Having served overseas for 15 years with Cru (12 yrs in Kazakhstan), Christina understands the value of being nurtured, loved, and encouraged while living abroad. She has managed retreats for women
serving overseas in over 15 countries. She is passionate about mobilizing believers for what God is doing overseas. When attaining her Bachelor’s degree’s in Travel & Tourism and Marketing, she never imagined God’s great plans for her. She loves being a wife to Andy and a mom to 3 MK's Holly, Curran, and Ian.
DIRECTOR OF FINANCES
Carla is excited to serve Kingdom-workers who are impacting the world through her gifting in financial management. Carla enjoys traveling, reading, and gardening. She has been serving in women’s and children ministries for over 20 years. She has a heart for supporting disenfranchised women and children and hopes to build bridges through this experience. Carla lives in Colorado with her husband John and 3 beautiful daughters.
Miriam and her family worked cross-culturally in Japan for 15 years. After returning to the US, she earned an M.A. in Leadership Skills in Human Resources. She has worked in member care since 2000. As a widow and empty-nester, she enjoys traveling, both stateside and overseas, to interact with women who may benefit from her understanding and guidance. Miriam has 4 married sons, 7 grandsons, 1 granddaughter, and 1 great granddaughter.
DIRECTOR OF MENTORING AND RESOURCING
RETREAT AND OPERATIONS ADVISOR
Dana is a champion at juggling a multitude of competing demands and priorities, while keeping a calm and cool demeanor in the process. Her fifteen plus years of front-line experience leaves her with infinite resources. Dana also has a Bachelor’s Degree in Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Management from Michigan State University. She is happily married to Greg and has a son, Alex, who lives in California.
DIRECTOR OF PRAYER
Suzanna lived overseas with her family as an MK/TCK. She loves to travel and meet new people, read, and cook/bake for those around her. Her heart's desire is for the Kingdom of God to come and be known on earth. Suzanna loves prayer, it's one of her favorite things; she is astounded that God continues to provide opportunities for her to minister and love through prayer, both at home and overseas. Suzanna lives in Colorado and is so blessed to have her family nearby.
RETREAT MANAGEMENT TEAM
Judy enjoys using her skills to listen and provide encouragement to women in the ministry field as they fulfill their ministry. She is finishing up obtaining a Bachelor's Degree in Leadership and Ministry. She lives in Vancouver, Washington with a wonderful dog named Buddy.
RETREAT TRAVEL AND WEBSITE MANAGER
Kari lives in Littleton, CO and is married to her high school sweetheart, Tim. She recently retired from homeschooling her three children. Kari loves to come alongside women in their faith journey through prayer, encouragement, and study. She has been a Bible study leader, youth group worker, and is currently the prayer chairman of a Community Bible Study. She has many friends that serve overseas and enjoys the challenge of maintaining those friendships and partnering with what God is doing around the world in any way she can. In her free time, she pursues photography and anything crafty.
RETREAT MANAGER AND RETREAT COUNSELOR
Karen is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Smalley Marriage Intensive Coach in Lafayette CO. She helps women, men and couples effectively navigate the challenges of life. Her primary focus is guiding people toward the freedom we all have in Christ on this side of heaven. Karen lives in Erie, CO with her husband, David. They treasure opportunities to be with friends and family especially their five children and four grandchildren.