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Bring the Keep a Smile On Your Faith™ event to your area. Whether presenting to one church or to a community-wide gathering, Debi and Fawn are delighted to bring a fresh infusion of truth. Contact Debi and Fawn by clicking here.

 

I LOVED the journal and have used it ever since! Also, I loved the way you shared the verses with us so that we could look them up later! Great idea!

This retreat was wonderful for all ages. You spoke to young parents, singles and senior citizens. You did a wonderful job touching all bases. My prayers are with you as you continue this wonderful ministry.

I am encouraged by Debi and Fawn's enthusiasm for God's Word and of course enjoyed both of their storytelling abilities.

God used this retreat to jumpstart renewal in my walk with Him.

Of course I loved it! :-) Reaching nearly my 25th year as a Christian I really appreciated the infusion of truth that I received. I felt a like a very good friend was saying all the things I needed to hear and was encouraging me to again do the right thing!!

My faith journal is kept with my Bible and I have referred to it several times. Because of this retreat, I am more excited about my faith.

It was wonderful to be in an intimate setting with women who love the Lord. VERY ENCOURAGING!

The illustrations were excellent, memorable and easy to remember and apply.

I overheard one woman in the hallway: "The only problem with Debi and Fawn speaking is that you can't go to the bathroom for fear of missing something."


I LOVED the journal and have used it ever since! Also, I loved the way you shared the verses with us so that we could look them up later! Great idea!

This retreat was wonderful for all ages. You spoke to young parents, singles and senior citizens. You did a wonderful job touching all bases. My prayers are with you as you continue this wonderful ministry.

I am encouraged by Debi and Fawn's enthusiasm for God's Word and of course enjoyed both of their storytelling abilities.

God used this retreat to jumpstart renewal in my walk with Him.

Of course I loved it! :-) Reaching nearly my 25th year as a Christian I really appreciated the infusion of truth that I received. I felt a like a very good friend was saying all the things I needed to hear and was encouraging me to again do the right thing!!

My faith journal is kept with my Bible and I have referred to it several times. Because of this retreat, I am more excited about my faith.

It was wonderful to be in an intimate setting with women who love the Lord. VERY ENCOURAGING!

The illustrations were excellent, memorable and easy to remember and apply.

I overheard one woman in the hallway: "The only problem with Debi and Fawn speaking is that you can't go to the bathroom for fear of missing something."


I LOVED the journal and have used it ever since! Also, I loved the way you shared the verses with us so that we could look them up later! Great idea!

This retreat was wonderful for all ages. You spoke to young parents, singles and senior citizens. You did a wonderful job touching all bases. My prayers are with you as you continue this wonderful ministry.

I am encouraged by Debi and Fawn's enthusiasm for God's Word and of course enjoyed both of their storytelling abilities.

God used this retreat to jumpstart renewal in my walk with Him.

Of course I loved it! :-) Reaching nearly my 25th year as a Christian I really appreciated the infusion of truth that I received. I felt a like a very good friend was saying all the things I needed to hear and was encouraging me to again do the right thing!!

My faith journal is kept with my Bible and I have referred to it several times. Because of this retreat, I am more excited about my faith.

It was wonderful to be in an intimate setting with women who love the Lord. VERY ENCOURAGING!

The illustrations were excellent, memorable and easy to remember and apply.

I overheard one woman in the hallway: "The only problem with Debi and Fawn speaking is that you can't go to the bathroom for fear of missing something."


I LOVED the journal and have used it ever since! Also, I loved the way you shared the verses with us so that we could look them up later! Great idea!

This retreat was wonderful for all ages. You spoke to young parents, singles and senior citizens. You did a wonderful job touching all bases. My prayers are with you as you continue this wonderful ministry.

I am encouraged by Debi and Fawn's enthusiasm for God's Word and of course enjoyed both of their storytelling abilities.

God used this retreat to jumpstart renewal in my walk with Him.

Of course I loved it! :-) Reaching nearly my 25th year as a Christian I really appreciated the infusion of truth that I received. I felt a like a very good friend was saying all the things I needed to hear and was encouraging me to again do the right thing!!

My faith journal is kept with my Bible and I have referred to it several times. Because of this retreat, I am more excited about my faith.

It was wonderful to be in an intimate setting with women who love the Lord. VERY ENCOURAGING!

The illustrations were excellent, memorable and easy to remember and apply.

I overheard one woman in the hallway: "The only problem with Debi and Fawn speaking is that you can't go to the bathroom for fear of missing something."


I LOVED the journal and have used it ever since! Also, I loved the way you shared the verses with us so that we could look them up later! Great idea!

This retreat was wonderful for all ages. You spoke to young parents, singles and senior citizens. You did a wonderful job touching all bases. My prayers are with you as you continue this wonderful ministry.

I am encouraged by Debi and Fawn's enthusiasm for God's Word and of course enjoyed both of their storytelling abilities.

God used this retreat to jumpstart renewal in my walk with Him.

Of course I loved it! :-) Reaching nearly my 25th year as a Christian I really appreciated the infusion of truth that I received. I felt a like a very good friend was saying all the things I needed to hear and was encouraging me to again do the right thing!!

My faith journal is kept with my Bible and I have referred to it several times. Because of this retreat, I am more excited about my faith.

It was wonderful to be in an intimate setting with women who love the Lord. VERY ENCOURAGING!

The illustrations were excellent, memorable and easy to remember and apply.

I overheard one woman in the hallway: "The only problem with Debi and Fawn speaking is that you can't go to the bathroom for fear of missing something."


I LOVED the journal and have used it ever since! Also, I loved the way you shared the verses with us so that we could look them up later! Great idea!

This retreat was wonderful for all ages. You spoke to young parents, singles and senior citizens. You did a wonderful job touching all bases. My prayers are with you as you continue this wonderful ministry.

I am encouraged by Debi and Fawn's enthusiasm for God's Word and of course enjoyed both of their storytelling abilities.

God used this retreat to jumpstart renewal in my walk with Him.

Of course I loved it! :-) Reaching nearly my 25th year as a Christian I really appreciated the infusion of truth that I received. I felt a like a very good friend was saying all the things I needed to hear and was encouraging me to again do the right thing!!

My faith journal is kept with my Bible and I have referred to it several times. Because of this retreat, I am more excited about my faith.

It was wonderful to be in an intimate setting with women who love the Lord. VERY ENCOURAGING!

The illustrations were excellent, memorable and easy to remember and apply.

I overheard one woman in the hallway: "The only problem with Debi and Fawn speaking is that you can't go to the bathroom for fear of missing something."


I LOVED the journal and have used it ever since! Also, I loved the way you shared the verses with us so that we could look them up later! Great idea!

This retreat was wonderful for all ages. You spoke to young parents, singles and senior citizens. You did a wonderful job touching all bases. My prayers are with you as you continue this wonderful ministry.

I am encouraged by Debi and Fawn's enthusiasm for God's Word and of course enjoyed both of their storytelling abilities.

God used this retreat to jumpstart renewal in my walk with Him.

Of course I loved it! :-) Reaching nearly my 25th year as a Christian I really appreciated the infusion of truth that I received. I felt a like a very good friend was saying all the things I needed to hear and was encouraging me to again do the right thing!!

My faith journal is kept with my Bible and I have referred to it several times. Because of this retreat, I am more excited about my faith.

It was wonderful to be in an intimate setting with women who love the Lord. VERY ENCOURAGING!

The illustrations were excellent, memorable and easy to remember and apply.

I overheard one woman in the hallway: "The only problem with Debi and Fawn speaking is that you can't go to the bathroom for fear of missing something."


I LOVED the journal and have used it ever since! Also, I loved the way you shared the verses with us so that we could look them up later! Great idea!

This retreat was wonderful for all ages. You spoke to young parents, singles and senior citizens. You did a wonderful job touching all bases. My prayers are with you as you continue this wonderful ministry.

I am encouraged by Debi and Fawn's enthusiasm for God's Word and of course enjoyed both of their storytelling abilities.

God used this retreat to jumpstart renewal in my walk with Him.

Of course I loved it! :-) Reaching nearly my 25th year as a Christian I really appreciated the infusion of truth that I received. I felt a like a very good friend was saying all the things I needed to hear and was encouraging me to again do the right thing!!

My faith journal is kept with my Bible and I have referred to it several times. Because of this retreat, I am more excited about my faith.

It was wonderful to be in an intimate setting with women who love the Lord. VERY ENCOURAGING!

The illustrations were excellent, memorable and easy to remember and apply.

I overheard one woman in the hallway: "The only problem with Debi and Fawn speaking is that you can't go to the bathroom for fear of missing something."


I LOVED the journal and have used it ever since! Also, I loved the way you shared the verses with us so that we could look them up later! Great idea!

This retreat was wonderful for all ages. You spoke to young parents, singles and senior citizens. You did a wonderful job touching all bases. My prayers are with you as you continue this wonderful ministry.

I am encouraged by Debi and Fawn's enthusiasm for God's Word and of course enjoyed both of their storytelling abilities.

God used this retreat to jumpstart renewal in my walk with Him.

Of course I loved it! :-) Reaching nearly my 25th year as a Christian I really appreciated the infusion of truth that I received. I felt a like a very good friend was saying all the things I needed to hear and was encouraging me to again do the right thing!!

My faith journal is kept with my Bible and I have referred to it several times. Because of this retreat, I am more excited about my faith.

It was wonderful to be in an intimate setting with women who love the Lord. VERY ENCOURAGING!

The illustrations were excellent, memorable and easy to remember and apply.

I overheard one woman in the hallway: "The only problem with Debi and Fawn speaking is that you can't go to the bathroom for fear of missing something."

 

Calendar: Keep a Smile On Your Faith™

2012

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Thursday-Sunday, Feb. 23-26
Please pray for us as we write the Keep a Smile On Your Faith™ book.

Friday-Saturday, March 2-3, 2012
Rock Creek Bible Church
5257 Highway K92
Meriden, KS 66512
Church: 785.484.2884
Admission is FREE! A love offering will be taken at the event.
Register | Details | Map | Weather

Saturday, March 31, 2012
Countryside Covenant Church
940 E Northview Road
McPherson, KS 67460
Church: 620.241.4499
Admission is FREE! A love offering will be taken at the event.
Register | Details | Map | Weather

Friday-Sunday, April 13-14, 2012
Covenant Chapel in Leawood, KS
Church: 913.663.3095
Held at: Stonecroft Retreat Center
10121 Grandview Road
Kansas City, MO 64137
Admission is FREE, but you must register and pay
in advance for meals. The deadline for registration is Friday, March 30.
A love offering will be taken at the event.
Register | Details | Map | Weather

Friday-Saturday, April 27-28, 2012
Lowman United Methodist Church
4000 Southwest Drury Lane (15th Ave. & Gage Blvd.)
Topeka, KS 66604-2400
Church: 785.272.8921
Admission is FREE! A love offering will be taken at the event.
Register | Details | Map | Weather

May: no speaking due to heavy personal schedules. Contact us about dates in the fall of 2012 or in the spring of 2013.

Summer
Hiatus to complete the Keep a Smile on Your Faith book.
Join our email list or friend us on Facebook to be alerted when it's done.

See additional locations where we may be booked soon.

Read why we love rural churches.

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Details, details!

Registration | Cost | Seating | Leaders | Meals | Travel

What to Expect | What to Bring | What to Wear | Child Care | Handicapped Access

Registration: Click the link at the bottom of each event listing above. Some links will take you to an online form; others will open an email for you to indicate your intent to attend and give your contact information. Some events will offer tickets; others simply have you sign in when you arrive.

Cost: Every Keep a Smile On Your Faith™ event is FREE, but you must register in advance. (A love offering will be taken at the event.) In cases where a Keep a Smile On Your Faith™ retreat requires overnight lodging and meals, the hosting organization may collect a registration fee to cover those expenses but it will not include any speaking fees for Debi and Fawn. They rely solely on love offerings to fund their ministry.

Seating: Tables seat 6-8 women. Fill up one, two or even three tables with women from your church, book club, Bible study, home group, workplace, neighborhood or family tree! A trained volunteer Table Leader is provided for each table. Though seating is free, it is also limited. Please be courteous and reserve seating for confirmed attenders only. If you wish to be seated with specific people, include their names when you register.

Leaders: Women's ministry directors may choose to attend the retreat (perhaps with a team member or two) as they prayerfully consider booking the retreat in their own churches or communities. They will be seated together for bonus networking. (Please mention that you are a WM leader when you register.)

Meals: Complimentary beverages and snacks will be offered during breaks at the event. When the event includes a Friday evening, usually desserts are offered that night. Sometimes breakfast is offered on Saturday. The lunch break on Saturday is about 45 minutes. Check with the individual host about further meal details or if you have any food allergies.

Travel: To attend our event when it's in the Kansas City area, getting here by plane or train is usually very affordable. Use airport code MCI (not KCI) to book your flight using online fare finders (Google "cheap tickets"). Many hotels offer shuttle service to and from the airport. Contact us if you need help.

Kansas City International Airport (code: MCI -- not KCI)
601 Brasilia Ave.
Kansas City, MO
Directions to/from KCI

Amtrak also has rail service to downtown Kansas City, Mo., and many surrounding areas. Use these codes for stations:

IDP Independence, MO (Kansas City area)
600 S. Grand Ave., 64050

KCY Kansas City, MO (downtown Union Station)
2200 Main St., 64018

KWD Kirkwood, MO (St. Louis area)
110 W. Argonne Dr., 63122

LEE Lee's Summit, MO (Kansas City area)
220 SE Main St., 64063

STL St. Louis, MO (downtown Union Station)
430 S. 15th St., 63013

What to expect: There are five teaching segments that run from 25-40 minutes each. After each session is Table Time -- about 30 minutes seated at an assigned table to discuss the teaching material and do creative activities. (Some events will have five Table Times; others may have fewer due to time constraints. Regardless, each event will have five teaching sessions.) A trained volunteer Table Leader will guide your table through the questions and activities. You will receive your table assignment when you check in at the event.

What to bring: Each woman attending will receive a free journal to take notes in, so bring a pen or pencil. If you have a Bible, please bring that as well.

What to wear: Dress casually! You can't go wrong in a great pair of jeans. Check the weather report to see if an umbrella or jacket is needed by clicking here.

Child care: Unless the hosting church specifies otherwise, there is no provision for child care.

Handicapped access: Each event venue posted here can accomodate wheelchairs in the parking areas, main auditoriums, restrooms, and eating areas.

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When is the next event?

Debi and Fawn are working with many event planners and women's ministry directors to book the retreat in 2012 and 2013. As soon as dates are 100 percent confirmed, we will post them here. Get the news immediately by subscribing to our blog or following us on Twitter (debiandfawn).

Additional locations under consideration are Alaska, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, and Texas. Add your state. We have also been invited to present this event in Zimbabwe and Germany.

To reach as many women as possible, Debi and Fawn encourage churches to work together as co-sponsors of the event. Churches of all sizes can benefit through cooperative ministry and bless women beyond the walls of their own buildings. If this possibility interests you, read the special offer. See all the FREE resources we provide for event planners. Then, contact Debi and Fawn with your booking inquiry.

Meanwhile, please support Debi and Fawn as 2 Thessalonians 3:1 says:

"Finally, dear brothers and sisters, we ask you to pray for us. Pray that the Lord’s message will spread rapidly and be honored wherever it goes, just as when it came to you."

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