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Northwest Women’s Summit

April 12 @ 7:00 pm - April 13 @ 4:00 pm

$10.00 – $25.00

2019 NW Women’s Summit flyer

2019 NW Women’s Summit Info

2019 Summit Individual Registration Form

2019 Summit Group Registration Form

2019 Summit Bulletin Insert – Partial Color

2019 Summit Bulletin Insert – Black & White

2019 Lunch Selections – Panera

All women are invited to experience . . .

  • WORSHIP! Inspiring music & testimonies.  Worship led by Jennifer Margaris and the worship team.
  • BIBLE TEACHING! 3 keynote messages from Gayla Parker
  • CUSTOMIZED LEARNING! 20+ dynamic breakout sessions from which to choose
  • FELLOWSHIP! Connect with women from across the Northwest


Date:                April 12-13, 2019

Location:         Lake Bible Church 4565 Carman Drive, Lake Oswego, OR 97035

Time:               Friday evening 7:00-9:00 PM and Saturday 9:00 AM to 3:45 PM

Cost:                $25 for both Friday and Saturday; $10 for Friday only; $20 for Saturday only

We are pleased to have Gayla Parker as our keynote speaker!  She is a much sought after author, Bible Teacher, Conference/Retreat Speaker and LifeWay Multiplier/Trainer from Little Rock, Arkansas.  By popular request, Jennifer Margaris and her team will return to lead our Worship music!   Our Summit also features 3 Breakout Session times with 20+ relevant topics from which to choose.

Gayla Parker

Gayla has served in ministry for over 35 years as a pastor’s wife, IMB missionary, women’s ministry consultant for two state conventions, and speaker/author. She is an adjunct professor at Quachita Baptist University and serves as a Hospice Chaplain.  Gayla and her husband have three sons, three daughters-in-love, and six grandchildren. She has published two books with New Hope Publishing, and was a contributing writer in The Psalms & Proverbs Devotional for Women. Gayla is a graduate of SWBTS and currently working to earn her PhD.  She is passionate about opening the word of God with women and putting feet to the gospel message. In her spare time she enjoys running, playing violin, and crafting.  Gayla and her husband live in Little Rock, Arkansas.

Schedule Overview


6:30 pm                                Registration/Doors Open

7:00-9:00 pm                      General Session

Saturday Morning

8:30 am                                Registration/Doors Open

9:00-10:30 am                    General Session

10:30-10:45 am                  Break

10:45-11:45 am                  Breakout Session #1


11:45-12:30                         Lunch and Door Prizes

Saturday Afternoon

12:30-1:30 pm                    Breakout Session #2

1:30-1:40 pm                      Break

1:40-2:40 pm                      Breakout Session #3

2:40-2:50 pm                      Break

2:50- 3:45 pm                     General Session



Sample Breakout Session Titles Leaders
Acquainted with Grief:  Grief and Loss Charlean Hughes
Creation2Christ:  One Way to Share Christ EA Missionary
How to Study the Bible Sharon Van Slyke
Lifting Your Prodigals into the Arms of Abba Bev Evans
How to have a Gospel Conversation Miriam Rainwater
Every Marriage Can Use a Physical Laurie Sheffield
Expectations – A Garden to Build “Offense” Laurie Sheffield
Focus on Discipleship – Investing in Others Karen Furtado
Abundantly Above and Beyond: A Closer Look at the God who CAN Connie McClellan
Spanish Language Breakout Sessions Lavi Montenegro
Critics in the Journey Ann Iorg
How to Help Children Learn to Love the Lord Ann Iorg
Unearthing Joy:  The Endeavor to Confront Depression Cherie McKale
Journaling – Craft Tanya and Jennifer Logue
Octagon Gift Box – Craft Gwen Moor
Leadership Skills Gayla Parker
Embracing Internationals through English Classes Kim Howe
Why Detours in Life? Pat Tiller
The Power of a Praying Wife Pat Tiller
Reaching the Next Generation Gayla Parker
Recapture Romance in Black & White, No Shades of Gray Laurie Sheffield
Ministry Wives Gayla Parker
And More . . .


NEW LOCATION: We will be meeting in a larger location this year!  Our Summit will be held in the Portland area at Lake Bible Church, 4565 Carman Drive, Lake Oswego, OR  97035.

The church is conveniently located one mile east of the I-5 and Hwy 217 interchange.  The hotels and places to eat are at the same exit, one mile from the church, with easy on and off access to I-5.,-122.7242157,15z/data=!4m5!3m4!1s0x0:0xff0fb2f7505fe6a7!8m2!3d45.420346!4d-122.7242157


Cost: $25 for both Friday and Saturday – includes a Dessert/Snack Bar on Friday night, Lunch on Saturday and materials; $10 Friday only – includes Dessert/Snack Bar; $20 Saturday only  – includes Lunch

4 Ways to Register for the Summit:

  1. Register online using a credit card
  2. Use the downloadable forms to register and mail in your check.
  3. Call in your registration 360.882.2100 and pay at the door.
  4. Walk in registration on Friday and on Saturday. (Note: We can call in a few lunch selections on Saturday.)
  5. Even though we don’t want you to miss a thing . . . you can come Friday for $10 or Saturday for $20.

NOTE: Everyone who registers and pays ahead of time will receive a “FAST PASS,” which allows you to zip right in without waiting in a registration line.  Simply, trade the “Fast Pass” for your program materials and printed nametag.


 Hotels:  We’ve reserved a block of rooms with reduced rates at two hotels.   The reduced rate is guaranteed through March 21, 2019.  After that time, the rooms will be released and the rate may not be available.   Indicate that you are with the NW Women’s Summit group.

Phoenix Inn & Suites

14905 SW Bangy Road, Lake Oswego, OR 97035


Includes free breakfast

Guaranteed rates for reservations made by March 21, 2019.

$119 + tax for room with 2 queen beds SOLD OUT!

$169 + tax for family suite with 1 king and 2 queen beds


Both hotels also offer the reduced rate for Saturday night, with check out on Sunday, for those who wish to extend their stay.


Fairfield Inn & Suites

6100 SW Meadows Rd, Lake Oswego, OR 97035


Includes free breakfast

To make reservations online at this hotel, use the Reservation Link below.

Guaranteed rates for reservations made by March 21.

$119 + tax for room with 2 queen beds SOLD OUT

$110 + tax for room with 1 king bed and sofa bed SOLD OUT

Note: If you have booked with this hotel, but don’t plan to use all of your rooms, please notify the NWBC at 360.882.2100 or contact Denise at so that other may be able to book a room.

The Fairfield Inn’s link allows for an extended stay on Saturday night.  If you want to stay only Friday with check out on Saturday, watch carefully when you use this link.

Last day to book with guaranteed rate:  March 21, 2019

Book your group rate for NW Women’s Summit at Fairfield Inn & Suites


Crown Plaza Hotel

14811 Kruse Oaks Boulevard

Lake Oswego, OR 97035

Includes free Buffet Breakfast

(503) 624-9083

Guaranteed rate cut off March 29.  Any reservations made after that date are subject to standard hotel rate.

$129 + tax for room with 2 double beds

$129 + tax for room with 1 King bed and Sofa Bed

To make a reservation online, use this reservation link:


Questions:       I’m happy to answer any questions you may have!

Nancy Hall, NW Women’s Specialist,   or contact the

Northwest Baptist Convention, (360) 882-2100

Food during the Summit:

The Friday night session includes a Dessert/Snack Bar at 7 PM. It will include Fruit Kabobs, Snack Board of meats, cheeses, crackers, nuts, olives, pickles, etc.  Desserts:  Mini Cupcakes, Mini Cheesecakes, 3 varieties of cookies.   Your hotel stay includes a free breakfast.  Saturday’s Lunch is included. Please indicate your lunch selection when registering.

Lunch Selections (To make a specific boxed lunch selection for Saturday, please include your Boxed Lunch Selection Number in the “Order Notes” box when purchasing an event ticket.)

We are pleased to offer a menu of boxed lunches from Panera.   All condiments and dressings are served on the side.  If you are registering others, please remember to include their lunch selections in your total order quantity.

Boxed Lunch #1   Caesar Salad with Chicken*

Boxed Lunch #2   Modern Greek Salad with Quinoa*

Boxed Lunch #3   Seasonal Greens Salad *

Boxed Lunch #4   Turkey Sandwich

Boxed Lunch #5   Heritage Ham & Swiss Sandwich

Boxed Lunch #6   Mediterranean Veggie Sandwich

Boxed Lunch #7   Napa Almond Chicken Salad

*Gluten Conscious option provided.  When registering, please indicate you are Gluten Conscious.  While those menu items are made without gluten containing ingredients, they are not suitable for people with Celiac disease.   Panera cannot ensure that there has not been contact with other items in bakery.

Dietary Restrictions or Concerns

Please contact Denise, our Administrative Assistant, at the Northwest Baptist Convention,  or (360) 882-2100.

SPECIAL NOTE: Before clicking Place Order when registering, please write your specific boxed lunch selection for Saturday in the “Order Notes” box when purchasing an event ticket. When registering for others, please write their name and lunch selections in the box also.


April 12 @ 7:00 pm
April 13 @ 4:00 pm
$10.00 – $25.00
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Nancy Hall
(360) 882-2100


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