Berglund Center

October 6 – 7, 2017

Berglund Center | Roanoke, VA

Spirit FM
Julie Clinton

Julie Clinton, M.Ad., M.B.A., president of Extraordinary Women, has spoken to hundreds of thousands of women as host of EWomen conferences all across America, and is author of Extraordinary Women: Discovering God’s Dream for Your Life, the devotional Living God’s Dream for You, 10 Things You Aren’t Telling Him and A Woman’s Path to Emotional Freedom. 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 with their children, Megan and Zach.

Liz Curtis Higgs

Liz is the author of more than 30 books with more than 45 million copies in print. A gifted professional speaker, known by her audiences as AN ENCOURAGER, Liz has presented more than 1,700 inspiration programs. Liz is married to Bill Higgs, Ph.D. and they have two children, Matthew and Lillian.

Kasey Van Norman

Kasey Van Norman’s teaching style radiates a unique and refreshing authenticity as she speaks to a generation of people tired of hypocrisy and hungry for transparent leaders. Her ministry passion is to reach those who are far from God and ignite a spiritual flame in those who know Him. Kasey resides in College Station, Texas, with her husband, Justin, and their two children.


Renee Swope is the best-selling author of A Confident Heart, an award-winning book from the Retailers Choice Awards, which is now available in six different languages. She is also co-host of Proverbs 31 Ministries’ radio program, “Everyday Life with Lysa & Renee,” which reaches more than 10 million women around the world each weekday. Renee has been married to her best friend, J.J., for over 21 years and they have three children: Joshua (19), Andrew (17), and Aster (6). She and her family live in Charlotte, NC.


Tim Hawkins has established himself as one of the most in-demand comedians in the country. With 300,000,000 video views online and more than 100 sold-out concerts every year, his “jackwagon” crew has grown into a revolution of multi-generational proportions. He reminds us that for life’s many trials, laughter is our best medicine—especially when the Prozac™ runs out. Tim lives in Missouri with his wife and four “crud muffins.”


Nicole Johnson is a best-selling author, performer and motivational speaker. She communicates with humor and wisdom using her unique blend of drama and speaking skills. Nicole’s “Fresh Brewed Life” message gives hope to hardworking, overextended women everywhere. Whether she is performing one of her original sketches or sharing lessons from her own life, she will leave you filled with a fresh-brewed perspective that brings hope to the daily grind.

Michael O'Brien

Michael O’Brien was the lead singer of the Christian band, NewSong, for seven years. Sensing that God was placing a strong call on his life to step out and minister as a solo artist, he resigned his position with the band and has now been serving in the music ministry on his own for some 20 years. Michael has built a reputation as an incredibly gifted singer/songwriter with a heart for ministering to the body of Christ.

Friday, October 6th

6:30pm: Doors Open
7:30-10:30pm: Conference

Saturday, October 7th

7:30am: Doors Open
8:30am-12pm: Conference
1:15-4:30pm: Conference

HotelAddressReservations Phone Number & Group CodeWeb SiteDistance from Mabee CenterRatesMake Reservations by
Days Inn Roanoke Hollins I-818118 Plantation Road
Roanoke, VA 24019
(540) 563-5656none available -- please call hotel; be sure to mention Ewomen Conference to get group rate12 mintues (9.2 miles)$59.95 single/doubleFriday, October 7, 2016
Hilton Garden Inn Lynchburg4025 Wards Road
Lynchburg, VA 24502
(434) 239-3006Click Here
group code = EWC
60 minutes (48.4 miles)$150.00 single/doubleWednesday, August 31, 2016
Holiday Inn Roanoke Valley View3315 Ordway Drive
Roanoke, VA 24017
(540) 362-4500Click Here9 minutes (4.2 miles)$129.00 single/doubleFriday, September 23, 2016
Mainstay Suites Airport5080 Valley View Boulevard
Roanoke, VA 24012-2038
(540) 527-3030none available -- please call hotel; be sure to mention Ewomen Conference to get group rate11 minutes (4.2 miles)$169.00 king suitesFriday, September 7, 2016
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