2012, Global Gathering 18, Goiania, Brazil

cropped-GWC-2012-Luncheon.jpgPROGRAM – Women’s Convention – Brazil / PROGRAMA – Congresso de Mulheres – Brasil

Thursday (26/07) 5:00-7:00p.m. / Quinta-Feira (26/07) 17:00-19:00hs

Opening / Abertura

Praise / Louvor

1.     Speaker / Preletora: Mônica Fife

Praise and Prayer / Louvor e Oração

2.     Speaker / Preletora: LeAnne Blackmore

TEA FELLOWSHIP / Chá e Comunhão

Friday (27/07) 5:00-7:00p.m. / Sexta-Feira (27/07) 17:00-19:00hs

Praise / Louvor

1.     Speaker / Preletora: Marj Dredge

Praise and Prayer / Louvor e Oração

2.     Speaker / Preletora: Divina Marcia Pereira Sintra/Church Faiçalville


Saturday (28/07) 10:00a.m-Noon / Sábado (28/07) 10:00-12:00hs

Praise /Louvor

1.     Speaker / Preletora: Renata Cabral Vicente/Church Fama

Praise and Prayer / Louvor e Oração

2.     Speaker / Preletora: Karen Alexander

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS / Reconhecimentos

CLOSING /Encerramento

Saturday (28/07) 04:00p.m. / Sábado (28/07)

TOUR  Fair Moon / Turismo Feira da Lua


The Global Women Connecting Women’s Convention speakers have been blessed with a variety of experiences they will share with us.

Monica Fife is President of Global Woman Connection, Vice-President of the World Convention and Missionary of the Brazil River of Life Ministries in São Paulo, Brazil www.brazilriveroflifeministries.blogspot.com. She has been responsible for the music, women and children ministries for the Brazil River of Life Ministries. Monica was ordained to the ministry by the elders at the Community of Christ Church in Peabody, MA in 1997, and holds a Music Degree with a Major in Piano, an Associate Degree in Bible and an Interior Decorating Degree.  She is currently working on a Fine Arts degree at Milligan College.

LeAnne Blackmore is a wife, mother, volunteer, career woman, teacher, speaker, leader, follower, author, military spouse, and friend…LeAnne cherishes each of these experiences and is encouraged to know that God’s plan and purpose includes ordinary people like her being used by an extraordinary God like Him!  Born and raised in Michigan, this Yankee became a southern girl when she attended Milligan College in Tennessee. She and her husband have two children, and have lived everywhere from Missouri to Florida to Turkey They felt God calling them back to the beautiful mountains of east Tennessee in 1999.  LeAnne currently serves as Advisor for the Women’s Ministry team at First Christian Church in Johnson City, TN and leads a weekly Precept Bible study. A passionate speaker, LeAnne communicates her desire to see women deepen their love for God and His Word.  www.leanneblackmore.com

Marj Dredge lives in Adelaide, South Australia and has been involved in Churches of Christ ministry in Australia for 45 years. Although recently retired from full time ministry, Marj and her husband have been involved in short term Intentional Interim ministries during the last 4 years. Marj is a qualified Spiritual Director and was the first woman to hold the position of Conference President of Churches of Christ in South Australia. Marj has been heavily involved in ministry for and by women, having at one point been the Australian CWF President and later President of World Christian Women’ Fellowship (which later became Global Women Connecting). She is currently National Coordinator of Australian Churches of Christ Women’s Ministries, and, as such, is their representative to Global Women Connecting. Marj is also involved with the ecumenical group, Australian Church Women. She has been a member of the World Convention Board since 1996.  Marj was recently appointed National Liaison for World Day of Prayer, Australia.  Read Marj’s presentation, SHARING THE LOVE THAT UNITES – Through justice and compassion! HERE

Divina Márcia Pereira Guiotti Cintra is a graduate in business administration, post graduate in Finance and Controlling from Fundação Getúlio Vargas. Since her conversion at age 14, she has dedicated herself to studying and teaching the Word of God. Married to pastor Verlaini Tadeu Guiotti Cintra for 23 years, she is mother of two children, Natália (20 years), Filipe Tadeu (17 years). Divina lives in Goiânia-Go and along with her husband exercises the ministries of counseling and teaching the Word of God at the Church of Christ/Christian at Faiçalville.

Renata Cabral Vicente is 31 years old and holds a degree in Advertising.  Renata is a creative director at an advertising agency in the city of Goiania. Born in a Christian home, she gave her life to Christ when she was a 3-year-old. All of her life she has been part of the North Goiânia Church of Christ/Christian, where from adolescence she became involved with various ministries. She has been a children Sunday school teacher, youth leader and is currently involved in home groups and women’s ministry.

Karen Alexander founded, directs and serves on the board of the ministry, Come before Winter –  a renewal for women in ministry www.comebeforewinter.org.  She and her husband worship at Westover Hills Church of Christ in Austin, TX, where he serves as an elder. Karen serves on the Missions Leadership Team and occasionally teaches adult classes. Karen completed her masters in biblical studies in 1995. She speaks and mentors women around the world in study and ministry. Karen and her husband have three sons.

There will also be opportunities to meet attending national representatives to the GWC Executive Committee and the GWC officers. 


One thought on “2012, Global Gathering 18, Goiania, Brazil

  1. Julia,
    Information is easily accessable. Appreciate the background of each speaker. Thanks so much.

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