Your Hostess for the weekend
Barbara is a child of God, wife of 30+ years, mother of six daughters and grandmom. She loves Jesus, art, music, writing, singing, dancing, horseback riding, the outdoors, being surrounded by family and having dinner parties with interesting people. She hopes you will enjoy your time at camp.
Wanted Campference vision is for women to retreat in a camp setting. The hope is that everyone who comes and experiences camp leaves knowing they are wanted by God.
Today and always.
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Founder of Wanted Campference
Keep up with Barbara at www.madreminutes.com
Kathy is a mom of six children and now grandma . She is a Certified Personal Trainer with the National Academy of Sports Medicine and a Personal Pool Trainer Specialist with Aquatic Exercise Association. Kathy also carries a Special Populations Certifications with Coopers Institute that allows her to work with folks who have auto-immune diseases. Kathy is also licensed in Life Style Weight Management, Kickboxing, TRX Suspension Training, International Fitness Leaders of America in Cycling and facilitates Fitness Boot Camps in Ingram, Texas!
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Personal Trainer and Lifestyle Encourager
Singer/songwriter Katie Drake is a wife of a cowboy, mom to three amazing kids and a knitter extraordinaire! She is passionate about helping lead women into the presence of the Almighty God through worship and music. Katie’s days are filled with homeschooling those amazing kids, working as a family photographer, leading worship at her local church and connecting with as many friends during the week as possible. Katie loves to create, whether it’s a new pair of earrings, writing a song or thinking up the best use of space in their small two bedroom house, she is most happy when her days include some kind of creative venture. Katie also loves Wanted Campference. Katie led worship at the second Wanted Campference and hasn’t missed a year since! Katie is excited to have the opportunity once again to lead the women of Wanted Campference in worship, and can’t wait to meet each and every one of you!
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A Kerrville, Texas native, Kathleen joins her passion for the Lord and compassion for those in need.
Her career as a business owner and educator, eventually led to her calling as an executive director of a nonprofit helping women in need, and later helping young adults establish positive lifestyles. She also served as a development officer of a global nonprofit.
She is a speaker, writer and regular columnist for several Texas newspapers and reaches people around the world with her blog and podcast. She is also an author of Thriving Through Seasons of Grief (How to overcome disappointments, loss and change).
Kathleen enjoys speaking and is passionate about helping people discover their value and worth. She shares transparently from her life challenges, bringing hope, joy and how to walk each day with God in our lives.
She leads a community Bible study in Kerrville, TX, bringing people from various churches together called, The Gathering-Bringing God into Everyday Life. She has spoken internationally, as well as at conferences, churches, community events, sharing who God is, in a practical way. She also speaks on the topic of grief, and how it has been her best teacher, sharing her personal journey of losses in her life, losing her late husband, parents, and find new life again.
She and her husband Stephen, have five adult children together, and eight adorable grandchildren. Since their marriage in 2012, they enjoy spending time with family, traveling, dancing, hunting, fishing, entertaining, and the outdoors.
www.themaxwellminutes.blogspot.com and podcast
Chris Tracy loves talking about the goodness of God and our identity in Him. Chris is author of two books, and presently serves as an author coach with Throne Publishing Group. She is a graduate of Bethel School of Supernatural Ministry in Redding, California, where she studied leadership and the arts; and she has a journalism degree from University of Missouri. Her passion is helping people tell their own stories of overcoming so they, in turn, can help others find freedom. Chris is the creator of “Beautiful Smart Lady Summit” held annually in Winter Park, Colorado. Chris and her husband, Rick, live in Brownwood, Texas, and they have four children, 11 grandchildren, and one sweet aussiedoodle.
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Beautiful Word is a ministry offering conferences, coaching, and classes to equip aspiring leaders to step into their destiny; helping them to embrace their own stories and unique identity so that they, in turn, may advance the Kingdom of God in their own realm of influence.
My book, Tapestry – The Divine Design for Your Life
Holly Wood, lifelong crafter, enjoys greater appreciation of our Father’s World through painting natural objects like rocks, gourds, tree bark and walking sticks. Wife and mother of three, BBA from Texas A&M, has been a Texaco oil and gas accountant, church pre-school teacher, Sunday school teacher, PTO past president, Girl and Boy Scout leader, UM ARMY volunteer, lifelong Methodist, Garden Club member, and Junior League volunteer. She enjoys ranching, traveling, ancestry, and playing the piano, ukulele, banjo, harmonica and accordion now that she has retired. She has resided in Houston, Anchorage, Midland, Spring, Liberty Leakey, and Harper, Tx. Holly also sponsors most and all the craft projects from a generous heart.
Holly is a blessing to Wanted Campference and to so many. A natural teacher, mentor and encourager, delegator and problem solver, Holly’s got your back and she does it all with a smile on her face and a song in her heart. Married to the love of her life, Rick, they reside in Tuscola, TX. Recently retired from teaching Holly would like to go into full time ministry working with and helping others reach their potential however God leads her to help. When Campference was birthed there was only one person to call to help organize, lead and minister.
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