Speaker: Carolyn Mata

Mata Carolyn 13

"If I say, 'My foot slips,' Your mercy, O Lord, will hold me up. In the multitude of my anxieties
within me, Your comforts delight my soul." ~ Psalm 94:18, 19

Married, Mother of 1 foster daughter, Grandmother of 2
Hobbies: Flowers-going to nurseries to look at plants, raising dahlias, reading mysteries, spending time with my husband, like to cook experimentally
Believer Since: 1958
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Phone: 503.658.2318 or 503.659.5683 x 3056

Ministry Specialties

Speaking to women-practical life lessons from the Scripture; also have done a lot of marriage/couple seminar/retreat environments with my husband.

Mission Statement

Our life verse is: "Therefore we have as our ambition, whether at home or absent, to be pleasing to Him." One slice of being pleasing to God is a passion for women to discover for themselves the joy of being able to understand and apply the Word of God to their everyday life circumstances.

Ministry Background

Grew up as a daughter of missionaries, was on staff of Campus Crusade for Christ for 6 years, have served in a variety of women's ministries, presently on a church staff with the primary focus of ministering to women and assisting my husband in marriage ministries.

Professional Background

Aside from ministry experience, have owned our own business and presently still do estate sales from time-to-time, served as personnel manager for a counseling firm

Educational Background

BA from University of Washington, M.Div from Western Seminary

Speaking Level

Experienced (26+ events)

Speaking Experience

Teach women's Bible study on a nearly weekly basis, have done retreats and seminars both alone and with husband, teach one class at Western Seminary.

Preferences and Constraints

Speaking Types

  • Conferences
  • Women's Groups
  • Workshops
  • Retreats
  • Keynote

Speaking Availability

  • Days
  • Evenings
  • Weekends
  • Local
  • Regional
  • National
  • International
    All of the above are dependent upon coordinating with my church responsibilities.

Fee Requirements

  • Love Offering
  • Usually under $500
  • Usually over $500
  • Accepts your usual fee

Special Needs

  • Lodging (Prefer my own room when speaking.)
  • Travel
  • Dietary


  • Women
  • Mixed
  • Male
  • College
  • Career
  • Youth

Audience Size

  • Small groups (less than 50)
  • Medium (50-100)
  • Large (100-150)
  • Very Large (over 500)
  • Comfortable with all sizes.