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Women’s Small Group Retreat, sponsored by Global Coffee Break and Resonate Global Mission, will be hosted by Fairlawn Christian Reformed Church during the weekend of October 19-21, 2018.

In addition to the main sessions there will be times for worship, prayer, breakouts on various topics, and small group experiences. 

  • Ruth Vander Zee (left) -- keynote speaker -- has written several books including Woman Meets Jesus; see her web site:
  • Deibi Lapian (right) -- worship leader and presenter

The opening session will begin Friday evening with a 6:00 P.M. dinner at Fairlawn.   Saturday morning sessions will get started at 9: 00 A.M. at Fairlawn; breakfast snacks, lunch, and dinner are provided.  The group will meet 9:30 A.M. until noon on Sunday at the Harbro Conference Room (located at Harbro Auto Sales, 546 Providence Road, Whitinsville, MA  01588).

The retreat cost is $75, which Includes meals, and materials. Lodging costs are separate. For information on lodging options (B&B, motel, private homes) or any questions about this retreat, please contact: Diane Averill: 603-401-0365,

The registration deadline is October 10, and the registration fee (payable to "Glen Bloem") can be mailed to: Glen Bloem, 335 Purgatory Rd., Whitinsville, MA, 01588.  Use the following link to register for the event:  Registration Form

Scholarships are available for those desiring to attend who have financial need. Contact one of the Coffee Break leaders or a member of the Fairlawn Outreach/Spiritual Life Team to request a scholarship.