Single Moms Retreat
Single Moms Retreat
Gather with single moms from across Minnesota for a weekend of biblical teaching and a time to relax, refresh, and have some fun.
Our mission is to show attendees extravagant love and encourage each woman to dream BIG dreams with God.
Please note: Tickets are non-refundable but are transferrable.
2022 Featured Guests
(2023 Details Coming Soon)
Lindsay Petri - Speaker
Lindsay Petri was raised in a dysfunctional home filled with addiction and abuse. She repeated the same cycles and battled her own addictions until she gave her life to Jesus and He changed everything. He redeemed her story and she is now the mother of 3 beautiful children, co-pastors Reclaim Church in Arizona with her husband and is the Women’s Director for the Arizona Women’s Ministry. She is passionate about reaching those who are struggling and helping women walk in freedom!
Learn more: lindsaypetri.org.
Nick Grey - Speaker
Nick Grey is the lead pastor of Reach Church in Alexandria, where his wife, Reba, also serves as the Connections Pastor. Nick loves his family, is a huge Minnesota Vikings fam, and enjoys mountain biking. Raised by a single mom, he looks forward to sharing a message of hope during the Single Moms Retreat.
Dawna Johnson - Worship Leader
Kendra Roehl - Emcee
Mykelti Blum - Emcee
Dolores Smith - Girls Night Out Emcee
As the Emcee of the Girls Night Out, Dolores Smith understands that life’s challenges can overwhelm each one of us even on our best day. Her “glass half-full optimism” spills over into her service as a Bridging the Gap advisor and in her career as a Learning and Development manager. Dolores’ motivating passion is to bring people together to discover and embrace all the joy life has to give.
Faith Fitzgerald: Practical Career Skills and the Enneagram
Darlene Cook - How to Strengthen Your Joy
Linda Greene - Reclaim Your Emotions
As a previous single mom, Linda knows the mental struggles of self-worth and longing for permanent solutions but settling for temporary ones. In this workshop, you will gain tools to overcome mental battles and experience freedom by learning to master your emotions.
Linda Greene is a lover of Jesus, a wife, and a mother to three beautiful children. She is passionate about seeing people set free and walking in the power and authority God has given them!
Lois Breit: Breaking the Cycles of Abuse & Gaslighting
Nick Grey: Single Moms Raising Sons - Guiding In Spirituality, Sexuality, and Stewardship
Sonja Bindert - Understanding the Bible: Where Do I Start?
Pamela Beaudry: Self Care to Soul Care
Lois Breit: Dating - To Run and Be Bold or to Have and to Hold
Mykelti Blum & Diane Shirk: Understanding Attachment and its Impact on Relationships and Parenting
Lisa Elorriaga: Budgeting-Gaining Freedom Through Money Management
Sonja Bindert - It's Time to Get Off the Merry-Go-Round of Codependency
Jennifer Thelen - Painting Class: "Reclaimed" (Capacity: 25)
1:00 pm – Registration & Car Care Check-in (Gym)
1:00 pm – Free Time: Diva Boutique/Spa/Exhibitors/The Bridge Shop/Geneva Java
5:30 pm – Dinner
7:00 pm – Opening Celebration: Lindsay Petri
9:30 pm – Girls Night Out
- 7:00 am – 5K Fun Run/Walk/Rollerblade/Bike & 1 Mile Walk
- 7:00 am – Breakfast
- 8:15 am – Car Care Breakout
- 9:00 am – Morning Celebration: Nick Grey
10:30 am – Coffee Break
11:00 am – Breakout Sessions 1
12:00 pm – Lunch & Free Time: Diva Boutique/Exhibitors/The Bridge Shop/Geneva Java
1:30 pm – Breakout Sessions 2
2:30 pm – Closing Celebration: Lindsay Petri
4:30 pm – Car Pickup
The Car Care team will be offering free safety and fluid checks for those vehicles that check in by 5:00 pm on Friday, June 3. Each driver must provide proof of insurance in her name upon checking-in her car. Please take all necessities out of your vehicle when dropping it off. You will be texted or called when your vehicle checkup is completed.
The Diva Boutique is an SMR store with thousands of pieces of new and gently used clothing, shoes, jewelry, and accessories. Each attendee will have the opportunity to shop for free and take home a select number of items! Also stop by the SUB Shop for a free set of undergarments.
Specialty coffees, smoothies, & more will be available for sale at the Geneva Java!
Girls Night Out!
Don’t miss the Girls Night Out party with music, Bingo, bonfires, pizza, rock climbing, Diva Boutique shopping, the Spa, and more!
The SMR Spa–offered by Willmar AG–includes free nail painting, foot soaks, hand massages, and more! We know you’re going to love this area!
The Bridge Shop
The Bridge Shop is a boutique store and located at Lake Geneva Christian Center. Operated by BTG volunteers, its purpose is to donate proceeds to one MN or international humanitarian-project annually!
We offer beautiful and unique gifts, home décor, jewelry, accessories, and more!
Stop by between 10:00 am-5:00 pm or 9:30-11:00 pm on Friday and 10:00 am-5:00 pm on Saturday.
1 Mile Walk or 5K Run/Rollerblade/Bike
Join us bright and early on Saturday to exercise with new friends!
Donate - Books
Donate - Diva Boutique
Donate - SUB Project
Volunteer - Massage Therapists
Licensed massage therapists are invited to volunteer with the SMR Spa on Friday or join the event as an exhibitor. Email email@example.com with interest.