NEC Women's Ministries Biennial Retreat 2019

Date & Location: November 15-19, 2019. Trumbull Marriott Shelton, 180 Hawley Lane, Trumbull, CT 06611.

Description: The Northeastern Conference Women's Ministries Department invites you to attend the Women's Ministries Biennial Retreat. Women of all ages will enjoy a weekend of rejuvenation, renewal and reflection through prayer, praise and worship. You will experience plenary and workshop sessions, business and vendor support, and great fellowship. Our theme is based on Isaiah 60: 1,2: "Arise and Shine".

Who Should Attend: All women, young adults, high school students, and GEMS (10-17) are invited to attend.

Featured Speakers: Pastor Julian Jones Campbell; Dr. Charlotte Thoms, Pastor, and Elder Crystal E Ward.

Suggested Schedule: 

Friday, November 15, 2019
3:00 pm-6:00 pm - Event Check-in
6:30 pm-7:30 pm - Vespers
7:30 pm-9:00 pm - Opening Session 

Sabbath, November 16, 2019
6:30 am-7:00 am - Walk
7:00 am-7:30 am - Devotion
7:30 am-8:30 am - Breakfast
8:30 am-10:00 am - Plenary Session
11:00 am-1:30 pm - Divine Worship
1:30 pm-2:30 pm - Lunch
3:00 pm-5:30 pm - Breakout Sessions
5:30 pm-7:00 pm - General Session
7:00 pm-8:00 pm - Supper
8:00 pm-8:30 pm - Nature Walk
9:00 pm-10:00 pm - Social Activities

Sunday, November 17, 2019
6:30 am-7:30 am - Prayer Walk/Devotion
7:45 am-10:00 am - Breakout Sessions
10:00 am-11:00 am - Brunch
11:00 am-1:00 pm - Closing Session/End of Program 


Registration Fees: All registration fees are per person. Please plan to register early with AdventSource since no registrations will be taken on-site.

$199 Early-bird Young Adult/Adult (18+) now through October 22, 2019
$239 Regular Young Adult/Adult (18+) October 23, 2019 through October 31, 2019

$159 Early-bird GEMS (10-17) now through October 22, 2019*
$195 Regular GEMS (10-17) October 23, 2019 through October 31, 2019

*GEMS: All GEMS attendees must be accompanied by an adult (18+).

Bus Fare: The Northeastern Conference Women's Ministries will provide a Coach Chartered Bus service to the retreat. 

$50 Non-refundable Coach Chartered Bus Fare now through October 31, 2019

To guarantee your place, please register ASAP. Register online or call AdventSource at (800) 732-7587. AdventSource will process registrations for this event through October 31, 2019. All major credit cards accepted.

Paying by check? 1) Please complete and print each online registration page with your personal information and registration details. You will be prompted to create an AdventSource account if you do not already have one. If you need to register another person simply click on "add a person" to complete their registration. 2) Mail each completed registration page with your check or money order with the exact registration fee, made payable to AdventSource to the address listed below. No partial event registration payments will be accepted. 3) In order to receive a discounted rate your payment envelope must be postmarked with the date that rate ends. 

Special Note: Failure to provide the completed registration page with your contact telephone number will delay the processing of your registration. If AdventSource is not able to get complete information within three days of receipt, your registration will be returned.

AdventSource Event Registration
5120 Prescott Avenue
Lincoln, NE 68506-5433

Mail-in Registrations: All registrations send by mail must be received by noon Thursday, October 31, 2019.

Lodging: Trumbull Marriott Shelton, 180 Hawley Lane, Trumbull. Each attendee is responsible for booking their lodging online, or by calling (800) 228-9290. Please register the names of the individuals who will be rooming with you using the code "NEC Women's Ministries" to receive the discounted rate of $100 per night, plus tax, for up to four persons per room. A single room has one king bed, and a sofa bed; a double room has two double beds. This rate is good through October 31, 2019 only.


Meals: You will receive breakfast, lunch and supper on Sabbath; and brunch on Sunday with your paid registration fee.

Directions: Click for a Map | Weather

Nearest Airport: 
John F Kennedy International Airport
LaGuardia Airport
Westchester County Whiteplains Airport
Hartford-Brainard Airport

Ground Transportation: Greyhound Bus. Amtrak

Grand Central Terminal to Bridgeport and Bridgeport Transportation Center to Lindeman Drice at Utility Pole 4573.

You may add the $50 Coach Chartered Bus Fare when you complete your event registration. The pick-up locations are: Brooklyn, Bronx, Queens, or Stamford.

John F Kennedy International Airport Ground Transportation
LaGuardia Airport Ground Transportation
Westchester County Whiteplains Airport Ground Transportation
Hartford-Brainard Airport Ground Transportation

On-site Event Check-in: You may pick up your event material on Friday, November 15, 2019 from 3:00-6:00 pm. Please plan to register early with AdventSource since no registrations will be taken on-site.

Children: As a courtesy to other participants, and to maximize your benefit during the event, we ask that you make other arrangements for the care of your children.

Dress: Corporate casual, casual, Sabbath dress.

Additional Questions: You may contact Cheryll Wilson (718) 291-8006 Ext 2279 or Email for additional information.

Refund Policy: You may request a refund minus a $50 processing fee, per registrant, through October 23, 2019. Please substitute someone to attend in your place after this date.

  • 5120 Prescott Avenue
  • Lincoln NE 68506
  • United States