Seeds of Faith 4 Women

EVENTS

Seeds of Faith is committed to an annual seminar in the Nassau, NY area. If you are not in the area, Seeds of Faith can help you with the same speaker to arrange a seminar in your area.

We were blessed to have such an amazing speaker lead us on May 5th in two very effective and meaningful sessions. Not only can Tessa move y ou with her award winning writing but she can surround you with thoughts and ideas to further your faith journey.

 

WHAT ATTENDEES ARE SAYING ABOUT TESSA'S PRESENTATIONS

Three things you left the presentation with...
Inspiration, encouragement, and fellowship
A deeper understanding of Bible stories, how much God loves me, deeper connection with new friends
Hope, a better perspective on life, patience

What did you like most?
Everything, loved it all
Sharing our thoughts
Tessa two sessions and Lisa’s biblical storytelling
Speakers were mesmerizing

100% meet and exceeded expectation

 

Seeds of Faith is committed to an annual seminar in the Nassau, NY area. If you are not in the area, Seeds of Faith can help you with the same speaker to arrange a seminar in your area.

We were blessed to have such an amazing speaker lead us on May 5th in two very effective and meaningful sessions. Not only can Tessa move y ou with her award winning writing but she can surround you with thoughts and ideas to further your faith journey.

 

WHAT ATTENDEES ARE SAYING ABOUT TESSA'S PRESENTATIONS

Three things you left the presentation with...
Inspiration, encouragement, and fellowship
A deeper understanding of Bible stories, how much God loves me, deeper connection with new friends
Hope, a better perspective on life, patience

What did you like most?
Everything, loved it all
Sharing our thoughts
Tessa two sessions and Lisa’s biblical storytelling
Speakers were mesmerizing

100% meet and exceeded expectation

 

Victorious

 

Living a fulfilling life in the midst of storms and Daughter’s Journey Knowing our worth in God’s eyes. 

Tessa Afshar is an award-winning author of historical and biblical fiction. Her novel, Land of Silence, was voted by Library Journal as one of five top Christian Fiction titles of 2016, and nominated for the 2016 RT Reviewer’s Choice Award for best Inspirational Romance.

Harvest of Gold won the prestigious 2014 Christy Award in the Historical Romance category.

Her book, Harvest of Rubies, was a finalist for the 2013 ECPA Book Award in the fiction category.

Her first novel, Pearl in the Sand, won her “New Author of the Year” by the Family Fiction sponsored Reader’s Choice Awards 2011.

Tessa was born in Iran and lived there for the first fourteen years of her life. She moved to England where she survived boarding school for girls and fell in love with Jane Austen and Charlotte Bronte, before moving to the United States permanently. Her conversion to Christianity in her twenties changed the course of her life forever. Tessa holds an MDiv from Yale University where she served as co-chair of the Evangelical Fellowship at the Divinity School. She serves on the staff of one of the oldest churches in America. To see all of Tessa’s books and awards go to tessaafshar.com

 

FOR MORE INFORMATION:
seedsoffaith4women@gmail.com

What others are saying about Tessa’s presentations:

 “Tessa is an engaging and inspirational speaker . . . She is passionate about sharing God’s love and Word with others and her stories will fill you with laughter and tears.”
Gail Soderstrom, Christ Chapel, Connecticut

“Tessa is a gentle and nurturing soul and hearing her speak is like a mini-Sabbath, a moment of grace and restoration in the Spirit.”
Frank Peretti, New York Times best-selling author

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

Women at the Well

Congregational Church in Manhasset

1845 Northern Boulevard, Manhasset, NY 11030

516 627-4911

Women at the Well will engage in a "For the Love" series of topics. We will explore "For the Love of Goodness", For the Love of Others", "For the Love of Ourselves", "For the Love of God", "For the Love of Relationships", "For the Love of Strong Women", "For the Love of Music", "For the Love of Equality", and "For the Love of Creation". Women of all ages are invited to join us for a meaningful time together. Meets in room 205 from 11:30am to 12:30pm on various Sundays from Sept thru November. Call the office to confirm date.

 

"A Seasonal Taste of Mindfulness" Drop in when you can. Starts Oct 15, 7pm

Congregational Church in Manhasset

1845 Northern Boulevard, Manhasset, NY 11030

516 627-4911

Drop in for a weekly mindfulness meditation, for beginners or experienced individuals. Discussions will focus on the science and the practice of mindfulness. The drop in 1 hour sessions start at 7pm and will meet on Oct 15, 22, 29 and Nov 5. Rev. Keith Fiveson will lead this program. Keith is an interfaith minister, executive consultant, mindfulness based coach and therapist. While there is no fee, a donation may be made to the church.

 

Matters of Life and Death: Stories of Care and Compassion Oct 27th 9am-12pm

Congregational Church in Manhasset.

1845 Northern Boulevard, Manhasset, NY 11030

516 627-4911

We will look at life and death and the relationships that we and others around the world have with the topic. A film will be shown for part of the class and discussions, sharing and focusing on the life, death and the legacies we leave will all be relevant. Individuals are encouraged to participate by bringing a favorite journal, poem, or passage and a readiness to be honest, open and willing to go deep. Led by Keith Fiveson - an interfaith minister, executive consultant, mindfulness based coach and therapist. Register by calling Valarie in the church office at 516 627-4911 ext. 103 or emailing revjimmyonly@gmail.com.

 

About Seeds of Faith:

Seeds of Faith’s mission is to bring together communities of women to share, educate and encourage individual faith journeys. Using award winning authors and speakers the focus is on how stories of women in the Bible can affect and inspire us today. Creating a safe and caring atmosphere where women can discuss their thoughts and questions builds trust that allow women to share their own personal stories. Seeds of Faith enhances women’s knowledge to examine and explore their faith commitment.