Women’s Retreat Information
WHEN: September 29-October 1, 2023
WHERE: Twin Rocks Friends Camp, Rockaway Beach, Oregon
COST: $115.00 if registered and paid by Sunday, September 17. $125 after that date.
Optional Friday night dinner for additional $10.00 (deadline to sign up is September 17)
Some scholarships are available for partial retreat cost (deadline to apply is September 3)
THEME: In His Image (a study by Jen Wilkin on reflecting God’s character). Cost of retreat includes a book so you don’t need to order your own ahead of time.
SPEAKERS: Several EBC Women
SESSIONS: We will do the first four chapters during our sessions.
- Friday PM: God Most Holy
- Saturday AM: God Most Loving
- Saturday PM: God Most Good
- Sunday AM: God Most Just
- We hope to have an optional weekly Women’s Bible Study available for any women who wish to attend to finish the book in October and November.
ARRIVAL TIME: After 4:00pm Friday, September 29. Dinner for those who pre-registered is at 5:30pm. Friday’s program will begin at 6:45pm. Upon arrival, check-in at Memorial Lounge in Hadley Hall.
ACCOMMODATIONS: Bunk style rooms in Hadley Hall. Dormitory style restrooms and showers are located on floors 1-3 of the 4-story building. The first floor is reserved for those who cannot climb stairs and those with special needs. The bottom floor has a restroom only. Rooms will be pre-assigned based on your preferences noted in registration.
WHAT TO BRING: Sleeping bag (or linens), pillow, toiletries, towel and washcloth, Bible and journal, pen/pencil, water bottle, coat, clothes for rain or warm, hiking/beach shoes, snacks to share, $$ for Sunday lunch and for optional Saturday free time activities (such as a craft). Camp chair for Saturday campfire if desired.
TRANSPORTATION: You may figure out your own ride situation, or if you need a ride, or can take extra women, please indicate that when you register.
DEPARTURE TIME: Must be out of buildings by 12:00 noon on Sunday, October 1, but you may leave your car in the parking lot until later that afternoon.
DIRECTIONS: Head west from Portland on Sunset Highway (Hwy 26). Just west of Hillsboro, bear left on Hwy 6 towards Tillamook. Follow Hwy 6 into Tillamook. In Tillamook turn right onto Hwy 101. Follow Hwy 101 north for approximately 13 miles to Twin Rocks Friends Camp on your right, just prior to pedestrian bridge over highway. Turn left upon entering camp and follow gravel road to parking lot at Hadley Hall. Drive time is about 2 hours 15 minutes (but not allowing for possible Friday evening rush hour traffic). Get google map directions here. See a map of the camp here.