As Christians who write, we meet together to promote unity and fellowship, to encourage one another and to develop our skills as writers. We are a chapter of American Christian Writers, a national organization.

We meet at Grove Avenue Baptist Church, 1 block south of Patterson Avenue at 8701 Ridge Road, Richmond, VA 23229 in Room 211.

We typically meet on the third Sunday of each month from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Join us!

Click HERE for directions.


Monday, February 11, 2008


E-mail: RichmondCWW@aol.com

Co-Directors: Rev. Thomas C. Lacy, Rebekah Robb
Membership: Barbara Baranowski
Advisor: Marie Corso
Blog Masters: Michael Rew, Mary Moss


Coleen Kenny began writing poetry seven years ago, and her pen took on a life of its own. Positive Thinking and War Cry have published her articles, and she’s had devotionals and articles included in anthologies. She is a nurse practitioner, speaker and storyteller. Coleen will cover two areas of interest:
2:45 to 3:45: How to Lose the Meek in Your Critiques
4:00 to 5:00: Ready, Set, Critique!

You will not want to miss either one of these sessions.


March 16th
1st speaker, Kim Davis (Beth Moore co-author), Being at the Right Place at the Right Time
2nd speaker, Chuck Crismier, To be announced

April 20th
1st speaker, Joel Sutton, To be announced
2nd speaker, Joanne Liggan, Publishing Options/ Hanover Book Festival

May 18th
1st speaker, Mary Beth Burton, To be announced
2nd speaker

June 22nd (4th Sunday to avoid meeting Father’s Day)
1st speaker. Yvonne Ortega, To be announced
2nd speaker

July 20th
1st speaker, Coleen Kenny, To be announced
2nd speaker

August 17th
1st speaker
2nd speaker

September 21st
1st speaker
2nd speaker

October, Date/dates to be announced. Possible week end conference

November 15 (Saturday)
Third Annual RCWW Family Dinner Meeting

December (No meeting)

Dues (Note Increase)
Annual dues in the amount of $25.00 can be paid at our February meeting or mailed to: Richmond Christians Who Write, 12114 Walnut Hill Dr., Rockville, VA 23146. (Our annual dues assist us in acquiring some of the outstanding guest speakers and maintaining the highest quality standards for our group.)

Come, and bring a friend to any of our meetings!

(Note: Richmond Christians Who Write meets at Grove Avenue Baptist Church (GABC), 8701 Ridge Road, Richmond, VA 23229 in Room 211. GABC is located one block south of Patterson Avenue on Parham Road. Enter through the Parham Road entrance, go to the elevator on your left, go to the second floor, turn right off the elevator to Room 211 on your right.)

2008 Area Writing Conferences

March 28-29, 2008
American Christian Writers Charlotte (NC) Conference

April 5, 2008
American Christian Writers One Day Conference
Baltimore, MD

May 18-22, 2008
Blue Ridge Mountains Christian Writers Conference
Reservations: 1-800-588-7222
Information: www.lifeway.com/christianwriters

June 8-13, 2008
Tinker Mountain Writers Workshop
Hollins University, Roanoke, VA 24020

June and July 2008
Iowa Summer Writing Festival
June 8 through July 25, 2008
The Festival offers 130 workshop across the genres.

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