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“And he went up on the mountain and called to him those whom he desired, and they came to him… ‘Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls.'” Mark 3:13; Matt 11:28-29

Ladies, we invite you to join us for our 2019 Women’s Retreat, which will take place on Friday, May 17th and Saturday, May 18th. This will be a relational, interactive weekend with singing, mingling, discussion, and times of learning, reflection, and prayer. The theme for our weekend together is “Rest in God: Calm my Soul, Quiet my Heart, Commission my Life.” How can we rest in God’s truth as it relates to our friendships, to our parenting, to our work? How do we lean into trusting God as our good Father? What does it look like to be sent out in freedom under God’s good promises? 

 

(Early bird pricing ends May 5th, and registration closes May 12th)



WHEN.

Friday, May 17th (6:00pm) – Saturday, May 18th (8:00pm)

  • Registration begins at 6:00pm on Friday evening and the first session will begin at 7:30pm.
  • Room check-in will not be available till 4:00pm, but you are welcome to arrive at Suncadia as early as you’d like and enjoy the facilities! The bellman can hold your bags until your room is available. More information on those facilities here.
  • If you are joining for Saturday only, breakfast will be available at 8:30am, and our first workshop begins at 10:45am. We would love for you to join us as early as you are able.

WHERE.

Suncadia Resort | 3600 Suncadia Trail, Cle Elum, WA 98922

REGISTRATION.

Early bird registration starts at $175/person, which will increase to $185/person on May 5th. This will include 1-night lodging in a shared king/queen bed, 3 meals (Saturday breakfast, lunch, dinner), and all materials. Saturday only registration is available for $110/person. You can register here!

Scholarships: We don’t want finances to be a barrier! To request scholarship funds, indicate your need on your registration form and we’ll work with you to help offset the cost of attendance, as needed. Additionally, a $50 discount will be available to all college students, which you can get more information about by emailing events@downtowncornerstone.org for details. If you would like to help someone else attend, you can donate to the scholarship fund when registering.

Refunds/Cancellations: For a full refund, cancellation must be made by Sunday, May 5th. Cancellations on or after May 5th are not eligible for a refund.

ACCOMMODATIONS.

Room types will be assigned in either the Deluxe Lodge or Lodge Studio. You can indicate room sharing preferences within the registration form and we will aim to assign rooms based on those you requested to room with or based on communities/neighborhood. Rooms can accommodate up to four women, each sharing a bed. If you would prefer to have your own bed, you can upgrade for a $50 charge. Bedding and towels will be provided for you.

DIRECTIONS.

Drive time is approximately 1.5 hours from downtown Seattle, carpooling is encouraged. From Seattle, drive east on I-90 and follow the steps below:

  • Take exit 80 (Salmon La Sac/Roslyn).
  • Turn left onto Bullfrog Road, cross over freeway and proceed approximately 2 miles to the roundabout.
  • Take the second exit on the roundabout onto Suncadia Trail and proceed another 1 1/3 miles.
  • Take the second exit on the roundabout and continue onto Suncadia Trail for another mile.
  • Turn right into the Suncadia Resort Parking Lot.

Driving Directions

CARPOOLING.

Once you register, you will be emailed a link to our online carpooling coordination tool.

SCHEDULE.

You can find more information about the weekend’s schedule here.

WORKSHOPS.

On Saturday morning and afternoon there will be two sessions, where you will be given the choice between three workshops. These will be taught by DCC members with topics ranging from understanding the fear of God to the glory of God in nature. Be praying for our ladies as they prepare!

ACTIVITIES.

Suncadia is located in a beautiful area, giving our ladies many opportunities for outdoor activities! We’ll have a few hours of free time on Saturday afternoon with weather-dependent options for tennis, golf, swimming, and trail-walking (all free to participate). If you’d rather stay indoors, grab a cup of coffee and read or play board games in one of the hangout spaces.

WHAT TO BRING.

In addition to normal items and toiletries, please be sure to pack your Bible, journal, and pen.

KIDS.

Please note Cornerstone Kids will not be provided. As we’d love for this time to be a retreat for the ladies, we encourage husbands, family, or friends to help care for children during this time.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS.

We’re anticipating some questions about the Women’s Retreat and wanted to share this FAQ sheet for those of you who have already registered and others who are still considering the opportunity. Our hope is to help address common questions and alleviate any uncertainties or barriers you might have about joining for the weekend.

 

Registration for the 2019 Women’s Retreat is now open & available here. If you have any questions please contact events@downtowncornerstone.org.