🌸 Ladies of Unity Banquet: The Many Hats We Wear 🌸

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Join Us!

Celebrate the amazing women in your life with an unforgettable evening at the 2nd Annual Ladies of Unity/ Mother's Day Banquet: The Many Hats We Wear. Join us for a night of warmth, laughter, and appreciation dedicated to all the incredible women of Unity of Springfield.


May 10, 2024 at 7:00 PM

Prepare for an evening filled with fellowship, captivating music from special guests, inspirational talks, fun games, and wonderful prizes. This is the perfect opportunity to show gratitude and celebrate the spirit of motherhood and womanhood within our community.

🍽 What's for Dinner?

We are delighted to provide the main course (meat or vegetarian) for the meal. We kindly ask each guest to contribute by bringing a side dish to share. Together, we'll enjoy a feast as varied and colorful as the lives we're celebrating.

✉️ RSVP:

To ensure we have a beautifully prepared space for everyone, please RSVP by May 5, 2024.

🎤 Guest Speakers:

Rev. Dr. Tamara Lebak is an ordained Unitarian Universalist minister and currently serves as the Resident Chaplain of the Terence Crutcher Foundation in Tulsa, OK. She is the founder and Chief Unlearning Officer of the Restorative Justice Institute of Oklahoma (RJIOK) and RJIOK Foundation which seek to transform the retributive and inequitable culture of Oklahoma.  Tamara has integrated restorative Justice and Internal Family Systems to create a culturally competent trauma informed functional transformative justice model that is centering humanity in schools, prisons, businesses, and nonprofits. Tamara is particularly fascinated by the intersection of spirituality, psychology, and culture. Her doctoral project (2023) introduced internal family systems in an LGBTQIA+ inclusive christian church measuring compassion for self/other and connection to G*d. Tamara is a singer songwriter and her most recent album is the Psalms Project volume 1. She is an ICF (PCC certified) IFS-informed coach and pastoral counselor with over 17 years experience. She is spending most of 2024 writing and with her wife Bonnie, daughter Beckett (13) and their standard poodle (Frenchie).

Pastor Bonnie Lebak (she/her), is an entrepreneurial pastor, wife, stepmom, dog mom, drummer, cook, reader, and community faith leader. She is white and Native American (Cherokee), bisexual, cisgender female, who lives in Tulsa, OK, with her wife, Rev. Dr. Tamara Lebak. Bonnie is the founder and lead pastor at House Church Tulsa, a non-denominational Christian Church, which serves a diverse congregation of approximately 75 families who have a variety of gender expressions, sexual orientations, ethnicities, and socio-economic backgrounds.  

Bonnie spent the first 25 years of her life in school and ministry in the Central Valley of California, and relocated to Tulsa in 2003 where she was the Director of Operations for various companies in corporate America before accepting her heart’s call to launch House Church, in 2014. She would respectfully describe her education and ministry training as, “differently educated,” as she has a colorful collection of formal and informal learning with a diploma from Rhema Bible College, certificate leadership courses, Community College classes, and is an ongoing audit student at Phillips Theological Seminary. 

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📅 Event Details:

  • Date: Friday, May 10, 2024
  • Time: 7:00 PM
  • Location: Unity of Springfield, 2214 E. Seminole St, Springfield, MO 65804

💐 Featuring:

  • Inspiring Speaker: Be moved by words of wisdom and encouragement from our special guest speaker.
  • Live Music: Enjoy performances that will stir your soul and enhance the festive atmosphere.
  • Games & Prizes: Participate in fun games for a chance to win delightful prizes. Including a hat contest, so bring a favorite or fabulous hat!
  • Fellowship: Spend quality time connecting with fellow women of Unity in a supportive and joyous setting.

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