2016 Women Leaders Retreat

Holy as the Day is Spent…

2015 – Monday, Jan. 26 noon – Tuesday, Jan. 27 noon

Lutheran Outdoor Ministries Center
1834 IL Rt 2
Oregon IL


In the 24 hours we spend together, we will rejoice and rest in the holiness of that time.

We will share in a variety of experiences, including practices from Parker Palmer’s A Hidden Wholeness retreats, music from Carrie Newcomber, and time for personal and group reflection.

Meet other women leaders from Northern Illinois to pray, worship, and walk together on our journeys.

Cost is $80 per person and includes 4 meals (Monday lunch and dinner, Tuesday breakfast and lunch) and overnight in Freedom Tree village. Please be a good steward and indicate in advance what meals you will NOT be able to attend.

Typical Schedule:


11:30 am – Registration
12 noon – Lunch
1:00-1:30 pm – Worship
1:30-2:30 pm – Introductions/Sharing
2:30-4:30 pm – Retreat Leader
4:30-5:30 pm – Free Time
5:30 pm – Dinner
6:30-7:45 pm – Retreat Leader
7:45-8:00 pm – Break
8:00-8:45 pm – Evening/Devotions
8:45 pm – Snacks/Sharing/Free Time


8:00 am – Breakfast
9:00-11:00 am – Retreat Leader
11:15-12 noon – Worship and Eucharist
12 noon – Departure


Register online here or through Nancy Corey: 309-794-4004 or ncorey@nisynod.org

Online registration will be available here starting in November.

Send checks payable to “Northern Illinois Synod” to:

Nancy Corey,
Northern Illinois Synod
Augustana College—Lutheran House
639 38th St
Rock Island, IL 61201

(Note: No payments will be accepted at retreat, but they may be mailed to the Rock Island Synod Office before or following retreat.)