A Life-Giving Weekend
Friendship. Community. Good Times.
October 4 – 5 in Virginia Beach!
Sally Clarkson, the mother of four children and wife to Clay, has—over the course of 20 years in public ministry—earned a reputation as a champion of Christian motherhood. She has encouraged mothers since 1998 through annual Mom Heart Conferences and through speaking nationally and internationally. She also blogs regularly for Christian women on her personal website, sallyclarkson.com, and personally trains and disciples mothers online and in her home through her Mom Heart Intensives.
Her most recent published book is The Lifegiving Parent: Giving Your Child a Life Worth Living for Christ.
Ruth Chou Simons is a bestselling author, entrepreneur, and speaker. She shares her journey of God’s grace intersecting daily life with word and paintbrush through an online shop at GraceLaced.com and her Instagram community of more than a hundred thousand. Ruth and her husband, Troy, are grateful parents to six boys—their greatest adventure. Ruth is the author of Beholding and Becoming: The Art of Everyday Worship, and GraceLaced, which won a 2018 Christian Book Award.
Find Ruth–her art and heart–at Ruthchoucimons.com, at @ruthchousimons on Instagram, and @gracelaced on Facebook and Twitter
Godly Wisdom, Transparency, and Humor with Sally
Becoming Your Best Self—Long-Term Investment in Your Heart, Soul, Mind, and Strength
Accepting & Validating Your Personal Family Story
Finishing Strong in the Marathon of Life
Beholding and Becoming with Ruth!
What Doesn’t Come Naturally Comes by Grace
Do you feel ill-equipped or lacking in motherhood? Our weaknesses and struggles are not disqualifiers, but rather opportunities to remember how God uses every circumstance to make us more like Jesus. Motherhood is sanctifying because God is shaping us through motherhood.
How to See Differently Right Where You Are
Even in the mundane tasks of our everyday lives, God is inviting us to direct our gaze to Him and be transformed. We really do “become what we behold” and we can help our children do the same!
What Others Have Said
About MomLifeThough the rewards are great, everyone knows that being a mom is hard. We know that being a home-educating mom carries even greater rewards—and even greater challenges. It was out of a desire to minister to the special calling and needs of you—a mom of a homeschooling family—that MomLife! was born. Our heart’s desire is that when you leave MomLife, you’ll feel that you’ve been in the presence of God, that you’ve been hand in hand with other moms walking alongside you, and that you’ve loved one another through the sharing and fellowship. As relationships are developed and strengthened, there will be shoulders to cry on and high fives to celebrate over the years and stages of your MomLife. At our inaugural retreat in 2016, we loved creating the kind of weekend *we* need as homeschool moms. Peaceful. Relaxed and slow-paced. Breath-taking ocean views and gifts to make you feel pampered and loved. And a beloved and nourishing speaker. Overwhelmingly, the request from these moms was “do it again!” And so we are!
September 15 - September 30
Members save an additional $10!
With your registration, you’ll enjoy
- Coffee and tea breaks
- Lunch on Saturday at the Founders Inn
- Dessert reception Friday evening
- All conference materials
- Beautiful gifts and encouragements
- Yummy snacks
You can cancel your registration until September 1, 2019, and get a refund minus a $20 cancellation fee. From September 2 to September 30, you may transfer your registration to a friend or family member. Call the office at 804-278-9200, Monday through Friday, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. to request a cancellation or transfer.
The Founders InnThe Founders Inn Spa and Tapestry Collection in Virginia Beach is a breathtakingly beautiful venue on 26 landscaped acres, with two on-site pools, and a complimentary seasonal beach shuttle. Their queen-bed (double or single), standard guest rooms reflect a colonial era feel and include a TV, WiFi access, in-room safe, mini-refrigerator, work desk, coffee maker, iron and ironing board, Neutrogena bath amenities, and more. The Founders Inn is located at 5641 Indian River Road in Virginia Beach. HEAV has negotiated a special price for MomLife attendees–just $129/night, whether you choose a double or single. Reserve your room here! Bring a friend and share the room cost!
The Sheraton OceanfrontNew room block! Stay at the beautiful Sheraton OceanFront, just minutes away from the Founders Inn, and enjoy a beautiful ocean view! The Sheraton is located at 3501 Atlantic Avenue. Double queen rooms–the perfect size for sharing with a friend–are just $129/night.
A Huge Thank You to Our MomLife! Conference Sponsors!
The conference will begin on Friday, October 4 at 7 p.m. and will conclude on Saturday between 4 and 5 p.m.
3:00 p.m. MomLife!
7:00 p.m. Welcome,
7:50 p.m. Opening
8:45 p.m. MOMParty! MOMParty! MOMParty!
9:00 a.m. Welcome
9:15 a.m. Morning
10:00 a.m. Break
10:30 a.m. Getting
Two friends share the “real life” of writing bo
11:15 a.m. Second
1:15 p.m. Real Mom
2:45 p.m. Time of
3:00 p.m. Afternoon
3:30 p.m. Break
4:00 p.m. Closing
4:45 p.m. Worship
MomLife! Registration Opens
Welcome, Worship, and Devotional
Opening Night Session
MOMParty! Dessert Reception MOMParty! MOMParty! MOMParty! MOMParty! MOMParty! MOMParty! MOMParty!
Welcome & Morning Worship
Morning Session with Sally
Getting Life Done – An Interview with Sally & Ruth
Two friends share the “real life” of writing books, running businesses, blogging, pursuing their passions, and—oh, yes—staying married, homeschooling kids, and staying sane.
Second Morning Session with Ruth
Real Mom Talk (Panel: Sally, Anne, & Ruth) – Get your questions answered!
Time of Worship
Afternoon Session with Ruth
Closing Session with Sally
Worship and Wrap Up with Anne Miller, HEAV President
Join the Book Club!
Get a dose of encouragement and grace NOW, even before MomLife begins!
First, we’ll be reading
The Lifegiving Parent: Giving Your Child a Life Worth Living for Christ by Clay & Sally Clarkson
Come, join the group, read the book and be encouraged and uplifted!
Then, sign up for MomLife! mom’s retreat and meet Sally Clarkson in person!