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Truths that Transform:

An event for young ladies and women

Do not be conformed to this world but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Romans 12:2a

 Truths v1.1

Friday Evening: "Worry, Fear & Anxiety"

This session is for women and young ladies (middle school and up) and will focus on the top counseling concerns of women--worry, fear, and anxiety. Join us as Dr. Ganschow walks us through these emotions and provides Biblical tools to work through and overcome them.  

7-9pm, St. James Lutheran Church, 146 N Main St, Glen Carbon  

Refreshments will be provided.

Download the Friday evening handout here.

Saturday Morning: "Ask the Counselor"

Free counseling advice for adult women. Here's your chance to ask your deepest questions! All questions welcome. The Saturday morning gathering is geared toward ladies 18+.

9-11am, PPC Church Office, 409 Edwardsville Rd., Suite A, Troy, IL      

A continental breakfast will be provided.

Saturday Afternoon: "Facing Today's Pressures"

The afternoon sessions will be directed to teens, at their parents' discretion, age 13+. Teens will learn about handling peer pressure during the first half of the afternoon. After a short break, the focus will shift to issues concerning gender and sexuality. A time of Q&A will be available for teens to ask specific questions about these topics. Parents and/or youth leaders are welcome to join their teens at this event.

PPC Church Office, 409 Edwardsville Rd., Suite A, Troy, IL

Teens age 13 and up (middle school through high school) at parent’s discretion

  • 1-2pm "Everybody's Doing It! (Peer Pressure)"
  • 2:15-3:30pm "Gender and Sexuality"

Lunch will be provided for those attending the teen sessions.



Our Guest Speaker

Dr. Julie Ganschow has been involved in biblical counseling and discipleship for more than 25 years. She has a M.A. of Biblical Counseling, a Ph.D. in Biblical Counseling, and is certified through ACBC and IABC. She is the founder and Director of Reigning Grace Counseling Center, and the founder of Biblical Counseling for Women. She is a featured contributor in GriefShare, serves on the Advisory Board of The Fallen Soldiers March, and is a commissioned member for The Addiction Connection. She has also authored numerous books and co-authored the training course. She makes her home in Kansas City, Missouri, with her wonderful husband, Larry. You can find her blog at bc4women.org and information about her ministries at rgcconline.org.






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Local Hotels

This is a brief listing of some of the hotels local to our area. These links are provided as a convenience and guests considering staying locally should research the best hotel for their needs. Hotels in Troy, IL are approximately 10 minutes away from the Friday evening event location and 5 minutes away from the Saturday event location.

Holiday Inn Express Troy 2011 Formosa Rd. 1-877-859-5095

Red Roof Inn St. Louis 2030 Formosa Rd.  1-877-843-7663

Best Western 2020 Formosa Rd.  1-800-780-7234 or 618-667-9200


Local Restaurants

Fire-N-Smoke Wood Fired Kitchen 914 Edwardsville Rd.

Alfonzo's Pizzeria 611 Edwardsville Rd.

Joe's Pizza and Pasta 904 Edwardsville Rd.

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store 2001 Formosa Rd.

China King 535 Troy Plz #537  618-667-8886

Fast Food Chains:  Arby's, Burger King, Dunkin', Jack in the Box, Jimmy John's, Little Caesars, McDonald's, Taco Bell