Our Lady of the Change of Life: September 16 Event

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A Day just for Women!
King’s Retreat and Renewal Center
September 16, 2014
9:00 a.m.—3:00 p.m.

Our Lady of the Change of Life

Holy Mother of Menopause, is it hot in here, or is it just me? Let’s ponder the mental, physical, and spiritual opportunities of midlife, and sprinkle in some soothing prayer, great conversation, delicious food, relaxing walks, and a dance party! The fee is $30; thermostat adjustments—no charge! To register, email info@kingsretreatcenter.org, or call 800-779-7909 or 618-397-0584.

Our Presenters

Gloria NewmanGloria Newman is a registered nurse with over 25 years of experience in women’s health and is manager of Women’s and Children’s Education at Mercy Hospital St. Louis. In 2012, the Missouri Chapter of the March of Dimes named her Nurse of the Year in Education. Gloria loves music, and has to move when she hears it, even hand dancing in the car. Her motto: A mother is only as happy as her unhappiest child.


mro full sizeMaria Rodgers O’Rourke is a nonprofit and ministry professional in communications and adult spirituality. She is a blogger for the Huffington Post, a contributing author to Chicken Soup for the Soul, and the voice of Everyday Inspired. Her favorite things include music, scarves, baseball, autumn, thrift stores and her family’s laughter. A long time King’s House co-presenter, her motto is: Pay attention to life.




IMG_1500LI3Jane Unger is a marketing and communications professional in health care and non-profit companies. Surviving corporate ladders, single parenting, chronic illness and menopause has taught her to practice good “mental hygiene” which keeps her sanity as snug as Spanx. She is passionate about women’s wellness and enjoys cycling, yoga, sewing, solitude, and time with friends. Her motto: Thrive in spite of anything or anyone.

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