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WOMEN’S SPRING RETREAT!!

 May 5-7, 2017

Flathead Lutheran Bible Camp

 

 

Sponsored by:
Women of the ELCA (Evangelical Lutheran Church of America)
Five Valleys and Great Divide Cluster

 


Turn His Radio On!

    In this world today we are busier than we ever thought we would be – for the age we are – young or old. The Bible says in Isaiah 23.6 “Thou wilt keep him (her) in perfect peace whose mind is stayed on Thee.” We read this, we know it. However sometimes we forget to “Turn Our Radio On” and listen to what God is saying to us.
     In the midst of cleaning the kitty litter box, getting dinner on the table, fixing lunches, paying bills, and yes, of course, if it applies – date night with your husband…..who has time to listen to God? The weird part of that is that I can be a couch potato, flipping through TV channels, bored to death, lots of spare time on my hands…and still not spending any quality time listening to God. And one more thing – are we really listening to the calls of need in our family and friends? Are we listening?
   Let’s all put on ‘listening ears’ as we come to retreat open to learn through real life stories, laughter and lessons – how to quench our thirst and satisfy our longings to listen more faithfully to what God is saying to us, personally and as His church…we might just leave there getting “hearing aids for our hearts”!
Isaiah 55.2   (NIV)   Why spend money on what is not bread, and your labor on what does not satisfy? Listen, listen to me, and eat what is good, and you will delight in the richest of fare.

Motivational Speakers

Our Guest presenter will be Lois Olmstead. Lois shares how to live with joy and courage. Inspiring others is something that has become part of her everyday life. She impacts audiences with her positive views of living a joyful life.  She received the Hugh B. Anderson Award which goes to one Montanan each year for outstanding courage and personal integrity while facing the challenge of cancer.


Flathead Lutheran Bible Camp, Lakeside Montana

550 Lutheran Camp Rd, Lakeside, MT 59922

Please try to carpool as parking is at a premium!

Cost

REGISTRATION OPEN

Early Bird by April 15:  $130

April 16-30th:  $150 lodging and 5 meals

Saturday ONLY:  $55 includes 2 meals and speaker

Sorry! No refunds after April 30, 2017

Click REGISTER button (sidebar) to register online. Credit cards welcome.

CLICK HERE to download and print registration form.

Schedule:  What to Expect:

(click to download schedule)

Friday:

4:00 pm Check-in/ Free time

6:15 Dinner

7:00 Welcome, Get Acquainted

7:30 Session 1: TURN YOUR RADIO ON!

8:30 Evening Vespers

Saturday

7:15  Wake up with Gentle Yoga

8:15 Breakfast

9:00 Session 2: Obstacles to Clear Reception  

10:15 Service Project: Midwives for Haiti

11:00 Free time

12:15 Lunch

1:15 Session 3: Your Personal You-Tube  

3:30 Break/ Free time

5:00 Cluster meeting- come help plan for next year’s retreat

5:30 Dinner

6:30 Session 4: Expanding Your Outreach

7:30 Vespers

8:30 Campfire Sing A-Long

Sunday

7:30 Gentle Yoga with Leslie

9:00 Worship with Communion

10:00 Brunch

11:15 On your Way!

Bring with you to camp:

REMEMBER TO BRING THE FOLLOWING WITH YOU TO CAMP

  • A pillow, sleeping bag, or bedding, and flashlight
  • Personal toiletries (soap, shampoo, towel, wash cloth)
  • Warm clothing (jacket, hat, gloves, hiking boots, or sturdy shoes)
  • Coffee mug and water bottle
  • Bible
  • Sunday morning offering
  • Notebook and pen
  • Earplugs (we will be in cabins with other women and not all of us are quiet sleepers!)
  • Yoga (optional) yoga mat, blanket, stiff pillow, belt or strap, comfortable clothes for exercising, no skid socks.
  • Indoor painting (optional) bring paint clothes
  •  Most importantly a warm heart and a sense of humor!

Service Project:

Midwives for Haiti

This year we will be learning about and supporting the MIDWIVES FOR HAITI Project.

  • Kirsten Johnson will be sharing her experiences in Haiti with the project.
  • A portion of our Sunday offerings will go to the project
  • We will be putting together “Clean Delivery Kits” as our service project. Thanks to Thrivent Action team Grants- we plan to send 500 kits to Haiti!
  • Want to help?  Bring items for Mommy and Baby Kits.  CLICK HERE to download list of items needed
  • For more info check out

https://midwivesforhaiti.org/

midwives for haiti

 

We look forward to seeing you at the retreat!


 QUESTIONS:  Contact Nancy Solum @ 406-240-0023 or dnsolum@bresnan.net