The Program

 
 Jesus Washing the Feet of his Disciples (Albert Edelfelt) - Nationalmuseum - 18677  | Wikimedia Commons, Public Domain

Jesus Washing the Feet of his Disciples (Albert Edelfelt) - Nationalmuseum - 18677 | Wikimedia Commons, Public Domain

 
 

FRIDAY

6:30pm – Registration/fellowship

7-7:30pm – Worship with song

PROGRAM 7:30-9:30pm – Passover Seder

~ Interactive participation in the Passover Seder, infused with the Gospel accounts of the Lord's Last Supper with His disciples

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, Announcements

PROGRAM 10-10:30am – Anna (Anita)

~ Filled with the Holy Spirit, and a prophet to God, Anna knew who the Lord Jesus was when He was only 7 weeks old. 

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

TALK 11:30-12noon – Moving Towards Christ (Joanne)

12noon – Lunch

PROGRAM 1:15-1:45pm – Mary of Bethany, Sister of Martha (Anita)

~ Her sister was Martha, and her brother was Lazarus, friends of Jesus, yet Mary stands out as someone who knew Jesus's heart and loved Him wisely.

DISCUSSION* 1:45-2:15pm – Discussion groups

2:15-2:30pm – Worship in song

WORKSHOP 2:30-4:30pm – Intimacy With Christ workshop – Mary of Bethany (Joanne)

6pm – Dinner

PROGRAM 7-8:30pm – The Wife, The Witch, and The Virgin (Anita) [Job’s Wife, The Witch of Endor, Mary Mother of Jesus]

~ Though she is not named in scripture, Job's wife made bold assertions concerning her husband's relationship to God.

~ The Witch of Endor's profession kept her in hiding, from God, and from righteous people, yet she is the one Saul sought out to help him when he felt he had nowhere else to turn.

~ A young virgin whose life had been turned upside down by archangel's visit, and the overshadowing of the Holy Spirit, Mary, the mother of Jesus, shares the Gospel.

DISCUSSION 8:30-9:15pm –Discussion

TALK 9:15-9:30pm – Receiving Jesus (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

9:30-10am – Worship with song

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

TALK 11am-12noon – Washing Each Others’ Feet (Joanne)