Past events

Date(s) Event
Aug. 11 - Aug. 13, 2017 2017 Educator’s Retreat – Missouri, Kansas and So. Illinois District-August 11-13
Innsbrook Resort and Golf Club, Innsbrook MO

LUTHERAN EDUCATOR’S!  You deserve and break!!  Grace Place Wellness is pleased to announce a get-away weekend designed just for Lutheran teachers and their spouses, August 11-13, 2017 at scenic Innsbrook Resort, an hour west of St. Louis, MO.  Refresh, renew and prepare for another school year by learning the secrets to a healthy, vibrant, and joy-filled ministry.  It’s your turn to experience the Grace Place Wellness Retreat enjoyed by over 8,000 LCMS rostered workers and spouses.

A registration fee of $100 covers the cost of all lodging, meals and the wellness retreat program.  Saturday afternoon is entirely free time to enjoy the amenities at Innsbrook. 

We have 12 spots available for this retreat opened to the Missouri, Kansas and So. Illinois Districts for Lutheran Educators. Registration is now open and this is a first come, first serve sign-up.  For more information, please contact Beth McAnallen at 314-842-3077 or email bmcanallen@graceplacewellness.org for more information

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Jul. 31 - Aug. 04, 2017 2017 Michigan District Church Workers Retreat
Mission Point Resort, Mackinac Island MI

We will be holding our Michigan District Church Worker Retreat at Mission Point  Resort on Mackinac Island, MI on July 31 – August 4, 2017.  THIS RETREAT IS FILLED. THANK YOU!  Please call our offices to put your name on a wait list.    There is a $300 registration fee for this 5- day, 4- night retreat.  Please enter quantity “1” for couple registration.  Scholarships available.  Please contact Beth McAnallen at 314-842-3077 or by email: bmcanallen@graceplacewellness.org for more information on scholarships.  Transportation to and from the resort is your responsibility.  Need more information on our Church Worker Retreats?  Click below:

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Classic Church Worker Retreats

Jul. 17 - Jul. 21, 2017 2017 East Coast New Jersey and Atlantic District Retreat – July 17 – 21 – Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort
Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort, Shawnee on Delaware PA

We will be holding our East Coast New Jersey and Atlantic District Church Worker Retreat at Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort on July 17 – 21, 2017.  This retreat is for ACTIVE CHURCH WORKERS ONLY.  There is a $300 registration fee for this 5- day, 4- night retreat.  Please enter quantity “1” for couple registration.  Scholarships available.  Please contact Beth McAnallen at 314-842-3077 or by email: bmcanallen@graceplacewellness.org for more information on scholarships.  Transportation to and from the resort is your responsibility.  Need more information on our Church Worker Retreats?  Click Here  

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Jun. 19 - Jun. 23, 2017 2017 No. Wisconsin Church Worker Retreat June 19-23
Heartwood Conference Center, Trego WI

We will be holding our No. Wisconsin District Church Worker Retreat at the Heartwood Conference and Retreat Center on June 19 – 23, 2017.  This retreat is being held along with Minnesota South District.  Please contact your District President for availablilty for ACTIVE CHURCH WORKERS ONLY. There is 1 spot available. There is a $300 registration fee for this 5- day, 4- night retreat.  Please enter quantity “1” for couple registration.  Scholarships available.  Please contact Beth McAnallen at 314-842-3077 or by email: bmcanallen@graceplacewellness.org for more information on scholarships.  Transportation to and from the resort is your responsibility.  Need more information on our Church Worker Retreats?  Click below:

Church Worker Retreat

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Jun. 19 - Jun. 23, 2017 2017 Minnesota South District Church Worker Retreat
Heartwood Conference Center, Trego WI

We will be holding our Minnesota South District Church Worker Retreat at the Heartwood Conference and Retreat Center on June 19 – 23, 2017.  .  There are spots available for ACTIVE CHURCH WORKERS ONLY.  There is a $300 registration fee for this 5- day, 4- night retreat.  Please enter quantity “1” for couple registration.  Scholarships available.  Please contact Beth McAnallen at 314-842-3077 or by email: bmcanallen@graceplacewellness.org for more information on scholarships.  Transportation to and from the resort is your responsibility.  Need more information on our Church Worker Retreats?  Click below:

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Classic Church Worker Retreats

Jun. 12 - Jun. 16, 2017 2017 Nebraska District Church Worker Retreat June 12 – 16
The Lied Lodge Conference Center, Nebraska City NE

We are holding the 2017 Nebraska District Church Worker Retreat on June 12 – 16.  This 5-day, 4-night retreat will be held at the Lied Lodge and Conference Center in Nebraska City, Nebraska.  This retreat is filled.  Thank you all for your participation!

Church Worker Retreat

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Apr. 21 - Apr. 22, 2017 Michigan District Katie Retreat
Doubletree Hotel, Bay City MI

Michigan District Katie Retreat focuses on Pastor’s wives.  Dcs. Heidi Goehman will be in attendance and available to pray and meet with wives.  Time of event is TBD.

Apr. 03 - Apr. 13, 2017 Africa South and East Region Missionary Retreat, Malindi, Kenya

In early April, Program Director Darrell Zimmerman will be venturing off to Africa to serve as chaplain for the LCMS missionaries and families of the South and East Regions.  Grace Place Wellness has a history of offering respite retreats to our overseas missionaries and hopes to announce soon a series of full week long retreats across the globe.  Darrell will be present with missionaries and their families the week before Holy Week to share God’s words of hope and encouragement to those who sacrifice so much for the Lord’s kingdom work.

Mar. 17 - Mar. 19, 2017 Concordia Theological Seminary Retreat- Ft. Wayne, IN
Don Hall’s Guesthouse, Ft. Wayne IN

A 2 day wellness and wholeness experience focused on the Great Commandment…to Love One Another…inspiring spiritual, physical, emotional, relational, and fiscal wellbeing in personal life and ministry service.  This is a FREE retreat, thanks to Grace Place Wellness supporters – however, you need to commit the time!  Places are on a first come, first serve basis.  If you sign up, please make every effort to fulfill your commitment.  We have reserved rooms for 20 couples.  This is a two overnight stay at Don Hall’s Guesthouse.  Babysitting will be provided.

Please sign up before February 15, 2017 in order to secure you spot! 

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Mar. 11, 2017 Concordia Seminary St. Louis One Day Retreat (Last Session)
Concordia Seminary St. Louis, St. Louis MO

This is the last session of 4 sessions for the Concordia Seminary St. Louis one day retreat.  Session 4:  Life in Ministry focuses on proper management of financial and physical wellbeing that enhance the joy of ministry by ensuring that the pastor is at his very best when facing the demands of the vocation.  In this session we will examine the keys to stress management and how to avoid the pitfalls of “over-functioning.”  This session will run from 9:00am to 12:00pm on March 11, 2017 with lunch and babysitting provided.  Please call Beth McAnallen (314-842-3077) to reserve your spot.  Retreat will be held at Sieck Hall on the campus of Concordia Seminary, St. Louis.