Women's Discovery Retreat


Theme: Life Rhythms of Faith

Keynote Speaker, Rev. Sheila Hunter


September 7-9, 2018

Life Rhythms of Faith:   

  • Return and Rest

  • Redeem and Restore

  • Reclaim and Remember

The rhythm of our lives can become stagnant and stuck.  As we gain experience in life, we sometimes also put to the side our curiosity, imagination, creativity, and willingness to explore and expand our understandings of ourselves and of God.


Women’s Discovery Retreat invites you and your friends and family members to come to the mountains and escape your daily routine. During this three-day weekend, we will return to sharing the stories of scriptures, singing the songs of our hearts.  We will be intentional in asking the questions that shake us up and resolve to listen to the ‘still small voice’ that calls us from chaotic patterns to intentional hope and healing.  


Our community of women gathered will offer us a time to “be” together as we reclaim ourselves and our life rhythms of faith.


Keynote Speaker

The Reverend Sheila L. Hunter, lifelong learner with an entrepreneurial intent for community creation, is Senior Minister at First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), Watkinsville, GA. She has worked as a public school music teacher, campus minister, hospice chaplain, mental health provider, non-profit executive director and minister at various times serving in Georgia, Tennessee and Minnesota. She is currently enrolled in a three-year training program for certification as a Spiritual Director.


Sheila graduated from Candler School of Theology, Emory University and was ordained by Sandy Springs Christian Church (DOC), where she worked in the ministries of Education and Outreach. She has also held standing in the United Church of Christ, while serving as minister for a UCC congregation in Remer, MN. She has served on the Region of GA Board and as chair of the Region of GA Resource and Development committee. 


Sheila is married since 1987, and they are blessed with a son who lives in Minnesota.


Lodging: Guest House motel rooms

Meals: Dining Hall


Begins: Friday , 6:00 pm
Ends: Sunday, about 11:30 am​




Or call (828) 669-8977 for more info


Guest House motel room

includes Friday dinner, Saturday brunch & dinner, Sunday brunch and conference fee

Single           $326.00*

Double          $216.00* per person


Commuters: $122* includes Friday dinner, Sat. brunch & dinner, Sunday brunch, and conference fee

*$20 discount if registered on or before August 14

Some scholarship assistance may be available on a confidential basis.

Please call to request assistance.