A workshop equipping women to lead and
influence others in ministry and In life

February 23, 2019, 8:30 am – 2:15 pm
Centreville Baptist Church

God has uniquely designed YOU to be an influence! Let's take the fear out of leading  and discover practical tools for making a positive impact in the lives of others. Join other women for worship, large group sessions, and breakout groups where you will be challenged, equipped, and encouraged.
This workshop is designed for all women, whether you are currently in a leadership role, participating on a team, desiring to be equipped, or preparing for wherever God might take you. We hope to see you there! 

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Workshop Schedule 

Can’t make it for the whole event? That’s no problem at all. Join us for any portion of the day that works for you.

8:30 am Welcome, refreshments and registration

9:00 am Large Group Session – Worship and Inspiration!

10:00 am Breakout Groups
Confidence for the Small Group Leader, Leading to Make a Difference, Uniquely Created

11:00 am Breakout Groups
Listening Skills, Teaching for Impact, Teamwork Makes the Dream Work, Heart of Worship

12:00 pm Lunch
Get to know Robin Daffern Q & A!

12:45 pm Trusted Friend

1:45 pm Closing Session, Worship

2:15 pm Dismissal


Cindy Hall –Cindy loves seeing women using their gifts, skills, experiences, and personalities to serve and lead in roles that have impacting ripple effects in lives of others. She is currently on staff at CBC as the Executive Director of Operations. Prior to serving in this role, God used her to start and grow CBC's Women's Ministry, for close to 20 years. During that time Cindy developed a passion for equipping women to lead and was given opportunities to consult and train other leaders locally and statewide. She earned a Certificate in Women’s Ministry from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, and is a Certified Church Consultant through Church Consultation University and the Rainer Consulting Group.  

Elaine Bonds – Elaine delights in studying God’s Word and sharing it with women. Over the past few years, God has been stirring her heart to help other women discover and use their giftedness in the areas of speaking and teaching. She has taught Bible studies at CBC for over 15 years and enjoys speaking at retreats, conferences, MOPS groups, and other women’s events. She serves as a mentor for The Nest, CBC’s ministry to young moms. Elaine has served as a leader in the Women’s Ministry at CBC, including in the role as Director. She is a Proverbs 31 “She Speaks” graduate and has a Masters of Arts in Biblical Studies from Dallas Theological Seminary. 

Julie Stanos, Worship and Breakout Leader
Julie has a heart for worship and been playing musical instruments, singing, and leading worship since she was a little girl. Julie led worship for CBC Women's Retreat this past year and is currently leading worship in an interim role Sunday mornings at CBC. She has also served at numerous churches and ministries including Reston Bible Church and McLean Bible Church. 

Linda Wellman, Workshop Leader  
Linda loves communicating God's truth to women through teaching group Bible studies and through one-on-one counseling. Linda has a Master’s Degree in counseling and a certification in Christian counseling. She taught and counseled in the public sector before coming to CBC where she has invested in the lives of women for over twenty years

 Kay Lewis, Workshop Leader
Kay loves working behind the scenes to enable women to grow in their walk with God. She is currently serving as the Class Administrator for our Centreville Bible Study Fellowship class, leading and equipping a team that lovingly tends to countless details for over 600 women weekly. She and her husband are mentors for the Pathfinders Community Life Group for young couples at CBC. Kay has also been a small group Bible Study Leader and Children’s teacher in addition to starting and leading a Mentoring Ministry for women.  

Breakout Session Descriptions

Teaching for Impact, led by Elaine Bonds
Have you ever dreamed of teaching Bible study? Maybe those words in James 3:1 have held you back, "not many of you should presume to be teachers..." Or perhaps you already teach, but would enjoy a refresher with like-minded women. We have the best possible material (God's Word) so let's be the best teachers we can be.

Heart of Worship, Led by Julie Stanos
Most of us have experienced the highs and lows of leadership: those leaders that lift us up and help us to be better, and those that stifle and leave us feeling unappreciated and insignificant.  Thanks to high visibility, few ministry roles rival worship leadership with its “ego snares”.  Learn how to guard your heart and lead well as we identify practical tools and life lessons from the journey of a leader after God’s own heart.

Leading to Make a Difference, led by Cindy Hall
Some are born leaders and some learn to lead, but we all benefit from brushing up on proven leadership principles, learning to work effectively with men, and staying up on the latest resources. Take the fear out of leading!

Uniquely Created, led by Elaine Bonds
God created you with a personality that allows you to lead and influence in your own unique way. Discover how the four basic personality types interact so you can better understand and relate to others. 

Teamwork Makes the Dream Work, led by Cindy Hall
It might seem easier to do it all yourself, but with teams we can accomplish so much more! Gain practical tools and methods to help you be a more effective team leader or team member.

Listening Skills, led by Linda Wellman
"Are you listening?" "Did you hear me?" Has anyone ever asked you a question like this? We all want to be heard, but there is a difference between hearing what a person has said, with your ears and reassuring them that they have been heard. Active listening if far more than just hearing what the person is saying. It is responding in such a way that they know that they have been heard.

Confidence for the Small Group Leader, led by Kay Lewis
Discover how to start the group off right, troubleshoot challenging situations, and incorporate effective prayer into small groups. Gain a better understanding of small group dynamics whether you're the leader or a participant. 

Trusted Friend: When it Matters Most, led by Cindy Hall and Elaine Bonds
Gain wisdom and confidence in knowing what to say or do when someone shares their struggle, crisis, or pain with you. Everyone needs a "trusted friend".

Equipped! Team

Cindy Hall, Speaker and Breakout Leader
Elaine Bonds, Speaker and Breakout Leader
Julie Stanos, Worship and Breakout Leader
Linda Wellman, Breakout Leader
Kay Lewis - Breakout Leader
Jocelynn Bailey, Registration & Administration
Gail Burns, Hospitality
Nathalie Crawford, First Impressions Team
Rebecca Wadas, Publicity

Want to help out on a team? Indicate your desire when you register!