FRUITBEARER WOMEN'S RETREAT

SAT., APRIL 25, 2015

39770 E Sun Drive, 121 East of the Sun, Fenwick Island, DE 19944

Sweet Surrender (cover illustration by Priscilla Williams, copyrighted material)

Though he slay me, yet will I trust in him:

but I will maintain mine own ways before him.

­—Job 13:15 KJV

"SWEET SURRENDER" featuring KATHI WILSON

Kathi Wilson will take us on a journey of sweet surrender

 

 

Kathi Wilson loves to help people connect with their hearts and be persuaded that God's heart is good towards them! She has been a spiritual Mama to many and is always delighted when anyone moves toward healing and wholeness. She is a singer/songwriter with a psalmist's heart and has written all of her songs out of her life's well of sorrows and joys. An anointed musician and "overcomer," Kathi will lead us on a journey of Sweet Surrender during our 2015 conference.

 

Visit Living Water Productions to hear samples of her music. Be sure to check out her music video of "MIGHTY RUSHING BREATH OF GOD" for a rich Christian soaking praise and worship experience. As you listen to her sing you will not only be able to connect deeply with her story but you'll also sense God's nearness and His tender affection for you.

 

Kathi will be accompanied at the retreat by her dear friend and lifelong ministry colleague, Priscilla Williams. Priscilla is the artist who designed the cover of Kathi's albums as well as her book cover, Tired of Playing Church. She will be bringing two pieces of original are with her.

 

By the way, Kathi's book and CDs will be available for purchase.

What You Can Expect at the Retreat

One of the hallmarks of the Fruitbearer conference is to help you experience personal communication from the heart of the Lord In a world that is filled with noise, clutter, distractions, and sometimes pure chaos, it is difficult to simply listen. We are glad you have chosen to set this time apart as an intentional opportunity to recognize and respond to God. The Fruitbearer Women’s Retreat is designed to encourage you to enter into an atmosphere where you can lay down your cares and receive a fresh anointing from the One who knows our burdens and can meet our every need, if only we will let Him. 


Our theme for the 2015 retreat is “Sweet Surrender.” This is your chance to let go of the things that have been weighing you down. This weekend, what will you relinquish? What cares will you place at Jesus’ feet? By the time you leave, we trust you will be more aware than ever of the love of Christ flowing through your heart. May we retain our “yes,” no matter what so that day by day we can walk closer than ever in step with the Spirit.

The Flow of the Day

There will be no printed agenda this time, only a loose outline as Kathi will let the Holy Spirit direct the flow. The shredder will still be present as in previous retreats, with cards to write the things you'll be letting go of. The beach is just across the highway and will be ideal for our 1-hour Covenant of Silence, weather permitting. Here is the loose format of how we anticipate the day unfolding:

 

9:30

Refreshments

 

10:00

Kathi - Session One

 

12:00

Lunch at Charlie's Bay Side Restaurant (order from the menu)

 

2:00

Kathi - Session Two

 

4:00

Closing

What to Bring

·   Your Bible

·   Something comfortable (blanket or beach chair) if you head toward the sand for the Covenant of Silence

·   Money for lunch at the restaurant and a little extra in case you want to buy Kathi’s book or a CD

DIRECTIONS

39770 E Sun Drive

Unit 121, East of the Sun
Fenwick Island, DE 19944


FROM GEORGETOWN:

On Rt. 113, go south. Still on the highway, on the south side of Millsboro, TURN LEFT at the Route 20 intersection (Sussex Lumber Company on the left, liquor store on the right). Rt. 20 takes you through Dagsboro. 

 

TURN LEFT on Route 20/26.

 

Take the FIRST RIGHT on Route 20 (cemetery on the left). You'll go straight through a 4-way stop (church on right). Go though Roxana (fire station on left).

 

When you come to the intersection (Uncle Willies on left), TURN LEFT on Rt. 54.

 

As soon as you cross over a small bridge you'll see Harpoon Hannah's restaurant on the right. TURN RIGHT at the light.

 

Take an IMMEDIATE LEFT into the East of the Sun complex. You can go right or left here, just be sure to go all the way to the end until you see a hardware store ahead of you. Our unit is #121 (second floor on the corner facing Rt. 54). Park in any unnumbered space.


FROM REHOBOTH:

Take Route 1-S through Bethany and into Fenwick Island. Just before the Maryland line, TURN RIGHT by VIKING GOLF (Fenwick Boardwalk) onto Rt. 54. If you get into Ocean City and see Phillips' Crab House you=ve gone too far.

 

Just after the Happy Harry's shopping complex on Rt. 54, take the FIRST LEFT at the traffic light and then an IMMEDIATE LEFT into the East of the Sun complex. You can go right or left here, just be sure to go all the way to the end until you see a hardware store ahead of you. Our unit is #121 (second floor on the corner facing Rt. 54). Park in any unnumbered space.

 

FROM SALISBURY, MD:

Take Rt. 50 to Rt. 90, and go straight across the bridge into Ocean City.

Turn left on Ocean Highway.

 

Go all the way to the Delaware/Maryland line (you can follow signs for Harpoon Hannah's). Turn left onto Rt. 54 at the Fenwick Boardwalk intersection.

 

Turn left at the first traffic light.

 

The entrance to East of the Sun is an immediate left.

 

Turn left inside the complex and go straight to the end until you see a hardware store ahead of you. Our unit is #121 (on the corner facing Rt. 54), on the second floor.

 

Park in any unnumbered space (or go around the corner and park in the space marked 121).

 

From New Jersey, Pennsylvania:

Merge onto I-95 S. toward Chester.

 

Merge onto I-495 S. via Exit 11 toward Port of Wilmington/ Baltimore.

 

I-495 S. becomes I-95 S.

 

Merge onto DE-1 S. via Exit 4-A toward Christiana/Mall Road (portions toll).

 

Stay on Route 1 and follow signs to Dover and Delaware Beaches (Route 1 will take you all the way to Fenwick Island).

 

When you see Bethany Beach, it's not much farther.

 

When you get to Fenwick Island, turn right at the Route 54 intersection by Viking Golf/Fenwick Boardwalk (if you go too far you'll be in Ocean City, MD)

 

On Route 54, you'll turn left at the first traffic light.

 

Take an immediate left into the East of the Sun complex. You can go right or left here, just be sure to go all the way to the end until you see a hardware store ahead of you. Our unit is #121 (second floor on the corner facing Rt. 54). Park in any unnumbered space.

Questions?

Contact Candy Abbott at info@fruitbearer.com or call her at 302.856.6649 (home) prior to the retreat. 

The condo phone number is 302.539.1749. 

Feel free to call Candy’s cell if you need anything the day of the retreat 302.542.8510.

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