I will be speaking at the MSFL program’s Alumni Retreat at Machindoh, near Jackson, Michigan the weekend of September 30-October 2, 2016.



I have several speaking engagements and media events coming up. I hope you can join me at some of them:

I will be doing a day-long retreat at Potter’s Inn September 14th, 2013 on the theme of a Rule of Life: http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07e7i2ihr6aa180994

I will be doing a radio interview on September 20, 2013 from 2-3 PM MST on KRKS in Denver.

I will be doing an evening presentation at Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church in Fort Collins, Colorado on October 20th.

I will be doing a workshop at the Renovare retreat at The Cove, Asheville, NC  October 29-November 1, 2013:https://www.renovare.org/what-we-do/conferences-and-retreats/life-with-god-retreat

I will be leading a women’s retreat at Ghost Ranch near Abiquiu, NM September 15-19, 2014 on the Desert Fathers and Mothers. For more information on that, contact me directly as it is nearly full.



I am the speaker for the Rocky Mountain Synod ELCA Youth Workers’ Retreat March 18-20, 2013 at Rainbow Trail Lutheran Camp: http://www.rainbowtrail.org/retreats/youth-directors-retreat/

I will be at the Machindoh Residency for the Spring Arbor MSFL (Master of Arts in Spiritual Formation and Leadership) program May 6-10: http://msfl.arbor.edu/

I will be doing a workshop at the National ALCM (Association of Lutheran Church Musicians) conference at Valparaiso University June 30-July 3: http://www.alcm.org/news-events/2013-biennial-conference/

I and/or my co-author, Lane Arnold, will be doing Radio interviews at the following times and stations:

AUTHOR: Valerie Hess and Lane Arnold

BOOK: The Life of the Body

DATE: Thursday, January 10, 7:40 AM CST

PODCAST: http://www.faithradionet.com/2013/the-life-of-the-body/

PK (Paulette Kutzler)
Co-Host Faith Radio Mornings
KTIS AM 900/Faith Radio Network
Minneapolis | Fargo | Duluth | Sioux Falls | Madison | Waterloo | Des Moines

AM 900 AM 1200 90.5 AM 1270 AM 1190 AM 1090


AUTHOR: Valerie Hess and Lane Arnold
BOOK: The Life of the Body
INTERVIEW DATE: Sunday, January 13
INTERVIEW TIME: 9 p.m. Eastern/7 p.m. Mountain
FORMAT: Live by phone

MEDIA: KDKA Radio, “Amplify”

ABOUT THE SHOW: http://www.pittsburghcatholic.org/newsarticles_m ore.phtml?id=1541) and http://pittsburgh.cbslocal.com/show/amplify- with- father-ron- lengwin/
WEBSITE: {http://tunein.com/radio/Amplify- p28042/” }
COVERAGE: Heard in 38 states, based in Pittsburgh
HOST: Fr. Ronald Lengwin


BOOK: The Life of the Body
INTERVIEW DATE: Wednesday, January 16
INTERVIEW TIME: 4:30 p.m. Pacific/5:30 p.m. Mountain/6:30 p.m. Central
FORMAT: Live by phone

MEDIA: KPDQ, “The Georgene Rice Show”
Georgene has been a talk show host with KPDQ for more than 20 years and has traveled internationally as a station correspondent. In 2003 Georgene served as the chief spokesman and debater for the Defense of Marriage Coalition, which successfully amended Oregon’s constitution. She has lectured on university campuses and is a frequent speaker and worship leader at Christian conferences and retreats. Georgene has served on several Boards and regularly volunteers for charitable organizations. A musician Georgene and husband Dan have traveled around the world teaching and performing Gospel music.
COVERAGE: Portland
HOST: Georgene Rice


AUTHOR: Valerie Hess and Lane Arnold
BOOK: The Life of the Body
INTERVIEW DATE: Thursday, January 24
INTERVIEW TIME: 10 a.m. Central/9 a.m. Mountain
FORMAT: Live by phone

MEDIA: “This is the Day” on WMBI 90.1
WEBSITE: moodyradiochicago.fm

One Response to “ Speaking Engagements and Media Events ”

  1. Julett Broadnax says:

    Well, I am intrigued and will have to order this book. If I win one, will pass it on to my spiritual director.

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