Jan 12, 2012

It's a SHINE girl party...

You are Invited to our 1st SHINE girl party!

When: Sunday, January 22

Time: 2-5

Where: Home of JaNice Van Ness
             2731 Pitlochry street
             Conyers, Ga 30094

JaNice has so kindly offered to host our very first SHINE party!

"LOVE" will be the theme of this party. With Valentine's Day in February....we wanted to celebrate "Love"--the very first fruit of the Spirit found in Galatians 5:22.

If you would like to meet some of your fellow SHINE girls...please plan to come!

All are welcome!

Please kindly RSVP by commenting below.

If you plan to come, please list one of these items that you can bring along:

tea, punch, or soda
An appetizer
Something sweet
paper cups
paper plates

**When you comment, please RSVP with your name and what you would like to bring from the above list.**

I am so excited and cannot wait to meet all of you!


  1. I regret that I can't make this...I can't wait to meet you Jill and Terri and others. I will be returning from New Smyrna Beach, FLA that day..a must trip to prepare for our snowbirds...and I will be attending a baby dedication at 12 Stone (Hamilton Mill) for my youngest granddaughter that afternoon...at 4:30...whew...barely making it...or I would come! :) <3

  2. This sounds fun! I am so blessed by this amazing journey! SHINE came along in a time when I needed it the most! I will be there. Misty Alford with an appetizer. Thank you JaNice for opening up your home!

  3. I am going to try my hardest to be there! It's my dad's birthday Saturday, so we are celebrating that weekend, but should be back in town by 2 on Sunday. If I can make it, I'll bring some soft drinks. Looking forward to meeting everyone and thank you JaNice for opening your home.

  4. Oh Jill, I wish so much that I could be there! However, it would be quite a long drive from Northern KY! Have fun girls...Christy Edmonds

  5. So wish I could be there! Have a meeting @ church @ 3pm that day:( Jill your site has been a blessing! Thanks you for your conviction and commitment!!! God Bless and can't wait until the next one!

  6. Ashley Moon1/13/2012

    Very excited to meet everyone... Ashley Moon will be there and will bring soda.... Thank you so much JaNice. Looking forward to it ;)

  7. Can't wait to meet my fellow SHINE girls! Thank you for hosting JaNice! Much love!

  8. Anonymous1/13/2012

    I will be unable to make it, but thanks for opening your home for the SHINE girls.

    Jennifer H.

  9. A man’s heart plans his way, but the Lord directs his steps.
    Proverbs 16:9
    This verse is calling to me. So often I allow myself excuses to not follow through with things. I sabotage myself. I cause myself pain and grief. Now, I am opening myself to what God wants me to see and hear and feel and do. I will follow obediently. This invitation was a true sign. My standard response to a party invite would be no, because of my children, my schedule, the weather, *something*. This SHINE GIRL party is at the most convenient time and place that I could ever imagine! It's a true sign that He is leading me to shed my dull outer-shell and find my inner sparkle. Thank you, Jill and JaNice. Jenifer Fiorenza will be there with something sweet. <3

  10. jenifer, you are so sparkly. always. nothing dull about you, girlie.

    THRILLED that you all are coming! yay!!

  11. Anonymous1/13/2012

    I will be there with an appetizer to share:) erin spinks

  12. Will definitely try to make it! I will bring napkins,and possibly something sweet(homemade of course!) Shine on! :-) Krischa Pilcher

  13. HI!

    I am planning to attend tomorrow...but I will have my toddler in tow - if that is an issue, please let me know - otherwise I am planning to attend -

    Much love to you girls!!


  14. Anonymous1/14/2012

    Sam, the party is next sunday...hope you can still come! :) and yes, bring your baby girl!!


  15. Stephanie Appelbaum1/14/2012

    I would love to attend this first party with all of you amazing ladies, but the upcoming week is slam-packed. One of my biggest struggles is spreading myself too thin and then being a stressed out "basket case," so I am working on recognizing when to say, "WHEN!" I hope you all have a wonderful time together! I am super disappointed to miss out. I promise to attend the next one and would be happy to host it if needed. Enjoy your shine-time together. :)

  16. Stephanie Appelbaum1/14/2012

    Wow....I feel pretty dumb right now! I thought the party was tomorrow also! Scratch my last comment and count me in! I can definately make it next Sunday! I'll bring an appetizer and cups. Soooo looking forward to it!

  17. :) Steph....I thought it was tomorrow too - haha..

  18. Anonymous1/15/2012

    I plan on attending and bringing something sweet. Jenny Strantz

  19. Lisa Cook1/16/2012

    Sadly I can't make it next Sunday! Hope to make it to the next one! Shine has already been a blessing in my life! Thaks!

  20. Heather weaver and I will both be there! Looking forward to meeting everyone. I will bring an appetizer.
    Courtney Butler

  21. I'm bummed that I can't make this. Have fun!

    Jill, you have a beautiful thing going here. Thank you for your leadership!

    God bless.

  22. I plan on coming! I will bring an appetizer. So excited to put names with faces I don't already know!
    Ashley brown

  23. Anonymous1/20/2012

    Jill and JaNice, I am so disappointed to miss this event and hope to attend the next one. What a blessing this blog is! Thank you! - Dana Smith

  24. Anonymous1/21/2012

    Hey! Me and my mom will be there! :) Looking forward to it! Sarah Frachiseur

  25. Anonymous1/21/2012

    sorry! forgot to mention what I would bring. something sweet! :) Sarah f.

  26. Anonymous1/21/2012

    So sorry for such a late RSVP, but I am happy to say that I have worked things out and will be there tomorrow with my 2 SHINE daughters and my beautiful SHINY mother! We are all looking forward to seeing everyone! Oh and we will bring something sweet and something to drink! Thank you JaNice for your gracious hospitality...

    Angela Crowe
    Anna-Joy, &
    Ladona Allgood


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