Minister’s Wives Retreat
May 18 through 20, 2018
Come be a part of the Ministers’ Wives Retreat. This retreat, at the beautiful Jenness Park in the Sierra Nevada mountains, is a highlight weekend for ministers’ wives from throughout California. Women come to seek friendships with other ministers’ wives, find support through prayer partners, share ideas for ministry and be pampered by the Jenness Park staff. You will leave encouraged and ready for the joys and challenges of ministry. Whether you come with a group or by yourself, be assured that you will be welcomed and encouraged. Whether you come with a group or not knowing anyone; be assured that you will be welcomed and encouraged. The retreat is open to any woman whose husband is a vocational minister, including wives and widows or full-time, part-time, or retired ministerial church staff (e.g., associate pastors, music, youth or education ministers), vocational chaplains, college/seminary students or faculty/staff and denominational staff.
The retreat has elements that will appeal to any personality or need:
- inspiring worship
- helpful breakout seminars
- powerful speakers and leaders
- energizing fellowship
- fun recreational opportunities
- interesting people
- the best camp food anywhere
- down time, if you choose (lots of down time!)
Theme – Anchored
Save the date for a time to reaffirm that your Soul is Anchored where it should be, in Christ and His firm and secure control. Life circumstances can cause us to be tattered and worn. We all need time to get away from the storm. This is such a time! Be pampered, encouraged and deepen your anchor in His control.
Theme Verse – Hebrews 6:19 “We have this hope as an anchor for the soul, firm and secure. It enters the inner sanctuary behind the curtain.”
Keynote Speaker – TBD
Worship Leader – TBD
- Early-Bird Price: $TBDthrough February 14
- February 15-April15: $TBD
- After Arpil 16: $TBD
- Non-Southern Baptist Churches and Non 2018 Cooperative Program Contributors: $TBD
Jenness Park Contact
Contact: Diane Mills
CSBC State Office
Contact: Kathy Vana
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Casual and comfortable attire is encouraged; however at 4,800 feet in the Sierra Nevada Mountains, mornings can be cool yet afternoons warm. For current weather conditions, check out our weather page.
All clothing should reflect a Christian example to other campers. Closed toed shoes are required for all adventure recreation activities.
Please Do Not Bring: Alcohol, Illegal drugs, firearms, pets, radios, Ipod/MP3/CD players, video games, coasting devices, or bikes abord the cruise.