From a feminine perspective, we talked about the walls humans face in life: problems with finances, children, health, relationships... By looking at two biblical biographies, one about Job and the other about Ruth, we focused on the Lord's mercies in difficult climbs and his amazing, abundant, gracious provision for those journeys.
My Friday evening talk was titled "God's Merciful Rock Holds for Life's Steep Climbs"and Sunday morning I spoke on "The Complete Equipment the Lord Provides for the Climbs of Life."
The retreat was held at Kenbrook Bible Camp in Lebanon, Pennsylvania about half an hour from Hershey
and was organized by Donna Nilson, director of women's ministries.
Amanda Fletcher, the church's executive secretary for administration and discipleship, helped with logistics--printing handouts, coordinating publicity.
Karen Kennedy, an administrator in the worship and music department at the church, together with her team led the women in music and worship.
The summit of the weekend was communion on Sunday morning,