|"Mildred" always thinks she is going to be Center Stage |
at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in Springfield, Virginia
|FOR SUCH A TIME AS THIS-The Esther Story as the reminder |
that we are all daughters of the King
and might at any time be called to move out of our comfort zone
to have a Kingdom Impact
Great medallion banner- design by Robyn Smith
|Glamour Glitter Girls - getting final things ready for the Big Weekend-|
Left to right- Deshua Joyce, Robyn Smith and Robin Cary
|Katie Stam- Miss America 2009 - on the right- |
having supper and getting to know the team
at the home of the Denninger's
Media specialist Sarah Schafer- in the center-
listening carefully for newsworthy notes
|Paper Medallions added to the centerpieces-|
all designs by Joen Schultz
|We covered the glass vases with burlap|
for a contrast to the delicate flowers
|upcycled old hymnal pages served as part of the design|
|you can't go wrong with a peony arrangement- |
original design was "reinvented"
by floral designer - Susan Wenger
| The buffet table was edged|
with a garland of grouped yarns, fiber and jute
with an added pearl heart to dangle over the side
|A chair for the special guest.|
Katie's pink pillow with rhinestone crown reminded the guests
that we all have a spot marked with crown-
one that blesses each of His daughters with an eternal reward.
|These crowns awaited the young ladies attending the event|
Miss America 2009 crowned each girl with her own crown
Nearly 200 guests gathered in the sanctuary as
|Katie Stam gave an inspiring tribute to a faithful God |
and to highlight the challenge of being ready -
when God says NOW!
She is a genuine and humble
and makes a wonderful ambassador for Christ.
She is also an amazing vocalist.
Katie made our gathering event
one to remember for a long time.
It was a blessing to have her join us to encourage us
to be Women of Influence
to a world that does not know what it is looking for-- Jesus.