St Louis, MO

March 5-6, 2021

Ignite Women's Conference

Union Station Hotel

Take a breath!

Comedy w/
Funny Gal Sal
Sally Baucke

With Special Guests:

Worship w/

The Dodds

+ band

4

Main Sessions

16

Workshops

35+ 

Marketplace Vendors

2

Days

Are you ready for a time out to recharge?

Join us in St Louis, on Friday and Saturday, March 5 & 6, 2021 at the Newly Renovated, Historic Union Station Hotel for a weekend designed to help you leave encouraged, refreshed, and ready to move forward in your faith.

This exciting weekend includes comedy from Sally Baucke, Worship with The Dodds, and their band, Keynotes from Dr. Kathy Koch, Renee Lawless, Laurie Krieg, and Todd Wilson.

 

Workshop sessions on a variety of topics from "The way of the arrow," "Helping you are your spouse break free of porn for good," and "Thriving in a stepfamily"

New this year, Saturday Breakfast, a plated Lunch, and a snack are provided. We are excited about our Apolis brand conference swag bag filled with a t-shirt, notebook and pen, and some other goodies!

 

With special meet ups for homeschool moms, single moms, single women and more there is sure to be a place to connect with someone who is in your season of life.  

Don't miss these special events!

After you purchase your ticket choose from one of these exciting bonus events!

Apologetics

Pre-Conference

$49 - FILLING UP QUICKLY

Friday, March 5, 12pm - 4pm

Progressive Christianity is running rampant in our culture today. Spend 4 hours learning from leading apologists, Megan Almon and Jannique Stewart, about how to protect and deepen your Childs faith.

Includes a light lunch and a Ryrie Study Bible($65 value).

What is progressive Christianity? 

Find out here

Sally's Princess

Pajama Party

$49 - SECOND NIGHT ADDED

Friday, March 5, 9:30pm - ???

Join Sally Baucke in her suite for a fun evening of glitter, fellowship, and laughter. Change into your pajamas that Sally picked out just for you, get crowned with a tiara by our resident princess, grab some snacks and hot cocoa and take a seat for a wild adventure. 

Includes pajamas, tiara and snacks!

The Hotel

Welcome to the Historic Union Station Hotel.  This unique AAA 4 Diamond property is sure to wow you! From the light show to the attractions in the back, this property has everything you need! Park and stay for a few days and don't worry about a thing! We have negotiated great rates starting at $135 per night, be sure to use our group link below!

Friday Final Schedule 

Afternoon

12:00

Pre-Conference:
w/ Megan Almon & Jannique Stewart

4:15

Registration Opens:
Get your badge and get settled!

4:30

Market Opens:
Shop til you drop!

5:45

Doors Open:
Find a seat!

Evening

6:00

Main Session 1:
Worship, Teaching, Comedy

8:00

Break-Out Session 1:
Choose from 4 dynamic sessions

9:25

Market Closes:
Fellowship, Sleep, Enjoy

9:30

Sally's Princess Pajama Party:
Sold Out!

Saturday Final Schedule

AM

8:00

Breakfast:
Coffee, Fruit, CARBS!

8:50

Main Session 2:
Worship, Teaching, Prizes

10:00

Break-Out Session 2:
You choose one for you!

11:15

Break-out Session 3:
4 more invigorating seminars!

PM

12:25

Main Session 3 + Lunch:

Eat, Worship, Learn

2:30

Break-Out Session 4:
Last chance for small group time

3:30

Snack, Stroll, Shop:
Afternoon snack and shopping in the market

6:00

Main Session 4:
Worship, Teaching, Closing

Sponsors

Interested in sponsoring or exhibiting? email: john@celebratekids.com

Todd Wilson

Familyman Ministries 

TODD WILSON, author of Help! I’m Married to a Homeschooling Mom and The Official Book of Homeschooling Cartoons, is a dad, writer, conference speaker, and former pastor. Todd’s humor and gut-honest realness have made him a favorite speaker at conventions across the country and a popular guest on Focus on the Family.
His articles have appeared in various magazines. Christianity Today also posts his weekly column (The Familyman Weekly) on their website.

Todd and his wife Debbie, along with their eight children spend several months of the year traveling the country encouraging moms and dads. His humor, realness, and straight talk to men (& women) have become his trademark.

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Matt and Laurie Krieg

Authors, Impossible Marriage

Laurie Krieg and her husband, Matt, are Marriage Initiative Fellows with Celebrate Kids/Ignite the Family. Laurie is also a speaker, author, and Hole in My Heart Podcast host who speaks and trains extensively on the gospel, sexuality, and marriage most often alongside her licensed-therapist husband, Matt. Laurie also serves on the Board of The Center for Faith, Sexuality & Gender, and is earning a master’s degree from Wheaton Graduate School in Evangelism and Leadership. Matt and Laurie recently published their first book, An Impossible Marriage, and the pair live in Grand Rapids, Michigan with their three kids and puppy, Bingo.

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Renee Lawless

Actress

Renee Lawless currently stars as lead character, Katheryn Cryer, on Tyler Perry’s “The Haves and the Have Nots” on the OWN network. Since 2013, Lawless has engaged fans as the dynamic and high profile socialite, Katheryn Cryer and each season evolves into an even more intriguing character.  The show is the number one on OWN Network and has instantly became the most popular show in the Tuesday time slot, as well as the most popular show on Tuesday social media.

 

A seasoned theater actress, she recently performed with the Broadway national tour of Wicked as the Midwife and Madame Morrible. Renee also appeared on Broadway in Disney’s Beauty and the Beast as Eggtimer, Ms. Potts and Madame de la Grande Bousch.

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Dr. Kathy Koch

Founder, Celebrate Kids

Dr. Kathy Koch (pronounced "cook") founded Celebrate Kids in 1991 in Fort Worth, TX. An expert on children and parenting, she is the author of 6 books and is a frequent guest on popular radio shows, podcasts and at various events. Dr. Kathy’s practical, relevant, and results-oriented concepts and engaging and humorous speaking style draw enthusiastic raves from children, teens, parents, and educators. They leave her events armed with new beliefs, attitudes, practical tools, and increased hope to build healthy relationships and increase success in family, life, and school.

Dr. Kathy earned a Ph.D. in reading and educational psychology from Purdue University. She has a love for Jesus, a deep faith and desire to serve and glorify God, this is the foundation of her ministry.

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Main Session Speakers

Workshop Speakers

Laura Petherbridge / Suzanne Phillips

Lori Wildenberg / Megan Almon

Jannique Stewart / Sherri Seligson

Dr. Kathy Koch / Sally Baucke

Todd Wilson / Matt Krieg

Laurie Krieg

 

Lunch Keynote

Renee Lawless

Star of Tyler Perry's

"The Haves and the Have Nots"

on OWN Network

CK HOMESCHOOL SUMMIT

Join us for teaching specifically on homeschooling!

Available Now! 

VIRTUAL OPTION

Join us virtually for our conference if you can't attend in person. Gather some of your favorite ladies together and watch with our specially priced 4 person ticket, or snuggle up and watch by yourself. This ticket will still include all of the fun things, sent directly to you!