Ladies’ Retreats at Cedar Lake Ministries

Save the dates for 2019! This weekend gals’ getaway is all-inclusive with accommodations (as requested), buffet meals, sessions, and free time activities which include climbing wall, seminars, pampering, laser combat, crafts and more. Pick your Christian ladies’ retreat weekend:

Weekend #1 April 11-14, 2019

Weekend #2 April 25 – 28 2019

Weekend #3 May 2 – 5, 2019

From 2018

Guest Speaker: Trisha Davis

Trisha Davis speaks with honesty and transparency and calls others to an extraordinary life. Trisha is a co-author of her first book, Beyond Ordinary: When a Good Marriage Just Isn’t Good Enough, teacher and co-founder of RefineUs Ministries and Hope City Church. The Davis’ became a family of 7 through the adoption of a precious boy and girl in 2017. Trisha and her husband, Justin, live in Indianapolis with their four sons and one daughter.

Guest Worship Leader: Jill Miller

Jill Miller is a certified speaker, coach and teacher with the John Maxwell Team and has written the first ever theme song for the John Maxwell Team. A Nashville recording artist, Jill recently released her 6th CD, Twelve: the Freedom Soundtrack. She speaks and leads music at women’s retreats and other events across the country. Jill lives in Sioux City with her husband, John, and their two rescue dogs. They have four adult sons. Learn more about Jill.

“I have been to many retreats, but this one … wow, well beyond our expectations!”
– Kris – women’s ministry leader

“I feel as though I have discovered a jewel of a resource.”
– Cyndi

“I left myself open for the first time, and God filled me.”
– Cassie

“It was amazing to get away from everyday life.”
– Tami

“I felt God’s presence more than ever before.”
– Laura

“I always go home with a glow and lots of good memories.”
– Nancy

Cedars Lodges features 12 suites each a kitchenette and a private bath.
Suite sleeps 2 people – 2 queen beds
Suite sleeps 3-4 people* – 2 bedrooms contain 1 queen bed each
Suite sleeps 5-8 people* – 3 bedrooms containing 2 double beds, 1 bunk bed and 2 twin beds

Rest-A-While Hotel features 46 rooms each with a private bath.
Room sleeps 1 person – 1 queen or double bed
Room sleeps 2 people – 1 double bed and 1 bunk bed
Room sleeps 3-4 people* – 1 double bed and 1 bunk bed

Hickory/Lakeview features 11 bedrooms, 2 shared bathrooms, and a lounge.
Rooms sleeps 2 people – 2 bunk beds per room.

*Guests may need to access top bunk and/or share a double bed to accommodate.

We are pleased to offer bed and bath linens. Please bring your own toiletries.

Thursday Head Start
7-8 p.m. Thursday Head Start Check-In

Friday Head Start
8 a.m. Breakfast
9:15 a.m. Bible Study
10 a.m.-12 p.m. Friday Head Start Check-In
12 p.m. Lunch
1:30 p.m. Craft
3 p.m. Meet and Greet with Special Guests

4-6 p.m. Standard Check-In
6 p.m. Dinner
7:30 p.m. Session 1 followed by Small Groups
10 p.m. Activities

7:15 a.m. Coffee and Devos
8 a.m. Breakfast
9:30 a.m. Session 2 followed by Small Groups
12 p.m. Lunch
1-5 p.m. Free Time Activities such as pampering, kayaking, seminars, laser combat, black hole slide, prayer room, and climbing wall
5 p.m. Dinner
6:30 p.m. Session 3 followed by Small Groups
9 p.m. Theme Night Activities

7:15 a.m. Coffee and Devos
8 a.m. Breakfast
9:30 a.m. Session 4 followed by Small Groups
12 p.m. Lunch
1:30 p.m. Check-out


Our desire is that no individual misses out on a retreat or camp experience due to financial reasons. Through the generosity of thoughtful and caring partners, financial assistance may be available for you to attend Ladies’ Retreat at Cedar Lake Ministries. Download a scholarship application.

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Come To Cedar Lake Ministries

Since the beginning of our ministry in 1915, we have recognized the need to provide men, women, couples, single parents, families, youth and other groups with a place away from the world where they can rest, recover and be spiritually renewed