The retreat, sponsored by the McCook Evangelical Free Church, begins at 7 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 25 and runs from 8 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 26. All events will be held at the McCook Christian Church at 507 West B Street in McCook due to the building project at the Evangelical Free Church.
Registration for the two-day retreat is only $30. Make checks payable to: Women's Winter Retreat, and mail registrations to: Travi Rambali, 5 Parkview Drive, McCook, NE 69001. No phone registrations are allowed, but call with questions at 910-489-4337. Please leave a message.
Online registration and payment is available at www.mccookefc.org. Once registered, no refunds are available, but registration is transferable or can be applied to the conference's scholarship fund. Daycare is not provided. Due to the nature of the event, please do not bring children to the retreat. Nursing babies are allowed. Senior high through adult women are encouraged to attend.
Featured Speaker -- Martha Lawley
Martha Lawley, author of several books, has been blessed with many opportunities to lead women's conferences and retreats nationwide. God has graciously given her the gift of teaching and a passion to see lives continually changed through the power of God. Her humble, straightforward manner challenges women to go further with God. Her holistic approach to ministry emphasizes the importance of cooperating fully with God in all areas of spiritual transformation. For more information, visit Martha's web site at www.marthalawley.com.
Special Guest Drama--Kimberly Zweygardt
Kimberly Zweygardt, will be performing a special drama on Friday evening. Kim is a Christ follower, wife, mother, writer, blogger, dramatist, worship leader, Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist, a fused glass artist and a taker of naps. Kim is the founder of Lamplight Ministries whose purpose is to "illuminate Scripture through drama." For more information, visit Kim's web site at www.kimzweygardt.com.
Attendees will have the opportunity to participate in two of the following workshops:
Living a Legacy -- Sharon Burrows
Who Is the God In the Tent? -- Laura Schmidt (formerly Eunice Atkins)
Learn How to Treasure Your Memories -- Travi Rambali & Stephanie Stevens
They Shall Become One Flesh -- Cherri Putz
Straight Talk About Purity -- Jamie Byerly
Foundations of Biblical Parenting -- Lela Ladd
God Hates Divorce, But Does He Hate the Divorced? -- Becky Durner, LMHP, CPC
Stephanie Montes is Praise and Worship Team Leader. Christy Stevens will emcee the Friday evening program as well as coordinate drama on Saturday.
The purpose of the Women's Winter Retreat is to equip and refresh believers, to reach out to others in evangelism, and to give God the glory.