Location: This year we return to the beautiful Traber Center facilities at Camp Sankanac in Spring City, PA. The Traber Center is located near the intersection of Routes 100 & 23 and the address is 10 Traber Lane, Spring City, PA 19475.
Timing: Our retreat begins at 9:00am. Registration will be open at 8:30am We will wrap up by 7:00 p.m. following a final session after dinner. The day includes an early lunch/brunch, dinner, three speaker sessions, small group time, fellowship and some optional outdoor exploration if we have nice weather.
Cost: $65* Full payment is due when you register (non-refundable). Pay online or leave a check made out to GVPC with "Women’s Retreat" in the memo line in the offering plate at church. Financial assistance is available; contact the church office if needed.
Registration: GVPC Website use register now button above. Deadline to sign up is April 27th. You will receive a confirmation email with directions and other pertinent information by Wednesday, May 4th.
Topic: In His Image: Becoming Faithful Disciples of Jesus
Theme verse: 2 Corinthians 3:18
What to bring: a Bible, a pen, sweater or jacket, a door prize (small gift for exchanging, if you wish) and wear comfortable, casual clothing for the day. There is an optional walk in the afternoon if weather permits.
Questions: Contact the church office at firstname.lastname@example.org or 610-644-1995.
*We may be able to include an overnight option for fellowship and relaxation (no meals or speaker) on Friday night for an additional fee. Please indicate your interest on the Registration form.
Our Speakers: Nancy Van Antwerp and Katie Balsley (mother/daughter team) from Somerset, PA.
Nancy is wife to Ken, mom to 3, and Grandma to 4. Upon graduating from college, Nancy worked with Intervarsity Christian Fellowship. For the last 30 years, Nancy has taught a weekly Women’s Bible Study and yearly teaches adult Sunday School classes. Nancy’s favorite pastimes include drinking hot cups of tea and reading lots of books.
Katie is Nancy’s middle daughter. She is married to Mikel and is the mother of Scotty (5) and Tyler (3). She inherited her mother’s passion for the Scriptures and loves to share Jesus with other women. Katie likes to spend her free time speaking, writing, and teaching God’s Word. She writes occasionally on her personal blog: encouragemyhope.com.