Women’s Conferences


Registration for 2021 will open soon!

Lake Yale is proud to offer women’s conferences in order to meet the needs of women’s ministries throughout the state of Florida and beyond. Our conferences are designed to inspire and uplift and bring you fantastic well-known speakers and artists while still utilizing the gifts and talents of those in the local church to help strengthen Women’s ministries in all churches. See below for information on this year’s conferences:

October Women’s Conference

All 2020 conferences have been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. For more information on how you or your church can help the ministry of Lake Yale through this time, please visit our donation page or contact our executive director, Jeff Yant @ jeff.yant@lybcc.com.

For more information please email lakeyalebcc@lybcc.com or call 352-483-9800.

Event Details

DATES:

October 2-4, 2020

COST:

Main Conference:

    • $250 Per Person – Includes entire program, 2-nights lodging (based on double occupancy), and 6 meals

    Groups of 10 or more:

      $215 per person(based on double occupancy)

    Commuters:

      $145 for groups of 10 or more / $165 for individuals or groups less than 10

    Evening Sessions only:

      $35 for one evening or $50 for both.

Event Personalities

Keynote

Karen Kingsbury

Karen Kingsbury, #1 New York Times bestselling novelist, is America’s favorite inspirational storyteller, with more than twenty-five million copies of her award-winning books in print. Her last dozen titles have topped bestseller lists and many of her novels are under development with Hallmark Films and as major motion pictures. Her Baxter Family books are being developed into a TV series slated for major network viewing sometime in the next year. Karen is also an adjunct professor of writing at Liberty University. In 2001 she and her husband, Don, adopted three boys from Haiti, doubling their family in a matter of months. Today the couple has joined the ranks of empty-nesters, living in Tennessee near five of their adult children. 

 

Worship:

Stephen Wolgamott

Stephen has been leading worship for our women’s conferences for the past several years and has become a staple for the event. His upbeat and heartfelt style helps to prepare hearts for the evening keynote sessions.


Summer Frost

A new addition to our program, Summer brings her unique sound and songwriting prowess to the ladies during our morning worship services. The simplicity of Summer with her guitar or at the piano is a perfect way to start the day in worship!

What to Expect

The Women’s conferences at Lake Yale offer high-quality speakers, worship, seminars and activities designed specifically with women in mind. Here are some key features that make these conferences great:

  • Seminars led by women’s ministry leaders and speakers from all across Florida
  • A variety of fun and engaging activities to choose from so you never get bored
  • Interests for women and girls from 12 years old and up!
  • Contests and prizes throughout the weekend
  • Wonderful times of worship and prayer both individually and as a church group
  • Amazing worship that focuses on Christ
  • Nationally known speakers that bring timely messages
  • Opportunities to network and to meet new friends

 

We know that you will love the women’s conferences at Lake Yale!

Event Schedule

Our event is set up with you in mind. Over the years we have had many suggestions and requests that have helped us to improve our schedule and we continue to take all of those into account each year. The following schedule is a SAMPLE schedule for the event and may, at any time, be changed based on need, feedback from participants, or other reasons. A more detailed schedule will be available in August.

Sample Schedule

Friday

3pm – 5pm: Registration

5:30pm: Dinner

6:45pm: Session 1

8:15pm: Special Reception/Church Time

Saturday

7:30am: Breakfast

8:30am: Personal Reflection

9:00am: Session 2

10-5:30: Seminars, Lunch, Church time and activities

5:30pm: Dinner

6:45pm: Session 3

8:15pm: Evening Special Event

Sunday

7:30am: Breakfast

8:45am: Final Session

9:45am: Prayer Experience

2:00pm: Head Home

Basic Conference Information:

Cost:

Main Conference:

    $250 Per Person – Includes entire program, 2 nights lodging (based on double occupancy), and 6 meals

Groups of 10 or more: $215 per person (based on double occupancy)

Commuters:

    $165 for individuals / $145 for groups of 10 or more

Evening Sessions only:

    $35 for one evening or $50 for both (speaker & concert only).

Location:

Directions:

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How are the Women’s Conferences at Lake Yale?

Thoroughly Enjoyed Everything

I thoroughly enjoyed everything! Thank you for all the hard work and planning of the details.
Lake Yale Baptist Conference Center
2018-05-10T12:34:46-04:00
I thoroughly enjoyed everything! Thank you for all the hard work and planning of the details.

Wonderful!

Wonderful Women's Retreat!! Enjoy coming to this every year.
Lake Yale Baptist Conference Center
2018-03-23T11:57:02-04:00
Wonderful Women's Retreat!! Enjoy coming to this every year.

The Food was sooooo good

We all had an awesome time. Everything was amazing. The food was soooo good. Being able to get away with my fellow sisters in Christ away from church was a blessing, getting to know them better
Lake Yale Baptist Conference Center
2018-05-10T12:39:37-04:00
We all had an awesome time. Everything was amazing. The food was soooo good. Being able to get away with my fellow sisters in Christ away from church was a blessing, getting to know them better

Enlightening

I loved it! What a great conference, it was very enlightening.
Lake Yale Baptist Conference Center
2018-03-23T11:51:45-04:00
I loved it! What a great conference, it was very enlightening.

God is Good!

I am now able to see myself as god does, thank you to Lake Yale, Mrs.Suzy Lea, FBL, ALL speakers, volunteers, musician's, and any one I missed. This weekend was a blessing, GOD is GOOD!
Lake Yale Baptist Conference Center
2018-05-10T12:37:58-04:00
I am now able to see myself as god does, thank you to Lake Yale, Mrs.Suzy Lea, FBL, ALL speakers, volunteers, musician's, and any one I missed. This weekend was a blessing, GOD is GOOD!

Definitely going again!

Campus is beautiful, food and staff were excellent. Definitely going again!😀
Lake Yale Baptist Conference Center
2018-03-23T11:59:38-04:00
Campus is beautiful, food and staff were excellent. Definitely going again!😀

First Timer

It was my first time attending a women's conference and I loved it I can't wait to go back
Lake Yale Baptist Conference Center
2018-05-10T12:33:36-04:00
It was my first time attending a women's conference and I loved it I can't wait to go back

Had a wonderful time

Had A wonderful time At This Center. The People were very Friendly , The Rooms and the Food Were Great !!! I mostly enjoyed the Worship Service, It Was A Overwhelming experience. I Would definitely go again..
Lake Yale Baptist Conference Center
2018-03-23T12:03:27-04:00
Had A wonderful time At This Center. The People were very Friendly , The Rooms and the Food Were Great !!! I mostly enjoyed the Worship Service, It Was A Overwhelming experience. I Would definitely go again..

The Highlight

The interactive Prayer was the highlight for me :). The conference was a time of refreshment that I greatly needed!
Lake Yale Baptist Conference Center
2018-05-10T12:36:26-04:00
The interactive Prayer was the highlight for me :). The conference was a time of refreshment that I greatly needed!

Very Nice!

Lake Yale Baptist Conference Center is very nice! This is my first time here and I truly enjoyed the scenery, food and the staff in the dining hall was very nice and professional! I had a wonderful experience here!
Lake Yale Baptist Conference Center
2018-03-23T11:56:11-04:00
Lake Yale Baptist Conference Center is very nice! This is my first time here and I truly enjoyed the scenery, food and the staff in the dining hall was very nice and professional! I had a wonderful experience here!

BEAUTIFUL!

BEAUTIFUL! A lifechanging experience! Every session thus far has been fulfilling. Sheila Walsh, Our Keynote Speaker, has been AMAZING!!! She spoke to our hearts. I felt as though she was speaking directly to ME! Her new Book, "In the Middle of the Mess" was available to us for purchase and PERSONALLY AUTOGRAPHED BY SHEILA after her Testimony!!! (Not out in Bookstores until next month!) It was sooooo good, I stayed up last night until I finished it!!!!!! I can't WAIT to see how's going to happen tonight, (Saturday) and tomorrow before it's time to say goodbye!!!! Thank you for this BLESSING in My Life!
Lake Yale Baptist Conference Center
2018-03-23T11:50:41-04:00
BEAUTIFUL! A lifechanging experience! Every session thus far has been fulfilling. Sheila Walsh, Our Keynote Speaker, has been AMAZING!!! She spoke to our hearts. I felt as though she was speaking directly to ME! Her new Book, "In the Middle of the Mess" was available to us for purchase and PERSONALLY AUTOGRAPHED BY SHEILA after her Testimony!!! (Not out in Bookstores until next month!) It was sooooo good, I stayed up last night until I finished it!!!!!! I can't WAIT to see how's going to happen tonight, (Saturday) and tomorrow before it's time to say goodbye!!!! Thank you for this BLESSING in My Life!

A Wonderful time of Growth

The ladies retreat we had at Lake Yale was a wonderful time of growth, renewal, and fellowship for our ladies. New friendships were formed and the time we spent in bible study together as a group helped build a spiritual bond between our ladies .
Lake Yale Baptist Conference Center
2019-02-07T13:44:18-05:00

Westside Baptist

The ladies retreat we had at Lake Yale was a wonderful time of growth, renewal, and fellowship for our ladies. New friendships were formed and the time we spent in bible study together as a group helped build a spiritual bond between our ladies .

Loved it

Loved the prayer time on the last day. So unique and effective. Enjoyed Saturday night concert and the worship band each day.
Lake Yale Baptist Conference Center
2018-05-10T12:37:04-04:00
Loved the prayer time on the last day. So unique and effective. Enjoyed Saturday night concert and the worship band each day.

Bond of Sisterhood

The ladies retreat we had at Lake Yale was a wonderful time of growth, renewal, and fellowship for our ladies. New friendships were formed and the time we spent in bible study together as a group helped build a spiritual bond between our ladies .
Lake Yale Baptist Conference Center
2018-05-10T12:29:23-04:00
The ladies retreat we had at Lake Yale was a wonderful time of growth, renewal, and fellowship for our ladies. New friendships were formed and the time we spent in bible study together as a group helped build a spiritual bond between our ladies .

Don’t Miss this event!

Do not miss this event! Fabulous guests speakers and entertainment, great workshop and wonderful women. The place is filled with Love and His Love. Do not miss the next event!
Lake Yale Baptist Conference Center
2018-05-16T07:15:14-04:00
Do not miss this event! Fabulous guests speakers and entertainment, great workshop and wonderful women. The place is filled with Love and His Love. Do not miss the next event!

Well Organized!

Very well organized Ladies Retreat! I loved every minute!
Lake Yale Baptist Conference Center
2018-03-23T11:49:45-04:00
Very well organized Ladies Retreat! I loved every minute!

Can’t wait til next year

I really enjoyed myself. The people were nice, the food was also good. The rooms were clean & comfortable. The classes was educational & helpful & loved my teacher. I was in the Women's Ministry Class. Cant wait til next year.
Lake Yale Baptist Conference Center
2018-03-23T12:02:19-04:00
I really enjoyed myself. The people were nice, the food was also good. The rooms were clean & comfortable. The classes was educational & helpful & loved my teacher. I was in the Women's Ministry Class. Cant wait til next year.

Many Lives Changed

Thank you .... many lives changed forever !
Lake Yale Baptist Conference Center
2018-05-10T12:38:34-04:00
Thank you .... many lives changed forever !
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