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Connecting with God for Spiritual and Emotional Health

1 Thessalonians 5:23

This August, be challenged and encouraged by Lesley Hildreth and Missie Branch to connect with God for spiritual and emotional health. You will gain insight to help those you lead have a deeper understanding of how God’s present power helps us navigate overwhelming emotions. This conference is for anyone leading or for those who have a desire to lead, you do not want to miss this leadership training opportunity! 

August 5-6, 2022
August 5-6, 2022

Friday - Saturday

Virginia Crossings Conference Center
Virginia Crossings Conference Center

1000 Virginia Center Pkwy, Glen Allen, VA 23059

Featured Speakers

Missie BranchMissie Branch

Assistant Dean of Students to Women, Director of Graduate Life, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary

Missie Branch is the Asst. Dean of Students to Women and the Director of Graduate Life at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) serving women in both the college and the seminary. She is the wife of Duce Branch, a CHH pioneer also known as The Ambassador who is a PhD student and Assistant Professor at SEBTS. Several years ago, Duce and Missie co-planted a church in Philadelphia, PA where she served as a pastor’s wife, a children’s ministry director, and a women’s ministry leader. Missie is passionate about ministry to women and speaks at various conferences and ministry events to train, encourage, equip, and refresh others. Missie has been a mentor to many ladies and is currently serving alongside her family at Imago Dei Church in Raleigh, NC.

Lesley HildrethLesley Hildreth

Women’s Discipleship Director, The Summit Church

Lesley Hildreth is the Women’s Discipleship Director for the Summit Church in Durham, North Carolina. She is responsible for the discipleship of over 6,000 women spread over ten campuses and spends the majority of her time developing and equipping leaders who share the task of making disciples. Before this role, Lesley was the Assistant Director of Women’s Life at Southeastern Seminary where she received her MA in Christian Studies. She also served eight years with her family with the International Mission Board in Western Europe and Central Asia. She has a passion to see all women participating in God’s mission, using their gifts to serve the church, further his kingdom, and bring God glory. She has been married for almost 30 years and has two adult children, and two grandsons.

Conference Schedule

Friday, August 5, 2022

1:00 PM | Check-in
2:00 PM | Welcome and Worship
2:30 PM | Session 1 – Missie Branch
3:15 PM | Round Table Discussion
3:45 PM | Break
4:00 PM | Ministry Moment
4:15 PM | Prayer and Worship
5:30 PM | Dinner
7:00 PM | Worship
7:15 PM | Session 2 – Lesley Hildreth
8:00 PM | Table Discussion
8:30 PM | Evening Concludes/Regional Reps Available

Saturday, August 6, 2022

8:00 AM | Breakfast
9:00 AM | Worship
9:30 AM | Session 3 – Missie Branch
10:15 AM | Break
10:30 AM | Ministry Moment
11:00 AM | Session 4 – Lesley Hildreth
11:45 AM | Event Concludes

  • $120/person (all rooms are single occupancy); Friday dinner and Saturday breakfast included

  • $100/ person (all rooms are double occupancy); Friday dinner and Saturday breakfast included for one


  • Friday & Saturday (no accommodations, includes Friday dinner) – $59.00

  • Saturday only (no accommodations, no meals) – $35.00

Hotel Information

Virginia Crossings Hotel & Conference Center
1000 Virginia Center Pkwy, Glen Allen, VA 23059

Reservations will be made for you, and the cost is included in the conference fee.

Reserve your spot today

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Contact Our Team

Donna PaulkDonna Paulk

Women’s Ministry Team Leader


Allison Hagenseker

Ministry Assistant for Evangelism and Strategic Initiatives


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