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November 2017

REFRESH

What a night! 40 shoeboxes were donated for Operation Christmas Child! Our friend, Diane Haupt shared a wonderful devo on prayer. You can read the blogitized version HERE. And we made prayer journals. So much fun!

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August 2017

PRAYER TEAM MEETING

Our Prayer Team met. We celebrated all that God has done in the first year of The Connection and we prayed for YOU! Please let us know if you have specific prayer requests.

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REFRESH

Our second annual potluck dinner & campfire. Awesome message from devo girl, Stephanie!

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July 2017

ICE CREAM NITE

Lots of fun at with family at Misty Meadows Farm Creamery!

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REFRESH

Our first ever garden party! So much fun! Check out the slideshow…

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JUNE 2017

REFRESH

We met at our friend Pat Gorski’s home and enjoyed a craft, snacks and friends. Devo diva, Stephanie, shared a message about not letting the bad seeds take root in our hearts because they choke out the good seeds.

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May 2017

BREAKFAST at CHRISTINE’S CAFE

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REFRESH

What a great evening! Nine new ladies joined us for the first time. We played a fun game, enjoyed birthday cake in honor of it being one year since the idea for The Connection was begun. We talked about how T.C. and the formation process has influenced us. Our friend Susan shared her story of how she went from being in a horrific car accident (hip replacement and re-built leg and ankle) to running a half marathon. To God be the glory!May Refresh collage

March 2017

WEEKEND GETAWAY RETREAT

We spent the weekend at a gorgeous farm in Sabillasville, MD – complete with chickens, goats, sheep and a donkey! Guest speaker, Laura Acuña, shared the message “Clean Slate – Your past does not define your future”. What a wonderful weekend – learning, letting go, spending time with old friends and making new ones. The ladies are ready to register for next year’s retreat already! Special thanks to Heather Corbin for taking these awesome photos!

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February 2017

DARE TO DREAM WORKSHOP

Guest speaker, Lori Wriston, taught us the importance of setting goals in achieving our God-given dreams. Then each of us made a vision board to help us remember our goals. What a fun morning!

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REFRESH

We had a great time making tissue paper flowers and Valentines to give to the residents at Hearthstone Retirement Home and guests at New Hope Shelter. They turned out sooo cute! Then, our devo girl, Steph, shared a wonderful message with us. Nice job Steph!

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January 2017

ROADTRIP TO GIRLS’ DAY OUT

We had a great time together at this one day women’s conference to benefit Pregnancy Ministries. Our own Diane Haupt sang and Mandy Hood hosted. TT Williford manned our very first display table. She met lots of new ladies that were interested in learning more about The Connection.

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November 2016

prayer-team-mtgNOV. PRAYER TEAM MEETING

Did you know that The Connection has a devoted group of prayer warriors that pray over the ministry and the women in our community? We would love to pray for your needs. Just drop us an email HERE.

On November 11 & 12, a group from the The Connection went to the Women of Purpose conference held in Hershey, PA. Attended by 3,600 Jesus girls. What an awesome time! Liz Curtis Higgs, Tammy Trent, Lauren Daigle and… Chewbacca Mom, Candace Payne.

Of course, our Connection mugs traveled with us. #muglove

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October 2016

We held our first regular meeting in October. We are grateful to our host, ReMax Realty, for allowing us to meet in their awesome space. There is room for LOTS of ladies!

We had a great evening – snacks, fun icebreaker and a great devotion on remembering to make time for relationships. Our October Challenge – make time to connect with a friend – write her a note or give her a call or go for a cup of coffee.

Karen Atherton shared about The Way Station and the important work they do there to be the hands and feet of Jesus. The ladies brought items to donate to The Way Station and New Hope Shelter.

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September 2016 – Campfire Kickoff

What a beautiful evening God gifted us for our opening night! Approximately 40 ladies attended our Kickoff event. We talked about our vision for The Connection. Diane Haupt shared a devotion from “Lies Women Believe” by Nancy Leigh DeMoss. We talked, laughed and enjoyed the campfire and snacks.

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