Fall Women’s Retreat

Enriching Relationships: God, Yourself & Others

September 27 – 29, 2019

You will look at the relationships you have throughout our lives, discover how some of the great women in the Bible can be powerful examples for us, including as Ruth and Naomi, Esther, Jezebel and the bleeding woman.

Explore the relationships God puts in your life and they can enrich us in our lives.


Sarah Thingvold is partnering and encouraging others toward heart renewal and servant leadership. She is a Certified Executive Coach, Master Certified Life Coach, PsychoEducational Gottman Seven Principles Leader and Gottman Bringing Baby Home Educator. She has a BA in Psychology from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Sarah Thingvold

Sara’s heart lives with her family. She and her husband, Greg, have been married for 26 years. She is a proud military spouse whose husband served 32 years in the Army National Guard. Sara and Greg, and their two young adult children Derrick and Brooke Lynn served alongside one another through two deployments. Sara loves the outdoors, working out, and being intentional about deepening her own self-care.


Sample Schedule:
Friday, September 27

4:00 Registration
5:30 Supper
7:00 Session 1: Living with Purpose

Saturday, September 28
8:30 Breakfast
9:30 Session 2: Growing Closer to God, Myself, and Others
Noon Lunch
Afternoon Free Time Options: Pontoon Ride, Crafts, Journaling, Nature Walks/Hikes, Rest, Local Trips
5:30 Supper
7:00 Session 3: Gaining Energy by Taking Care of Myself

Sunday, September 29
9:30 Breakfast Buffet
10:30 Worship
Go in Peace!


Registration Information
Registration begins at 4:00 p.m. on September 27th.
Includes 2 nights stay with linens ( towels & sheets), 5 meals, programming and recreational facilities.


Retreat Rates 2019: Housing for 2 nights, 5 meals, linens (towels & sheets), programming and recreational facilities:
Lodge Room $220
New Cabin $200
Remodeled Cabin $180
Traditional Cabin $160
Commuter $115
Rates are based on double/triple occupancy. For single rates, add 20%. You may request a specific roommate.

Deposit:  $50 deposit is required with registration. A 3% processing fee will be charge for each credit card.

Register by calling Shelli at (320) 846-2744
For more information, you may also email us at Shelli@MountCarmelMinistries.com


The Men & Boys Fishing Weekend is going on during the same time. If a married couple would like to come – with the guys going fishing, and the ladies attending the women’s retreat, they are more than welcome to stay together. The programs are separate, but meal times may overlap. Let us know during the registration process so we can make the necessary accommodations.