We are pleased to partner with numerous organizations who are hosting public auxiliary gatherings during The Gospel Coalition’s 2020 National Women’s Conference. Some of these events require advance registration. Please read the listing below to learn more about each gathering. These details will be also be listed in the conference program that you will receive when you check-in.

TAYLOR UNIVERSITY CENTER FOR SCRIPTURE ENGAGEMENT PRESENTS
Abide: Scripture Engagement Workshop
Has anyone ever taught you how to abide in God’s Word, to come to the Scriptures in a manner that promotes a thriving, living relationship with Christ? This practical workshop will give you tools and simple techniques that will help you abide in Scripture like never before. Lunch provided.
Thursday, June 11, 10:00AM – 1:00PM
Room 140
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HARVEST HOUSE PUBLISHERS PRESENTS
How to Create and Enjoy a Rhythm of Family Worship
Through an intimate lunch and conversation, Ruth Chou Simons and Troy Simons will inspire you to engage in meaningful worship with your family. You will discover creative approaches and down-to-earth honesty and walk away with practical tools to create a family culture that is God-honoring and knit together in all the most important ways.
Thursday, June 11, 12:30PM – 1:30PM
Room 210
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THE GOSPEL COALITION PRESENTS
TGCW20 Solo Travelers' Meet-Up
If the thought of walking alone into TGCW20 makes you nervous, this is for you. Join us for a special mixer designed to help us connect well with others from the start. Bonus: we have reserved seating together during the first main session so no one has to relive that feeling of the first day in the middle school cafeteria. You can sit with us. Space is limited, so register soon!
Thursday, June 11, 2:30 – 4:00PM
Room 145
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FOSTERING C.A.R.E. PRESENTS
She Reaches Out Her Hands to the Needy
Hear testimonies from every side of foster care – a foster youth, a mother whose child was removed, foster and adoptive mothers, and a social worker. Be equipped to serve the needy in your community and learn how the Church should engage in prevention, family preservation, reunification, and adoption.
Thursday, June 11, 5:45 – 6:45PM
Room 140
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WOMEN IN BUSINESS SOCIAL CLUB PRESENTS
Don't Work Alone Happy Hour
Finding other Christian women in business can sometimes be a challenge. So can navigating contracts with grace, leading with a servant heart, and splitting time between work, ministry, and family. So don't do it alone. Join us to connect with and learn from women who love Jesus—and business.
Thursday, June 11, 5:45 – 6:45PM
Room 145
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CHRISTIAN FOCUS – THE GOOD PORTION SERIES PRESENTS
Delighting in Doctrine: How Theology Supercharges Women’s Lives and Ministry
Do women in your church seem to be living for the moment instead of in light of eternity? Does your small group Bible study skim the surface without going deeply into the Word? Do you want to help women know how to suffer life’s trials with joy? Join Keri Folmar, Margaret Kostenberger, Jenny Manley, Courtney Reissig, and Mary Willson as they discuss why understanding doctrine is crucial for life and ministry. First 150 attendants will receive a complimentary book from The Good Portion series.
Thursday, June 11, 9:00 – 10:30PM
Room 140
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GRACELACED, JOURNEYWOMEN, RISEN MOTHERHOOD, AND WELL-WATERED WOMEN PRESENTS
Candid Conversations: An Evening with Ruth Chou Simons, Hunter Beless, Emily Jensen, Laura Wifler, and Gretchen Saffles
Looking for an evening with some of your favorite ladies? Join Ruth, Hunter, Emily, Laura, and Gretchen for an evening discussing life, motherhood, marriage, ministry, and other topics as they sit together chatting as friends. Bring a girlfriend for this fun night to enjoy their candid conversations. Registration opening soon!
Thursday, June 11th, 9:00PM
500 Ballroom
THE GOSPEL COALITION PRESENTS
Creating for God’s Glory: A Gathering of Writers, Podcasters, Songwriters, Poets, and Artists
The call to serve the Church through writing, podcasting, and other creative work comes with unique challenges and temptations. Join with other content creators for a time of spurring one another on toward faithfulness, mutual exhortation around common pitfalls, a panel discussion, and fellowship. Featuring Jen Wilkin, Hunter Beless, Ruth Chou Simons, Quina Aragon, Caroline Cobb, and Sarah Walton. Pastries and coffee provided. Space is extremely limited! Register by May 1.
Friday, June 12, 7:00 – 8:45AM
Room 145
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GOSPEL-CENTERED DISCIPLESHIP PRESENTS
GCD Aspiring Writers’ Workshop
Looking to equip and inspire writers of every level, the GCD Aspiring Writers’ Workshop will invite women to consider why they write, and hear from a panel of GCD Staff Writers and Editors including Jen Oshman and others to help sharpen them in their craft.
Friday, June 12, 7:00 – 9:00AM
Room 140
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THE GOSPEL COALITION PRESENTS
TGC Women’s Training Network
Do you desire women to be better equipped in studying God’s Word for their own growth and service in God’s kingdom? Then come hear the vision behind TGC Women’s Training Network! The team will share the WTN vision and explain how you can be involved by hosting or attending an upcoming event.
Friday, June 12, 7:45 – 8:45AM
Room 141-142
20SCHEMES PRESENTS
Unexceptional
We think we need to be an exceptional woman to be of use to God. Let's debunk this lie together! Join Sharon Dickens and others for lunch. They seek to encourage women like you to step up and harness their gifts. God uses unexceptional women to do exceptional things. Join this panel of seasoned women's ministry leaders from around the world as they share their stories in order to equip others to step out and make disciples where they are at. A boxed lunch and the book "Unexceptional" are included with the ticket price.
Friday, June 12, 12:15 – 1:15PM
Room 145
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CHINA PARTNERSHIP PRESENTS
Steadfast in Prayer for China: Praying for China as the Lord Teaches
How does God want us to pray for his church in China? Come learn from China Partnership staff Hannah Nation, Beth Gregory, and Amy Cheung about:
1) How learning from our brothers and sisters in China compels us to pray
2) Using the Lord's Prayer to pray kingdom prayer over China
3) What praying for China can look like in the context of the local church
Participants are welcome to bring food to this session.
Friday, June 12, 6:00 – 7:15PM
Room 140
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CHINA PARTNERSHIP PRESENTS
Steadfast in Prayer for China: Stand With China in Prayer
China Partnership invites you to spend an hour united in supplication for China before the throne of grace. If you've spent time learning about prayer at our first event, we particularly encourage you to put what you've learned into action! Join along with Nancy Gutherie, Kathleen Nielson, K.A. Ellis, Dennae Pierre, and Jeany Jun as China Partnership leads attendees through six intentional movements of prayer for the Chinese church.
Friday, June 12, 9:00 PM
Room 141-142
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THE GOOD BOOK COMPANY PRESENTS
Strengthening Your Marriage When Life Hurts
Sarah Walton, co-author of "Together Through The Storms: Biblical Encouragements for Your Marriage When Life Hurts," is inviting you to a panel discussion including Jen Wilkin, Vaneetha Reisner, Courtney Reissig and Quina Aragon. Find out how to cling to Jesus in your marriage and walk through heavy weather together.
Saturday, 13, 7:00 – 8:45AM
Room 141-142