The Program

 Eve Tempted, John Roddam Spencer Stanhope (1829-1908), 1877 | Wikimedia Commons, Public Domain

Eve Tempted, John Roddam Spencer Stanhope (1829-1908), 1877 | Wikimedia Commons, Public Domain

 

FRIDAY

6:30pm – Registration/fellowship

7-7:30pm – Worship with song

PROGRAM 7:30-8pm – Fruit of the Tree (Anita) [Eve, Potiphar’s Wife]

~ Late, late for a very important date, that's Eve.  It's her first therapy session and boy, does she need it! She's taken the rap all these years for introducing sin into the world and she's looking for answers. 

~ Shallow, spoiled, a vixen, an alley cat, that's Potiphar's Wife, and she's proud of it.  You'll love to hate her! 

DISCUSSION 8-9pm – Ice breaker, and large group discussion with Anita

SATURDAY

[DEVOTIONAL]The program comes with a devotional participants may do on their own time, either during the retreat for quiet time, or after the retreat for further study

8:30 – Breakfast

9:30-10am – Worship with song

PROGRAM 10-10:30am – Mary of Magdala (Anita)

~ A woman plagued by demon possession is touched by the only man who can completely cure her - Jesus. Mary of Magdala becomes one of Jesus' disciples and we hear the Passion Week story through her eyes.

DISCUSSION* 10:30-11:30am – Discussion groups

TALK 11:30am-12noon – From Darkness to Light – from Mary of Magdala (Joanne)

12noon – Lunch

WORKSHOP 2-4pm – Spiritual Warfare workshop (Joanne)

TALK 4-4:30pm – Testimony, My Story (Anita)

6pm – Dinner

PROGRAM 7-8pm – Free At Last (Anita) [Lydia, Woman Caught in Adultery, Jairus’ Daughter]

~ Lydia, the wealthy purveyor of purple, opens the program with some fashion advice and relates how she found true freedom as a servant of Christ. 

~ Then the Woman Caught in Adultery is dragged into the room to be judged for her sin but receives her freedom when she comes face to face with Jesus.  

~ Finally, the stories of the woman who is freed from her long struggle with the issue of blood and Jairus's daughter who is freed from death are told through the eyes of Jairus's Wife.

DISCUSSION 8-8:30pm –Discussion

8:30-8:45pm – Worship in Song

TALK 8:45-9pm – True Freedom (Joanne)

*Training videos and materials are available for discussion group facilitators in prepartion for the retreats, combined with a one hour session with Joanne Friday, before retreat begins

SUNDAY

[DEVOTIONAL]The program comes with a devotional participants may do on their own time, either during the retreat for quiet time, or after the retreat for further study

8:30 – Breakfast

9am – Checkout of rooms

9:30-10am – Worship with song

PROGRAM 10-11am Participants share how God met them over the weekend (Joanne, facilitator)

TALK 11-11:30am – Living in ght Light of Community (Joanne)