Women’s Day Retreat

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The following is a schedule of the day.  

September 22 

9:15-9:30  Arrive at Camp Assiniboia 2220 Lido Plage Road

Cartier, Manitoba -Approximately 30 minutes from downtown Winnipeg 

10:00 Brunch 

10:45  Singing 

11:00 Speaker/Discussion

Our Speaker this year is Elsie Rempel.  Here is a little bio about her:

Elsie Rempel was an elementary school teacher until 2002 when she began her work for Mennonite Church Canada, where she gathered, edited, wrote and shared faith forming resources for all ages. She really enjoys speaking on these topics, and has continued them in freelance fashion since her retirement. Since 2016 she has been in leadership roles with Mennonite Women Canada and Manitoba. Elsie is married to Peter Rempel, has 3 adult children, 2 daughters in law, and 4 grandchildren. Hobbies include swimming, gardening, and knitting. She is a member of Charleswood Mennonite Church in Winnipeg.

She will be speaking on relationships between women and how we can help each other out in hard times.

12:30 Free Time 

Group game


or bring your own knitting/craft you would like to do

Go for a walk on the beautiful grounds

Board games

Eat snacks

Read a book

Take a nap 

VISIT  with all the great women and get to know someone better! 

5:00 Supper

Bonfire and Sharing 

The purpose of this day is to relax, visit, have fun and become closer to the women of Elim Chapel. 

See you there!