IBR Women: Regional Events

  Contact: Libby Backfish


The Regional Events allow IBR women to gather in smaller groups for networking, camaraderie, spiritual formation, and professional development.

IBR Regions

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Pacific Region

Consider Your Calling

Date: May 18 - 19, 2022 (*optional self-guided writing or spiritual retreat on May 20)

Location: Serra Retreat Center in Malibu, CA

Program: Carmen Imes  (Speaker, title TBA)  and Katya Covrett  (writing workshop) + breakout sessions

Cost:  $45+  $20 for optional second night; includes double-occupancy lodging and all meals

Details forthcoming.

Registration link forthcoming.

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Southwest Region

Our Stories, Our Purpose

Date: April 9, 2022 from 10 am -4 pm

Location: Dallas, TX (specifics TBA)

Program: A retreat day to foster integration between scholarly life and nurturing spiritual practice. Features include keynote speaker Lynn Cohick, a panel discussion, storytelling, and contemplative reflection.

Cost: $35

Details forthcoming.

Registration link forthcoming

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Midwest Region

Living as Prophets: Lament and Hope in Community

Date: April 23, 2022; 8am-4pm (option to arrive April 21 for self-guided retreat)

Location: Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deerfield, IL

Program: Ingrid Faro, May Young, Amy Peeler, and Kristen Johnson, Speakers

Cost: $50 ($25 for students); includes breakfast and lunch on Saturday (+ $15 for retreat)

Details forthcoming.

Registration link forthcoming

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Atlantic Region

A Panoramic Approach to Biblical Narrative: Reading for the Whole Story

Date: April 29-30, 2022

Location: Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in Charlotte, NC

Program: Fri pm: Jeannine Brown on commentary writing; Sat am: Jeannine Brown, "A Panoramic Approach to Biblical Narrative: Reading for the Whole Story”; Bandy Scritchfield (Baker Academic), "Publishing 101"

Sat afternoon: fun field trip options! (see flyer for details)

Cost: $25 ($20 for students) includes Fri pm and Sat am; does not include Sat lunch & field trip.

Details forthcoming.

Registration link forthcoming