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Grace Seattle Women’s Retreat 2014
The retreat weekend will include teaching, small group discussions, worship and down time to rest and hang out together. Join us for a weekend of exploring our faith and connecting with other Grace women!
Forgiveness: Being Set Free to Love
Speaker: Linn Haralson
Forgiveness is central to Christ’s mission and ministry and something we all find ourselves in need of learning how to do. But what is it? How do we get rid of bitterness? How do we let go of grudges? How can we grow in freedom to love and be loved? Hopefully this weekend will begin a conversation, bring some answers, and help us release resentments that might be lingering in our hearts and minds.
Financial Assistance may be available for those with financial need. To be considered for financial aid, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ticket & Refund Policy
Tickets purchased on the Eventbrite.com website are refundable, less a 3.5% processing fee until February 20, 2014. After this date (Feb. 20), refunds will not be issued because of financial committments to the Lodge. Substitutions or donation of your "ticket" is encouraged if you are unable to attend.
Each room accommodates 2 people and extra spaces are available in the loft. Rooms will be randomly assigned according to registration date prior to the retreat. If you are not physically able to access the loft area please indicate your preference in the registration comment section.
Bedding is provided, including pillows and blankets for the rooms; unless you are assigned a loft space. We will notify women assigned to the loft a week prior to the retreat so they are aware their own bedding is required. Mothers with infants may want to bring a pack and play or portable bassinet.
Meals and Snacks
All meals will be buffet-style, prepared by the Rainbow Lodge. Dinner will not be served on Friday night, however, you may bring dinner to eat at the lodge if you like. Please bring a snack to share with others.
The Lodge will work around some food allergies. Please indicate any allergies on the registration form. There is a microwave and refrigerator in the dining room for guest use if you would like to bring your own food to supplement the meals.
You are welcome to bring wine or beer, but the Lodge does not permit hard alcohol.
Saturday Free Time
There will be a free afternoon with a few loosely organized activities like hiking, spa trip, outlet mall shopping and possibly something crafty. Feel free to use the time however you like. More details will be provded closer to the retreat.
- Bath towel
- Warm clothes, pajamas, slippers
- Coats, hats, gloves
- Ear plugs
- Toiletries and shower shoes
- Board games
- Bible, notebook, pen
- Equipment for outdoor activity (hiking boots, frisbees, jogging wear)
- Discovery pass or cash if planning to hike
- Snack to share
- Any special food to accommodate dietary restrictions
Directions To Rainbow Lodge Retreat Center
The lodge is located at 46820 Southeast Mount Si Road, North Bend, WA 98045.
See map here: http://bit.ly/rainbowlodgemap
Take I-90 E to the N Bend/WA-202 W Exit #31. At the traffic circle, take the 3rd exit onto N Bend Boulevard North/Bendigo Blvd S. Turn right onto W North Bend Way. At the traffic circle, continue straight onto E North Bend Way. At the traffic circle, continue straight onto E North Bend Way. Turn left onto SE Mt Si Rd. Continue onto 452nd Ave SE. Continue onto SE Mt Si Rd/Nat for Dev Rd 9010.Continue to follow SE Mt Si Rd to Retreat Center.
Friday, February 28
7:30 pm: Arrival and check-in
8:30-9:30 pm: Teaching session followed by small groups
9:00 pm: Snacks and free time
Saturday, March 1
8:30-9:30 am: Breakfast
10:00-11:00 am: Teaching session followed by a personal time of reflection
12:30 pm: Lunch
1:00-5:00 pm: Free time
5:00-7:00 pm: Teaching session followed by small groups
7:00-8:30 pm: Dinner
9:00 pm: Movie night
Sunday, March 2
8:30-9:30 am: Large breakfast together
9:30-11:00 am: Worship, teaching, and prayer
11:00 am-12:00 pm: Clean-up and check out