2019 Women's Fall Retreat


Sunday Worship at 8:15 & 11:00am

Unleashing Our Joy


Date & Location:

  • October 4-6, 2019 | Saturday-Only Option on October 5
  • YMCA of the Rockies, Estes Park, CO


  • $175 Weekend (includes lodging, 2 – 3 to a room, five meals and all materials)
  • $50 Saturday-Only (includes a day at the YMCA Camp, 8:00am – 5:00pm, and two meals)

About the 2019 Retreat

The setting for this year’s retreat will be inside the YMCA Camp that was established in 1907. Rev. Stacy Collins will lead us in discovering how we can unleash our joy, which we all have. We will be staying in one of the large lodges where we will hold our meetings and eat great food.

About our Guest Speaker

Rev. Stacy Collins is an ordained United Methodist Deacon. Stacy has over 20 years of experience working in local churches, ranging from 75 to 2000 members. She holds a Master of Arts and a Master of Divinity from Iliff School of Theology in Denver. This background has served her well in her work in spiritual formation, congregational care and the creative arts. Stacy worked at Saint Andrew UMC in Highlands Ranch for over 19 years, starting out as an associate music director and congregational care. She is currently exploring a new calling, establishing a nonprofit, a Shadow Light ministry, where she is leading and hosting retreats. Stacy is currently exploring mosaics, mindfulness and soul play. Stacy and her husband Steve, and their two dogs Kona and Rosie live in Perry Park, right outside of Larkspur, Colorado.


Friday, October 4

  • 5:00 – 6:00pm Check-in
  • 6:00 – 7:00pm Dinner
  • 7:00 – 9:00pm Opening Session
  • 9:00 – 9:30pm Evening Prayers

Saturday, October 5

  • 7:30 – 8:30am Breakfast
  • 9:00am – 1:00pm Morning Session w/ breaks
  • 1:00 – 2:00pm Lunch
  • 2:00 – 7:00pm Self-Reflecting & Community Building
  • 7:00 – 8:00pm Dinner
  • 8:00 – 9:00pm Evening Entertainment
  • 9:00 – 9:30pm Evening Prayers

Sunday, October 6

  • 7:30 – 9:00am Breakfast
  • 9:00 – 10:00am Pack & clean up for Check Out
  • 10:00 – 11:00am Closing Session & Worship