Fall Fellowship Women’s Retreat

September 14–16, 2018
See below for pricing!

Women — this retreat is designed for you—it is your turn to enjoy all that Covenant Harbor has to offer! Fall Fellowship will take place September 14-16, 2018. Registration opens soon!

The Fall Fellowship Women’s Retreat is a fun-filled getaway for women to come to know, or to grow in their relationship with the Lord. Through joyful worship, engaging workshops and rejuvenating fellowship, women make lasting connections with each other and with their heavenly father.

A ministry of the Evangelical Covenant Church Central Conference Women MinistriesFall Fellowship is a retreat for women eighteen years and older. It’s an opportunity to step away from everyday demands for a time of refreshment and renewal.

Check out all the important info below!

Nilwona Nowlin is a native of Chicago’s Roseland community and strives daily to live out the call to help people discover and pursue their purpose in life. She is a redemptive artist, someone who believes in the power of the arts to help others imagine a different world – especially as it relates to seeking God’s shalom for her community, the nation, and the world.

Nilowna is most known for her workshops that empower introverts, her work in the area of racial righteousness and reconciliation, and her TEDx North Park University talk, “Hello. I Am a Polymath.” An integral part of her ministry is writing, and Nilwona has had work published in numerous sources including the Covenant Home Altar, Covenant Companion and Christianity Today.

Nilwona serves on the ministerial leadership team of Kingdom Covenant Church Chicago and is the executive director of Kingdom Oaks Community Development Corporation. She has an MA in Christian Formation, a certificate in Justice Ministry and a Masters in Nonprofit Administration. She is currently pursuing a Master of Divinity at North Park Theological Seminary.

 Accommodations and Retreat Rates

Fees are per person and include meals and lodging from Friday afternoon through Sunday brunch. Friday supper is included, from 6 pm -7:30 pm, with program beginning at 8 pm. Check-in begins at 5 pm.

Geneva Bay Center*: $220 – Hotel-style with elevators. Each four person room has a private bath. Bedding and towels are provided. Priority placement in GBC will be for those with identified special needs.

Engebretson* and Guest House: $190 – Dormitory style with bunk beds and attached bathrooms. IMPT: Bring your own bedding and towels.

Hilltop House, Triplets, and Lodge: $175 – Dormitory style with bunk beds and attached bathrooms. IMPT: Bring your own bedding & towels.

Kishwauketoe: $125 – An economical option for “roughing it”. Dormitory style with a bath house down the path. Space heaters available. IMPT: Bring your own bedding and towels.

Commuter: $115 – Includes all programs and meals.

*These two buildings are handicap accessible.

Registration Information

Registration will open on June 1st. Please complete and return the Registration Form (found on the right of this page under ‘Downloads’) with your payment of the non-refundable $50 deposit… or more.

Registrations received at Covenant Harbor will be randomly processed beginning on Thursday, June 1, and will be handled on a first received/first served basis thereafter. Registration is open throughout the summer months and is to be paid in full by August 27, 2018. Any final balance is due by August 27. Refunds, less the $50 deposit, are given only until September 1.

Registrations should be mailed to: Central Conference Fall Fellowship 2018, Covenant Harbor, 1724 W. Main St., Lake Geneva, WI 53147.

Experience Ecuador – Kim Delp

Kim will share her experience as a Covenant Missionary in Quito Ecuador. She and husband, Joel, have been serving in Ecuador since 2009 and are currently on home assignment.

Mental Health Matters – Jodi Brumbaugh

Depression, Anxiety, PTSD, Bipolar . . . in society, these diagnoses have a stigma attached to them. In the church, it’s no different. We will have a real and vulnerable conversation on mental health diagnoses, medication, counseling, and how God & the Church play a role in this.

Reawaken Your Inner Masterpiece – Jennifer Grabianski

Do you need some spiritual encouragement? This workshop, based on Ephesians 2, will give you permission to stop striving and start living as the true masterpiece God created you to be. You will be reminded of the freedom and rest that come from letting go of control and fixing your eyes on Jesus.

The “I” in Reconciliation – Nilwona Nowlin

Through activities and narratives, participants will explore the relationship between racial reconciliation and identity.

El tema del taller en español sera anunciado proximamente.

Bible Journaling: Creative expression through God’s word – Alex Rabishaw

This workshop will help get you started on your creative journey through God’s word and help get over that fear of the blank page. You will experience and interpret the word in a new way, and hopefully refresh and rejuvenate your relationship with your Bible. Coloring outside the lines is encouraged!

From Stressed to Refreshed – Jennifer Grabianski

In this workshop, we will practice several tools that will guide your body, mind, and soul to a place of peace and rest. Learn how to shake off the “grime” of this world so that you can live from a place of refreshment that reflects Christ within you. You will leave with a practical and personalized plan to use in your everyday life.

Ladies Groove – Nicole Williams

Do you feel out of sync? Do you want to get your groove back? Through hand drumming, music and movement we will connect, create and celebrate the rhythm of life.

United in Song – Erin Elliott

Join the Fall Fellowship Choir as we prepare an anthem for the Sunday morning worship service and spend time meditating on the words. Director Erin Elliott is an elementary music specialist, oboist and pianist, and has directed choirs of all ages.

El tema del taller en español sera anunciado proximamente.