Extraordinary Women's Conference - Calvary Church - Lancaster, PA - SOLD OUT
Thursday Night - 6:30 - 9:30 PM
Friday - 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday - 9:00 AM - 12:00 NOON
Mandisa is a popular gospel and contemporary Christian recording artist who began her career as a contestant on American Idol. She is the fifth American Idol alumna to win a Grammy Award for her album, Overcomer, as the Best Contemporary Christian Music Album. Mandisa continues to be a voice of encouragement and truth to women facing life’s challenges by authoring two books. Her latest, released in 2021, Out of the Dark: My Journey Through the Shadows to Find God’s Joy, shares her passage through depression after the loss of a close friend. Mandisa resides in Nashville with her beloved dog, Kiya. www.mandisaofficial.com
Margaret Feinberg, host of the popular podcast, The Joycast, is an well-liked Bible teacher and speaker at churches and leading conferences. Her books, including Fight Back With Joy and Taste and See: Discovering God Among Butchers, Bakers and Fresh Food Makers, and their corresponding Bible studies have sold more than one million copies and received critical acclaim and extensive national media coverage from CNN, the Associated Press, USA Today, Los Angeles Times, Washington Post, and more. She was recently named one of 50 women most shaping culture and the Church today by Christianity Today. www.margaretfeinberg.com
Ruth Chou Simons is a Wall Street Journal bestselling and award-winning author of several books, including GraceLaced, Beholding and Becoming, and When Strivings Cease. She is an artist, entrepreneur, and speaker, using each of these platforms to spiritually sow the Word of God into people’s hearts. Through her online shoppe at GraceLaced.com and her social media community, Simons shares her journey of God’s grace intersecting daily life with word and art. Ruth and her husband, Troy, are grateful parents to six boys—their greatest adventure. GraceLaced.com
Emmy-nominated® and best-selling comedian, Chonda Pierce, or “the country comic” as Billboard Magazine dubbed her, has been making audiences laugh for more than two decades with her winning combination of fierce wit and southern charm. A stand-up comedian, television hostess, author, and now actress, Pierce has channeled her life experiences into positivity, bringing laughter to audiences around the country. As the RIAA’s best-selling female comedian, her hilarious take on life is easily relatable as she publicly opens up to her listeners about times of darkness and depression in her own life, drawing humor and good from every situation. www.chonda.org
Liz Curtis Higgs has one goal: to help women embrace the grace of God with joy and abandon. She’s the author of 37 books with nearly 5 million copies in print, including her nonfiction bestsellers, Bad Girls of the Bible, The Girl’s Still Got It, and The Women of Christmas. Liz has spoken for more than 1,800 Christian conferences in all 50 states and 15 foreign countries. Her messages are timely, biblical, encouraging, down-to-earth, and often profoundly funny. She now serves as Director of Spiritual Formation at Christ Church United Methodist in Louisville, where she lives with her husband, Bill.
Dona Fisher is co-founder with husband, Herb, of the Friendship Foundation. For more than 40 years the Friendship Foundation has been a catalyst for sharing the gospel of Jesus Christ by mentoring individuals and couples in their walk with the Lord. friendshipfoundation.org
Julie Clinton is the President of Extraordinary Women Ministries, has spoken to hundreds of thousands of women as host of Extraordinary Women conferences all across America, and has authored five books with Harvest House. A woman of deep faith, she cares passionately about seeing women live out their dreams by finding their freedom in Christ. Julie and her husband, Tim, live in Virginia and have two children, Megan and Zach.