• Resources

    Be empowered, equipped, and encouraged to lead a balanced and purposeful life!

    Events & Conferences


    Global Leadership Summit Simulcast 2020

    Thursday, August 6 & Friday, August 7


    Use our Priority Code of GLS20TRIBE to receive a discount of $119 until 7/20/2020 (price then goes up to $149).


    Everyone has influence! No matter where your influence is — in your family, school, work or church — you are invited to join 405,000 of your peers to learn how to maximize it.
    • Get a unique blend of vision, inspiration and skills you can immediately apply
    • Learn from a faculty representing multiple sectors and backgrounds
    • Leverage the Summit as a resource to transform yourself and community
    • Network with influencers in your community who are committed to living out God’s purposes in our world
    The Global Leadership Summit on Thursday and Friday, August 6-7, 2020 is your opportunity to gain access to a wealth of leadership insights from 15+ world-class faculty ready to equip and inspire you—no matter where you have influence.

    The Global Leadership Summit is proud to bring you a high-quality experience from the Willow Creek campus that you can enjoy DIGITALLY, on your personal device, wherever you're at.

    Leadership, Team Building & Coaching Skills for Managers & Supervisors

    One Day Online Learning Opportunity

    July 15, 22, 30, August 13, 25 or September 16, 23

    As a manager, what kind of relationship would you like to have with your employees … Leader? Friend? Teacher? Mentor?

    In this one day conference you will learn
    *Coaching skills to turn even problem employees into super productive, motivated winners!
    *Maximize every employee's abilities and uncover strengths and talents you never knew existed!
    *Transform your work group into a cohesive, coordinated team!
    Follow above link to register, cost $249

    Leadership and Management Skills for Women

    Discover fresh ideas and new techniques to influence, motivate and mentor others

    One Day Online Learning Opportunity

    Jul 15, 30 or August 26

    This seminar will empower you, inspire you, and boost your confidence as a leader. Through real-world case studies, eye-opening exercises, and spirited discussion, you will learn how to bring out the best in your people, and lead from a position of firmness, fairness, and quiet strength.


    *Discover the areas where women traditionally lack power as leaders, and learn how to overcome common obstacles to success

    *Take a look at how women leaders at today's top corporations make the most of their influence and visibility

    *See how you can become the type of leader who inspires loyalty, deep commitment, and exceptional achievement

    Click above link to register, cost $249



    How Managers Become Great Leaders

    One Day Online Learning Opportunity

    July 21, 29 or August 5, 27

    Learn the 10 Ways to Improve Your Leadership Style!

    Click above link to register, cost $249

    The Women's Conference

    July 22

    The Women's Conference is a power-packed day of workshops and sessions designed to energize and invigorate you — giving you new ideas and strategies to achieve and succeed according to your goals and standards.

    This conference offers a unique two-track format that lets you select from eight sessions — making it easy to jump from track to track and choose the workshops most relevant and important to you. In between, you'll have the opportunity to meet and network with other area professionals — contacts that will be valuable to you long after the conference has ended.

    Click above link to register, cost $149



    Known Women's Conference

    Register now for the 1st ever Known Women's Conference!

    Presented by Lifest!

    Early Bird pricing till 7.11.2020

    October 9-10, 2020 

    Starting Friday at Noon and ending Saturday at 1 PM

    Oshkosh Convention Center, Oshkosh, WI

    Known Conference desire to provide a refreshing environment where women can experience the joy

    of being known by God and others through

    conversations and community.


    Click names below for more events and information.

    Forest Springs Camp and Conference Center

    Living Waters Bible Camp

    Books & Media

    You can find these books locally at Redemption Bookstore.

    Daily Audio Bible

    The Bible read fresh every day.


    Christian podcasting app



    The Happy Hour

    Podcast by Jamie Ivey

    Proverbs 31

    Online resources to meet the needs of women who sometimes feel alone. Women who need hope more desperately than ever.

    Community Resources

    Coulee Region Women's Magazine

    Area home and healthy living

    816 2nd Avenue South, Suite 300

    Onalaska, WI 54650

    Phone: 608.783.5395

    Adult and Teen Challenge of Western Wisconsin

    Adult & Teen Challenge of Western Wisconsin offers a long-term, faith-based recovery program for those struggling with drug and alcohol addiction. This program is specifically designed to help individuals find healing and ultimate freedom from chemical dependencies.


    Contact: Kevin Schaler

    2507 Weston Street, La Crosse WI.

    Phone: 608.351.2828

    Email: teenchallengelax@gmail.com

    Hope Harbor-Winona

    A family-oriented residential program where teens are equipped with the skills they need to overcome destructive behavioral patterns through a Christ-centered, biblically based approach.


    Contact: Mary Meyer

    Phone: 507.474.6411

    Email: mary.meyer@hopeharbormn.org

    La Crosse Community Foundation

    Grant opportunities


    401 Main Street, Suite 205

    La Crosse, WI 54601

    Phone: 608.782.3223

    .New Horizons Shelter & Outreach

    A 24-hour shelter for individuals and families who have experienced domestic and sexual abuse.


    Crisis Line: 888-231-0066

    Business Line: 608.791.2610

    Ophelia's House - YWCA

    Female offenders rehabilitation


    Contact: Gina Facchinello

    Phone: 608.785.6399

    Email: gfacchinello@ywcalax.org

    Living Free Ministry

    Living Free is for people who need help to stay free from life-controlling problems. ​

    Ruth House - YWCA

    Rehabilitation for women from chemical abuse.


    Contact: Melanie Hamel

    Phone: 608.781.2783 ext .221

    Email: mhamel@ywcalax.org

    Redemption Bookstore

    201 Sand Lake Road

    Onalaska, WI 54650

    Phone: 608.881.6300

    Salvation Army

    223 N. 8th Street

    La Crosse, WI 54601
    Phone: 608.790.3608

    Set Me Free Shop

    100% of the proceeds from sales go directly to support ministries that are rescuing men, women, and children from human trafficking.


    Hours: Sat & Sun, Before and after services, By appt.

    Location: First Free

    Sexual Abuse Counseling Program

    Services for children who have been sexually abused, adult survivors of child sexual abuse and recent sexual assaults.


    Phone: 608.775.3845

    Transitional Housing Program - YWCA

    Provides financial assistance for housing and housing services those experiencing homelessness.


    Contact: Melanie Hamel

    Phone: 608.781.2783 ext .221

    Email: mhamel@ywcalax.org

    Women's Clothes Closet

    Provides gently used clothing to low-income women, especially those who are entering or are currently in the workforce.


    Address: Our Saviours Lutheran Church

    512 Division Street

    La Crosse, WI 54601


    Hours: Mondays 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

    Tuesdays 2 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

    Saturdays 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

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    MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers)

    Location: First Free (begins 9-11-18)

    Times: 9-11 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays



    Location: La Crescent Evangelical Free Church

    Times: 1st & 3rd Thursdays 9-10:30 a.m.






    White Cross

    Bethany Evangelical Free

    2nd Thursday of the Month - 10 a.m.

    Contact: Marggi Porcari

    Phone: 608.781.2466



    Christ is Lord

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    Contact the Chruch for more information

    Phone: 608-781-5821

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    Melissa Schultz, Director

    Phone: 608.386.4136

    Email: melissa@wwpwi.org

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