Womens Retreat

3 Dec 2018 by Janise Wood in: Presbytery News

Registrations Now Open for Women in Ministry Retreat


Now is the time for women in our presbytery, active in ministry roles including: minister, pastor, deacon & other specified ministry roles, to jump online and register themselves to attend the 2019 Women in Ministry Retreat.

Further details about the retreat follow, below. 

WOMEN IN MINISTRY RETREAT | KINCUMBER SOUTH, NSW

You are invited to give yourself time for Rest, Nurture, Spirituality & Community.
Four-day Retreat:


   Sunday, 17 Feb. – Wednesday, 20 February 2019
   Arrival:          2 p.m. Sun. 17 Feb.
   Departure:  12 noon Wed. 20 Feb.

Don't delay, register now!
 
WHO IS THE RETREAT FOR?
This retreat has been designed specifically for women in active ministry roles including Pastors, Deacons, Ministers of the Word & other specified ministry roles.

WHERE IS IT?
This four day retreat 17-20 February 2019 will be hosted at the beautiful
St Joseph’s Spirituality and Education Centre,
8 Humphreys Road, Kincumber South.

OUR FACILITATOR
Rev. Sylvia Akauola-Tongotongo was ordained in the Methodist Church of New Zealand.
Her many experiences include: School Chaplaincy; Cross-Cultural and Intercultural Ministry; Restorative Justice Practices; Selection of Ministry Candidates and Ordinands; Resourcing New Zealand born and raised Pacific Islanders; Mentoring Ministers in Placement and teaching Maths and Science at Secondary School level.  She describes herself as Tongan by birth, New Zealander by choice and living in Australia by her grandchildren’s call.
Sylvia is currently serving as the Minister at Burwood Heights Uniting Church, Melbourne, and will lead us in four days of rest, nurture, spirituality and community, to deepen and strengthen the foundations and disciplines that support us in ministry.

TIMES / DATES
Arrive – 2 p.m. Sunday, 17 February
Depart – 12 noon Wednesday, 20 February

COST
$480 per person & includes: accommodation, linen & meals.

WHY ATTEND?
Be inspired as we listen and wonder together.  Grow friendships and collegial networks as we spend time noticing and celebrating what God is doing in our lives and in the lives of the people with whom we serve.  Make space and be refreshed.

REGISTRATION
$480pp.  Register Here (via EventBrite).

 

Click here to be directed to the UME website for more information.

 

Click here to dowload a copy of the retreat flyer [PDF 1 page | 194 KB].