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Register now for UMW Spiritual Growth Retreat

The South Carolina Conference United Methodist Women’s 2017 Spiritual Growth Retreat, scheduled for April 28-29 at the Lake Junaluska Conference & Retreat Center, provides a calm relaxing atmosphere to gather with others sisters in Christ.

Take time out to experience God’s renewal and have your soul rejuvenated. This retreat is designed to help enhance healthy spiritual lives. It is a place to savor God’s creation through our senses in spiritual worship.

Click here to download a registration form.

This year’s spiritual retreat will offer a community of diverse fellowship, dynamic spiritual worship services, Morning Watch and entertainment from the Limitless Team. In addition, there will be a devotional spiritual walk along the flowery trails of the lakeshore. This walk will be spiritually engaging as we walk through God’s handcrafted mountains, singing his praises, and allowing his peace to come upon us.

The theme for this year’s retreat is “One In Charity,” inspired by the hymn “Onward, Christian Solders.”

The Rev. Pattie Gordon, pastor of Wesley-Open Hearts UMC Charge in Aiken, will be the keynote speaker. The Rev. Rhonda Smith, music minister at First UMC in Hickory, N.C.; will serve as song leader, with help from the Rev. Ann Hoyt from Burnsville, N.C.; and the S.C. UMW’s own Limitless Team, which will entertain with liturgical dance and speech.

The goal is to combine all the talents of spiritual leaders and allow God’s divine presence to reign throughout the Stuart Auditorium at Lake Junaluska.

Want to know more?

  • Read the March edition of the Mission Echo newsletter.
  • Call retreat coordinator Evelyn Pauling at 803-533-0249 or retreat registrar Elizabeth Duncan at 843-757-3352.

 

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