Posted by: Derek Guyer | June 8, 2010

Women’s Retreat: Rescuing His Beauties, The Women of God (October 22-24)

She was a delicate beauty. She was a flower unparalleled in all of the universe. She was fearfully and wonderfully made. Her beauty was like no other. She had no insecurities. She had been created for one man and with him she found peace, joy, and most of all, love. She was to be his helper. She was to be his beauty. Eve was to be one with Adam…and they were. She and Adam were to walk with God…and they did.

God had created Eve in His own image. She had been made a beautiful woman. She had nothing to be ashamed of. Her shape was perfect. Her eyes, nose, lips, mouth, heart…it was all perfect. She was stunning. She was just as she had been made.

In one moment, the design of creation took a turn. Eve’s decision to eat the fruit of the forbidden tree changed all creation forever. Eve had lost her purpose and her husband had followed right behind her. All at once, creation began to decay. In that instant, insecurity entered Eve’s heart. She questioned her beauty. She questioned her purpose. She no longer feared God in the same way she used to. She was naked and she was scared. Everything was wrong, and Eve was lost.

What a horrible moment in history.

Eve, it’s not over. I know you don’t feel beautiful, but you are a beauty. I know you don’t feel loved, but you are loved. I know you feel insecure, scared, and lonely, but God will never leave you. You are not alone. In fact, God wanted you so badly, He sent His own Son. Then, He wrote out an incredible account of the rescue plan. He chased you down, defeated the accuser and rescued back His beauty.

“For the Son of Man has come to seek and to save that which was lost.”

God, through Jesus, welcomes you back to the beauty for which he made you. Through His Spirit, he offers you the opportunity to walk with Him again. Eve, you are loved by God. You are a woman of God. Rejoice!

Ladies, Rise of the Home invites you back to your purpose. God himself, is inviting you all back to your purpose. He’s inviting you back to your beauty. He’s inviting you back to what scripture calls an unfading beauty. He’s inviting you back to your hearts.

Join us at Five Stones Camp in Reelsville, IN on October 22-24, 2010, where you’ll have an amazing opportunity to journey back to God’s purpose for your life and your heart.

Dates: October 22-24, 2010

Where: Five Stones Camp in Reelsville, IN

Donation: Your donation of $150 per participant makes this retreat possible to you. This allows for your food, lodging, teachings, t-shirts, and event supplies. Limited scholarships are available for those financially incapable of attending the retreat.

Transportation: All participants must provide their own transportation to and from the retreat.

Check In: October 22nd from 3:30-5:30pm (Dinner will be provided)

Check Out: October 24th at 11:30am (Breakfast will be provided)

Area Maps and Directions:

1. Take I-70 West out of Indy
2. Get off on Exit #37- Putnamville-  IN 243
3. At the end of the ramp turn left (south) on IN-243- go 0.9 miles
4. Turn right onto 1000 S- go 0.8 miles
5. Turn left onto 190- go 0.5 miles
6. Turn right onto 1050 S- go 0.8 miles
7. Turn left onto 300W- go 0.6 miles to the bend in the road. GO STRAIGHT onto the gravel drive.
8. Take the gravel drive through the camp 0.7 miles to Boulder Lodge on your right.

Sleeping Arrangements: The camp can only sleep a certain number of people inside the lodge. You will need a sleeping bag, pillow, and extra blankets. Beds and mattresses will be provided in the cabins. If you would like to be bunked with someone specifically or have a group coming that would like to be put together, please let us know this when you sign up. We’ll do our best to keep you together.

Audience: The content of this retreat is meant for mature audiences only. Mothers are not encouraged to bring their daughters. Instead, we encourage you to bring another woman from the church or community with you. We believe you will achieve the full benefit of your time at the retreat when you leave with someone else who is armed to take on the spiritual battles with you and encourage you through them. Much of the content is focused on married women, but we do believe that single women can benefit from the content as well.

Registration: Fill out your “Rescuing His Beauties, The Women of God” registration form here! Don’t forget to come back and make your donation afterwards. Registration will be closed on October 16th, 2010 at midnight.

Cancellation Policy: All registration donations are completely non-refundable after October 16th, 2010 at midnight. Anyone who cancels a registration before October 16th, 2010 at midnight will receive a full refund of their money.

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