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Date(s) - Friday 3/16/2018 - Sunday 3/18/2018
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Gatlinburg Convention Center



What is Missions Get-Together?
An event for women of all ages.

What is Connection?
A missions event for girls in grades 7-12.

Experience personal growth by choosing from 30+ breakout conference topics from spiritual renewal, prayer, leader development, meet missionaries and learn how they answered God’s call, and more.

Engage in meaningful worship and surrender to the Holy Spirit through congregational singing, personal testimonies, prayer, and powerful messages. Be radically challenged in how to be involved in God’s mission.

Discover missions and ministry opportunities through our missions fair with 50+ vendors, and participate in the Silent Auction that benefits the Tennessee Touch Tomorrow Today Endowment at the WMU Foundation.

Be Radically Challenged to grow and be involved in the mission of God.

Enjoy the fellowship of other Christian women and girls across Tennessee and surrounding states.

For more information, contact Emily Traylor 800-558-2090, ext. 2038.

Missions Get-Together Guests

Katie Orr, Harrodsburg, KY – Speaker

Katie is the creator of the FOCUSed15 Bible study method and is passionate about equipping busy women to experience God daily.

Beth Ann Williams, Duluth, GA – Speaker

Beth Ann is the Executive Director for Georgia Woman’s Missionary Union and Women’s Ministry.

Jean Roberson, Birmingham, AL – Speaker

Jean is a gifted speaker with a passion for ministry. She is currently an assistant professor at Samford University in Birmingham

Sandy Wisdom-Martin, Birmingham, AL – Speaker

Sandy serves as Executive Director-Treasurer for national Woman’s Missionary Union.

EVIDENCE, Nashville, TN – Worship Leader

The mission of EVIDENCE is to encourage and challenge the Body of Christ to be evidence of a living, loving God in the world. From stirring acapella hymn arrangements to modern worship to their original songs, they strive to make everyone that hears them feel at home and inspired.


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Connection Guests

Rachel Lovingood, Cleveland, TN – Speaker

Rachel firmly believes that God’s Word is transforming and the best way to live the abundant life is by following Christ daily.  She brings the truth of Scripture unapologetically and is transparent, relevant, and real.

Kendall Shirey, Nashville, TN – Speaker

Kendall strives to live a gospel driven, Word saturated life that will bring God glory and equip others to do the same.

Sandy Wisdom-Martin, Birmingham, AL – Speaker

Sandy serves as Executive Director-Treasurer for national Woman’s Missionary Union.

Kellie and Kristen Fuselier, Nashville, TN – Worship Leader

Kellie and Kristen are twin sisters, worship leaders, and song writers who desire to hear believers of Jesus worship with one global voice.

2017-18 State Acteen Panelists

Each year, Tennessee WMU selects up to six high school girls to serve on the state panel. Panelists help plan and implement Connection. The members of this year’s panel are: Maegen Adkins, from Slayden Baptist Church in Slayden, TN; Grace Clouse, from Caney Fork Baptist Church in Cookeville, TN; Amanda Huggins, from Unaka Avenue Baptist Church in Johnson City, TN; SandiGlen Jones, from First Baptist Church Sevierville; and Mia Selvidge from Cedar Fork Baptist Church in Sweetwater, TN.

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Schedule & Conference Descriptions:

10:30 – Registration opens
11:00 – Missions Fair opens
1:00–1:45 – Conference 1
2:00–2:45 – Conference 2
3:15–4:00 – Conference 3
4:15–5:00 – Conference 4
* 8:45 – Food, Fun, and Fellowship – Connection Only

8:00 – Missions Fair opens
9:00 – 9:45 – Conference 5
10:00–11:30 – Worship
*TN WMU Annual Meeting during Missions Get-Together worship
1:30–2:15 – Conference 6
2:30–3:15 – Conference 7
3:30–4:15 – Conference 8

8:30–10:00 – Combined Worship

Missions Get-Together Conference Descriptions

Connection Conference Descriptions

Missions Get-Together Detailed Schedule

Connection Detailed Schedule

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Ministry Project

Our ministry project will benefit City Reach Nashville, a planned missions partnership with the five metro associations in Tennessee.

We are collecting backpacks and school supplies for grades K-4.  Fill a backpack for a student in need in Nashville with these supplies:

  • wide-ruled loose-leaf paper
  • pad of drawing paper
  • (2) spiral notebooks
  • (2) composition notebooks
  • (3) 2-pocket poly folders
  • pencil case
  • box of #2 pencils
  • box of colored pencils
  • box of 24-pack crayons
  • box of broad line washable markers
  • large eraser
  • (2) glue sticks
  • 5-inch safety scissors
  • package of post-it notes.

To learn more about the mission and ministry of City Reach Nashville contact Mark Harvey  (615) 987-5076 or visit www.tnbaptist.org/city-reach.

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Registration, T-shirt & Downloads




  • All registration fees are transferable but nonrefundable.
  • Everyone that enters the Convention Center will be required to register and wear a nametag at all times.
  • One adult leader per six girls must register for Connection and attend Connection worship. Leaders are encouraged to attend women’s breakout conferences.

$65/person if registered online or postmarked by February 22, 2018
$75/person if registered online or postmarked by February 23-March 5, 2018
(pre-registration closes on March 5)
$80/person at the door
Full Access Registration Fee includes access to breakout conferences, missions fair that includes 50+ exhibitors and vendors, 4 worship sessions, and registration materials.

$40/person at the door (no pre-registration)
Limited Access Registration Fee includes access to the 4 WORSHIP SESSIONS and MISSIONS FAIR ONLY and an event nametag. Provides NO access to conferences or other registration materials.

T-Shirts will only be available for sale at the event.
T-Shirts will only be available for sale at the event. For planning purposes, the prices will be $12 for S-XL; $14 for 2X-3X.


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Lodging Information

When making reservations, mention Tennessee WMU/Missions Get-Together & Connection for special rates unless a specific RATE CODE is listed:

Hilton Garden Inn
635 River Road
$129, + tax – dbl. queen or king rm.

Black Bear Inn & Suites
1100 Parkway
865-436-5656 or
$120* + tax – db. queen or king rm.
$160*+ tax – king jacuzzi ste.
*+$15.00/night service fee

Glenstone Lodge
504 Historic Nature Trail
$86 + tax – dbl. queen or king

Quality Inn Creekside
125 LeConte Creek Drive
$94.49 + tax – dbl. queen or king rm.
$109.49 + tax – king w/jacuzzi rm.

Edgewater Hotel
402 River Road
$93 + tax – standard rm

Hampton Inn Historic Nature Trail
520 Historic Nature Trail
$139 + tax – std. dbl. queen or king

Fairfield Inn & Suites
611 Historic Nature Trail
$129, plus tax – Standard Double Queen or King

Most hotels will drop our blocked rooms by February 20.

Complete List of Lodging Options

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Contact Denise Bronaugh (dbronaugh@tnbaptist.org) for further information.

During this event, the Tennessee Baptist Mission Board (or its agents or designees) will be photographing. You may be photographed. By your attendance, you are granting your permission to be photographed for commercial purposes and agree to the following: (1) being photographed by any means; (2) commercial or any other use of your likeness without compensation; (3) specifically waiving all rights of privacy during the photographing; (4) releasing the Tennessee Baptist Mission Board, its agents, designees, officers and employees from any liability for loss, damage, or compensation for the commercial or other use of your likeness; and (5) compliance with all rules and regulations of the Tennessee Baptist Mission Board for this event.