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  1. News : 2019 All Church Retreat: For the Beauty of the Earth

    2019 All Church Retreat: For the Beauty of the Earth
    Friday, February 8 at 6:30pm to Sunday, February 10 at 12pm | Montreat Conference Center

    Looking for a way to get to know fellow church members of all ages better?
    Looking for a chance to get away with your family?
    Looking for some time to reflect on God’s work in your life?

    If you answered “yes” to any of those questions, then come to Montreat! Westminster’s intergenerational All Church Retreat is a time for fellowship, fun, quiet, play, and study. This year, we’ll explore the theme of God’s gift of creation and our own creativity. What better place than Montreat to experience the holy in God’s amazing creation!

    There will be time for hiking, reading, napping, snow-tubing, and exploring Black Mountain on Saturday afternoon. We’ll have a BBQ dinner Saturday evening, followed by square dancing! The retreat will finish with a casual worship service on Sunday morning. Childcare will be available during our program and worship time for children ages four and younger.

    • Retreat Cost  (includes Saturday dinner) Family: $85; Single: $40
    • Lodging Cost  Please provide your lodging preference when you register; the planning team will assign rooms and email you your remaining balance. Due to limited availability, rooms will be assigned on a first-come, first-served basis. Cost below is for two nights’ lodging in the Assembly Inn.
      • One room (2 twin beds) with private bathroom: $170
      • Two rooms with adjoining bathroom: $280
      • Room share: $85
      • Private homes are available for rent around Montreat if you want to get together with a few people/families.
    • Food Cost Meals at Assembly Inn offer a great variety for everyone. Saturday dinner is included in the cost of the retreat. You MUST sign up for the meal plan (Saturday breakfast, lunch; Sunday breakfast) if you stay at Assembly Inn. Cost: Adult (12 and older) – $28; Child (age 5-11) – $14; Child 4 and under – free.

    Register now at www.bit.ly/myWPCevent or complete a registration form from the Mission Center by Sunday, January 6. Refunds cannot be made after January 6.

    Contact: Kristina Gilbert


  2. News : Fall Women’s Retreat: Save the Date!

    All women are invited to our fall program, “Nothing is Impossible with God: Opening Our Hearts to God’s Call,” on Saturday, October 13, led by Mary Todd Peters and held at Chapel in the Pines. Bring a friend! Details and registration will be available soon.


  3. News : 2018 Spring Women’s Retreat

    2018 Spring Women’s Retreat
    March 9-11
    The Blockade Runner in Wrightsville Beach, NC

    Retreat leader Cate Church Norman will lead us in a lively discussion of how sisterhood goes beyond friendship. Together we’ll explore:

    • The importance of reinforcing sisterhood as friends flow in and out of our lives
    • Supporting and encouraging sisters of all ages
    • How we develop close bonds and what expectations we have for our sisters
    • Relying on sisters while navigating change
    • How being a sister helps with shifting identity during our lifetimes

    Cost

    Cost includes room, honorarium, materials, 2 breakfasts, and 2 dinners. Participants will contribute snacks and salads (sign-up for this will be sent after February 11).

    • $200 for a shared room in cottage
    • $220 for shared room in hotel
    • $350 for a single room in hotel

    Spots still open! Register and pay online or return a paper registration form and check made payable to Westminster Presbyterian Church (memo line: Spring Women’s Retreat) before March 8. Inquire with Heather Ferguson about scholarships if needed.

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  4. News : Save the Date: 2018 Spring Women’s Retreat

    The 2018 Spring Women’s Retreat will be March 9-11 in Wrightsville Beach. Pastor and spiritual leader Cate Church Norman will lead us on the topic of “The Gift of Sisterhood.” Registration begins in mid-January.


  5. News : 2018 All Church Retreat

    We’ll have an intergenerational retreat February 9-11 in Montreat, NC, with fellowship, fun, quiet, play, and study while exploring the theme, “For the Beauty of the Earth.”

    There will be time for hiking, reading, games, napping, and exploring Black Mountain on Saturday afternoon, and we’ll have a group dinner and square dance Saturday evening. The retreat will finish with a casual worship on Sunday morning. Childcare will be available for ages 4 and under during our program/worship time. You can stay at Assembly Inn or individual vacation homes.

    How To Register

    Registration deadline: Sunday, January 7

    **January 10 Update: Rooms remain open for the retreat at Assembly Inn. Contact Heather Ferguson to register for the retreat and book a room**

    Cost: Retreat Cost (includes Saturday dinner) Family: $80; Single: $35. Plus lodging and meal costs (see details on registration).

    Register and pay in myWPC (once rooms are assigned, the retreat planning team will send you a message with your remaining balance); OR complete the registration form and return it with your check to the church office.

    Questions:


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