Women’s Christmas Celebration


The Women's Christmas Celebration is the beginning of the holiday season for the nearly 700 women who attend each year. The celebration will be from 8:00 to 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 4, at the DoubleTree by Hilton in Bloomington.

Author and speaker, Barb Roose, will be this year's featured guest. Music, food, fellowship and a heartfelt message will usher in the season as women meet, relax and enjoy a very special Saturday morning.

Tickets are $25.00 and include a hot breakfast, inspirational message and shopping in the lobby before and after the event.

A few event details to note:
  • Masks must be worn during the Women's Christmas Celebration event on Saturday, December 4 except while eating breakfast.
  • Tables will be spaced to ensure social distancing.

Schedule of Events
8:00 - Shop with local artists/artisans in the lobby
9:00 - Program with Breakfast, Message and Prayer
10:30 - Shop with local artists/artisans in the lobby

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Barb Roose is a popular speaker and author who is passionate about teaching women to live beautifully strong and courageous so that they experience God’s great adventure of faith and purpose for their lives. Since 2005, Barb has been speaking to audiences in the US and abroad at women’s conferences and events, including national platforms like the Aspire Women’s Events, She Speaks Conference and the UMC Leadership Institute.

Barb is a Bible teacher who loves following God more than anything else in life. She’s a real woman who has experienced God’s power and presence during battles with depression and anxiety, parenting challenges and family addiction trauma. Rather than teaching audiences to follow God to get what they want, Barb inspires audiences to discover that God is all that they truly need!

Barb is the author of multiple Bible studies such as Surrendered: Letting Go and Living Like JesusI’m Waiting, God: Finding Blessing in God’s Delays,  Joshua: Winning the Worry Battle and Beautiful Already: Reclaiming God’s Perspective on Beauty. She’s also the author of multiple books like Surrendered: 40 Devotions to Help You Let Go and Live Like Jesus, Winning the Worry Battle and Enough Already: Winning Your Ugly Struggle with Beauty.

She also writes a regular blog at BarbRoose.com and hosts the Better Together FB Live show.  Barb lives in NW Ohio and is proud mother of three adult daughters. Whenever possible, Barb prefers to eat dessert first.

We hope you will consider making a donation to Immanuel Bible Foundation.

Your donation will help us to continue our mission of enriching our community through the arts, faith and preservation of the historic Broadview Mansion estate.

We thank you for your generosity and support. Any amount is appreciated.



Looking for a unique gift for Christmas this year?
Immanuel Bible Foundation has a beautiful Bell Tower Necklace and Christmas ornaments that would be a fantastic edition to your stocking! Check them out here!


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