Fall Refreshment (September 22–24, 2023)
Set aside time to reflect and meet God. Come away from your usual routine and hear the voice of God in a fresh way. Come with an open heart to experience God's goodness and hope! So, for one of the best weekends of your fall, come to the Fall Refreshment women's retreat and reflect, reconnect, be refreshed, and get recharged.
Speaker: Molly Sanborn
Molly Sanborn (aka The Cheese Ball Chick)
is a wife, homeschool mom, speaker, author, and lover of Jesus. Her creative ideas and infectious personality have been featured on several TV shows including Twin Cities Live and Wipeout. She makes it her mission to help others find joy even in the midst of tough times. Molly will make you laugh (and maybe even cry) as she shares practical, biblical, and comical applications to help you draw closer to God. Find out more about Molly at www.cheeseballchick.com.
Worship Team: Mill City Church
Mill City Church is a multi-generational, Jesus-centered church in Northeast Minneapolis. "Mill City" is one of the oldest nicknames for the city of Minneapolis and our mission at MCC is to love our community in the name of Jesus. Everything that we do is about being able to live out that mission together. We are passionate about partnering with the Spirit to create spaces where everyone is equipped to participate with God in their everyday spaces.
Typical Fall Refreshment Schedule
5:00 pm - Check-In Begins
6–7:30pm - Dinner
8:00 pm - Chapel
9:30 pm - Refreshments
8:00 am - Breakfast
9:15 am - Chapel
11:00am–6:00pm Midday Options
11:45 am - Lunch
12:45 & 3:00 pm - Workshops
6:00 pm - Dinner
8:15 am - Breakfast
9:30 am - Chapel
11:30 am - Lunch
Saturday Workshops and Activities
We invite you to choose from a variety of enriching workshops after lunch on Saturday. Then enjoy free-time activities: high ropes course, tackle the rock climbing wall, go down the zip line, take out a canoe or paddle boat, ride a pontoon, test your archery skills, play volleyball or softball, go for a walk, and more! Or just relax, take a nap, read a book, go shopping in town, or chat with friends.
What to Bring
Bring a sleeping bag or twin bedding. Remember a pillow and towels! Other necessities: casual clothes of course (warm and cool weather options), walking shoes, rain gear, Bible, flashlight, and toiletries. If you would like to join an excercise class, bring workout clothes!
Choose from these accommodations:
Rustic cabins are situated near a down-the-path restroom with shower facilities. Modern cabins have their own bathroom. Either cabin type is equipped with twin bunkbeds and mattresses. Shalom House offers hotel-style accommodations; each room has two twin beds and a bathroom. If you’d like to drive your RV, our RV site has water and electric hookups and a nearby restroom with shower facilities.
Direct your registration questions and dietary requests to Alex at 218.543.4565 or registration@TroutCamps.org.
Direct questions about retreat content to
Mandy Johnson at fallRefreshment@TroutCamps.org
Women's Fall Prayer Retreat
October 27-29, 2023