Marriage Retreat:

Navigating the New Landscape of Your Marriage

  • Do you know that no matter how long you’ve been married, marriages are
    constantly in transition and are in a state of flux?
  • How do couples manage to stay connected through identity shifts and family change?
  • How can you ignite passion and grow together through ALL the seasons ofmarriage?

Join Pastor Christine, Faith Lutheran friends, and other powerful speakers via DVD as we spend 24 hours exploring the developmental shifts of marriage and how to maintain a sense of connection, focus, and playfulness no matter what challenges and changes you face together. Whether you’ve been together as a couple for one year or fifty years, you will gain knowledge
and grow through this 24 hours together. What better way to spend the weekend before Valentine’s Day?

Both couples and individuals invited to attend. Friends and community members welcome.

Dates:              February 9th-10th, 2018

Cost:                $280/couple ($140 for individuals

Location:         Oak Ridge Retreat Center in Chaska

Time:                5:00pm Friday -5:00pm Saturday

Cost includes luxury overnight accommodations, two meals (Friday night dinner and Saturday lunch),snacks, and speakers. Register on-line here:

Register for Retreat here.


2018 REFRESH Spring Women’s Retreat:

“Extending Grace to Yourself and Others”


Join Waconia natives Cindy Cole Nelson and Kathe Matthews from “Road to Joy Ministries” as they lead us on our 3rd Annual Women’s Spring Retreat on “Extending Grace to Ourselves and Others.”  Cindy and Kathe are a dynamic speaking team, as they communicate using skits, humor, biblical teaching, original music, poetry and practical tips.  How do we love our neighbor as ourselves?  What are the rewards for doing so?  Join us for building friendships and growing in faith as we learn from the greatest “extender of grace,” Jesus Christ. 

Where?            Camp Omega in Waterville, MN

When?             Friday, April 20th-Saturday, April 21st from 
                        5:00pm to 5:00pm

Cost?               $140 for double rooms or $110 for dormitory
                        style room (all lower bunks).  Quads available if                          top bunks are used.  Covers three meals,
                        speakers, and accommodations.