Thursday, January 8, 2015

Faithcrafting Retreat Opportunities Abound at Singing Hills

Faithcrafting logo 2014

2015 Faithcrafting 
Women's Retreat Opportunities
Early Bird Deadline February 1st!

Fibers of Faith Retreats
Knitting, Crocheting, and Fiber Arts 
April 10-12, 2015
Oct. 30-Nov. 1, 2015

Fibers of Faith is a yarn-filled weekend, with dedicated time to knit, crochet or work on any handwork project! Bible based teaching is included like our other Faithcrafting retreats.   This retreat has an early arrival day option. Learn More
Download brochure here: 2015 Fibers of Faith Retreat Brochure
Early Bird deadline Feb 1st (spring retreat) to save $10!   Register Now For Spring!

Heavenly Stitches Quilt Retreats
April 17-19, 2015
Nov. 13-15, 2015

Sew beautiful fabric masterpieces for yourself, family, friends and charity!  Don't miss this amazing weekend of fun, faith, fabric and fellowship.  This retreat also has an early arrival day option. Stitches with a Heavenly purpose! Learn More

Download brochure here:2015 Heavenly Stitches Retreat Brochure 
Early Bird Deadline February 1st (spring retreat) to save $10!   Register Now For Spring!

Memories That Matter 
Scrapbooking and Rubberstamping Retreats
April 24-26, 2015
November 6-8, 2015
Make scrapbooks and other paper crafts at our scrapbooking and rubber stamping retreats. Just getting started? No problem. We can help!  This retreat also has an early arrival day option.  Crop til you drop!  Learn more
Early Bird deadline February 1st (spring retreat) to save $10!  Register now For Spring!
God Speaks 2013
For Both Men & Women:
God Speaks Contemplative Retreat

May 1-3, 2015
Focused listening is the purpose of this restorative retreat for those who desire silence and solitude to read their Bibles, pray, respond, and rest in the presence of the Lord. God speaks, but if we are never quiet and listening, how will we hear? The "God Speaks" Retreat offers special opportunities to take the time to truly listen.  Private rooms and our beautiful inspiring property, are an ideal setting for this retreat. 
Download a brochure here:God Speaks 2015 Brochure

Judy Jordan
Singing Hills Christian Conference Center
Faithcrafting Retreat Coordinator

Daily Inspiration

The Blind Side

Read about the real life mom from "The Blind Side."



Read Matt Mungle's review of the movie at

Lauren Yarger, Bio

Lauren Yarger has written, directed and produced numerous shows and special events for both secular and Christian audiences. She co-wrote a Christian musical version of “A Christmas Carol” which played to sold-out audiences of over 3,000 in Vermont and was awarded the 2000 Vermont Bessie (theater and film awards) for “People’s Choice for Theatre.” She also has written two other dinner theaters, sketches for church services and devotions for Christian artists.

Yarger trained for three years in the Broadway League’s Producer Development Program, completed the Commercial Theater Institute's Producing Three-Day Training and produced a one-woman musical about Mary Magdalene that toured nationally and closed with an off-Broadway run.

In 2008 she was a Fellow at the National Critics Institute at the O'Neill Theater Center in Waterford, CT. She writes reviews of Broadway and off-Broadway theater with a Christian perspective for Reflections in the Light ( and is editor of The Connecticut Arts Connection. She also is a contributing editor for

She also reviews books for Publisher's Weekly and is a member of the National Book Critics Circle. She formerly was Connecticut theater editor for CurtainUp, a national theater web site bsed in New York and a reviewer for American Theater Web.

She also served as Executive Director of Masterwork Productions, Inc. and worked in arts management for the Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts in Hartford and the Hartford Symphony Orchestra.

She is a freelance writer and member of the Drama Desk, The Outer Critics Circle, The American Theater Critics Association, The League of Professional Theatre Women and The CT Critics Circle.

A former newspaper editor and graduate of the University of Missouri’s School of Journalism, Yarger lives with her husband in West Granby, CT and has two adult children.

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