The women of the LWML North Dakota District will be hosting their annual retreat September 14-16, 2018 at the Chieftain Motel and Conference Center in Carrington, ND. The theme of the retreat is “V. B. S. ‘Vocation Bible School.’” The presenter for the retreat is Deaconess Amy Rast. Deaconess Rast serves as the associate director of Deaconess Studies at Concordia Theological Seminary in Fort Wayne, IN. During the retreat Amy will address “our shared vocations as Women, Christians, Lutherans, and servants in our various vocations (mother, teacher, accountant, church worker, etc.).”
Events begin on Friday evening with social time, snacks and coffee, and a devotion. Saturday events include presentations by Deaconess Rast, Bible study, and a servant event – packing Mercy Meals. A financial ingathering will be received to be given to Mercy Meals. Events conclude on Sunday morning with breakfast and a closing worship service.
Registration information is available from your LWML president and on the retreat page.
You are encouraged to register and make your hotel reservations as soon as possible. Bring a friend or two. You won’t want to miss this exciting weekend!