Thursday, September 1, 2011

I Am So Pumped About September!!!

Okay, as you know, today is September 1st and this has got to be the best month EVER! There are so many things happening in September that I am excited about, and I just thought I would tell you all about what’s on my mind! First of all, I get to spend Labor Day weekend at the beach, which is my favorite place in the whole wide world. I am definitely a beach girl! I understand it may rain, but I do not even care. I just love being there. Not only do I get to spend the weekend at the beach, but COLLEGE FOOTBALL SEASON STARTS, and right on the heels of college football starting is the NFL kicking in right after that! Life just gets better and better all the time…


Tomorrow, Friday, September 2nd, I will join Joyce Meyer on her show to feature the work of Mercy Ministries. Hope you get a chance to check it out. Be sure and check your local listings to see what time Joyce’s show airs in your area.

On September 8th, a dear friend from Australia is flying in to spend the day with me. She was very involved with Mercy there and I’m very excited and looking forward to seeing her!

Friday, September 9 – Sunday, September 11: I will be celebrating my birthday weekend doing what I love doing best – seeing God meet the needs of people and bring transformation in their lives. I get to spend the weekend in Asheville, NC with my new friend, Suzette Bowman, speaking at her conference and then I will be with her and her husband, Pastor Kirk Bowman, for their Sunday services that weekend (

After that, I will be in Nashville for a couple of days doing Mercy business, and also spending time with my dear friend Jordan Rubin who will be in town sharing about his new company, Beyond Organic.

Wednesday, September 14 – Saturday, September 17: I am excited to spend the day on Wednesday at the Mercy home in St. Louis with the girls and staff there followed by three days at the Joyce Meyer Love Life Women’s Conference! I am so honored to be speaking this year with Joyce and John and Stasi Eldredge. I will also get to be with my dear friends CeCe Winans and Israel Houghton who are doing the music. Not only that, but our residents from the St. Louis and Louisiana home will be attending as well, along with many of our staff and former residents.

As soon as that conference is over, I am back to Nashville and will be partnering with my dear friend Natalie Grant to host a special one day conference on sex trafficking and how we can both rescue and bring transformation to the lives of these young women. There will be church leaders in attendance from across the nation and we will be educating them about how they can get involved to make a difference. I am really looking forward to seeing old friends of mine at this event, as well as meeting new friends. It will undoubtedly be a very special day! If you are interested in knowing more about this or perhaps coming, please contact Eve Annunziato at

Thursday, September 22 – Sunday, September 25: Just when I think September can’t get any better, I find myself leaving to be with my very dear friend, Debbie Lindell, as one of her guest speakers for the Designed for Life Women’s Conference. Not only do I get to be with my very special friend and at one of my favorite churches in America, but I also get to share the speaking duties with my dear friend Charlotte Gambill from the UK, and John and Helen Burns from Vancouver, Canada. I had the privilege of speaking at this conference two years ago, and I honestly think it is one of the best conferences I have ever been a part of. No doubt this year’s conference will be even better because with God things always get better and better. Pastors John and Debbie are opening their hearts to our St. Louis residents and staff by providing their registrations to attend the conference, and I want to personally thank them for that. This conference has been life-changing for our St. Louis residents the past two years since they have attended. This year, I have invited as many former residents from Mercy to come join me at this conference that we can possibly gather, and we have already received over 100 inquires. It should prove to be quite the Mercy reunion on top of being such an amazing conference. If you can possibly get to this conference, you do not want to miss it – it is going to be so amazing! It is not too late to register at Once the DFL conference wraps up on Saturday afternoon, I will have the privilege of staying over and speaking at the two Sunday morning services at the Wilson Creek campus. I will then fly out later that day to meet my dear friends Jane and Crystal Hamon and spend the week pouring into the lives of the staff and residents in our Vancouver and Sacramento Mercy homes.

That actually takes me into the month of October. To me, even though it is a lot of travel, it actually sounds like the month straight from heaven! Hope yours will prove to be that as well. Check out these events and say a prayer for God to pour out His spirit in unprecedented ways and bring huge transformation to the lives of those in attendance.

In closing, please pray for our current Mercy residents to get the breakthroughs that they so desperately need, and please pray for God to touch people’s hearts to help with our current financial needs. I see new monthly partners and new churches coming on board with us in a big way! Thank you Jesus for what you are going to do ahead of time!


HRLMercygirl said...

Youre going to be in Asheville?!?!? That's only like 45 minutes from me!!! I'm gonna have to make a trip over there to hug your neck!
Love, Heather Lang Lenox

Tennille said...

Sounds like a great month Nancy! Will be praying that God does miracles in people's hearts--everywhere you go! Can't wait for the Designed for Life conference! Its gonna be great!!!

SamanthaYvonne said...

Hey Nancy! Wow, one busy month! I knew you were a busy woman, and it's neat to see what one month looks like for you! I am excited for you and am keeping your traveling in prayer and each speaking event you attend! I love you so much and I am so thankful for all that you have done for me! On this past Sunday, September 4th, I got to speak at a church near where my mom lives. I have NEVER done something like that before! Before Mercy, you were lucky if i even looked you in the eyes...9 months later and I am on a platform speaking to a congregacion of people about all that God has done in my life! It What?! It was an amazing experience! Suprisingly, I wasn't nervous until I got near the end of my speech and the whole moment caught up to me "I am on stage in front of all these people speaking! ahhh" and yeah...the ending, lets just say, didnt go as I had imagined haha. But it was still awesome. And the really neat part of it all, was when people were coming up to me afterwards and telling me they battle(d) similar things, and that they were inspired! How awesome is that?! Anyways, I thought I would tell ya that. I miss my Mercy family, and can't wait to visit them in the future. I love you, and keeping you in my prayers!

Always, Mercy Graduate Samantha