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Workshop Presenters

Workshop Presenters

Márcia Kopanyshyn

Márcia Kopanyshyn

Marcia accepted Jesus at the age of 12 in the organization Messengers of the King. Still in that organization, while studying missionary biographies, she had a missionary call. She graduated in Religious Education from IBER (current CIES) and currently works as a Christian Educator at PIB in Jacarepaguá-RJ. She is married to a pastor and has two children.

Kakheli Jimomi

Kakheli Jimomi

Kakheli is a resource person putting on seminars on youth, women and family. Kakheli earned her Masters degree on Religions (M.Th) from NIIPGTS Kolkatta India after finishing B.Th, B.D from Eastern Theological College Jorhat Assam.

Valerie Duval-Poujol and Jenni Entrican

Valerie Duval-Poujol and Jenni Entrican

Dr Duval-Poujol Valerie is a French Baptist theologian and Bible translator. She has specialised in teaching in churches about women in the Bible and in the Church. She is head of the working group of the French Baptist Federation on domestic violence.

Yagana Yakubu

Yagana Yakubu

Yagana is Kanuri by tribe from Nigeria and has worked with a missionary organization there called “Kanuri Project,” specifically reaching women.

Kelerayni Gavidi

Kelerayni Gavidi

Kele is an experienced facilitator, researcher and community worker in various fields including social policy, grassroots level communities, youth peace building and development, gender issues and social work.

Caroline Nuwun Ngong

Caroline Nuwun Ngong

Nuwun Ngong Caroline is the Cameroon Baptist Convention Women’s Department Director. She is married and a mother of four children. Caroline holds a Bachelor of Theology Degree from the Cameroon Baptist Theological Seminary Ndu.

Analia Tofful

Analia Tofful

Analía Tofful de Castelao was the President the Baptist Women of Uruguay (2009-2013) and a Vice-President of UFBAL (2009-2018).

Laura McDaniel and Sonya Habimana

Laura McDaniel and Sonya Habimana

Laura McDaniel is an ordained minister, attorney, entrepreneur, mentor, wife and mother who is passionate about identifying and mentoring young leaders through UPTICK.

Sonya Habimana is the Chair of the UPTICK board and strives to cultivate the ministry to reach emerging young leaders everywhere.

Elissa Macpherson

Elissa Macpherson

Elissa is the president of BWA Women’s branch, Baptist Women of the Pacific. She is a speaker and author of two books. As a young woman she was shy and insecure but secretly dreamed of serving God in a big way.

Gaopalelwe Seleka

Gaopalelwe Seleka

Gaopalelwe, or more commonly known as Gao, is a mother, wife & community builder. She is an ordained pastor and pastor’s wife at Revival Baptist Church, Pretoria, South Africa.

Schedules

Make plans to join us Wednesday, July 7, for a beautiful celebration of the diversity of Baptist women worldwide featuring powerful speakers, relevant workshops, music, dance, and Bible studies. 
Opening Session - 9:00-10:30
  • Some highlights
  • Worship, various countries
  • Latin America presents
  • Europe presents
  • Rev. Dr. Gina Stewart, USA- speaker
Break - 10:30-11:00
  • Question and Answer time with Moreen Sharp, Interim Executive Director and Karen Wilson, President
Session Two - 11:00-12:30
  • Some Highlights:
  • BWA Women Ministry Update
  • Worship, various countries
  • Africa Presents
  • Pacific Presents
  • Asha Sanchu, Nagaland, India – speaks
Break - 12:30-1:00
  • Panel on Struggles and Victories of a Leader – Led by Lauran Bethel
Session Three - 1:00-2:15
  • Some highlights include:
    • Worship
    • Asia Presents
  • Set 1: 5 Workshops (presentation followed by discussion time)
    • Finding your self confidence to serve God fully
    • Arousing the Deborah Spirit/Attitude (Judges 5:7)
    • Finding and Forming Promising Young Leaders
    • Levantar la Honra de la Mujer (Lift Women’s Honor)
    • Identifying and Fighting Domestic Abuse within our Baptist Churches

Break/Chat – 2:15-2:30

Session Four - 2:30-3:15
  • Set 1: 5 Workshops (presentation followed by discussion time)
    • Christian Women as Peace Makers
    • Young Women’s Leadership and Stewardship
    • Trauma Informed: What it is, and Why it is Important
    • A Importância do Voluntariado nas Atividades com Crianças em Vulnerabilidade Social
    • Contemporary challenges facing women in the ministry today

Break/Chat – 3:15-3:30

Closing Session - 3:30-5:00
  • Some highlights include:
    • Worship
    • North America presents
    • Caribbean presents
  • Speaker: Karen Wilson, Australia
  • Conclusion

Online Chatting and Connection Time