Come Boldly to the Throne of Grace
A Resurrection Celebration for Women

Saturday, April 16, 2016

Promoting the Whole & Healed Body of Christ
– 1st Annual Celebration –

Register Online

Event Location:

  • Bridgeport Conference Center
    300 Conference Center Way
    Bridgeport, WV 26330
  • Registered online and paying by check? Send to:

Karen Staton
30 Waterside Drive
Morgantown, WV 26508
Checks can be made payable to: BUMC Discretionary Fund  and write “The Ripple Effect” in the memo line.

For lodging discounts, please email

Schedule – Saturday, April 16, 2016 – 8 AM – 4 PM

  • 8:00 AM – Registration
  • 9:00 AM – Praise & Worship
  • 9:30 AM – Welcome & Inspirations
  • 10:00 AM – Nayomi Thomas – IHOP
  • 11:00 AM – Pat Farrell – Faith House
  • 11:30 AM – Cynthia Fralin – Pretty Little Fences
  • 12:00 PM – Lunch
  • 1:00 PM – Worship with Lawanda Kent
  • 1:30 PM – Susan Pettrey – BT
  • 2:30 PM – Communion
  • 3:30 PM – Prayer & ClosingVendors are available throughout the day.

Hotel Accommodations:

  • Wingate by Wyndham Bridgeport
    350 Conference Center Way
    Bridgeport, WV 26330
    (304) 808-1000
  • Microtel Bridgeport
    201 Conference Center Way
    Bridgeport, WV 26330
    (304) 808-2000
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites
    20 Sweetbriar Lane
    Bridgeport, WV 26330
    (304) 979-9022

Speaker Bios:

  • Nayomi Thomas
    Nayomi Thomas is a prolific speaker, as well as a wife and mother. Dutch born of South American parents, Noyomi is a linguist with a BA in Modern Foreign Languages and an MS in Organizational Development. For the past 16 years she has been planted in Kansas City, MO and on staff with the International House prayer Kansas City as a singer, speaker and most recently an author, having published her first book entitled, “The Thankables: Three Little Creatures with Very Large Features”. Nayomi brings a world view that is fresh and a biblical perspective that is applicable to the times in which we live. Nayomi and her husband Jaye live in Kansas City with their 3 kids: Mahan, Justice and Addison.
  • Susan Pettrey
    Susan Pettrey is the second daughter of Jim and Carol Cymbala, who pastor the Brooklyn Tabernacle in Brooklyn, NY. Susan grew up witnessing great moves of God and His power to change the most hopeless of lives. As an adult, Susan has been all over the spectrum of ministry at the Brooklyn Tabernacle. She has served as a worship leader and soloist int he choir. She is the director of women’s ministries, as well as, the Brooklyn Tabernacle Drama Company, where she writes and produces full-length plays that are used to minister to the church and evangelize her city. Her greatest priority, however, is her wonderful husband, Brian, and four amazing children, Luke (18), Claire (15), Levi (5), and Charlotte (1).