May 4 – 5, 2018
Friday, May 4, 2018
6:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Saturday, May 5, 2018
8:15 am to 12:30 pm
Grace Community Church
2839 Rt 94 Washingtonville, NY | Orange County
$79.00 A person
Register by March 1, 2018 and receive $15.00 off
SHE Leads Conference Description
SHE Leads is a training event to help women understand and implement their passions and exemplifying a servant leader’s attitude with those they equip to carry out a shared vision. Through sessions led by a panel of seasoned women leaders, you will explore techniques of leadership to better equip you for serving Christ in your church, community, ministry, and marketplace. In addition, they will encourage, inspire and help you move out with confidence. SHE Leads is in their seventh year of building into women’s lives with passion and you will walk away encourage to step out with a desire to impact the lives of others.
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If you have questions, please call, 610-216-2730
Cancellation Policy: You may cancel your registration for a 50% refund up until 30 days prior to the event date.
Hotel Accommodation: Holiday Inn Express, 2 Bryle Place, Chester, NY
phone: (845) 469.3000 or book online http://tiny.cc/sheleads
Friday, May 4 – Double room occupancy, $119.00 plus tax
When making reservations mention SHE Leads Leadership Conference.
Price is guaranteed up until 30 days out from event.
2018 Keynote Speakers
Jessie Seneca is the founder of More of Him Ministries and SHE Leads Conference. She has been leading women in the local community and church for over 25 years. She also works with LifeWay as their Northeast Simulcast Specialist and a frequent YOU Lead presenter. She enjoys seeing women get into the Word of God and the transformation it brings into their lives. Jessie has also shared her ministry with women throughout the US and Canada. Through God’s Word, Jessie shares what true leadership looks like along with practical teachings from her personal experiences.
Her message inspires women to move into a whole-hearted lifestyle, one devoted fully to God. Jessie’s passion and wisdom is to use the gifts God has given her to speak into the lives of her listeners and readers. She is the author of two Bible studies and three books with her most recent, Raising Girls, Diaper to Diamond. She is a wife and mother of two adult daughters. Keynote: Catching the Fire, Kindle It Afresh | Breakout: Don’t let the Clock tick away your Time & The W.A.I.T after the Call
Dr. Veirdre Ridgley-Jackson is a woman pursuing God’s priorities, purpose, and passion for her life. She is an award-winning educator, entrepreneur, and advocate. She has been recognized with the Philadelphia Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 Award and has been honored by the Pennsylvania Southeast Regional Key as a Professional Development Champion. Dr. Jackson has served as an AmeriCorps worker in the Philadelphia School District; an elementary school educator in the Norristown Area School District; founder and director of New Life Child and Family Development Center; Graduate school professor; and currently the Director for MELC- Professional Development Dimensions. Through her work in the areas of education, family development programming, community collaboration, and organizational leadership, her expertise includes cultivating leaders, developing community partnerships, and implementing relationship-based programs that deeply impact people, families, and children from the inside out. Her passion for supporting women in pursuing the promises that God has for their lives has led her to her current mission as Co-founder of Fresh Fountain of Life: Counseling & Wellness Ministry which has the vision to see the power of God’s transformative love, mercy, grace and forgiveness heal women impacted by trauma worldwide. Dr. Jackson holds a Master’s degree in Elementary Education from Temple University and a Doctorate in Educational Leadership and Innovation from Wilmington University. She is married and the mother of two daughters. https://livingstrongllc.com/ Keynote: You are What You T.H.I.N.K | Breakout: Purpose Is Not A Platform, It’s a Passion
Meet our Team
Are You Hungry for the Word? Discover Homiletics, Breathe, Don’t let the Clock tick away your Time, Leading Like the Women in the Bible, Marketplace Discipleshift, Speak UP, Spiritual Insight and Practical Skills of Resolving Conflict, The Emotionally Healthy Leader, The WAIT after the Call, and More…
Pam Cappbianca is a Professional Christian Coach, Speaker, and Women’s Ministry coordinator. She is dedicated to empowering women with the courage, confidence and clarity to step into their purpose and live free in who God created them to be. She is passionate about helping broken women re-write the story of their lives, by equipping them with tools for strong leadership and a confident Christ centered identity. With a deeply centering message, Pam brings her audience to clarity in their identity and purpose. She is gifted in empowering women to have a clear vision in order to reach their goals and dreams. Her speaking style is authentic, energetic and a blend of inspiration and application. Pam is married to her husband Joe and has two teenage sons. She attended Rhema Bible Training Center and is a graduate of Christian Coach Institute. She is the annual keynote speaker at Inspire Women’s Conference.
Karen Denaro is passionate about women understanding the importance of influence. First, leading themselves well, then leading others. Through her own life experiences, her desire is to help others grow in their relationship with God and understand their worth. Karen holds a BS in Christian Ministries, a Master’s in Pastoral Counseling and is ordained as a Minister of Pastoral Care. She has over 25 years of church and parachurch experience leading, creating curriculum, building teams to mentor others, and training leaders. Presently, she is the Team Lead of Spiritual Formation and Care Ministry at Grace Community Church. She is married and has two sons. She enjoys working up a good sweat during a SPIN class and long brisk walks with friends. Plus, re-learning from her granddaughter, Jolene about the simple things of life. Offering: BRAVEhearts – The Journey to FEARlessly face our past; to FAITHfully lead our future
Author, Speaker, Singer – Michele Giletto has over 25 years of leadership experience encouraging and leading others through music, speaking and prayer ministry. After a series of life events and hardships, Michele was counseled to “get into and stay in the Word of God.” When she did, her eyes were opened and she received a hunger and thirst for God’s Word that she had never experienced before. Everything she does is focused on moving women from routine religion to finding life-giving faith. Founder of CatholicWomenGathering.com and Gathered in Grace Prayer Ministries, Michele leads an online ministry taking women of all faiths through the Bible. She has written several Bible studies including, Discover Yourself in the Women of the Bible and has co-authored the “Go Deeper” online Bible study with Christian author and speaker, Deborah Lovett. Michele balances her writing and speaking ministry while working as the Network Director of Women’s Imaging for St. Luke’s University Health Network. She resides in Whitehall, PA with her husband, two teenage children, and the vivacious miniature poodle Maggie. To learn more about Michele visit www.MicheleGiletto.com Offering: Leading Like the Ladies in the Bible
Lisa Melillo is a passionate intercessor and a faithful leader at King of Kings Worship Center in Basking Ridge, NJ. As a marketplace minister, Lisa’s heart desire is to ignite the body of Christ to change the world at work. With over 30 years of business experience in People/Organization Development, Executive Coaching, and Human Resource Management, Lisa is driven to help individuals and businesses reach their God-given purpose and potential. She has worked with a variety of Fortune 500 companies throughout her career, providing leadership effectiveness solutions to C-suite executives, high potential talent, and high performing teams. Formerly Vice-President of Global People Development for Colgate-Palmolive, Lisa now owns and operates an Executive Coaching and Consulting Practice for a little over a decade. She has an undergraduate degree in Social Psychology and Management from Lehigh University, and two Masters degrees in Organization Psychology and Counseling Psychology. Offering: Marketplace Discipleshift & Spiritual Insight and Practical Skills of Resolving Conflict
Bertina Pelzer is a Washington, DC native, and Pastor’s wife. Together with her husband, Keith they lead the Southern Baptist Church located in Philadelphia, PA. As a lifelong careered stylist, “Tina” is a co-owner of Bold and Beautiful Salon in Downingtown, PA. She is the CEO of the non-profit organization FAVOR (Faces And Voices Of Reason) a youth etiquette, self-esteem building and goal setting program implemented in schools and churches. She is the women’s ministry leader at her church and active in the community and abroad. As a volunteer coordinator/manager for the Annual Legislative Conference (ALC) hosted by the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation for the last 10 years, she recruits trains and manages volunteers with the hope of adding value to their lives. Coming from a very untraditional upbringing she was determined not to become a product of her circumstances. Throughout her journey, she has overcome several obstacles and helped many along the way. She is always on a mission to help one live their lives according to Gods word through love. As an inspiring leader, motivational speaker, teacher, entrepreneur, mother and friend she devotes her life to serving God through serving others and leads by being a follower of Christ. http://www.favor4reason.com/ Offering: Breathe
Jewell Utt is a writer, speaker, and the director of a community food pantry. She has served in church leadership for over twenty-five years with a focus on women’s ministry and community outreach. Her passion is to inspire young women through the Word in order to know their value, purpose and promise in Christ. She enjoys teaching several Bible studies—including a student group from the community college—and gains the most from seeing women step into their position as daughters of the King. From cutting to Christ, the streets to service, from hurt to church participation, God’s healing power is demonstrated through all walks of life. Jewell is a regular contributor to several magazines and devotional books. Her devotions are included in a nationwide gospel curriculum to churches released in 2015. She is a resource speaker for schools, church retreats, and community events. She is married to her ministry partner and they have three grown sons. For words of encouragement through devotions, poetry, and personal contact please visit her website, Encouraging Women on the Highways of Life at www.jewellutt.com Offering:Are You Hungry for the Word? Discover Homiletics & Speak Up
Linda Williams passions in life are her love for Jesus, the Word of God, her family and women! After a career with the Fellowship of Christian Athletes and the American Red Cross, she began her ministry “to and with” women. Through life experience, God gave Linda a real love and deep compassion for women. She was on the staff of Millington Baptist Church as Coordinator of Women’s Ministry before moving to the Lehigh Valley in 2001 where she again developed women’s ministry at Hope Wesleyan Church. Along with the local church, she has brought her leadership skills to Women of Faith in developing that ministry in the Northeast. For over 25 years, Linda’s unique and personal approach to scripture touches lives and invites women to an alive and rich relationship with the Lord. Linda is a storyteller, a Bible study leader, a speaker and a mentor to young women. She is a recent widow and a very active mom to her four grown children, their spouses, and her eight grandchildren. http://inhisembrace.org/ Offering: When dreams, desires, and demands end up at the Intersection of Decision
SHE Leads Schedule
Friday, May 4, 2018
5:00 PM Doors Open
6:00 PM Registration
6:30 PM Welcome | Announcements | Worship
7:00 PM Keynote
8:20 PM Breakout Session #1
Saturday, May 5, 2018
8:15 AM Doors Open
8:45 AM Breakout Session #2
10:00 AM Breakout Session #3
11:00 AM Break
11:30 AM Keynote
12:30 PM Conference Concludes