Author Donna VanLiere, author of 12 titles including "The Christmas Journey," will be the keynote speaker April 12 for the Pastoral Institute's Women Helping Women luncheon.
The event will be at the St. Luke United Methodist Church Ministry Center, 11th Street at Third Avenue.
Cost is $25 per ticket or $200 per table.
The lunch is a benefit for women and children who cannot afford counseling.
VanLiere lives near Nashville, Tenn., with her husband and three children.
For more information, call 706-649-6362 ext. 1247.