The Pine Bluff Christian Women’s Connection luncheon will be held at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 20, at the Pine Bluff Country Club.

The speaker will be Karen Dane of Lubbock, Texas. Dane is author of “Sips of Joy from God’s Word,” a Stonecroft-approved book in which Dane relates daily life experiences to the joy and peace found in God’s Word, according to a news release.

Dane is a wife, mother, grandmother and nurse who shares her life experiences and “doorways” of change and challenges that impacted every area of daily life, according to the release.

After retiring, Dane and her husband enjoy estate sales and thrift stores where they reinvent and refurbish finds to sell in a small crafter’s booth.

The special feature will be Glen Crain of Pine Bluff, who will play piano and sing. He was music director at Green Meadows Baptist Church in Pine Bluff for 25 years and currently is a member at First Baptist Church at Pine Bluff where he sings in the choir and occasionally plays the piano and organ. He is communication manager at Jefferson Regional Medical Center, where he’s worked for more than 10 years.

For reservations, call Jennifer Keahey at 870-540-9302. The cost for the luncheon will be $13.50 and the menu is roasted red pepper soup,turkey croissant with cheesecake and strawberries.

For details on the Christian Women’s Connection or Stonecroft, visit