Women's Retreat 2021 - EMERGE
So many things have changed or been cancelled in the 2020 year. We are therefore pleased to announce that the annual Women’s Retreat will be happening in January 2021. Currently we take comfort in things that are familiar and so we are happy to announce that Brigette Vanhuisstede will again be our speaker. Over the past few retreats, many of us have grown from her teaching and interactions.

This year Brigette will look at Romans 8: 18-30 and show us how to EMERGE Refocused, Scathed and Victorious from this pandemic.

"EMERGE" - 2020 was a tough year, hasn't it? Over the course of this year, a global pandemic, masks, uncertainty, anxiety, virtual classrooms, virtual churches, and social distancing have completely reshaped our world. And maybe you wonder when we will return to normal. When will the Covid-19 virus be over? When will we be able to take off our masks in public places? When will we be able to meet in classrooms and churches and conferences in person again? When will "social distancing" become a phrase of the past? And how do we move forward in the midst of all this uncertainty? Let's discuss how we can EMERGE as bold followers of Jesus. To EMERGE means to come out, to rise up, to begin or to materialize. Let's stop mourning what used to be and, instead, celebrate what is. Let's EMERGE Refocused, Scathed, and Victorious.

Worship will be lead by Stephanie Scholman

What has changed:
Location: The event will be live-streamed from New St CRC.

Timing: We will meet online (in real time) Friday January 29th from 7:30 to 9:00 pm and Saturday January 30th from 10:00 am to 3:30 pm. (*Mark your calendars!)

Cost: This event will be FREE, however a donation to Restoration Second Stage homes (residence for women exiting the sex trafficking industry) would be appreciated.

You can donate directly and securely here:

Registration deadline: January 28th with attendance needing to be capped at 100 people.
The first 50 registrations will receive SWAG bag, including painting supplies, delivered to their home

edited *please note we are over 50 registrations (Jan15). We cannot accommodate out of town drop offs and limit one swag bag per household *. Thank you for understanding.

All registered attendees will receive an email with the zoom link prior to the event starting.
Invite friends and get ready to be encouraged and refreshed in your walk with Christ.
Suitable for high school age & up.

Questions or comments see Trudy Sykes, Heather DeHaan, Barbara Vanderhout, Ingrid Bowen or Anneke Kramer.

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Discussion group partner - After Brigette's presentation there will be small groups formed to have some time for discussion on the topic. The expectation is to have people in the same group throughout the retreat. If there is one person who you would like to be with please indicate BOTH of your names below.
Click on the 'SUBMIT' button below to complete the registration form. Remember to consider a donation to Restoration House https://www.restorationscanada.org/donaterestorations and if you are within the first 50 registrations look forward to receiving you SWAG bag prior to the retreat. See you January 29th.
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