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2023 Women’s Spiritual Life Retreat

Registration for 2023 Women’s Spiritual Life Retreat is closed

*Please choose the WSLR designation

Date: February 24 – 25, 2023 
Location: Putnam County Expo Center
118 Fairgrounds Road
E. Palatka, Florida, 32131

Registration is closed for 2023 Retreat

Download Registration Form – Closed for 2023

Please fill out registration form and mail to:


4078 Silver Lake Drive,

Palatka, FL 32177

Contact: Sandra Cremer @ 386.546.8897 or 
or Brenda Lewis (386-325-3463) – email –
Suggestions: Bible, pen, sweater, casual dress,

Speaker Details

Keynote Speaker: Shellie Rushing Tomlinson


Speaker, Author and Podcast Host

Shellie is a multi-published author, speaker, and farmer’s wife known for saying “Life can be hard when it’s good, but it’s always better when you’re laughing.” Shellie loves using humor and storytelling as she unpacks Biblical truth aimed at helping others discover the lives Jesus died to give them. If she could, Shellie would run from the title of Christian comedienne or humorist because it can lead some people to adopt an “I double dog dare you to make me laugh” attitude and cause them miss the message. However, that ship sailed when Jeff Foxworthy endorsed her award-winning humor books Suck Your Stomach In and Put Some Color On, and Sue Ellen’s Girl Ain’t Fat, She Just Weighs Heavy! and called her “Laugh out loud funny!”

Shellie’s Christian non-fiction work has been featured on the YouVersion Bible app and Right Now Media, the world’s largest library of Bible study video resources, and includes the titles, Heart Wide Open, Devotions for the Hungry Heart, and Finding Deep and Wide.  After more than a decade in radio, Shellie now hosts The Story Table podcast from her home on the banks of Lake Providence, Louisiana and shares hosting duties on the popular Rocking it Grand podcast with her friend, Chrys Howard.

Shellie and her husband, Phil, live in Lake Providence, Louisiana. They have two children and six grandchildren.  

Speaker: Deedy Tripp

Deedy Tripp is a conference speaker and Bible teacher who loves to share the truths of God’s word with others.  She has been teaching women and youth for over 25 years, and her greatest desire is to encourage others to find out for themselves how alive and applicable the Scriptures are for everyday life.

Deedy has been involved with women’s ministry and leading Bible studies for many years.  She has also planned and directed women’s retreats and women’s ministry events as well.  She is expecting to graduate with her bachelors in Biblical studies in June of this year.
Deedy is married to her best friend, Mike Tripp.  They live in Frostproof, Florida, and enjoy spending time with their children and grandchildren.

Retreat Schedule

Friday, February 24

5:00 – 6:00 pm  Meeting Room Opens / Registration

6:00 – 6:15 pm  Welcome & Announcements – 

6:15 pm – Dinner 

7:35 pm – Group Singing and Special Music – Praise Team

7:55 pm  – Introduction

8:10 pm – Session I 

8:45 pm  – Closing Song

9:00 pm – Close in Prayer – Dismiss

Saturday, February 25

8:15 – 9:00 am – Conference Room Opens – Mug & Muffin Social

9:00 – 9:30 am – Registration

9:35 am Singing  Praise Team

9:45 am – Special Music

10:00 am – Session II 

11:30 am – Lunch

12:30 pm – Door Prizes

12:40 pm – Special Activities

1:30 pm  – Session III

2:20 pm  – Closing Songs – Praise Team     

2:40 pm – Prayer and Adjourn