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Event Details

June 7-8, 2024
Friday from 6:30 - 9 PM
Saturday from 9 AM - 3:45 PM (Breakfast available at 8:15 AM)
Crossings Community Church
14600 Portland Ave
Oklahoma City, OK 73134

Registration opens February 2024


THRIVE is a fun and inspiring event for single moms seeking community, encouragement, and guidance.

The Thrive Gathering is a one-of-a-kind gathering specifically for single moms. Held in Oklahoma City, women from all over the country will gather to be encouraged and empowered to flourish as single parents. In addition to inspiring teaching, Thrive Gathering connects attendees with other single moms and kids walking the same road.  


  • Inspirational Speakers
  • Breakout Sessions
  • Panel Discussion
  • Catered Meals
  • Fabulous Door Prizes
  • Connect Time with Other Single Moms

Download the tentative event schedule

Get refreshed, recharged, and ready to take on what life brings next!

Suggested Hotels for Out-of-Town Guests

Please note: a hotel stay is not required to attend Thrive. Attendees who choose to stay in a hotel will be responsible for their own rooms.

Four Points by Sheraton
Oklahoma City Quail Springs
3117 NW 137th St
Oklahoma City, OK 73134
Ask to book the Arise
Single Moms block
Rate: $89/night
Book by 5/31
La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham
OKC North – Quail Springs
3003 W Memorial Rd
Oklahoma City, OK 73134
Ask to book the Arise
Single Moms block
Rate: $89/night
Book by 5/7
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson,
Oklahoma City – Quail Springs, OK
13501 Memorial Park Dr
Oklahoma City, OK 73120
Ask to book the Arise
Single Moms block
Rate: $92/night
Book by 5/10
Garner Hotel
Oklahoma City – Quail Springs
13501 Highland Park Boulevard
Oklahoma City, OK 73120
Book Online
Rate: $85/night
Book by 5/24
Main Session

Mel Hiett

Shelley Pulliam

Pam Kanaly

Lisa Leininger

Morning & Afternoon Sessions

Beth Brown

Are Goals Out of Reach?

Melissa Garcia

Good for You, Good for Your Wallet

Chiquita Miller Johnson

How to Hold Fast to God When Things Don't Go Your Way

Christy Johnson

Setting Boundaries to Help LOVE U Again

Kimberly S. Carter Thomas

One Is a Whole Number

Kim Heinecke

Pack Light for the Guilt Trip

Amber Given

Parenting with Intention

Vickie Anderson

Does God Care About My Mental Health?

Lunch Sessions

Amber Austin

Journey to a Simplified Home

Gary L. Olson

Legal Matters & What You Should Take Care of NOW

Jason Scarbrough

Women's Self-Defense

Robin Meadows

Words, Words, Words

Kimberly Cripps

What's for Dinner?