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Women’s Ministry Retreat

August 16 @ 11:00 am - August 18 @ 3:00 pm

$95 – $165

You are invited to the Christian Church Michigan Region Disciple Women’s Ministries 2024 Retreat

Women Adorned for Justice (Isaiah 1:17 Psalm 37:28 Micah 6:8)

Crystal Conference Center Frankfort, MI August 16-18

Registration Deadline August 5th!

Cost: $165 (all inclusive)  $95 (Commuter- includes meals)

Scholarships are Available 

Register Online

About Our Speaker

Sophia Maria Barnett, advocate for Socio-Economic Justice and founder of the Making A Child Change Foundation, established in 2019, wears many hats. She is a Certified Entrepreneur and proud mother of three fearfully and wonderfully made young adults. Sophia, a Financial Advisor, and Licensed Minister, also serves as a restaurateur, author, and podcast host. Her transformative journey began with her joining Full Gospel Christian Church in 2011, where she able to discern her call to Ministry. Sophia blends biblical principles with real-life experiences, and spirituality in her work. Deeply rooted in Detroit, MI, Sophia draws inspiration for her diverse writing, teaching, and preaching, aiming to inspire hope, motivation, and authenticity in every audience, reflecting her passion for advocacy, social responsibility, and creative innovation.

Featured Workshops (choose one)

  • Painting with a Justice Twist- Human Justice
  • Nature Care Walk- Environmental Justice
  • Prison Ministry- Gender Justice
  • Pro Reconciliation- Anti Racist Justice

Free Time Options
Gwen Frostic Prints, Lighthouses and Pointe Betsie and Glen Arbor, Shops at Frankfort Benzonia or Beulah, Nature Walk on the Campgrounds, Relax by the Lake, Hiking, Biking, Swimming

Tshirts/ Hoodies must be prepaid with your size and color selection upon registration. Sizes up to 4x Colors: Gray, Red, Navy Blue, Teal, Black, Tan, or Pink

What to Bring:

Bible, pen, journal, pillow, twin size bedding, towel, wash cloth, shower gel, lotion, walking shoes, light jacket, swim suit, flashlight, non aerosol bug repellent, Sister2Sister Gift (spend $10 max), offering, and extra bucks for raffle baskets

Sunday Offering Info:

Blessing Box Money (checks made to CCMR WM) 50% will be donated to IDWM Endowment 50% will be donated to

Optional Activities:

  • Please bring children’s books highlighting diversity
  • Adult books for swapping
  • Unique basket donation for Raffle (consider donating a basket from your church)
  • Marketplace tables available for $10 for those who have items to sell

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The Schedule:

Friday August 16 

  • 11 am-3 pm Biking, Hiking , Walking
  • 3-6 pm Arrival/Check IN
  • 6 pm Dinner
  • 7 pm Healing Service/Vespers
  • 8 pm Session 1 Sophia Maria Barnett
  • 9 pm Social Time – Campfire, Pit Fire on the Beach
  • 10 pm Quiet Time (Night Owls in Designated Areas)

Saturday August 17 

  • 7 am Rise and Shine
  • 8 am Breakfast
  • 8:40 am Morning Praise
  • 9 am DWM Business Meeting
  • 9:45 am 15min Break
  • 10 am Session 2 Sophia Maria Barnett
  • 12 pm Lunch
  • 1 pm Workshops/Recreation
  • 2:30-5:30 pm FREE TIME
  • 6 pm Dinner
  • 7 pm Raffle, Games, Swap Table (Sister Share /Gift Exchange)
  • 9 pm Evening Gathering Campfire
  • 10pm Quiet Time (Night Owls in Designated Areas)

Sunday August 18 

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


August 16 @ 11:00 am
August 18 @ 3:00 pm
$95 – $165
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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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