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Steppin’ Out in Faith, Living the Life God DesignedNew for 2017

Flats. Boots. Heels. Sneakers. Wedges. It doesn’t matter what kind—every woman loves shoes! As Cinderella famously said, “One shoe can change your life.” With that playful, shoe-tastic attitude in mind, CTA has just released its latest theme for women’s retreats: Steppin’ Out in Faith, Living the Life God Designed. And even though the theme is fun,…

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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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Gracias!a free devotion for this week’s meetings

Editor’s note: Grace! It lies at the very heart of the Christian faith, bringing pardon to the guilty, peace to the anxious, relief to the burdened, and joy for living day by day. Today’s devotion comes from Amazing Grace for a Woman’s Heart—a book with 25 readings that each focus on a different facet of…

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Amazing Gracea free devotion for this week’s meetings

Editor’s note: Grace! It lies at the very heart of the Christian faith, bringing pardon to the guilty, peace to the anxious, relief to the burdened, and joy for living day by day. Today’s devotion comes from Amazing Grace for a Woman’s Heart—a book with 25 readings that each focus on a different facet of…

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Get a Head Start on Retreat Planning

Spring is just around the corner and that means . . . retreat season is here! We know that women’s ministry leaders have a lot of work to do when it comes to retreats. And we want to help! That’s why we’ve created FREE retreat planning guides. Just hop over to our website, click “download,”…

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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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Sky High Love — a free devotion for this week’s meetings

As you begin, read Psalm 103:8. Cathedrals soared high above the towns that dotted the countryside in Medieval and Gothic Europe. Impressive in their day, the height of these cathedrals is somewhat less so in ours. Still, their architecture can amaze us. Entering such a cathedral even now creates a sense of reverence, of awe…

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Show-Stopping Beauty — a free devotion for Mother’s Day & Women’s Ministry

Editor’s note: This devotion is adapted from CTA’s new book for women’s ministry, Reflecting the Beauty of the Lord.  As you plan retreats for this summer and fall, check out the entire product line and the free retreat planner CTA has made available. God, who said, “Let light shine out of darkness,” made his light shine…

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Ageless Beauty–a free devotion for Mother’s Day & women’s ministry

Editor’s note: What plans have you made to honor and encourage the moms and other women of your congregation on Mother’s Day—women who volunteer, who teach, who work hard at home and in your community? CTA provides a number of value-priced gifts designed especially for this purpose. This week’s devotion is drawn from one of our…

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Retreat? Or Advance? Either way, CTA resources will save time and money!

Springtime! The perfect time to get together with the women in your church for an overnight retreat. Who can resist a quick getaway? Who can say no to the first pajama party since junior high? But maybe time is short. Maybe your budget is tight. Maybe you simply don’t know where to begin. CTA can…

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