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Silent Retreat for Women

What is a Silent Retreat?

A Sabbath time to pray, read, walk and rest, so you might live well before God this year.

  • Approximately 18 hours of the retreat will be spent in silence, including meals. Only in initial worship and closing wrap up will spoken language be encouraged.
  • Attendees will have access to Camp Geneva’s outdoor trails, Lake Michigan shoreline and outdoor fire pit.

When is the next one?

March 1-2, 2013

Where is it?

Camp Geneva, Holland Michigan, along the Lake Michigan shoreline.

Time & transportation:

  • Leave campus: 6:15pm on Friday, meeting near the ATM in the Commons Annex
  • Return to campus: by 5pm Saturday.

What to bring:

Bible, journal, bedding (sleeping bag, pillow, etc), toiletries,watch or clock, clothing, including appropriate outdoor wear. Flashlight and snacks to share are optional.

What NOT to bring:

Any technology (cell phone, computer, iPod, etc.), homework or paperwork.

What is provided:

  • Transportation to and from Calvin
  • Camp lodging; heated cabins sleeping 10 persons
  • 2 meals (breakfast and lunch) on Saturday

Registration & Cost:

  • Register and pay at Campus Ministries- Commons Annex 150
  • Cost is $15 for students, $25 for staff/faculty/alum (payment at registration, no refunds)

All attendees must:

  • Be able to attend the entire retreat
  • Use Calvin transportation

For Further Information:

Sharon Bytwerk, 526-8872, or
Sponsored by Calvin College Campus Ministries

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