Known for her "tell it like it is," passionate, personal style, DeAnne Welberg brings a message of truth and transformation. She has been married to her high school sweetheart, Patrick, for 24 years, and is the mother of Jocelyn (18), MacKenzie (17), and Caleb (14). She grew up a pastor's daughter in rural La Grande, Oregon. After graduating with her teaching degree from Eastern Oregon University, she and her husband spent a year as missionaries in the Czech Republic. DeAnne values her family legacy of faith and her hobbies include traveling, running in the outdoors, and spending time with friends.
This gifted communicator has a heart for helping women unlock their God given potential. Currently she co-teaches here at One Women's Community Bible Study and assistant coaches the varsity girl's lacrosse team at Wilsonville High School. Her entire family recently returned from a mission’s trip to Rwanda, where their lives were greatly impacted by what they experienced.
Donna Burhow - Speaker
Donna is a long time teacher and lover of the Word of God. Her desire is to ignite a passion in others for Jesus Christ through the teaching of God’s Word. Donna graduated from Wheaton College with a B.A. in Biblical Studies, then attended Dallas Seminary and earned a M.A. in Biblical Studies. She has been married twenty-nine years to her husband, Bill, and they have a twenty year old daughter named Morgan and a seventeen year old son named Wills.
Donna loves being a full-time mom and in her spare time, she co-leads One Women’s Community Bible Study in Wilsonville, OR, has a mentoring ministry, has co-led the “Getting Ready for Marriage” class with Bill at GFU, is a retreat and conference speaker and an adjunct instructor at Multnomah University.
Janet Burns - Speaker
Janet loves connecting people with God's heart. She graduated from Colorado State University with a B.S. in nutrition and has received certification as a life coach. She and her husband Ben have been in full time ministry with CRU, formally known as Campus Crusade for Christ, since 1986. She has lived in Eastern Europe and Seattle, Washington but currently makes her home in Wilsonville, Oregon with her husband of 21 years and her 3 teenage children, Lauren, Jack and Sydney. In her "free" time you can find her speaking on marriage and family with the national Weekend to Remember marriage conferences as well as enjoying a really strong cup of coffee with a friend.
Lisa Reiff - Worship Leader
Lisa has a passion for leading women in praise and worship, out of a grateful heart and an overflow of God’s faithfulness in her life. Her desire is for others to see the goodness of God and be drawn by the Lord into the deep place of worship where hearts and lives can be renewed, restored and changed by His love and power. “There is nothing quite like a room full of women singing to the Lord together. I know that hearts lifted to God in worship not only bring joy to His heart, but a heart surrendered in worship also changes us from the inside out as we experience His presence.”
Lisa is a traveling worship leader and also owns a vocal studio where she teaches young people to sing and perform. She lives in Lake Oswego with her husband of 25 years and their 18 year old son.