Carol McLeod, Telly Award-winning author of "Defiant Joy" and a dynamic women's conference speaker, will share and impart what God's word says about living and working in a realm of Defiant Joy and becoming more effective women of God. The event is planned for 7 to 10 p.m. Monday at Beacon Church, located at the Rotunda Grapevine RR, 307 East Main St., Fredonia.
McLeod encourages and empowers women with passionate and practical biblical messages mixed with her own special brand of hope and humor. She is the founder of Just Joy Ministries, for which she hosts a women's Bible study and outreach in Buffalo.
There will be a free will offering taken. Coffee and fellowship will follow.