50th Anniversary of Grace Churches Women’s Retreat

As you may know, this year marks the 50th Anniversary of the Annual SoCal/AZ District Women’s Retreat. We are excited to celebrate this exciting time of God’s faithfulness!

Grace Churches Women’s Retreat – 50th Anniversary
November 1-3, 2019

Murrieta Hot Springs Christian Conference Center

Join us this year for fun, food, and fellowship!


Theme:   “Faithful and True All the Way Through”


Theme:  “Escoge el Gozo cuando la Felicidad no es suficiente” (“Choose Joy When Happiness is not Enough”)

Missions: Urban Hope Los Angeles – Tim and Janine Lansing

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Two Classes from the Center for Women’s Leadership Studies – Spanish & English!

The Center for Women’s Leadership Studies at Grace Theological Seminary in partnership with Women of Grace USA presents two class in SoCal !

Soul Care (Spanish)
January 25-26
Bellflower, CA

Esta clase examina el proceso de cuidar nuestras almas en medio de dudas y dolor. Estudiaremos cómo Dios usa el sufrimiento en nuestras vidas, y buscaremos entender lo que Él está haciendo en nuestras vidas en medio de las dificultades de la vida. También investigaremos cómo mantener perspectiva para ayudar a otros que están sufriendo.

El costo de la clase incluye el almuerzo el sábado.
Fecha: 25 de enero, 2019 de 6 a 9 p.m.
26 de enero, 2019 de 9 a.m. a 5 p.m.

Bellflower Brethren Church
9405 E Flower Street
Bellflower, California 90706

Details in this Brochure PDF:  El Cuidado del Alma—registración  or  online (including registration) here


Spiritual Formation (English)
February 1-2, 2019
Long Beach, CA

Spiritual formation is a journey of growing as a Christian into the likeness of Christ, so that we can abide in Him as He abides in us. Our hearts were designed for intimacy. This course will help you to counteract performance based models of spirituality and learn to embrace a biblical and relational Christianity. While the focus for this course will be on the individual, it will help equip you if you are mentoring or giving spiritual leadership in the lives of others.

February 1-2, 2019 (Friday 6-9pm, Saturday 9am-5pm)

Instructors: Jennifer Avey & Lois Shirk

Hosted at Community Grace Brethren Church
5885 Downey Ave
Long Beach, CA 90805

Cost of the class is $90 (includes Friday dinner, Saturday lunch & one CEU credit). Save $10 by registering three weeks in advance.

Brochure to download/print PDF 

For more information or to register: http://wgusa.org/leadership-studies/upcoming-classes

Grace Churches Women’s Retreat Registration

Grace Churches Women’s Retreat
November 9-11, 2018

@ Murrieta Hot Springs Christian Conference Center

Join us this year for fun, food, and fellowship!

Dr. Christy Hill

English Speaker: Dr. Christy Hill, Grace Theological Seminary

            Theme:   God’s Fixer-Upper

Spanish Speaker: Iris Regalado                                        

            Special Speaker: Kenna Lourdes Gonzales

Josh and Rachel Flaningan

Theme:  “Aprendiendo a Descernir la Voz de Dios”      

Missions: Josh and Rachel Flaningan, Cameroon with Encompass World Partners


ACCOMMODATIONS–Calvary Chapel Conference Center ~ We will once again enjoy this beautiful facility. This site was formerly the Murrieta Hot Springs Resort. There are numerous mineral water fed hot springs, a Roman spa, a coffeehouse, and a bookstore. The rooms are comfortable with 6 twin beds and a private bath. Included in the retreat are five delicious family style meals beginning with Friday’s dinner.

Check in begins on Friday, November 9th. at 4:00 PM. The first meal is served at 7:00 PM followed by an introductory session at 8:15 PM. The retreat concludes on Sunday, November 11th. after the morning sessions. Check-out will be no later than 1:00 PM.


REGISTRATION— The total cost of the Women’s Retreat is $190.  To reserve your place for the retreat, you will need to turn in the Registration Form (including roommate requests) and a deposit of $75 to your Church Retreat Coordinator or to Vivian Sundin, District Registrar, 9553 Beach St. #8, Bellflower, CA 90706  starting August 1st.  ALL MONIES MUST BE IN BY OCTOBER 7TH   ($l15 or any remaining balance).  NO MONIES WILL BE ACCEPTED AT RETREAT. 


Roommates:  The Retreat Committee reserves the right to arrange roommates to fulfill the 6 person per room requirement, while attempting to honor your request.

Cancellations:  All registration fees are transferable BUT NOT REFUNDABLE.

Prize Drawings: Bibles, a toolbox, full scholarship for 2019 Retreat


For more details about this year’s retreat, contact Robin Workman

Regional Women’s Retreat Save The Date

Grace Churches Women’s Retreat
November 9-11, 2018

@ Murrieta Hot Springs Christian Conference Center

Join us this year for fun, food, and fellowship and new activities with Dr. Christy Hill and Iris Regalado!

For more details about this year’s retreat, contact Robin Workman

Download a Save The Date graphic:

 > 2018 Womens Retreat-Save the Date-PDF  

> 2018-WomensRetreat-Save the Date-WORD Doc

Save the Date for Women’s Retreat 2017

Save the Date for our Grace Churches Women’s Retreat
November 10-12, 2017

@ Murrieta Hot Springs Christian Conference Center

Join us this year for fun, food, and fellowship and new activities.

For more details about this year’s retreat, contact Robin Workman


UPDATE: Here is the  2017 Women’s Retreat Registration Form to download/print

Reminder Bulletin Insert:   WomenofGrace Fall Retreat 2017 -bulletin reminder PDF here to download/print

To see some details about last year’s retreat (2016), visit this webpage

What Does God Offer Women? Ladies Luncheon with Viki Rife

God’s Unique Design for Woman

January 14, 2017
10 am – 3 pm
Free Event bur RSVP Required!

Norwalk Grace Brethren Church
11005 Foster Road, Norwalk, CA

Viki Rife is National Director of Women’s Ministries for the Fellowship of Grace Brethren Churches USA.  God’s purpose for women often gets lost in the clamor of the world’s competing voices. Viki will lead an interactive time in God’s Word, teaching about God’s place in the life of women, and how women can take advantage of all God has for them. Come enjoy a few hours of encouragement and fellowship at this special ladies luncheon. There is no cost for this event. Please call the Norwalk Grace Brethren Church office to RSVP if you would like to attend 562-863-7322.

Ladies Luncheon Invitation to Download/Print [PDF]

Fall Women’s Retreat for California Grace Churches

2016 Fall Women's Retreat Grace Churches


NOVEMBER 11-13, 2016



SPEAKER: Melissa Spolestra 



SPEAKERS: Guy & Vicki Johnson                 



Julio & Joanne Marin and Junko Saito — Japanese Ministries in both United States and Japan


Download/Print: 2016 Fall Women’s California Retreat Registration Form [PDF]