Auxiliary Events

We are pleased to partner with various organizations who are hosting public auxiliary gatherings during The Gospel Coalition’s 2022 Women’s Conference. Please read the listings below to learn more about each event. These details will also be listed in the conference program that you will receive when you check-in. Please note that some of these events require prior registration.


Abide: Developing a Vibrant Relationship with God Through His Word

Hosted by Thomas Nelson Bibles

Thursday, June 16, 9:00 AM–12:30 PM | Room 135-136

Has anyone ever taught you how to abide in God’s Word, to come to the Scriptures in a manner that promotes a thriving relationship with Christ?

This Abide Scripture Engagement Workshop will provide you with a variety of practical tools to actively engage the Scriptures and teach others how to do the same. You’ll learn how to meet God in His Word so He can transform your life.

Coffee break and lunch provided.



Hosted by 20schemes

Thursday, June 16, 9:30–11:30 AM | Room 210

Women’s ministry leaders from around the globe with different experiences share their wisdom, insight, and advice on how they minister in their communities.


Equipped to Serve: How to Engage the Persecuted Church in China

Hosted by China Partnership and the Center for House Church Theology

Thursday, June 16, 6:30–7:45 PM | Room 210

Learn how your church can support the persecuted house church in China. Be equipped to lead a prayer event for the Chinese church or to facilitate a book club reading the writings of house church pastors. We will supply a wealth of resources for you to learn, pray, and even be discipled by fellowship with our suffering brothers and sisters in Asia. This time will include a firsthand testimony from a Chinese house church member who spent time in jail. 


9Marks at 9: How Can Women Thrive in the Local Church?

Hosted by 9Marks

Thursday, June 16, 9:30–10:30 PM | Room 143-145

Join us to learn more of what it looks like for women to truly thrive as Christians. In her book, “How Can Women Thrive in the Local Church?”, Keri Folmar presents eight essential principles to help women fully engage in the context of the local church. She explores topics such as prioritizing church membership and involvement, investing in meaningful discipling relationships, and not allowing conflict or bitterness to fester. We hope to discuss some of these helpful ideas and learn firsthand from some women on how they thrive in their local churches.


Praying for the Persecuted Church in China

Hosted by China Partnership

Thursday, June 16, 9:30–10:30 PM | Room 116

China Partnership invites you to pray for the house church in China in the midst of continued persecution. Join us as we walk through five intentional prayer movements on behalf of our brothers and sisters in China.


Writing and Publishing in the Christian Sphere

Hosted by B&H Publishing Group 

Thursday, June 16, 9:30–10:30 PM | Room 203-204

Curious about the ins and outs of Christian publishing? Join us for a panel discussion with authors, agents, and publishing professionals where you can ask your questions and hear the behind-the-scenes insight of those who live in this world every day.

Placed for a Purpose

Hosted by Gospel Centered Discipleship 

Friday, June 17, 7:30–8:45 AM | Room 116

In a culture where many of us don’t know our neighbors’ names, we’re lonelier than ever, and we don’t know how to talk to people who are different from us, we discovered that we couldn’t live without our neighbors. Join us as we explore a sustainable vision for the “low and slow” lifestyle of neighboring. We’ll give practical tools that will help you invest in your community and build meaningful, gospel-motivated relationships with your fellow image-bearers right next door. A continental breakfast and a copy of Placed for a Purpose will be included.


Rooted Reservoir: Parent Panel: Discipling Kids to a Lifelong Faith in Christ

Hosted by Rooted Ministry

Friday, June 17, 7:30–8:45 AM | Room 201-202

Rooted Reservoir: Parent Panel invites you to hear from a panel of moms and dads who will discuss practical aspects of faith formation in the home. We will focus on how discipling your kids translates to living an integrated life of faith in our complex and ever-changing culture. Come hear Collin Hansen, Tracy Yi, Katie Polski, and Anna Meade Harris on a panel moderated by Kevin Yi. Skip that line at Starbucks and join us for a light breakfast and hearty conversation!

Attendees will receive a coupon code for a video sample of our upcoming Rooted Reservoir: Parent video series.


God’s Presence in our Ambiguous Loss

Hosted by The Good Book Company 

Friday, June 17, 7:30–8:45 AM | Room 203-204

Some tragedies are obscure, perplexing, and hidden to the people in our closest circles. But God knows and cares and always has a purpose in our unseen suffering. Join Wendy Alsup, Blair Linne, Katie Faris, and Abbey Wedgeworth as they share their own experiences of knowing Christ’s comfort and strength in their ambiguous loss.


A Conversation on the Book of Romans with Courtney Doctor, Jen Wilkin, and Elizabeth Woodson

Hosted by Lifeway Women 

Friday, June 17, 7:30–8:45 AM | Room 137-139

Join Courtney Doctor, Jen Wilkin, and Elizabeth Woodson for a discussion about the book of Romans and the ways the beauty of the gospel transforms our everyday life—not just our future reality.


Writing & Publishing Faithfully

Hosted by Moody Publishers

Friday, June 17, 7:30–8:45 AM | Room 206-207

A Panel Discussion with Authors, Acquiring Editors and Book Marketers
Trillia Newbell, Asheritah Ciuciu, Kristie Anyabwile and Judy Dunagan

Do you sense you have a calling on your life to write books or Bible studies, but aren’t sure where to start? Or, perhaps you are wrestling with how to balance the importance of building a platform while still keeping a surrendered and humble heart. Hear insights and ask questions of authors, acquiring editors, and book marketers from Moody Publishers, and come away equipped for the next step in your writing journey. A book proposal checklist will also be provided from Moody for you to take with you.



Why the Church Needs More Female Theologians: A Conversation with Mike and Melissa Kruger

Hosted by Reformed Theological Seminary

Friday, June 17, 12:15–1:45 PM | Room 116

Reformed Theological Seminary invites you to join Mike and Melissa Kruger for lunch and a conversation about women in the church, seminary, and ministry. In addition to serving as the President of RTS Charlotte, Mike is a pastor, author and professor. Melissa is a wife, mom, author of multiple books, and is the Director of Women’s Initiatives for TGC.


Love God Greatly: Connecting Through Scripture

Hosted by Thomas Nelson Bibles

Friday, June 17, 12:15–1:45 PM | Room 135-136

Does your quiet time in Scripture feel unfocused or like a checkbox on your list? Are you restless for a fresh and sustainable way to enjoy reading the Bible? Do you long to reestablish community with others after this long season of separation?

In this session presented by Love God Greatly ministry founder, Angela Perritt, learn the flexible SOAP framework –- Scripture, Observation, Application, and Prayer — that helps you experience the power and effectiveness of God’s Word in your life and be more equipped to live out its message. Lunch provided.


Walking in Christ’s Peace When Life Feels Overwhelming

Hosted by Bethany House

Friday, June 17, 12:15–1:45 PM | Room 201-202

Overwhelmed. Stressed Out. Burnt out. Fried.
However we name it, all of us know what it feels like to deal with circumstances and worries that fuel anxiety in our lives. But it is in the middle of our stress and fear that God extends his unshakeable peace to us. Come and hear Ann Swindell, Kristen Wetherell, Dianne Jago, and Jasmine Holmes discuss Biblical and practical ways that we can walk in Christ’s peace when life feels overwhelming. 


Sending the Gospel to the Ends of the Earth

Hosted by Samaritan’s Purse

Friday, June 17, 12:15–1:45 PM | Room 132-134

This complimentary luncheon will highlight the work of Samaritan’s Purse around the world and feature the personal story of Izabella McMillon who received a gift-filled shoebox as a young girl in Communist Romania. Last year more than 10 million Operation Christmas Child shoebox recipients heard the Gospel and five million boys and girls enrolled in the follow up discipleship program, The Greatest Journey. Discover how your church or group can participate in this global movement to fulfill The Great Commission – together we can send the Gospel to the ends of the earth! Limited to the first 300 to RSVP.


Ending Roe Isn’t Enough: The Church’s Critical Role in a Post-Roe World

Hosted by Stand For Life

Friday, June 17, 5:15–7:15 PM | Room 135-136

As we approach the 50th anniversary of Roe vs. Wade when abortion was nationally legalized, many believe that law will soon be overturned. However, even in a post-Roe world, forms of abortion will still be shockingly prevalent across the nation.

Which is why the church must seize this moment in history to engage and reclaim the truth that every person is made in the image of God and should be affirmed and protected.

Join us for a complimentary dinner as leaders and experts discuss this critical time to lament the lives lost, but also equip us with knowledge and hope for a future where every person is valued with inherent dignity.


Candid Conversations: An Evening with Hunter Beless, Emily Jensen, Gretchen Saffles, Ruth Simons, Laura Wifler

Hosted by Risen Motherhood, GraceLaced, Journeywomen, and Well-Watered Women

Friday, June 17, 9:00–10:30 PM | 500 Ballroom 

Candid Conversation is a fun, casual night out for you and your girlfriends. Join Hunter, Emily, Gretchen, Ruth, and Laura for an evening out discussing life, motherhood, marriage, ministry, and more. They’re going to be answering your questions as they chat together as friends. This event isn’t recorded, so you don’t want to miss out! Grab a friend, (Or come alone and meet new ones!) and hang with these ladies for a night that’s sure to be full of fun, laughter, and encouragement. 


Delighting in Doctrine: How Theology Supercharges Women’s Lives & Ministry

Hosted by Christian Focus Publications

Friday, June 17, 9:00–10:30 PM | Room 210

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, Natalie Brand, Blair Linne, Jenny Manley, Courtney Reissig, and Erin Wheeler as they discuss why understanding doctrine is crucial for life and ministry.

The first 100 registrants will receive a complimentary copy of The Good Portion: Christ – The Doctrine of Christ for Every Woman.


Create for God’s Glory and the Common Good

Hosted by Made to Flourish

Saturday, June 18, 7:30–8:45 AM | Room 243-245

While everything we do demands some level of creativity, certain outlets — writing, singing, painting, podcasting, for example — come with unique opportunities, challenges, and temptations as we seek both to glorify God and bring value to our communities. Join Hunter Beless, Kelly Kruse, Sarah Jerez, Ann Swindell, and Sarah Walton along with other creators for a panel discussion and fellowship for a time to spur one another on toward faithfulness and to exhort one another around common pitfalls.