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Hopeful Hearts – One-day Women’s Retreat

Join us for a one-day event in the beautiful and historic town of Strasburg, Pennsylvania. Our time together will feature worship, God’s Word, time to connect with friends old and new, a boxed lunch, and much more, as we find courage, hope and peace in a world gone crazy. Located at The Loft on Hershey Farms, you’ll see the Sight and Sound theater on the hill outside.

Want to make it a weekend?

Bring your girlfriends and stay at Hershey Farm Inn. (Click here for more information or to book lodging.) Walk the brick sidewalks of Strasburg and enjoy lunch at the Speckled Hen or Agape Café, or a snack at The Creamery on the town square.

Reserve tickets to see “Esther” on stage at Sight and Sound Theater, walking distance from Hershey Farms Friday afternoon or evening or Saturday evening. (Click here for more information or to reserve tickets.)

Enjoy shopping? Both Tanger Outlets and Rockvale Square are a short distance away.

Our Speaker

Anastacia Ferguson-Bansie is an international speaker, motivator and lover of God.  She is a native of The Bahamas.  She currently serves as the Women’s Ministries Director of the Chesapeake Conference of Seventh-day Adventist and Associate Pastor of the Atholton Seventh-day Adventist Church in Columbia Maryland specializing in Children’s and Youth Ministries.

She served as in ministry in the Bahamas, Turks and Caicos Islands.  During her tenure in ministry, she was blessed with the opportunity to serve as Children’s Ministry Director and member of the Board of Education in the Turks and Caicos Islands.  She founded Straight Talk Ministries in the Turks and Caicos Islands designed to motivate, educate and develop young people spiritually, mentally and emotionally.

Anastacia graduated with a Master of Divinity from Andrews University where she served as Children’s Ministry Director of the Center for Youth Evangelism (Lake Union), graduate assistant, and Vice-President of Spiritual Affairs for the Women’s Clergy Network and Chaplain of the Black Students Association.

She is passionate about making Jesus simply irresistible to children and young people.

God’s Girls Gala

Girls ages 11-14 (and their moms!) are invited to an afternoon where we will tackle the crazy impact physically, emotionally, relationally, and spiritually on a girl’s heart and thinking as she transitions from girl to teen to young woman. You’ll hear from young adult women who have been there and done that. We’ll share practical info and have fun in the process!

When: April 18, 2021 – 1:00-4:00 pm

Where: Grace Outlet Seventh-day Adventist Church, 150 Green Valley Rd, Sinking Springs, Pa.

Who: Girls 11-14 and their moms, aunts, youth leaders

Cost: $20 per person includes sessions, materials, crafts and snacks

Join us for an afternoon of learning, fun, crafts, discussion and more! A great girls-time out for moms and daughters, aunts and nieces, youth leaders and their girls!

Weekend Women’s Retreat – Expectant Hope

Mark your calendars and stayed tuned for more information!

Conference-wide Youth Rally – Stand Firm