The 2018 Awaken Women's Retreat will be held on October 25-27, 2018 in beautiful Ruidoso, New Mexico. Come - for time away with God, with girlfriends, and to receive the special word that God has for you, His precious daughter.

Sign up today! 
Early registration | ends May 31
Regular registration | ends September 24th
Late registration | begins September 25th - onsite.

Hosted by FCFC Lubbock's Cherished Women's Ministries 3616 58th St~Lubbock TX 79413 | 806.722.3232.
Conference Speakers
Shelly Swann, Conference Host & Speaker
  Amanda Bullen, Speaker
 Josie Carignan, Speaker and Founder of Rescue Her
FCFC Worship Team, Worship Band
This playlist has all the songs we will be doing at Awaken this year. Listen up and be ready to get your worship on with us at Awaken Women's Retreat; The Journey!
Breakout Sessions & Speakers
Session 1
Sydney Bacon
Let the Journey Begin!
Don’t wait until you’re older to start living your best life, or walking in the Lord’s calling. Even in this season of being young and free, we have an opportunity to impact the world for His Kingdom. Join me as I share how to uncover your unique calling and fully chase after it! 
**This class is for young adults and high school girls.
Marilyn Garrett
Purpose in the Journey
A purpose-filled life is one of joy and fulfillment, but this focus often changes by season. Discover how to find purpose at every stage of the journey of life; learn how to thrive, not just to survive.
Stacy Havens
Experiencing the Holy Spirit
From our greatest battles to our daily struggles the Holy Spirit is our compassionate and mighty Counselor. He leads and enables us to walk in His Truth.  Join me as we look into the empowering work of the Holy Spirit in our lives.
Kara Hyden
Developing the Leader Within
We all have leadership potential within us, but unless we develop that God-given potential, we may never feel complete.  The first step is to do something – but how? Where do we start? Join me as we discuss how to develop the leader within each one of us.
Session 2
Becky Bacon
Freedom in Healing
Hurt can come in many forms, such as grief/loss, divorce, abuse and abandonment.  But God’s love can restore us when we let go of these hurts. Join me as we take the necessary steps to find redemption, healing and freedom from our painful past.
Sherryle Cantu
Just Keep Walking
Scripture tells us that we will have difficulties and there will be dark valleys to travel. But, we are called to walk through these tough times, not allow them to be our destination.  Join me as I share how single or divorced women and moms can learn to lean on God and just keep walking.
Josie Carignan
Walking in Your Calling
God placed a calling on each of our lives, but sometimes it can be hard to know where to start and what to do. Join me as I share with you my journey of growing Rescue Her from a small, one-person dream to the national organization it is today.
Olowa Johnson
Finding Joy in the Journey
Tired? Weary? Worn? Does being a mom or wife feel like a chore? Come and learn God’s design for everlasting enjoyment in marriage, parenting, and other important relationships. This is the time to renew your joy – because it holds your strength to manage the demands of life.
MEALS
All meals are on your own.
We’ll have a list of restaurant options in the booklet you’ll receive when you check-in for the retreat in Ruidoso.  You can also look online for meal options.

LODGING
You are responsible for making your own reservations in Ruidoso.  Ask for the Awaken Women’s Retreat room rate, which is available through September 12th.  Here is a list of some available lodging options:

MCM Elegante (The Lodge at Sierra Blanca)
(conference hotel, 1 minute from conference center)
107 Sierra Blanca Drive, 575-258-5500
$119/room/night, flat rate, plus tax
Breakfast included; King suites have full kitchen; Queen rooms have microwave & small fridge
Village Lodge
(2 minutes from conference center)
1000 Mechem Drive, 575-258-5442
$109/condo/night, flat rate, plus tax
Breakfast not included; Condo includes full kitchen & pull-out sofa
Comfort Inn
(6 minutes from conference center)
2709 Sudderth Drive, 575-257-2770
$89/room/night, flat rate, plus tax
Breakfast included
West Winds Lodge & Condos
(7 minutes from conference center)
208 North Eagle Drive, 575-257-4031
$69-$225/room/night, plus tax
(2-10 person options)
Some room options have kitchens

Cabin Rental Websites
Premiere Ruidoso Cabins
Home Away
www.vrbo.com; type in Ruidoso, NM
Condotel Vacation Rentals
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