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Request a Speaker

The WMU NC staff and Speaker Team are available upon request for church services, ministry retreats, small group meetings, leadership events and focus weeks. Select your region and email the speaker of your choice. Speakers that have a car next to their name are willing to travel to other regions in North Carolina. 

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Ruby Fulbright

Former Executive Director and WMU NC President

Ruby's areas of expertise include Focus Week, women's retreats, spiritual growth, international missions and BWNA, Baptist Women of North America. She served in Zambia, Africa as a career missionary for 12 years and has been on numerous mission trips to various places. Her passion is reaching the next generation of women leaders for missions. Contact Ruby at

Duronda Hood

WMU Director for Truett Baptist Association

Duronda is a Missions Friends leader and the Women's Ministry Director at her church. She regularly travels to South Africa and ministers to the Besotho people group. Contact Duronda at

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Phyllis Foy

Former WMU NC president

Phyllis' areas of expertise are women's retreats, spiritual growth and church renewal. Phyllis and her husband Bob, served as Mission Service Corps (MSC) Missionaries for the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina for 17 years and then for North American Mission Board 10 years. She has led retreats in Germany and Africa. Phyllis has also led women's meetings in Hungary and in many states in the USA. Contact Phyllis at

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Veronica Weathers

Prison Retreat Volunteer & Missions Involvement

Veronica currently leads a women's ministry and a teen and children's ministry. Her past ministry experience includes facilitating Bible studies for pregnant teens and the elderly in nursing homes, prison retreat volunteer, and missions involvement. She has also ministered to women recovering from drug and alcohol addiction.


Contact Veronica at

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Barbara Hill

Vice President of Development,

WMU NC Executive Board

Barbara's areas of expertise are Focus Week, Bible journaling, women's retreats, home missions and international missions. She is a pastor's wife and a retired middle school educator. Barbara serves in the music ministry at her church and leads a women's Bible study. She has also been on many international mission trips and has led mission trips to Armenia. Contact Barbara at

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Linda Todd Phelps

WMU NC Executive Board Member

Linda has been a life-long participant in missions, working with most of the WMU organizations through the years and missions camping in Kentucky, Mississippi, and North Carolina. She served as a Journeyman in Brazil and a volunteer for a summer in Paraguay. She served on the WMU NC staff as Acteen Consultant and Camp Mundo Vista Director from 1987 – 1991 helping lead an Acteen Activator team to Brazil in 1990. She currently serves on the WMU NC Executive Board and would love to share with your church or group about the mission and ministries of WMU. She is a retired college professor and currently lives in Waynesville, NC. 


Contact Linda at

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