Category Archives: Women’s Healing Ministry Retreats

Day 3 – Retreat #2

The level-2 retreat ended amidst much joy, laughter and song. The song that ended up being the theme for the weekend was God is So Good. Over and over, it expressed the feelings of the women. In case you’re wondering … Continue reading

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Day 2 – Retreat #2

In the Level 1 retreat the women shared their stories of pain and suffering. Now in Level 2 they are sharing their journeys of healing. There were many stories but the one that came through frequently was the movement from … Continue reading

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Day 1 of Retreat #2

Today was the start of the second retreat. The women and youth have all been to a retreat before. This time the theme is Finding Hope. When the bus arrived the air was filled with the sound of singing. This … Continue reading

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Women’s Healing Retreat 2019 – Day 3

Retreat leader Kae Neufeld says, “Even one story makes the trip worthwhile, but there are so many more.” Here is one such story. One of the youth asked on Friday if she could tell her story to one of the … Continue reading

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Women’s Healing Retreat 2019 – Day 2

Retreat Day 2 It has been a full day of games, singing, crafts and storytelling. The women and youth are bonding, feeling safe to share difficult stories. They closed the day with singing and an evening blessing. Instead of heading … Continue reading

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Women’s Healing Retreat 2019 – Day 1

The sessions started with singing, and the dancing followed. Tossing bean bags across the room in rapid succession had everyone laughing and ducking to avoid being hit. Kae Neufeld taught two lessons separated by a tea break and then the … Continue reading

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Rwanda Visit – Day 4

Today included a visit to the genocide museum. What a sobering place. 250,000 of the nearly one million people killed are buried here.  One theme that came through is that survivors who were betrayed by neighbours, friends, and the church … Continue reading

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