Sisterhood Leadership is for every woman–spanning generations, life stages, and leadership experience. We believe every woman is a leader within her home, family, friend circles, church, or workplace. We offer opportunities for coaching, training, idea-sharing, connecting, praying, and having fun together as we learn to lead with excellence.

We Offer:

  • 3 Sisterhood Leadership Training Opportunities Annually
    • October 5-6, 2018: Thrive Sisterhood Leadership (These sessions are included as part of a Thrive Conference admission. Learn more and register. See 2017 recap below.)
    • February 22-23, 2019: Sisterhood Leadership Retreat with Carolyn Haas (Registration opens Oct. 5, 2018.)
    • April 27, 2019: EQUIP/Sisterhood Leadership Lunch (Registration Opens Jan 1.)
    • September 27, 2019: Thrive Sisterhood Leadership with Lisa Bevere (These sessions are included as part of a Thrive Conference admission. Learn more and register)
    • Ongoing community and resource connections through the BTG Sisterhood Leadership Facebook Group.

Join us for a powerful getaway with Training, Connecting, Workshops, Idea-Sharing, Prayer, Coffee, and Lots of Fun!

  • February 22-23, 2019
  • Featured Guests: Carolyn Haas & Keren Heath
  • Lake Geneva Christian Center – Alexandria, MN
  • Multiple Workshops
  • Limited spaces; see SL Retreat page & register.

Join us for an inspiring message, beautiful food, and networking with other women leaders!

  • EQUIP/Sisterhood Leadership Lunch
  • April 27, 2019; 12:15-1:15 p.m.
  • Emmanuel Christian Center – Spring Lake Park, MN
  • Registration opens Jan 1:
    • Individual – $20
    • Buy a table for 8 – Only $18.75 each!
    • Student (high school or conventional college age: 22 or younger) – $10

This event is taking place during the EQUIP Conference. You are also invited to register for EQUIP (opens Jan 1) and select from over 50 breakout sessions, main sessions, and other networking opportunities all weekend! (Please note that you do not need to register for EQUIP in order to attend the Sisterhood Leadership Lunch.)

April 21, 2018 – Sisterhood Leadership Lunch

What a beautiful time of networking with women, enjoying a luncheon together as we heard from Dr. Jolene Erlacher, author and founder of Leading Tomorrow.

  • Venue: Cedar Valley Church – Bloomington, MN
  • Featured Speaker: Dr. Jolene Erlacher
  • Topic: “Perspectives for Godly Leaders in an Ungodly Culture”

February 9-10, 2018 – Sisterhood Leadership Retreat

It was a privilege hearing from Karen Hagan as she shared powerful messages, encouraging all women in the biblical truth of who they are and how to engage in leading from that identity. (Download her Friday night message, “The Wonder Woman Effect” notes.)

Dawna Johnson led guests in wonderful times of worship, and attendees gained insightful and practical tools during the Friday panel discussion and multiple Saturday workshops. Along with receiving resources, women had opportunities to spend time alone with God, shop, and enjoy networking with other leaders from across Minnesota.

  • Venue: Lake Geneva Christian Center – Alexandria, MN
  • Featured Speaker: Karen Hagan
  • Topic: Intentional Leadership
  • 13 Workshops Within 3 Tracks:
    • Practical Leadership
    • Spiritual Leadership
    • Self-Reflection as a Leader

Comments from 2018 SL Retreat

I came to the retreat still having some doubt about whether or not I am truly a leader. I left the retreat confident that I am a leader, feeling spiritually full and knowing that God spoke to me in many ways through the main sessions and the breakouts!

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Incredible weekend all the way around! I was touched by all the stories of hope and healing. Karen Hagan was AMAZING! Fellowship was FUN-- all around great event.

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So many take aways! If I had to pick one it was that God created us with EVERYTHING we need to be or do what He has in store for us!

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God was able to speak very clearly to me. Not only was my favorite verse, Gal 5:1, used in a phenomenal message, but literally the sisterhood of God's amazing women all coming together for His further calling and purpose. . . It left me so filled--from the team, the worship, and the outstanding break out sessions. I met some rockstar sistas, that’s for sure!!

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[My favorite part and biggest takeaway was] Wonder woman, and we have all of the weapons we need inside us! We need to use them! Such a great weekend.

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Where do I start? The entire weekend was amazing. So much fun meeting new friends and getting to share our dreams and visions with each other, along with our struggles and challenges in leadership.

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Great retreat! Our group had a wonderful time. My biggest take away (there were a lot of them!) is being aware of what we bring into environments and situations with us. The potential effect - either positive or negative - of what we bring is so huge!

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October 13, 2017 – Thrive Conference

  • Where: River’s Edge Convention Center – St. Cloud, MN
  • Speakers: Pastors Peter & Carolyn Haas
  • Session 1 Topic: “My Escalator is Broken”
    • Description: How do we lead ourselves, our families, our churches, and in our workplaces when nothing is turning out the way we expected? Just because God has a different timeline for our dreams doesn’t mean his love is missing. Get ready to laugh and cry as pastors Peter & Carolyn share an incredible miracle story that came out from one of their darkest leadership seasons.
  • Session 2 Topic: “The Happiness Switch”
    • Description: Did you know, God has a happiness switch that he can turn on or off in each of our lives? But why would God turn it off? And how can we get Him to turn it back on? Thankfully, the Bible gives clear examples of how we can get in sync with God and put our dreams back on the fast track. (Ecclesiastes 6; Daniel 4)

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