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  • Reception with Live Music
  • Silent Online Auction
  • Photo opportunity with Rebuild & Restore cast & crew
  • Dinner with dessert
  • Suggested Dress Code: Semi-Formal or Dressy Casual
  • Speakers on Health, Hope and Healing
  • Private Showing of a Rebuild & Restore Full Episode
  • VIP Gift Bags

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Mishael Porembski
Founder, Widow Strong

Mishael Porembski turns her own tragedy into triumph by empowering widows and their children to heal after loss and become powerhouse leaders in their own communities. Mishael became a widowed mother herself in 2007 after tragically losing her husband to suicide when she was seven months pregnant and her oldest daughter was a two-year-old toddler. Mishael is the founder of Widow Strong, a 501(c)(3) headquartered in GA, Founder of the Widow Strong Widows’ Empowerment Center, the author of the 180 Your Life grief empowerment print and video curriculum, and on-air Widowed Advisor on the program Rebuild & Restore on Pure Flix. She loves to garden, hike, and go on adventures with her daughters and their puppies.

Arthur Atsma
Emcee/Entertainer Extraordinaire

Arthur Atsma is s full time professional entertainer specializing in Comedy Sleight of Hand magic, and music composition. He is a father of six children, husband of 36 years to his high school sweetheart Beverly.
A follower of Jesus Christ, he uses his art and life as a platform to declare the wonder and joy of Gods kingdom to the world.

Shannen Fields
Movie Actress, Co-Host of
Rebuild & Restore TV show

Shannen Fields is an award winning actress, producer, writer, and inspirational speaker. Shannen’s dreams were launched with the Kendrick Brother’s feature film Facing the Giants where she was cast as the lead female role of Brooke Taylor. Shannen has appeared and starred in film and television projects over the past 17 years. Shannen is grateful for her professional journey but her true love and passion remains with her family. She gives all glory and honor to Christ in every part of her life.


Ken Fletcher
Creator and Co-Host,
Rebuild & Restore TV Show

Co-host and creator of the Rebuild & Restore television series, Ken Fletcher has worked in Christian ministry for nearly 20 years and has been flipping homes before flipping was a word.

Shari Rigby
Actress, Director, PureFlix Spokesperson

Shari Rigby is an actress, director, writer, and inspirational speaker.  Shari is best known as one of the leading actresses in faith and family inspirational entertainment for her roles in OvercomerOctober Baby, Not Today, Wildflower, and The Least of These.  Shari is outspoken and passionate about her faith and family.  She is the national spokesperson for Pure Flix.  Shari continues to thrive in the entertainment industry as a role model and mentor to women of all ages through her ministry, The Women In My World.


Donna Whitten
Pastor – Spiritual Formation
12Stone Church

Donna Whitten is a 3-year widow and an ordained pastor in Spiritual Formation at 12Stone Church in Lawrenceville, GA, whose responsibilities include small groups and the support and recovery program. She is a gifted storyteller and author who recently published “Escape Hatch: What to do when you feel trapped, limited or stuck.” She engages her audiences by embracing her own life’s lessons with heart, humor, and hope.

Carrie Stringer
TX Chapter Leader

Carrie is a young widowed mom who enjoys teaching and spending time with her family, church family, and friends. 4 years ago, Widow Strong helped Carrie discover meaningfulness in life after loss. Carrie has a passion for widow ministry, leads the Lufkin, Texas Chapter, and is helping more teams begin in Texas.

Dr. Carla Crummie
Widowed Life Coach

Dr. Carla Crummie is a dynamic John Maxwell certified Life Coach. She began counseling in 2009 at church with her late husband Rev. Dr. Robert W. Crummie. She specializes in Christian counseling of couples, blended families, widows and women helping to heal from an array of matters to gain unshakeable confidence and self-care. Her motto for herself and her clients is to Live, Laugh and Love.

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