Retreat speakers and leaders

Heather Funk Palacios

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Heather is married to Raul Palacios and together they are on staff at Church by the Glades where Raul serves as the executive pastor and Heather serves on the creative and communication teams. Heather is a graduate of Judson University, where she received a BA in Business Management. Heather is also founder of "WondHerful,” a ministry dedicated to mental health and suicide extinction through blog posts (http:// WondHerful.com), social media posts (@WondHerful), and an eclectic speaking circuit that includes churches, businesses, prisons, police stations, schools, halfway houses, psychiatric wards. Heather is a suicide survivor and a diagnosed bipolar who believes that if you wake up breathing, that's your proof to keep going! 

Social Media:
Website: Wondherful.com Instagram/Twitter/Snapchat: @Wondherful Facebook: /HeatherFunkPalacios 

Five-Minute Videos:
“Crazy” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y-z4lgZfVOo “Courage” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFJMPRrgZ-k 

Jacquelin Da Hora

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Born and raised in Miami, Florida Jacquelin Da Hora currently resides in Charleston, South Carolina. She's been married to her husband Elias for 5 years and has a beautiful 2 year old son, Israel. Together with her husband, they serve as youth ministers in their church. Jackie is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker providing mental health therapy and is a minister of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. By combining biblical principles with evidence-based practices, she has counseled women with issues related to anxiety, depression, trauma, perfectionism, low self-esteem, domestic violence, human trafficking, unhealthy relationships, self-harm, and suicidal thoughts. 

Vanessa Marino

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A mom, coffee drinker, realtor,health and wellness advocate and Jesus Follower. Vanessa loves the art of writing for its ability to heal not only the writer but, the reader as well. Born and raised in the Sunshine State, Vanessa believes that with the love of Jesus in our hearts-- every person can experience sunshine. Her passion is to inspire and empower other women as well as young girls--through all walks of life. "No walk is ever the same but, every walk has the power to carry another in need." 

Contact Information: Email: vanessa.r.marino@gmail.com https://encourageher2.wordpress.co

Pioneer of Fearless: Yvie Cano

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Lover of Jesus, Prophetic Messenger of God, Wife, Mom, Author, and Prayer warrior--Yvie inspires on the daily. Growing up in dysfunction, with a fatherless void and being sexually abused...Yvie relates to the luring vulnerabilities of human trafficking. She shares her story of overcoming in Christ so that others may find hope. Reminding us, that the key to having FEARLESS FAITH is keeping our eyes on Jesus and believing God's prophetic promises! Her passion is Sisterhood--breaking down barriers between women, building up their faith in God and reminding women-- their bonds with each other is what makes them an UNSTOPPABLE FORCE. Yvie has made it her mandate to remind women that if you are a woman seeking to follow Jesus solo, you will not make it!


Follow Yvie on instagram: Yvieinspire

Facebook: Recovery Agents of Hope

Melissa Maizo

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Lives in Tampa, Florida. She is married to an amazing husband of 18 years and has two beautiful girls age 15 & 11. Melissa works in the legal field and is also a travel agent. She loves, shoes, butterflies, dolphins, and to travel the world. Both Melissa and husband serve at Citylife Church. Her passion to heal the sick, reach the broken, prophecy, and minister comes from her own battles of depression and low self-esteem. She is a woman after God's own heart and desires to continuously have the fire of the Holy Spirit stirring inside of her. 

Ashley McNair

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Happily Married. Mom of 5. Vegan. Brand Ambassador. Owner of FRESHLEY Graphics. Jesus Follower. Graphic Designer for Fearless. Ashley reminds us that there is nothing to hard for Jesus. Her heart is share what Jesus has done in her life. Ashley believes that forgiveness is a Warrior's Blessing. Her passion is to equip women by giving them entrepreneur tips and business need to knows--taking women in business to another level! She is the Ruth to Yvie and together they continue to obey God's call to Revive Women into their Fearless Positions!