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Quality retreats and conferences can be powerful in strengthening both individuals and groups.
Let us know what you are considering; what your goals and purpose are
and we will do our best to make it happen.
We offer a variety of accommodations and services to meet your needs.

If you'd like to plan your own retreat at Pine Lake or Lake Lucerne, click here to learn more about each site and how we can help!


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Wesleyan Heritage Confirmation Retreat

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Led by a team of experienced pastors from across the state, Wesleyan Heritage is a retreat to introduce confirmation students to the deep heritage of the United Methodist Church. Held at Lake Lucerne Camp March 2-3, 2018. Cost is $70/youth.  Registration is available to any interested youth group and chaperones are FREE with each six youth. Download the Registration Packet by clicking on the link below for more information. Questions can be directed to Collin Grooms- Lake Lucerne Site Director-

Faith In Stitches

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A retreat for knitters and crocheters to spend time together sharing their skills and fellowship with other stitchers. Joann Meagher and Melissa Borth, members of First UMC of Neenah-Menasha, started a knit/crochet group at the church about 10 years ago. Close Knit Friends has grown to a weekly group of close knit friends who share fellowship, fun, and support while sharing talents and opportunities for service. New knitters and crocheters are welcome! Look forward to meeting fellow crafters for a weekend retreat sharing projects, opportunities for service, fun and relaxation!

Registration and Full Payment due by February 28, 2018

Youth Leader Retreat

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Our guest speaker is Ann Smetana, who has worked as a mental health professional in the Black River Falls community. She brings knowledge from her undergraduate degree in sociology and her master's degree in psychology. She brings experience from years working in both residential and day treatment facilities teaching character building, ethical decision making in groups, and treatment groups. Most recently, Ann has focused her time on younger folks, raising her two dynamic daughters (ages 6 and 8) and operating a daycare. She has done public speaking about self-harm, one of the issues facing our young people today. Her sessions with us will include:

  • Body Language Basics: Understanding what youth aren't saying
  • Common Struggles that Youth Face
  • Respect and Connect: What to do next

We will also be welcoming a guest from the Global Missions Fellow ministry from the General Board of Global Mission. We will learn more about how to share this young adult opportunity with the older youth in our congregations.

Spring Women's Retreat- Come Walk in God's Light

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Spring Women's Retreat April 27-29, 2018 at Lake Lucerne Camp and Retreat Center. 

Come Walk in God's Light and join women from across the state for a weekend of fun, relaxation, and learning. Each day features enriching workshop choices including watercolor painting, aromatherapy, herbal cooking, mindful movement, gardening, and more. There's no shortage of fellowship, good food, and time to relax in nature. Registration fee of $160 covers 2 nights lodging, 5 meals, 3 workshops, and all necessary materials. Registration is limited to 60 participants and spots have filled quickly, so register now! Deadline to register is April 1, 2018. Questions about this weekend can be directed to Retreat Leader, Bonnie Clement at



FOUNDATIONS Confirmation Retreat


A confirmation retreat for church groups led by the staff from Asbury UMC - Madison. This retreat is a great way to kick off your confirmation year and meet others who are just beginning their confirmation journey. Open to all confirmation aged youth for the 2018-2019 program year and their adult chaperones. Join us for a great weekend focused on Loving God, Loving Others, and Loving the Bible. 

Contact Collin Grooms- for more information.