6:30 - 9:00PM


An evening empowering mothers to parent with the end in mind.

Brita Hill has a Masters In Early Childhood and Elementary Education, and an endorsement in Special Education . She taught abroad, in Honduras, as well as in Sherwood for 8 years before she opened SouthLake Preschool 4 years ago. She is a mother of a 8 year-old son, 5 year old daughter, and and 2 year old daughter.

She is currently the Southlake Church Kids and Preschool Director. She has a passion for children and helping their parents foster a village around them. She feels blessed beyond words to be a part of such loving and welcoming church and preschool community.

Terra is PASSIONATE about peeling away the layers that keep us from living loved, shrinking our integrity gaps, and experiencing the fullness of grace. She is married to her best friend and business partner, Jeff, for 18 years and is a “soccer & volleyball” mom to two girls. Jeff and Terra co-founded Living Wholehearted, LLC in 2011, a counseling and consulting organization in Tualatin, Oregon after years of full-time pastoral ministry. As Clinical Director and Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, Terra has met with clients in private practice for fifteen years in addition to writing, speaking, and leading retreats around the nation. Inspired by her own girls and sharpened by twenty years in ministry, leadership, and mental health, she founded Courageous Girls, LLC, a national movement and curriculum that equips moms with biblical and clinical wisdom for every stage of their daughter’s growing years in order to raise up a generation of courageous girls who are rooted in grace, resiliency, and unwavering purpose.

After publishing her first book for women, InCourage: Daughters Rooted in Grace, she is so excited to announce InCourage 2020: Let's Talk About It, a women's gathering with 40 plus guest speakers to truthfully dialogue about the issues that plague women today. In her “spare” time, you will find Terra napping, folding laundry, collecting eggs from her 15 chickens and 1 duck, or drinking a hemp caramel vanilla latte as she reads the same sentence over and over in a book she planned to read three years ago.

Dr. Engblom-Deglmann has been a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist for over 15 years and has a private practice specializing in emotionally focused therapy with couples. She has worked as a therapist in residential treatment centers for adolescents, in a women’s shelter, and as an attachment therapist with children in foster care. She is a professor and the program director of the Marriage, Couple and Family Therapy graduate program at George Fox University, where she teaches therapists-in-training the skills needed to work with couples. She is inspired in her coaching for Girls on the Run for 3rd-5th grade girls, presents nationally and internationally, and publishes on topics including marriage, divorce, remarriage, attachment, ambiguous loss and infertility.

Michelle is a proud introvert who loves being outside, running, hiking and exploring nature with her supportive husband, Adam, and their creative and independent six-year-old daughter.

Connie shares candidly through writing and speaking of both the struggles and victories through her journey as friend, sister, leader, wife and mother. Connie has over 15 years of ministry experience and has worked in public education, the nonprofit sector and the local church. She cares deeply about discipleship and feels called to raise up and equip leaders to step into the next place God is inviting them to serve. Connie is married to the love of her life, Taylor, and they have four children - 11-year-old twin girls, and 9-year old son, and a 6 year-old daughter.

Connie is the Content Developer and Curriculum Writer at Joyofit.org and Friendzy.co , a faith based non-profit in Portland, Oregon. She serves on the preaching and teaching team at her local church and is continuing her education to grow as a leader at Wheaton College to receive her MA in Leadership and Evangelism. Connie has contributed writings for Joy of It, True & Noble, and Portland Moms Blog. More of her work can be found at conniearmerding.com


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