The Women’s Trip for 2023 will be in Branson, MO from Friday, October 6th through Sunday, October 8th.
*This trip is for adults (18 years and up) Why? see below
Our goal for this trip is to have a spirit filled bonding experience with our church sisters. We hope that these getaways will help us to have a deeper understanding and love for one-another, be able to discuss our struggles and explore different ways to grow closer to God.
DATES: The dates are Friday, October 6 through Sunday, October 8. This trip will be to Branson, Missouri to see the play “Queen Esther”” at The Sight and Sound Theatre on Saturday, October 7.
CARPOOLING: For those of you that live in the Independence area and are able to leave Friday morning we plan to meet at the Gathering Place around 10:00 A.M. and stop for lunch at Smith’s restaurant in Bolivar. For those of you that have to work on Friday, we will organize a group that will leave after work and carpool together.
LODGING: We are renting a two level 8-bedroom/8-bathroom vacation home with 10 king size beds and 5 twin beds on Table Rock Lake, the home will accommodate 25 guests and features 2 kitchens, 2 laundry rooms, hot tub (community), beautiful covered decks, fireplace, grill and game room. The check- in time is 4pm Friday and check-out time is 10am Sunday. There are bedroom options on the main level if you are unable to do stairs.
REGISTRATION FEE: The cost will be $200 per person. This price includes lodging, food and a ticket to the play “Queen Esther” (Gas will be extra as we carpool). You can choose to prepay all at once or you may use the following payment schedule to help spread out the cost.
*$100 due by May 1.
*$100 due by August 1.
Registration Total: $200
We are asking for registrations to be turned in asap so we can get tickets for the play purchased early and get the vacation home booked.
If you are interested in staying an extra night (Sunday night) and leave on Monday it would be an additional $50 per person. * If we have enough people staying an extra night we will not have to check out on Sunday morning, and could worship at the vacation home via livestream. * If there are not enough people staying an extra night, then we will check out Sunday morning and drive to Carthage to worship/have lunch and head home from there.
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*This trip is for adults (18 years and up) Why?
• We cannot limit the number of children to come on the trip if it were permitted
• Stay-at-home and working moms to have some time off to bond with other women
• Women who constantly work with our children at church to have some personal time
• Grown up conversations and personal struggles
• There are already many activities for children such as camps, VCS, reunion, retreat, handmaidens, warriors & FISH