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.

Oregon Christian Women’s Retreat
Eagle Crest Resort, Redmond, OR

October 12-14, 2018

"Up From the Ordinary" Jean Boonstra, Associate Speaker,
The Voice of Prophecy.

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Dr. Joyce Choe, MD, MPH - "Living Above Your Emotions" & "Eating for Emotional Intelligence" Do you have what it takes to suceed?

Pastor Jana Lee, Associate Pastor of Meadow Glade SDA Church - "The Stories We Tell" - Rewriting Our Self-Talk For Our Future

Deborah Turner, Women's & Personal Ministries Director of Your Bible Speaks SDA Church - "Rebounding –When Things Go So Wrong" - Tools To Rebound To Become The Woman God Wants You To Be.

Erica Jones, Associate Director of Women's Ministries, NAD
Teens Only - "Daughter of the King" - Discover the Beauty, Worth, & Wonderfulness of You.

Special Musical Guests - Pastor Gary & Shelly Parks, Director of Relational Ministries, Oregon Conference

Praise Worship Leader - Katrina Koch – Music Director of Livingstone Adventist Academy

Mindy Thygeson, Impact Hope We continue our mission of sponsoring young girls from the Rwanda Refugee Camps to attend our SDA Boarding Schools. Updates on the 98 + girls that your offerings have supported, and the sewing machines purchased last year and how we can continue help.

Includes all seminars and materials as well as wonderful vegetarian cuisine.

– Friday Evening
– 2 Meals on Saturday
– Brunch on Sunday. 

Cost does not include lodging.

$149.00 Now through July 31, 2018 – Early Bird Special

$155.00 August 1 to Sept 24, 2018

Teens come for $55.00!
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.

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 for this event through the Oregon Conference Website, or by calling Eagle Crest directly at (877) 790-6271. Register by 09/10/18 for special rates.

* Please Note: This retreat is for Women and High School Girls 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 Terrie Griebel 541-310-7248 or email
Retreat Schedule

2:00 – 6:00                       ABC Open                                                          Juniper Hall                              
3:00                                  Registration Begins                                            Conference Center Lobby
4:00                                  Room Check in Begins                                        Hotel Lobby
5:30 – 6:30                       Supper                                                              Juniper Hall
6:45 – 8:45                       Main Session Opening Night                                Golden Eagle Ballroom
                                        “The Faithful Servant”      Jean Boonstra
8:45                                 Teen After Glow with Erica Jones                          High Desert Room 


7:45 – 8:15                       Morning Sharing/Caring/Prayer                            Prayer Room – Hotel Board Room
8:15 – 9:30                       Buffet Breakfast                                                 Juniper Hall
9:45 – 12:00                     General Sesson
                                        “Up From the Ordinary”   Jean Boonstra               Golden Eagle Ballroom
12:30 – 1:30                     Breakout Sessions
Dr. Joyce Choe – Live Stream                               Golden Eagle Ballroom
Pastor Jana Lee                                                   Juniper Hall #1
Debra Turner                                                      Juniper Hall #2
Erica Jones Teen Program                                    High Desert Room
1:30 – 2:30                       Anointing Service                                               Golden Eagle Ballroom
1:30                                  Free Time

2:30 – 3:45                       Dinner is served                                                 Juniper Hall

4:15 – 5:15                      Breakout Sessions                                                    
Dr. Joyce Choe- Live Stream                                 Golden Eagle Ballroom
Pastor Jana Lee                                                   Juniper Hall #1
Debra Turner                                                      Juniper Hall #2
Erica Jones Teen Program                                    High Desert Room

6:15 – 6:45                     Janice Nelson - "The Woman at the Well"               Golden Eagle Ballroom

7:00 – 8:30                     General Session                                                   Golden Eagle Ballroom

                                        “A Quality Girl”                  Jean Boonstra

8:45                                Teen’s Pajama Party                                            High Desert Room

7:00                                Rachel Griebel   5 K Walk Run for God                   Meet at Hotel Lobby
9:00 – 10:15                    Breakfast                                                            Juniper Hall
10:30                               General Session                                                  Golden Eagle Ballroom
                                        “An Ordinary Queen”       Jean Boonstra


“Up From the Ordinary”

6:45 – 8:45                       “The Faithful Servant”      Jean Boonstra                         

9:45 – 12:00                     "Up From the Ordinary" Jean Boonstra 
12:30 - 1:30                      Breakout Session  Dr. Joyce Choe
4:15 - 5:15                        Breakout Session  Dr. Joyce Choe 
5:15 – 6:45                       Janice Nelson "The Woman at the Well"    
7:00 – 8:30                       “A Quality Girl”               Jean Boonstra 

10:30                                 “An Ordinary Queen”    Jean Boonstra        

Please contact the WM Leader below to RSVP      

Astoria SDA Church                   Contact Jean Pitka (503)338-2916
Dallas SDA Church                     Contact Cheryl Androes (503)991-3993
Coquille                                    Contact Challis Casebolt (541)294-4970
Florence SDA Church                 Contact Debi Reimer (541)902-1190
Lents SDA Church                     Contact Jackie Flores (503)989-5049
Molalla SDA Church                   Contact Carol Rofinni (503)829-7277
Tillamook SDA School                Contact Jeann Stephanes (503)812-1954
Vancouver Community Church  Contact Joyce Case-Mowery (503)998-4463
Woodland SDA Church              Contact Cora Risely(360)225-9551                                         




2017 Oregon Conference Christian Women's Retreat Watch Videos
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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

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