Spring Conference 2010 Sponsored by:AB Women’s Ministries of Massachusetts
“Women in action…Destined for God’s Purpose” Friday, June 11th 3pm – Saturday June 12th 3:30pm The Salvation Army – Wonderland Conference Center 10 Capen Hill Road Sharon, MA Opening Speakers: Peggy Johnson & The New England Unit Covenant Players From North Kingstown, RI, Past President of ABC-RI, Past President of ABW ministries RI, Eastern Geographical Coordinator, Past President ABCUSA. Peggy is the chair of her church’s Diaconate and is teaching teenage boys’ Sunday School class where she is not only “having a ball” but has used her own innovative materials. Recently the boys have been rewriting the scripture in common use language to share with their friends. Peggy also is a licensed lay minister and is kept busy with many opportunities to do pulpit supply. Peggy likes to cook and knit and loves being a wife, Mom and Grandma.
Worship Leader: Helyn Hall is the director, founder and musician for the Stoughton Senior Serenaders. After years of directing a church choir, she found herself “unemployed,” when it disbanded. Needing something to do, Helyn started her own chorus, Stoughton Senior Serenaders. Under Hall’s leadership, the group has become quite popular playing in private homes, function halls, churches and other venues. Her musical talents span from Gospel to Jazz and she loves to bring joy to others in song. The AB Girls will be holding a Silent Auction to raise funds for girls to go to the AB Girls Conference in Columbus, OH from th th July 10 – 15 . Donated items will be on display in the chapel with bidding beginning at 6pm on Friday and ending at 10:30am on Saturday. Bid winners will be announced at lunch on Saturday. If you would like to donate an item, please contact Penny Mulloy at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Registration limited to first 96 registrants - Registration deadline: Friday, June 4
What to bring: • Bible, notebook, and an excitement to learn something new • walking shoes • game you enjoy, for free time Friday night(Puzzles, UNO, Balderdash….) •
money for special offerings, silent auction for AB GIRLS and to purchase items for sale- new “Women Destined for God’s Purpose” tote bags; ethnic items from some of our missionaries; ABWomen’s Ministry resources; Love Gift tote bags.
Come early! Register at 3pm and enjoy the facility indoors and out -walking path around the lake, short path through a woodsy spot, benches in the shade & sun and crackers & cheese with friends new & old.
Your payment includes: programming, one overnight, Friday afternoon snack, dinner and evening snack, and Saturday breakfast and lunch For your records, copy your workshop choices here: Friday 4:30pm _____________________ Saturday 9:30am ___________________ Saturday 11:00pm __________________
Directions: From North: I-95 S toward Providence; exit 10 (Coney St) toward Sharon/Walpole; turn left at Coney St; continue on Norwood St., left at Rt 27/Upldand Rd; continue on Post Office Square; turn right at Pond St; at traffic st circle take 1 exit onto Massapoag Ave – lake is on your right(Center is on your left corner of #186 Massapoag and Capen Hill Rd.) From West: I-90 W to 495 S toward Cape Cod; exit 13A to merge onto I 95 N to Boston; exit 8 to merge onto S Main St toward Sharon; right at Ames St; Follow * above From South: 495 N; exit 10 (Rt 123 toward Easton/Norton/Rt 140 S); keep right at fork, follow signs for Rt 123 E/Canton and merge onto Rt 123);turn right at Foundry St/Rt 106/Ft 123; left at Poquanticut Ave; Left at Massapoag Ave, go about 6 miles, lake is on your left, center is on your right corner of Massapoag and Capen Hill Rd.)
Workshop Registration (choose 1 for each time slot before submitting form): Friday 4-6pm 4:30pm
Silent Auction items on display in chapel □ Learning & Growing – “Are there Strangers in Your Neighborhood” – new ways to become comfortable with intercultural outreach and to connect with your neighbors. □ Praying & Talking “Digging Beyond Gold” -
We will explore three different Bible study methods that are instructive, challenging, creative and fun. 6-10pm 6:30pm 7:30pm
Silent Auction Bidding begins in chapel Dinner Covenant Players Guest Speaker Peggy Johnson
Saturday 7:30am Breakfast 8-10:30am Silent Auction Bidding continues in chapel 9:00am □ Praying & Talking Adventure into varied pathways in to prayer, explore ways to pray, delight in the language of prayer and much much more! □ Creating & Sharing “Iris Paper Folded Card with Envelope” Iris folding is a paper folding technique using colored papers, layered in a variety of patterns. If you can fold strips of paper and count, you will be successful! You will be able to choose between a log cabin or fan layout. Cost is $3.00 per card. If time permits, you may be able to do 2 cards (total of $5). These cards can be used as a unique way to reach out and touch people’s lives with timely messages of love and encouragement.
12:30pm 1:30pm 2:00pm Ongoing
BREAK Walking & Serving “Sister to Sister” Walk - The proceeds from the Walk will further two great causes: Half of the proceeds will go to our Break the Chains project to support new ministries working to abolish human trafficking, and half of the proceeds will empower National AB Women’s Ministries to provide vision leadership, and resources to women & girls. □ Thinking & Destressing Guided Meditation - Saisih Nawnkhar - How to prepare our bodies and our minds to meditate on Scripture using some basic relaxation and focusing techniques □ A Program for Young Women Julie Brissot will provide a program for young women 18-30 Lunch Silent Auction winners announced Business Meeting & Installation Communion & Close
Bandage Rolling in conference room Display Tables in foyer Silent Auction for AB GIRLS