Women's retreat to be held in Minot

SHE Ministries of First Baptist Church, Minot is hosting a women's retreat, "I'm Going Free," on April 7-8 in the Coliseum Room at the Holiday Inn Riverside. The retreat takes place from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday and 8:30 a.m. to noon Saturday.

The featured speaker is Dannah Gresh, who has written more than 27 books. She will encourage participants to share thoughts on developing a more intimate relationship with Jesus. Gresh has appeared on Fox News, CNN, the 700 Club and is a frequent guest on "Focus on the Family" and "Family Life Today."

Registration is required. It costs $30 by March 14 and $35 after. Go to www.fbcminot.org or call 701-852-4533.

Christian Women’s Club sets meetings

Carol Kuntz, of Bismarck, will be the speaker for the two Christian Women’s Clubs meeting on Thursday. Her theme is “Freedom from Life’s Hurts.”

• 9:30 a.m.: Brunch Group meets at the Bismarck Eagles Club, 313 N. 26th St. Theme is “Welcome Spring Brunch.” The special feature is by Cashman Nursery and music by Julie Ternes. Price is $8. Make reservations by noon on Monday by calling 258-3397.

• 12:30 p.m.: Midday Connection will meet at the Municipal Country Club, 930 N. Griffin St. Theme is “Say It with Flowers.” Special feature is by Jacey Nesland from “Rustic Petals,” a new florist shop at Northbrook Mall. Price is $10. Call for reservations by Monday at 701-751-2869.

The After 5 CWC Evening Group will not be meeting in March. 

The Christian Women’s groups are affiliated with Stonecroft.

JOY Breakfast to focus on women's self-worth

Speaker and author Carey Scott will help women untangle their self-worth from daily “I’m not good enough” messages as part of the 11th annual JOY Breakfast, which 700 women are expected to attend.

The breakfast will be held from 9 to 11:45 a.m. March 11 at the Bismarck Ramkota, 800 S. Third St. Tickets, $20, are available at the Rainbow Shop (Parable) at 551 S. Seventh St., or online at www.joyintl.org. Deadline for registration is Thursday.

For more information on JOY, visit www.joyintl.org.

UU church to offer panel discussion

The Unitarian Universalist Fellowship & Church offers a panel discussion, "Women of the World," on Sunday with moderator Cecilia Montesdeoca. Panelists include Martha Hernandez, Ursula Conrad, Karen Morrison, Milena Stojkovic and Turdukan Tostokova. Discussions center on the diverse contributions international women in the community have made to help empower other women and bring positive long-term change to North Dakota and beyond.

Sunday services at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship & Church, 818 E. Divide Ave., Bismarck, are at 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.

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