Tagged: fall retreats


To Retreat or Not to Retreat?Ask Karen

Editor’s note: Today, we continue the series titled: Ask Karen. CTA’s volunteer expert, Karen Kogler, will answer one of the most pressing volunteer-related questions facing church leaders in 2017. If you have a question you’d like to ask Karen, just post it in the comments section! Question: I am thinking about hosting a spring retreat for…

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8 Ways to Plan a Retreat on a Budget

We all know that ministries have tight budgets, but that doesn’t mean you have to forgo your women’s retreat this fall.  To help, we’ve compiled a list of eight tips to use as you crunch the numbers. Remember, a meaningful retreat is possible on any budget! To add extra money to your budget, ask participants…

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Hitting the Walla free devotion for this week’s meetings

Editor’s note: Today’s devotion comes from CTA’s Man of God: Walking by Faith devotion book. Based on Isaiah 40:31, the 25 devotions in this book take the reader through the lives of five of the most prominent men in the Bible. We encourage you to use this theme and the FREE resources from CTA as part…

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Free Resources for Women’s Fall Retreats

Retreat season is here! It’s time to brainstorm themes, shop for favors, call the caterer, recruit a speaker, and crunch the numbers. Wow—that seems like a lot of work! And this isn’t even a comprehensive to-do list! Women’s retreats are meant to be a time of relaxing prayer and reflection, but for retreat leaders, the…

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