A weekend conference for women with close ties to soldiers and combat veterans is coming to Columbus the weekend of November 1-2.
The "Hope Beyond the Battle" conference will be held at Calvary Baptist Church that Friday night and all day Saturday.
The conference will provide an opportunity for women impacted by war to be strengthened, equipped and renewed in mind, body and spirit according to event organizers.
The keynote address will be delivered Saturday at lunch by Major (Ret.) Jeff Struecker, associate pastor of Calvary Baptist Church. The title of his address will be "Connecting to the Heart of Your Warrior."
Other speakers for the conference are Marshele Carter Waddell, Julia Warton, Marisele Pena, Marilyn Lash, and Lisa Houston.
The topics of some of the conference sessions include: Connecting the Sisterhood: From Isolation to Celebration; Hope Beyond the Battle: Multiple Deployments, Reintegration, Invisible Wounds; PTSD; Creating Your Recipe for Resilience; Helping Sons and Daughters with Loss and Change; Caring for your Wounded Warrior, Caring for You; Experiencing Renewed Hope and Strength Through Journaling; Get Your Fit on with Zumba; and Celebrating Hope on the Home Front.
The cost of the conference is $99 and includes dinner on Friday and breakfast, lunch and dinner on Saturday. Accommodations are not included.
To register contact Calvary Baptist Church at (706) 322-1491 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.