Women's Ministries

Welcome to Women's Ministries!  

Women's Ministries upholds women as they develop unique, God-given qualities. Women's Ministries is just what the words imply - a ministry to women. Women's Ministries is here to equip women to effectively use their unique abilities to share Jesus' love with the world around them. We encourage continued spiritual growth through prayer, Bible study and redemptive outreach to change lives one heart at a time.

31st Annual Oregon Christian Women's Retreat
October 20-22, 2017
Eagle Crest Resort
Redmond, Oregon

Register online at by clicking Events>Event Registration>Oregon Christian Women’s Retreat


Pastor Jenniffer Ogden is the Children & Family pastor at the Walla Walla University Church. Jenniffer is a recent transplant to the West Coast, having come from Chicago in 2015. Raised in a military family, she has lived in a variety of places and finished her quest to visit all 50 states in 2015.  She had pastored in Wisconsin and Illinois and has been in ministry for 8 years. Jenniffer holds a BA in Communications from Pacific Union College and a Masters of Divinity from Andrews University. We welcome Jenniffer who loves encouraging and mentoring women to hold Jesus as the center of their homes.  

Breakout Speakers

"If You Could See What God Sees... It Would Change Your Life”
Diana Jaworski
– Motivational Speaker, North American Division Women’s Ministries. Founder of The Creative Box Ministry.
God desires to open your eyes to experience His love and faithfulness towards you.

“The Power of Story”
Janice Nelson
– Story Teller 
How and why Jesus used stories in His ministry; How to incorporate drama and storytelling into church ministries, and the vital importance of sharing our own stories. 

“The Beautiful Body God Designed For You"
Rachel Griegel, PT, Motivational Speaker
With a Christian perspective, Rachel will talk and demonstrate how to foster the stillness in your heart, while moving the beautiful body God gave you.  

Teens Only with Carol Singletary 
Fun activities – Socials - Breakout Sessions  
"Being Uniquely Me”   
“What God Thinks About Me"

Special Musical Guest: Carly Alekel with her husband Ted will bless us with Praise Worship and a Saturday evening concert.

Special Performance with Janice Nelson who brings the story of “Rahab” alive to audiences around the Northwest.

Mindy Thygeson, Impact Hope, returns to give us a first-hand report on the offerings that helped send 98 Girls in Rwanda to an Adventist Boarding School. This year our offerings will go to support these girls in their chrisitian education, as well as buying sewing machines for their vocational training.

Weekend Schedule:
3:00 pm Friday Check In - 5:30 Supper, and first meeting at 7:00 pm.
Sunday Morning - Eagle Crest Ladies 5K Run/Walk
Retreat concludes Sunday at noon.

Includes all seminars and materials as well as wonderful vegetarian cuisine.
Meals – Friday Evening – 2 Meals on Saturday – Brunch on Sunday.
Cost does not include lodging.

$149.00 Now through September 14, 2017
$159.00 September 15 to October 12, 2017
Sorry, no on-site registration or partial registration rates.
Teens come for $40.00! Enjoy all the general sessions and all the meals plus your own breakout and social times. Each teen must have a mom or mentor registered for the main retreat. Two teens per mom or mentor.

Book your room at Eagle Crest Resort by September 18, 2017 to guarantee the special rate and availability.

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Host a Site: One of the most significant blessings of retreat is the fellowship! Whether you gather in your church’s fellowship hall, church, or a home, your blessings will be multiplied if you experience the retreat with someone! Cost to register a site if FREE!

Watch from Home: If you are not able to attend at a site, you can still access the blessings right from home – or even on your phone! We are thrilled to be able to make this available for the sake of those living in remote areas and for those who are home bound.

Ways to Register
Register online at by clicking Events>Event Registration>Oregon Christian Women’s Retreat
Register by phone (800) 732-7587

Registration will conclude on Thursday, October 12, 2017.

You may stay wherever you wish. Eagle Crest has a variety of hotel rooms and condominiums available at a variety of rates.
For the lowest individual cost at Eagle Crest, get a group together and share a condo!
You may access Eagle Crest’s discounted rates by calling Eagle Crest directly at (866) 806-4921 and request the discounted rate for the Oregon Chrisitian Women's Retreat.
Special rates until Sept 18, 2017. Rooms will be offered to group guests after this date on a space available basis.

Redmond/Bend Outreach
We are associating with Love INC in Deschutes County and have agreed to sponsor hygiene items for women. Items brought to last year’s retreat were such a blessing to those who received them.
Please bring the following items for these young women: Diapers, Soap, Toilet Paper, Shampoo, Hair Gels, Mouse, Hair Spray, Tooth Paste, Toothbrushes, Lotions, Pads, PJ’s, Socks, Underwear, Slippers, and Gift Cards.
Please Note: This retreat is for women and for teens registered for the teen program. We are not able to accommodate children, including nursing infants at retreat events.
This retreat is being planned by the Oregon Conference women’s Ministries Department. For more information, call (503) 850-3555.


Oregon Conference Women’s Ministries
Mini Mission Trip 
Bend Women’s Ministries

Project Director - Kathy Case – Women’s Ministries Leader

August 25-27, 2017

Project: Three Sisters Adventist Christian School is in need of repairs, painting, landscaping, fencing, and cleaning. 

Location: Three Sisters Adventist Christian School - 21155 Tumalo Road Bend, Oregon 97701 

Registration Fee: $35.00 

Meals:  Meals will be provided for the workers starting Friday morning and ending Sunday noon. 

Lodging: Church members will provide some limited housing for workers coming from out of town.  Workers will also be able to stay in the gym at the school, Bend Church or other area churches. Limited RV Spaces at school and area churches. 

Friday meet at the school at 8:30 am. (Continental breakfast).  Lunch will be served at the school for the workers and there will be a meal provided at the Remond church, with a short sundown worship service after a day of hard work.   

Sabbath everyone will meet 9:30 a.m. at the Bend church. The service will be given by the students of Three Sisters School followed by a potluck in the church Fellowship Hall. Saturday evening A Sacred Concert at the Cascade Church followed by supper. 

Sunday all will meet that the school for a light breakfast at 8:00 am with a full work day.  Lunch will be served at the school. 

List of Hotels:  Bend Inn and Suites 541-388-4114  Bend Value Inn  541-382-6222  Cascade Lodge 541-382-2612  Comfort Inn and Suites 541-617-9696   Days Inn 541-383-3776 Doubletree by Hilton Hotel 541-317-9292  Fairfield Inn & Suites 541-318-1747  Hampton Inn & Suites 541-388-3000  Hilton Garden Inn  541-617-6111  Holiday Inn Express 541-317-8500  La Quinta Inn 541-388-2227 Shilo Inn 541-389-9600  Super 8 Motel  541-388-6888  Towneplace Suites Bend 541-382-5006  Wall Street Suites 541-706-9006 (Hampton Inn is a new hotel by the Old Mill and Oxford Hotel is REALLY nice 541-382-8436

For more information you may contact Women’s Ministries Leader - Kathy Case  541-317-9003 or 541-610-5701
Oregon Conference Women’s Ministries Co-sponsoring a Mini Mission Trip  Bend Women’s Ministries
Director - Kathy Case – Women’s Ministries Leader


                                                                                    Watch our "30th" Anniversary Christian Women's Retreat on uTube: 

 2015 Oregon Christian Women's Retreat video archives

Women's Ministry, North American Division of Seventh-day Adventists from NAD Church Resource Center on Vimeo.

Available resources include a library of books, videos, and equipment free of charge. A list of qualified women is available to speak at your church of Women's Ministries events.

Women's Resources - What is Available

Women's Ministries Photo Gallery