Join Dr. Theresa Latini, Executive Director of Mount Olivet Conference & Retreat Center, and Rev. Kara Root, pastor of Lake Nokomis Presbyterian Church, for a weekend of renewing your connections to God, friends, and nature. Explore new prayer practices and spiritual journaling, meditate while walking the labyrinth, enjoy a guided nature hike, get creative with arts & crafts, converse at the patio fireplace, relax in the pool, and enjoy much needed rest.
*Registration opens on Monday, June 7*
Women Church Leaders' Retreat
Women’s Leadership in the Church: Ongoing Challenges and Unspoken Joys
Monday, August 16 (4pm) to Wednesday, August 18 (1pm) at Mount Olivet Conference & Retreat Center (Farmington, MN)
A retreat for women clergy and women working on staff in churches, led by the Reverend Dr. Karoline Lewis. Based on her books, SHE: Five Keys to Unlock the Power of Ministry and EMBODY: Five Keys to Leading With Integrity, Karoline will guide participants in discussing the particular opportunities and obstacles faced by women church leaders. How can we navigate lingering sexism and patriarchy as we return to a new normal? How can we be replenished and empowered for ministry? This retreat will focus on theological issues and practical strategies to embolden authentic and embodied leadership in the church today.
Rev. Dr. Karoline Lewis is the Marbury E. Anderson chair in Biblical Preaching at Luther Seminary (St. Paul, MN) and an ordained minister in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. An accomplished author and widely-sought-after preacher and teacher, Karoline also is the host of Working Preacher.
Single occupancy cost: $500, Double occupancy cost: $450, Dorm room cost: $375. Cost includes two overnight stays, six meals, programming and activities, complimentary book, EMBODY: Five Keys to Leading with Integrity by Karoline Lewis, use of amenities, and tax.