Women's Retreat | Saturday, March 30, 8:30 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.
If you are a woman who sometimes doubts her value, you're not alone. Come and remember that God created you to be YOU—a woman with an extraordinary grouping of temperament, interests, abilities, and style. Celebrate His goodness and His gifts in your life.
$10, Lunch included.
8:30 a.m. Refreshments
9:00 a.m. Worship and speaker
9:50 a.m. Break
10:00 a.m. Workshop 1
10:45 a.m. Break
11:00 a.m. Workshop 2
11:45 a.m. Break
12:00 p.m. Lunch and speaker
1:15 p.m. Benediction
This Year's Speaker
Rev. Dr. Maria E. Lynn
Maria enjoys using her gifts of teaching, administration, and hospitality to serve the Lord in the local church and around the world. She holds an education degree from Radford University, an MDiv from BTSR, a Post-Graduate Certificate in Educational Leadership Administration/Supervision from VCU, and recently defended her DMin project at BTSR.
Maria has served as Interim Pastor of Hatcher Memorial Baptist Church, Director of Mission Involvement and Interim Executive Director for WMUV, a church planter, a minister of education, and as coordinator for the Virginia Baptist partnership with the ministry at Standing Rock Reservation in the Dakotas.
Maria’s passion is encouraging Christ-followers to be a faithful presence wherever they find themselves.
Rank your top four choices from the workshops below at registration (the link is below). We'll try our best to give you your preferred choices. Seating is limited in some workshops.
A. 5-Minute Natural Make-Up Tips
Choose natural shades based on your skin tone. Use the right tools to complete your look in record time.
Charm is deceptive, and beauty is fleeting; but a woman who fears the Lord is to be praised. Proverbs 31:30
B. 30-Second Looks
Discover how accessorizing tips and tricks can help you pull together a polished look quickly.
She is clothed with strength and dignity, and she laughs without fear of the future. Proverbs 31:25
C. Come to the Turquoise Table
Want to love God and your neighbors? Find community and connection in your own front yard through a “turquoise table.”
Take every opportunity to open your life and home to others. Romans 12:13b
D. Dance Yourself Healthy
What do worship, Christian music, and simple movements have in common? A healthy woman!
...a time to mourn, and a time to dance. Ecclesiastes 3:4b
E. Games, Growing & enGaging
Come play with us and find ideas for neighborhood game nights. We guarantee to make you laugh!
Kim Boswell, Annalise Covert
A friend loves at all times. Proverbs 17:17
F. Health Matters: Alzheimer’s
Can organic supplements help lessen the effects of Alzheimer’s? Learn about the latest research.
He causes the grass to grow for the cattle, and herb for the service of man. Psalm 104:14a
G. Let His Word Speak into Your Life
The Bible text is alive! Come meet God through His Word.
In Him our hearts rejoice, for we trust in His holy name.
H. Meal Planning with Purpose
Reduce stress about meal planning and give it a greater purpose.
Shanelle Burke, Anna Hall
For he satisfies the thirsty and fills the hungry with good things. Psalm 107:9
I. Pray in Color
Discover a new way to focus your prayers...through painting and drawing! No artistic ability required.
And pray in the Spirit on all occasions with all kinds of prayers and requests. With this in mind, be alert and always keep on praying for all the Lord’s people. Ephesians 6:18
J. Raise Your Voice
Learn the basics of public speaking and acting by lending your voice to beloved biblical women.
Declare his glory among the nations, his marvelous works among all the peoples. Psalm 96:3
K. Spice Up Your Life!
Enjoy spices and herbs in your food and tea to improve your wellness.
Candyce Saunders, Kristin Jennings
So whether you eat or drink or whatever you do, do it all for the glory of God. Corinthians 10:31
L. Stretch and Flex
Learn chair exercises and stretches to keep your muscles flexible and strong. All fitness levels welcome!
A cheerful heart is good medicine, but a crushed spirit dries up the bones. Proverbs 17:22
M. The Naturally Clean Home
Banish harmful chemicals from your home! Make samples of “green” products for a healthier you, home, and planet.
The heavens are Yours, the earth also is Yours; the world and all it contains, You have founded them. Psalm 89:11
N. Tune My Heart to Sing Your Praise
Explore the magnificent creation that we call the voice, the only God-made musical instrument.
Sing and make music from your heart to the Lord. Ephesians 5:19