Do you know how amazingly special you are? You are special because God chose you before the world began. His word says, “He actually picked you out for Himself as His own!” (Ephesians 1:4). This is such exciting news, we had to share it. That’s why the annual Chosen event was created.
Since 2005, Chosen has helped transform lives as women receive God’s word in an atmosphere of encouragement, power, inspiration and fun!
Even though Chosen only takes place once a year, the fruit continues to grow long after the event. Women receive the message, share it with others, and become living examples of each year’s teachings.
Over the years, we have learned that we are a fragrance for Him, we are instruments of His righteousness, and that we are His treasure. We also learned that He has created us to love, build, fly free, bring good news and to grow in every aspect.
Join us this year and find out the magnitude of our strength, which comes from God – a strength that can help us live the abundant life God has called us to live.
Cindy Godwin is the hostess of Chosen. She is a teacher, encourager and true inspirer who passionately cares about everyone. Her heart’s desire is that all people discover who they are in Christ and to know that they are Chosen to be part of God’s awesome plan.
Cindy is married to Rick, and together they have pastored Summit Christian Center in San Antonio for 30 years. They have two wonderful adult daughters, one of whom is married with two amazing children. The youngest grandchild was born two days before the 2012 Chosen Treasure event – what a wonderful reminder of God’s precious treasure!
Thanks to your generous donations, Your Seed Time 100 sponsorship is able to help pay registration costs for first-time attendees. Last year, 100 women were able to attend for the first time because of the financial seed you planted.
If you know of someone who has never attended a Chosen event and would like to attend but can’t due to a financial hardship, simply nominate the person by filing out the nomination form.
This year, let’s grow strong together!
Seed Time Nominations Are Due September 1st!
Strong Families create Strong Children. In Bexar County alone there are over 5000 children in care of Child Protective Services. The traditional process to foster or adopt a child can be lengthy but Family Links makes the process a breeze by helping you fulfill all state requirements in just 2 weekends!
If you've ever thought about fostering, adopting, mentoring or being a child advocate just talk to the people at Family Links. God loves to take the lonely and place them in families! Contact Isabel Ruiz at firstname.lastname@example.org or go to the Family Links website for more information.
We challenge you to be a part of something bigger than yourself! Team with other Chosen sisters to reach out our love across the world to help rescue, raise and rebuild children previously held by the LRA in Gulu, Uganda. June 2015 we will send our 5th Missionary Team to build with Watoto Church in Uganda. I know God is stirring some of you to GO and others to GIVE, so be BRAVE and answer the call, BE LOVE IN ACTION! Contact Shannon Earhart at email@example.com for more information or pick up a packet at the conference.
Upcoming Impact Events
Chosen Heroes Run
March 14, 2015
There is a HERO inside all of us! This year our big, little and canine heroes came together to raise money to help restore women rescued from human trafficking right here in San Antonio by running in Chosen's first 5K!
If you missed the fun, don't worry, you can use your superpowers next March 14th as we Stand Strong for those who can't Stand Strong for themselves. Chosen Foundation will donate all proceeds of this 5K to Guardians of the Children.
Guardians of the Children provides physical, emotional and financial support and advocacy for children victimized by abuse here in San Antonio. Contact Shannon Earhart at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or sign up at the conference.
Every year the Chosen Foundation honors a single mom that inspires us with her Strength and Passion to build God's Kingdom! So come on girls and share a story of a Strong Single Mom you would like to nominate just click the link below and share their story with us!
Wendy Treat is a wife, mother, grandmother, pastor, teacher, international conference speaker, and role model. She writes and teaches from a practical standpoint, seasoning it with her unique sense of humor.
With a desire to make a difference in the lives of people, Wendy enrolled in Seattle Bible College where she met and later married her husband, Casey Treat. In 1980, they founded Christian Faith Center with just 30 people. After more than 3 decades, the church ministers to many thousands of people in three locations around the Seattle, Washington area.
The Treat’s host a weekly television program called, Your Unlimited Life, which is broadcast nationally and internationally. Wendy also makes frequent guest appearances on other programs, including an interview on Fox News’ O’Reilly Factor. She is featured in blogs, newspapers, and magazines. Wendy loves to read, travel, entertain, and along with her husband is an avid bicyclist. She is also a best-selling author.
Wendy and Casey have been married for 35 years, and have three grown children, two of whom are married. In 2012 Wendy was elated when she was granted her newest title of grandmother.
Sophia Young is a forward for the WNBA's San Antonio Stars. The 6'1" graduate of Baylor University was a 2012 U.S. National Olympic Team finalist, and has been a member of the San Antonio Stars since 2006 when she was drafted in the fourth round. Young, who is originally from St. Vincent, was named first team All-WCBA in China in 2013 and WBCA All-Imports Team that same year.
Elias Mokole is an opera singer and professor of music at the University of Minnesota at Duluth. Known internationally for his rich baritone voice, Elias is the recipient of various vocal awards and has performed on the international stage including as a soloist in Handel’s Messiah, Bach’s Weihnachtsoratorium in Japan, as Valentin in Faust and the Mozart Requiem in Paris and in Lyon with L’Ensemble Orchestral Contemporain as soloist in Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 14.
In addition to being a devoted wife, mother and grandmother, Sandy Ross is a dynamic teacher of God’s Word. She passionately wants people to experience the goodness of God by making His truth real and relevant to everyday life.
More than 20 years ago, God planted the vision for Women of Excellence Ministries in her heart. Today, she serves as the founding pastor of the ministry that reaches hundreds of women in the San Antonio area each month.
Sandy and her husband, Randy, have faithfully served at Summit Christian Center since 1984. They are blessed with three married daughters and several grandchildren.
Dr. Nancy Compean-Garcia, is an Associate Professor of Bilingual /ESL Education at Texas A&M University-San Antonio. She has taught bilingual education students in the public schools and in higher education for over 24 years. Her community involvement includes serving as Chair-elect for the Hispanic Women’s Network of Texas Organization-San Antonio Chapter. In addition, her scholarly work on bilingualism, mentoring, home & school connections, and language policy has been published in major academic journals.
After growing up with Spanish, as her first language, Dr. Compean-Garcia’s most significant personal accomplishment to date has been to obtain her doctorate degree in Bilingual Education. This was truly a significant milestone in her life, especially since she also found out that she would be expecting a baby at the end of the first doctoral class.
Currently she is working on two book projects titled: Relationship Building: A Key Factor in Successful Mentoring and Inspire to Be Bold: A Women’s Guide to Understanding God’s Plan for their Lives.
Schedule Of Events
Friday, September 26th
5:00 p.m. – Registration opens – South entrance
Marketplace and Bookstore open until 7 p.m.
6:15 p.m. – Chosen Babies and Chosen Too Open
6:30 p.m. – Auditorium Doors Open
7:30 p.m. – Opening Service – Speaker: Wendy Treat
9:30 p.m. – After Party
11:00 p.m. – After Party Ends
Wear Your Chosen T-Shirt!
8:30 a.m. – Doors to Main Auditorium Open; Chosen Babies and Chosen Too Open
8:50 a.m. – Morning Sessions
12:35 p.m. – Lunch
1:50 p.m. – Afternoon Sessions
3:00 p.m. – Self-defense classes, Water Baptism
Chosen Babies and Chosen Too Closes
4:30 p.m. – Doors Open To Auditorium
5:00 p.m. – Chosen Finale – Speaker: Wendy Treat
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