9 - FEEL His Sowing (Planting & Learning about Herbs) with Dianna Cook, FBC Paola

Planting Herbs and learning the Biblical connection with Dianna Cook, FBC Paola.  Bring your own flower pot or make a donation to cover the facilitator's cost.

10 - FEELing the Sisterhood of Women with Jo Templin, Woodlawn Avenue BC, Wichita

Based on the book The Woman Code, by Sophia A. Nelson. Discover the "keys" that can become the road map to living a more fulfilling life, honoring ourselves and our sisterhood.



11 - FEEL the Warmth (Making Fleece Blankets) with Claire Bolton, FBC Olathe

Make fleece blankets with Claire Bolton, FBC Olathe.  Bring your own fleece (1 yd) or pay $5 (per yd) to the workshop leader.  If you want to "make one, take one" bring 2 yds.

 12 - FEEL His Words (Psalms 23 study) with Conference Pastor Adina VanOs, FBC Wamego

Psalms 23 with Conference Pastor Adina VanOs, FBC Wamego.

13 - FEEL the Movement with Eula Butler, Prairie Homestead

Stretching chair exercises, adaptable for all health conditions, with Eula Butler, Prairie Homestead.

14 - FEELing Hungry? Biblical Foods with Health Coach, Susan Parsley, FBC Manhattan

Healthy Eating - Learn some of the healing foods of the Bible from Health Coach, Susan Parsley, FBC Manhattan.

 15 - FEEL the Freedom of the Orphan Train with Karen Freeman, FBC Minneapolis

Orphan Train history presented by Karen Freeman, FBC Minneapolis.

Special Opportunities Include:

Vocal Choir – 4:15 Friday practice at Mabee Center - jan smith, director

Prayer labrynth - located on cross wind grounds (See brochure at Cross Wind)

Remember items for the AB GIRLS Silent Auction & Fleece for Blankets