Women Seeking God conference returns to Worthington Sept. 24-25

Early bird registration deadline is Sept. 10.

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WORTHINGTON — The fifth annual Women Seeking God conference returns to Worthington Sept. 24-25, featuring speaker Tera Elness and worship leader Amanda DeYounge.

The weekend of encouragement and fellowship will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Sept. 24, and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 25, at St. Matthew Lutheran Church, 1505 Dover St. The early bird registration deadline is Sept. 10 for a reduced conference fee, though registrations will continue to be taken up until the day of the conference. The gathering includes Friday evening treats, a light breakfast on Saturday and lunch catered by Phileos.

To register, call Love INC at 727-7291. Registration can also be done online at, but there are additional fees to do so.

The Women Seeking God conference was established five years ago by a group of local women representing several different churches, to create a local, affordable Christian conference option. This is an opportunity for women of all denominations and ages to fellowship together locally for worship and teaching that is appropriate for women wherever they are on their faith journey.

Tera Elness, of Windom, is well-known regionally as a speaker and preacher. She spoke at the inaugural conference five years ago. Elness addresses real issues that apply to women’s lives.


This year’s theme is “Bloom” and Elness will look at different women in the Bible, showing how God helped them to thrive in different situations and how we, too, can “bloom” in any season of our lives.

DeYounge is an inspired worship leader, blending songs and insight and Bible verses to bring her audience to a meaningful time of worshipping the Lord. Together, she and Elness will point us to the true source of refreshment: the Lord.

We will also hear from Jill Koopman, speaking on her journey through some terribly difficult times in her life and into a time of healing, and from Jenna Bents, who will share about their adoption journey.

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