About Carolyn

Practice hospitality.

Romans 12:13

Carolyn is a certified consultant by the Protocol School of Washington in Business Etiquette, Fine Dining Etiquette, and International Protocol. She continues to teach dining etiquette and social gracious once a year at the Billy Graham Training Center at The Cove as well as host an afternoon tea for the Christian Communicators conference attendees. Her testimony shows how Christ lifted her up from abandoned to ambassador. Others call her a people polisher. She calls herself refined by the Redeemer. Her passion is bragging on Jesus and teaching how to use a teacup to build meaningful relationships as well as being an encouraging teacher on how to share personal testimonies with ease. 

Carolyn is the Tea Lady that serves through Christ's grace, God's love, and the Holy Spirit's guidance!

Have TeaCup ~ Will Travel 

is Carolyn's motto for feeding Christ's flock through tea events, women's retreats and outreach ministries. If you need an inspirational speaker or a motivational etiquette expert contact Carolyn at knefelyc@gmail.com 

Carolyn is a keynote speaker and workshop teacher at:
  • Mother-Daughter Teas
  • Women's Retreats
  • Volunteer Appreciation Events 
  • Manners and Fine Dining Training
  • Women's Bible Studies 

Retired Co-founder of Christian Communicators,  who educated, validated, and launched women in their speaking ministries. Carolyn and co-founder, Vonda Skelton of Christian Communicators pasted this ministry on in 2016 to three gifted Christian ladies with a passion to help women in their Christian ministries. Learn more at www.ChristianCommunicators.com


Carolyn is a certified consultant of the Protocol School of Washington, trained by founder Dorothea Johnson in fine dining, business etiquette, and international protocol. Carolyn's passion is teaching social graces that lead to outreach connections and comfortable communications in the home, community, churches, business, and across the world.

She is also a graduate of the CLASServices, Inc. 

Visit her Pinterest boards at Carolyn K. Knefely. 
She has never 2,400 followers who benefit from her collection of tablescapes, recipes, and event tips to make practicing hospitality easy, fun, and memorable.  

For You are my lamp,O LORD;
nd the LORD illumines my darkness.
2 Samuel 22:29