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Fall Retreat

  • St. Matthew Lutheran Church 2200 Philo Road Urbana, IL (map)

Please join Central /Southern Illinois Synod Women of the ELCA for a fall retreat in Champaign/Urbana on October 19 and 20th in 2018!


We will meet at St. Matthew Lutheran Church at 2200 Philo Road, Urbana. Registration starts at 3:30 with the retreat beginning at 4:00 pm. Tracy Barkly will lead a tour of the Sola Gratia Farms for those who are able. She will share how they are helping to feed a multitude using good stewardship of the land. After dinner, we will learn a few simple Tai Chi exercises for balance and fall prevention.


Registration is at Grace Lutheran Church on 313 S Prospect Street in Champaign at 9:30 am. A light breakfast will precede the retreat at 10:00am. Pastor Maggie Falenscheck from St. Matthew Lutheran Church will lead us in Bible study. Rachel Bass-Guennewig will instruct us in easy yoga. We will be transported to Tanzania by Rose Moser to learn about fair trade coffee.

Registration is only $10 for 1 day on Friday or Saturday, or $20 for both days. Our service project will be school kits for Lutheran World Relief. We are offering 6 scholarships, covering the meeting cost of $20 and $60 of your hotel expense, for first time attendees.  These will be awarded on a first come-first serve basis.  This Deadline is Oct 1.  

Come have fun and fellowship and help us Praise the Lord!

Click here to reserve a room at Hampton Inn Champaign/Urbana


Later Event: April 6
Northeast Conference