Oct 162013

Friday March 28-Sunday March 30, 2014

New England Women’s Celebration

Join the women of South Church as we journey to Portland, Maine for a weekend of fellowship, worship, and faith exploration. We will be participating in the UCC’s New England Women’s Celebration: Together We Can.


There will be opportunities for down time, group discussions, and workshops on your own. See below for all the details, and contact Gail Goddard with any questions, or to let her know you are attending.

Cost: $230…Before January 15th registration is $100 for the weekend. Hotel is $130 per person (double occupancy room) for two nights. If you need scholarship assistance, please talk to Rev. Liz.

To register: https://www.eply.com/2013NewEnglandWomensCelebration or see Rev. Liz for a paper copy of the registration. To reserve your hotel room, please contact Gail Goddard directly: 860-280-7672 or gcgodda@aol.com.

Meals: We will take advantage ofPortland’s great restaurants throughout the weekend. For Saturday dinner, many of us will be attending the sponsored meal with speaker Rev. Mary Luti. Cost is $32, sign up with your registration.

Workshops: On Saturday morning and afternoon, there are two opportunities to attend workshops of your choice. Included in the 30+ options are: “Rethinking Retirement: Does God have a purpose for you NOW?,” “Biblical Drumming for Worship and Prayer Today,” “Global Health Initiative,” and “Holy Humor: How laughter leads to grace.” There is also an opportunity to join the Celebration Choir and sing during worship!

South Church Gathering: We will be gathering each day as a group to connect, debrief, and share our experiences. This will be a joyous weekend of individual growth and shared faith journeys as we worship together, learn, and laugh.

If you have any questions or are interested in attending this fantastic event, please contact Gail Goddard or Rev. Liz Miller.