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Endure 16 9
Friday, Apr 23, 2021 - Saturday, Apr 24, 2021
6:30 pm - 6:30 pm
121 Community Church (View Map)


Ladies! Save the date for our women's retreat, which is happening on April 23 and 24th at our building. All women ages 16+ are welcome to attend. Our theme this year is Endure, which means to remain and abide, to support without breaking or yielding to force or pressure.

If we endure, we will also reign with him.
If we disown him, he will also disown us;
if we are faithless, he remains faithful,
for he cannot disown himself.
2 Timothy 2:12-13

We're excited to welcome Kristen Ainsworth this year as our guest speaker. Keep reading to learn more about her.

Kristen Ainsworth

Kristen Ainsworth loves to encourage and spur on women "toward love and good deeds," as Paul says in Hebrews 10:24, so she gets excited about every opportunity to teach God's people from God's Word. Kristen is a minister, communicator, and discipler of women, and serves as the Connections Director at The Village Church in Flower Mound. She is passionate about living a life of biblical hospitality and seeing individuals and families connected meaningfully into the family of God and the local church. Prior to serving in vocational ministry, she spent 12 years as a public school educator. Kristen is a 2021 graduate of Southern Seminary with a Master's in Theological Studies, and she lives in Dallas with her husband, Kevin, and 10 year old son, Logan.

Here's the schedule for the retreat!

Friday, April 23, 2021
6:00pm – 7:30pm – Arrival, Check-in, and Dinner (Fajitas)
7:30pm – 9:30pm – Session 1 and breakouts
9:45pm – 10:30pm – Dance Party and Hang Out Time

Saturday, April 24, 2021
8:30am – 9:30am – Breakfast (Hot breakfast, fruit, pastries, and coffee )
9:30am – 10:45am – Session 2

Afternoon Options - you have the option of the following listed below.
11:00am – 1:30pm – Outdoor Fun
11:15am – 12:00pm – Breakout 1 with Lorraine Holland – Enjoying the Lord through Prayer and Scripture; A Walk through Psalm 16 (located upstairs in Students)
12:00pm – 1:30pm – Lunch will be available (Charcuterie Box)
12:30pm – 1:15pm – Breakout 2 with Lindsay Allmand - Suffering in Solitude (located upstairs in Students)
1:45pm – 2:45pm – Mission Panel
Mission Efforts for the Retreat

Ladies, we are highlighting some of our partners and looking deeper at our VISION 2025 –
Global, National, and Local mission efforts.


  1. Amy Latham with Latitudes - LATITUDES Is A Non-Profit That Partners with Artisan Groups Around the World to Produce and Acquire Unique Home Furnishings, Decor, and Other Home Accessories.
  1. Anna Crafton sharing where God is sending her as a global worker overseas.


  1. Kristen Hoffman (in person) – Portland, OR Church Plant – KALEO Communities
  2. Stefani Johnson (in person) – Austin – Austin Life Church
  3. Will highlight and give updates for Seattle, WA and Cape Cod.


Jill Miller and Jamie Harrison – Teacher Be Still – Encouragement and Personal Wellness for Educators

3:00pm – Session 3 and close by 4:30pm

We are so excited for this retreat! Please reach out to Jessica with any questions.