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August 18 @ 11:00 am - August 20 @ 11:00 am


 Friday, August 18 – Sunday, August 20

Pray, Play, Work, Rest

Mark 6: 30-32


Registration Deadline:   August 5th, 2023

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A limited number of scholarships are available.  If you need assistance in order to attend the retreat, please contact Rev. Brenda Etheridge,  (313) 784-5665 or Vicki Kirby (313) 374-3875.

Registration:   Friday August 18th, Check-in will not begin until 3:00 pm.

For those who would like to arrive prior to check-in, early options such as: Biking, Hiking and Nature Walking are available.

Workshops:  Workshops will be chosen on-site during check-in

  • Chair Yoga
  • Candle Making
  • Glycerin Soap Making
  • Bath Bombs/Bath salts
  • Narrative Journaling/Herstories
  • And more

What to Bring

Bible, journal, pen, twin size bedding, pillow, towel, wash cloth, personal items, walking shoes, light jacket, swimsuit, flashlight, non-aerosol bug aerosol.

Sunday Offering 

Blessing Boxes Donations – checks made out to CCMR WM

50% will be donated to IDWM Endowment

50% will be donated to Michigan Region

Extra/Special Request

Please bring children’s books of diversity, adult books for swapping.

Also Unique Basket donations for a Raffle and Sister to Sister Share/Gift Exchange valued at $10 minimum


Friday August 18

  • 11:00AM-3:00PM Early Birds Biking, Hiking or Walking
  • 3:00PM –6:00PM Check In /Registration
  • 6:00PM Dinner
  • 7:00PM Healing Service/Vespers
  • 8:00PM Session 1 Dr. Beth Rupe
  • 9:00PM Social Time
  • 10:00PM Quiet Time /Extended Night Owls in Designated Areas

Saturday August 19

  • 7:00AM Rise and Shine
  • 8:00AM Breakfast
  • 8:40AM Morning Praise
  • 9:00AM DWM Business Meeting
  • 9:45AM 15min Break
  • 10:00AM Session 2 Dr. Beth Rupe
  • 12:00PM Lunch
  • 1:00PM Workshops/Recreation
  • 2:30-5:30PM FREE TIME
  • 6:00PM Dinner
  • 7:00PM Line Dancing, Raffle, Games, Swap Table Sister Share /Gift Exchange)
  • 9:00 PM Evening Gathering Campfire
  • 10:00PM Quiet Time/ Extending Night Owl in Designated Areas

Sunday August 20

  • 7:00AM Rise and Shine
  • 8:00AM Breakfast/Evaluation
  • 8:30AM Cabin Cleaning
  • 9:30AM Worship in Chapel
  • 11:00AM Goodbyes


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August 18 @ 11:00 am
August 20 @ 11:00 am
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Crystal Conference Center
2365 South Shore E.
Frankfort, MI 49635 United States
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(231) 352-9311
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