Be Encouraged Magazine presents, It’s Time to Heal, a women’s empowerment conference, Oct. 27 and 28, at the Hilton Garden Inn in Independence. This event includes live praise and worship, main speakers, vendors, Astound by Angelae fashion reveal and much more.

The 2-day conference is hosted by publisher and author Kira McConico, “So many people are emotionally hurting. Often times we hide or deny our true pain only for the hurt to appear in various areas of our lives. This conference will help attendees to uncover those pains, deal with the real issues and actively move towards emotional wholeness and well-being.”

The main speakers are Kira McConico and Mereiah McConico from Bonner Springs, Dawn Dalrymple from Tampa, Dionna Latimer and Joy Bryant from St. Louis, Rachelle Law from Kansas City, and Astound by Angelae Alexander.

For more information and to register, visit