Sue Thomas, has been profoundly deaf since infancy, has MS, and most recently has overcome cancer and being on a ventilator with Covid. Sue’s passion is to encourage people in all walks of life by sharing from her own life’s experiences. As a master story-teller, she has been on the speaker’s circuit for over 35 years.
Her first book, Silent Night, inspired a Dove Awarded, Faith and Family TV series, Sue Thomas FBEye. She has written a book about her MS, called, Staying in the Race, and will be releasing two more books later this year, including a children’s book called, Levi Hears for Sue, teaching about deafness and Hearing Dogs.She lives in Ohio with her full-time nurse and travel companion, Deborah, and her current Hearing Dog Rodney. They spend summers in Vermont, at WaterBrooks, developing the vision God laid on Sue’s heart many years ago, to build a place that is quiet and set apart where God’s people can come into the silence away from the noisy world.
“Come away by yourselves to a quiet place and rest awhile.” Mark 6.31
Donna Lee is a musical worship leader at her home church in Newbury, Vermont. She serves alongside her husband, Pastor David Lee, at the Newbury Bible Church. She has led worship at various women’s conferences, retreats and church services for 27 years. Donna is also employed with the University of New Hampshire as a 4-HProgram Manager and holds a Master’s Degree in Christian Education. She and her husband have three adult children, are Oma and Papa to six grand children, and have been married for 40 years. Donna met Sue Thomas at a Women’s Conference several years ago where they were both ministering and have been friends ever since. She and her church continue to support Sue’s vision for Waterbrooks and her ministry.
Sarah Alimowski is passionate about encouraging and offering hope, by sharing personal life experiences. She knows the joy of freedom through forgiveness, and that having a merry heart is vital for successful living. She knows the power of music and heard her parents singing before she was born. With her family she has sung on the streets of New York City’s Times Square to Russia’s Red Square in Moscow. It was on one of their many mission trips to Eastern Europe that she met her husband, Marek, from Poland. They have two sons, and live in North Port, FL, and part time in Narew, Poland. Her interests include meeting new people, traveling to new places, and living life with an open door. Her desire is that women will be drawn to Christ through her singing, speaking, and living for the glory of God.