The Pine Bluff Christian Women’s Connection luncheon will be held at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 29, at the Pine Bluff County Club.

The guest speaker will be Anita Brooks, an award-winning author, inspirational business/life coach and international speaker, according to a news release.

Brooks inspires people to make fresh starts with fresh faith, according to a news release. A new book, Exceedingly: Spiritual Strategies for Living On Purpose, With Purpose, for an Abundant Purpose, will be released in Spring 2019.

Brooks also hosts the Tending Your Dreams podcast.

“If you have a dream, Anita can help. But one of Anita’s favorite roles, is that of wife, mother and grandmother. She loves dipping her toes in a Missouri river or lake and laughing with her family,” according to the release.

She is also listed among writers at .

“Anita Brooks motivates others to dynamic break-throughs. Blending mind, heart, body, and spirit, as an inspirational business/life coach, international speaker, and common trauma expert,” the website said.

Her book titles include Getting Through What You Can’t Get Over by Barbour Publishing and First Hired, Last Fired — How to Become Irreplaceable in Any Job Market by Leafwood Publishing.

“Anita fulfills her mission to help 21st century women and men make fresh starts with fresh faith by sharing what she’s learned through experience, interviews, and research. Anita shares hope and encouragement from the page and on the stage,” according to the website.

Meanwhile, the luncheon will also host Dot Hart speaking on “Essential Oils for your Health.” Hart is a wellness ambassador through the University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service.

Sharon Blankenship will provide decorations for the fall luncheon. The luncheon menu consists of turkey and dressing, green beans, sweet potatoes and apple pie. For reservations, connect Jennifer Keahey at 870-540-9302. The cost will be $13.50.

For details on Christian Women’s Connection or Stonecroft Ministries, visit For local details, contact Bettye Johnson at .