Retreat Schedule

Pastors’ Wives Retreat Sample* Schedule

Tuesday

3:00 – 5:00  Check-in and get settled!

5:00 – 5:35  Supper

6:00 –  6:15  Orientation

6:30- 7:45  Main Session #1  (with music):

Speaker: Leah Highfill–> Give Me Jesus: Embracing A Life  of Hide and Seek 

7:45 – 8:30  Gift shop, coffee shop, snack shop open

8:30 – 9:30  Meet & Greet/Ice Breaker Games

Wednesday

8:00 – 8:30  Breakfast

8:45 – 10:00  Main Session  #2 (with music):

Testimony from a pastor’s wife

Speaker: JoAnne Neiner–> Our Pressing: Jehovah Nissi {The LORD is My Banner}

10:00-10:30   God and I Time

10:35- 11:45  Workshop

Speaker: Amy Day–> El Cela: God My Rock In A Drowning Marriage

12:00 – 12:30  Lunch

12:45-1:30  Break Out Sessions (Choose from 3):

  1. Help Me Help Others: Nuts and Bolts of Counseling (Kim Shadday)
  2. The Greatest Gift You Can Give To Your Ladies: Teach Them How To Get Glory From God (Kelly Collier)
  3. Encouraging Our Children Through The Ups and Downs of Ministry Life  (Debbie Bailie)

1:30 to 5:00   Free Time

Gift shop, coffee shop, snack shop open

Giant Swing and Land Trolley

5:00 – 5:30  Supper

5:45 – 7:15  Main Session #3 (with music):

Testimony from a pastor’s wife

Speaker: JoAnne Neiner–> Our Pasturing: Jehovah Rohi {The LORD is My Shepherd}

7:15 – 7:50  Gift shop, coffee shop, snack shop open

8:00- 8:30 Wilds Funtime

8:30-9:30 Favorite Things Fair

Thursday

8:00 – 8:30   Breakfast

8:45 – 10:00  Main Session #4 (with music):

Testimony from a pastor’s wife

Speaker: JoAnne Neiner–> Our Piercing: Jehovah Rapha {The LORD is My Healer}

10:00-10:30   God and I Time

10:35-11:45  Workshop

Speaker: Gospel Hope For Difficult Relationships (JD Highfill)

12:00 -12:30  Lunch

12:45- 1:30 Break Out Session (Choose from 3)

  1. Church Planting Forum
  2. Assistant Pastors’ Wives (Round Table Discussion)
  3. Women’s Discipleship Ministry: How To Develop and Implement a Biblical Philosophy for Women’s Ministry (Kelly Collier)

1:30 to 5:00   Free Time

Gift shop, coffee shop, snack shop open

Hike to waterfalls and Zip Line (Arrive no later than 3:00 to ride the zip line)

5:00 – 5:30  Supper

5:45 – 7:15   Main Session #5 (with music):

Testimony from a pastor’s wife

Speaker: JoAnne Neiner–> His Presence: Jehovah Shammah {The LORD is There}

7:15 – 8:30  Gift shop, coffee shop, snack shop open

8:30-9:30  Open Mic Ministry Idea Swap & Publishers’ Book Giveaway

Friday 

8:15 -8:45 Breakfast

Check-out and head home refreshed!

*Minor details subject to change