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 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 MENTORING AND RESOURCING
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.
COMMUNITY COORDINATOR AND RETREAT ASSISTANT
Liz recently moved to the United States after spending 11 years living, serving, and learning in Costa Rica with her husband and 4 kids. She is excited about walking with women, both abroad and stateside to strengthen, encourage, and provide spaces to process what God is doing in their lives. She loves rainy season, creating, and talking about how great Jesus is.
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 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.
RETREAT MANAGER AND WEBSITE MANAGER
Kari lives in Littleton, CO. She has 3 adult children that are all married and 2 grandsons. Kari spent most of her life homeschooling her kids. She really loves to come alongside women in their faith journey through prayer, encouragement, and Bible study. She has many global worker friends 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.