The theme will be "Back to Being Barefoot With God," and the
event will be hosted by Velma Morris.
Morris' daughter Heather
will serve as the worship leader for the day. She is based in
Minneapolis, Minn., and travels around the world leading worship
The guest speaker for the day will be Lisa Womble of the St.
Womble is currently involved in the most exciting adventure of
her life -- church planting. She and her husband, Scott, started a
church called The Merge in 2009 and plan for it to ultimately be a
24/7 coffeehouse church with a music venue.
Until recently, Womble was also serving full time on the faculty
at Saint Louis Christian College as the coordinator for the Ministry
Advancement Program, focusing on students' field education
experiences and spiritual formation. She also taught courses such as
Small Group Dynamics, Expository Speaking and the Ministry
Womble's husband, Scott, also works at SLCC. Prior to their move
to St. Louis in 2002, they served together in local church ministry
in the Illinois communities of Witt and Chambersburg. Scott and Lisa
have been married 26 years and have two children, Mandi and Michael.
Lisa earned her bachelor's degree in secondary education from the
University of Missouri in St. Louis and a Master of Divinity from
Lincoln Christian Seminary.
She has taught in private school, public school and in the
church. She has also served as principal-administrator at a
Christian elementary school.
Womble is a certified coach for the Grip-Birkman gift and
personality assessment and uses this tool to help individuals and
churches mobilize people according to their spiritual gifts and
develop teams that effectively minister together.
She enjoys ministering to and serving the body of Christ and has
done so in a variety of ways, always approaching these ministries in
a manner that reflects her passion to equip others to serve.
She has directed
and designed curriculum for VBS, led youth ministry and directed
choirs and dramas.
She has served as
Christian education chair.
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individuals and churches to develop ministries of encouragement.
She has been
involved in worship leading for over 25 years and has served as
song evangelist at revivals and other special events.
She has spoken and led workshops at
many church events, conferences and at the Missouri Christian
Womble is passionate about the study and sharing of Scripture.
Motivated by Hebrews 4:12 and 2 Timothy 3:16-17, her desire is that
the living, powerful and inspired Word of God would help each of us
to "be complete and thoroughly equipped for every good work" in
The Saturday event will begin at 10 a.m. with a bread buffet,
followed by morning worship and words from Womble.
The group will break at midday for lunch, then resume their
worship with more from Womble.
The day will wrap up around 3 with coffee, cookies and
Registration is required, and the fee for the day is $10, which
includes refreshments and lunch.
For more information, contact the church at 732-7618 or Velma
Morris at 732-9585.
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