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Breathless: A gathering for Women

September 20 @ 7:00 pm - September 21 @ 3:00 pm


September 20 @ 7:00 pm
September 21 @ 3:00 pm


Westminster Baptist Church
354 Crest Lane
Westinster, Maryland 21157
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Breathless is a gathering for women who desire to serve Christ and His Church. This year, the event will take place on September 20-21 at Westminster Baptist Church. The purpose of this event is to bring a holistic approach to women’s work in churches and to assist women in becoming more effective in various ministries in their churches.


Grace Thornton, an award-winning journalist, is an author and blogger at Grace is the author of Unshakable Pursuit (A 30 Day Devotional): Chasing the God Who Chases Us. She shares regularly with churches, small groups, and college ministries across the nation about what God’s pursuit of us and our pursuit of Him looks like. Her international mission work provides real-life inspiration to help others join in God’s eternal story. Grace lives in Birmingham, Alabama.

Gayla has been in ministry for over 35 years. She has served as an international missionary, pastor’s wife, state convention women’s consultant, and speaker. Gayla has published two books through New Hope publishing as well as several published articles and training guides. She currently serves as adjunct professor at Ouachita Baptist University teaching Ministry to Women and Bible Survey/Interpretation, hospice chaplain, and women’s ministry leader at her church. She loves to go running, hang out with friends and family over coffee, and play violin. More than anything she loves to open God’s word and share the love of Christ with others. Gayla has her Master of Divinity degree and is currently working on her doctorate degree in systematic theology.

A block of rooms has been reserved for ladies attending the conference.  The details are outlined below:

Breathless Conference Hotel Information:
Days Inn by Wyndman Westminster
25 S Cranberry Rd, Westminster, MD 21157
Group Rate: $144.30 (Includes tax)
“Code Word” = Breathless

$30 (Early bird, until August 30, 2019)
$40 (Regular, after August 30, 2019)

Registration Fee Includes:
Dessert Bar – Friday evening 9/20
Continental Breakfast – Saturday 9/21-AM
Lunch – Saturday 9/21-Noon

Demetra Bennett (800) 466-5290, ext. 218