October 20-21, 2017

Owensboro Convention Center
501 West 2nd Street, Owensboro, KY 42301

Conference Schedule

Friday, October 20: 6:30-9:30 PM (doors open at 5:30 PM)
Saturday, October 21: 9 AM-12:30 PM (doors open at 8 AM)


Rebekah Lyons

Rebekah Lyons is the author of Freefall to Fly: A Breathtaking Journey Toward a Life of Meaning and You Are Free: Be Who You Already Are (releasing February 21, 2017.) She is a mother of three, wife of one, and dog walker of two living in Nashville. She’s an old soul with a contemporary, honest voice who puts a new face on the struggles women face as they seek to live a life of meaning. Through emotive writing and speaking, Rebekah reveals her own battles to overcome anxiety, depression, and consumer impulses—challenging women to discover and boldly pursue the calling God has for them. As a self-confessed mess, Rebekah wears her heart on her sleeve, a benefit to friends and readers alike.

Alongside her husband, Gabe, Rebekah serves as cofounder of Q Ideas, a non-profit that convenes and equips Christians to influence culture. As founder of Q Women, Rebekah’s passion is to embolden women to live their unique calling as they thoughtfully engage faith, relationships, and their community. She connects women who are leading in their own right and sees Q Women as a place where everyone belongs and everyone is needed. Her favorite pastime is interacting with readers face-to-face with a discriminating cup of coffee in hand.

Katherine Wolf
Katherine Wolf

At age 26, married and with a 6-month-old child at home, Katherine Wolf suffered a massive brain stem stroke. She was not expected to live or recover, but she did both. Following the nearly life-ending stroke, she has re-learned how to eat speak, and walk—albeit differently than she did before. Many obstacles (from double vision to deafness, facial paralysis to lack of fine motor coordination in her hand, even a small brain aneurysm) set her back, and yet hope remains.Today, Jay and Katherine Wolf share their story through their ministry Hope Heals. Their hope has not been in good thoughts or the positivity of the human spirit. It is the only true hope that heals—hope in Jesus Christ. Katherine shares her story in her recent book Hope Heals: A True Story of Overwhelming Loss and an Overcoming Love.

Check out her ministry at Hopeheals.com and follow her on social media @hopeheals.

Annie Downs
Annie Downs

Annie F. Downs is an author and speaker based in Nashville, Tennessee.

Flawed but funny, she uses her writing to highlight the everyday goodness of a real and present God. An author of four books—Looking for Lovely, Let’s All Be Brave, Perfectly Unique, and Speak Love, Annie also loves traveling around the country speaking to young women, college students, and adults.

Read more, including her blog posts and catch up with her podcasts, at anniefdowns.com and follow her on social media at @anniefdowns.

Julie Dunn
Julie Dunn Julie Dunn has been married eleven years and is the momma of three children ages four and under. Attempting to balance homeschool, potty training, and caring for a baby, Julie is grateful that the good news of Jesus speaks into the simple and ordinary during this chaotic but beautiful season of life. Julie and her family reside in Owensboro, KY.


One ticket is good for one person for the entire conference. All tickets are General Admission, so be sure to arrive early for the best seating. Tickets are on sale now through Owensborotickets.com. For the venue, choose Owensboro Convention Center, then click “Connecting Women Conference 2017 – Hope” to begin purchasing your tickets.

Host Hotel

Holiday Inn Riverfront
701 West 1st Street, Owensboro, KY 42301
(270) 683-1111

Follow this link to book your room online at the special conference rate.