Bethel AME's Women's Retreat: "Let Go, Let God"
Bethel AME's Women's Retreat: "Let Go, Let God"

Bethel AME's Women's Retreat: "Let Go, Let God"

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Ocean Edge Resort and Golf Club

2907 Main Street

Brewster, MA

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Every day, women are juggling career and family, while navigating challenges that inevitably arise. Bethel AME's Women's Retreat is designed for reflection and renewal in a nurturing and empowering Christian environment. This year, our retreat will be held on beautiful Cape Cod at the Ocean Edge Resort from Thursday, November 10th through Saturday, November 12th, 2016. Our dynamic keynote speakers will be:

  • Rev. Sheleta E. Fomby, Minister of Church Life and Minister to Women at the North Campus of Reid Temple AME Church, Silver Spring, MD 
  • Rev. Dr. Renita Weems, Co-Pastor, Ray of Hope Community Church, Nashville, TN and Vice-President and Academic Dean at American Baptist College, Nashville, TN

Registration Includes:

Access to all Keynotes and Speaker Sessions

3 Workshops (which will be selected during registration)

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner on Friday

Breakfast on Saturday

For more conference details, please go to

To finalize registration, please complete BOTH steps listed below :

  1. Finish the Eventbrite registration by clicking the "Tickets" button above

  2. Book your hotel room by calling Ocean Edge Resort at 800-343-6074 or emailing The cost for the room is $167.45 per night. At double occupancy, it would be approximately $84.00 per night per person. Be sure to mention you are with Bethel AME’s Women’s Retreat to get the aforementioned discounted rate. Room availability and the discounted rate is only guaranteed through October 11, 2016, so book your rooms soon!

Please email with any questions. We look forward to seeing you there!


There are several opportunities to sponsor the women's retreat, including placing an ad or message in our program book. To request more information on sponsorship levels, ad sizes, or to place an ad please email us at


1. Do I have to call the hotel and make my reservation?

Yes, you must call to make reservations and let the hotel know that you are with Bethel AME Women’s Retreat. The deadline for the hotel is October 11th. After that time, we cannot guarantee the room rate or room availability. The telephone number is  508-896-9000, toll free at 800-343-6074

2.     How much are the rooms?  

The villas are $167.45 per night, tax and fees included. The rooms are for double occupancy so the charge can be split between 2 people at $84.00 per person per night if you wish.

Once you call, your room will be reserved and the credit card will be charged 7 days prior to our event. The villas include a kitchenette, 1 bedroom and a living room with a pull out couch.

3.     What if I don’t want a villa?

Right now there in no availability in the Mansion which would be a single room. 

4.     Are the villas attached to the hotel?

No, they are 1/8th of a mile away. There will be shuttle service available during the retreat.

5.     I think the Eventbrite fees are too high. Can I avoid paying the fee?

 We will have Registration at the church on Sundays between services. The cost will be $154.74 without the Eventbrite credit card processing fees.

 6.     Will there be any scholarships?

It all depends upon what we raise. If we get the funding, we may be able to do partial scholarships. We would like to make this possible for all Bethel women who wish to attend.

 7.     What if I can only came 1 day or part of the retreat? Do I still have to pay $159.74?

 The fee for the retreat will be the same. Unfortunately, our costs will not change, therefore we cannot reduce the registration amount.

 8.     Will there be a bus?

Right now, we are encouraging people to car pool.


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