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general

information

WHO

Anyone who is a rostered minister who identifies as female, non-binary, or femme is invited to join us! 

The retreat is open to those currently or will be serving in region 9 by the date of the retreat. 

If you are currently serving in an agreement with ecumenical partner, you are welcome to come.  

The retreat is currently not open to seminarians, but those approved and awaiting call, please reach out to our core team member to express interest and register. 

lodging

Our gathering will be hosted at the

Embassy Suites – Atlanta Airport. 

 

CLICK HERE FOR HOTEL WEBSITE

Registration for the event includes options for Double

& Single Rooms. Double Rooms are limited and we encourage early registration to secure them. All rooms are suites and include a sleeper sofa. There is also an option to secure housing for Sunday evening. The cost of an addition night will be billed to the individual.

 

The gathering organizers will book your rooms directly. There is no need to contact the hotel separately for arrangements.

 

You will be notified of confirmation numbers by organizers closer to the event date.

 

Roommate requests can be noted on the registration form. 

transport

If you are flying, please use Atlanta Hartsfield Airport (ATL).

 

The Embassy Suite does have a shuttle from the airport that runs every 30 minutes from 5:00am to 1:00am with guest pickup in the *Domestic terminal only*.

 

From airport baggage claim follow the signs to Ground Transportation. We pick up in the purple hotel shuttle area. We strongly encourage that you allow yourself extra time to arrive at the airport, clear security and arrive at your gate on time.

 

If you are driving, you are invited to park at the hotel. The cost per day for parking for day use is $12. Parking overnight is $16 per night.  You are responsible for your parking costs. This is not covered in the registration.

We encourage participants to carpool. 

 

Contact your synod’s core team member to see if there are organized plans for travel.

child care & Nursing

We hope this is a retreat that is a respite for you and encourage you to take a break from your family responsibilities. 

However, if childcare is necessary, it will be offered for children age two to six during Key Note Sessions, Worship, and Workshops. 

Please note the need for childcare on the registration form. 

There will be a minimal fee of $50 for childcare for the duration of the retreat.

If nursing facilities are needed, please note that on your registration form. We will have one designated area in the event space for you are able to fully participate.

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