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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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Stewardship Retreat

Adult Retreat


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A stewardship retreat to help clergy and laity to incorporate best practices of stewardship in our churches.  In addition to Margaret Marcuson’s keynote on Money and Ministry, we will hold workshops on 3-5 year stewardship planning, year round stewardship activities, annual stewardship campaigns, narrative budgets, church financial practices, asking for money, and more.  Bring yourself or your team for a weekend of food, fellowship, fun, and learning.

Full Retreat – Friday & Saturday, August 10-11
Double Occupancy (Rader Retreat Center)        $100
Single Occupancy (Rader Retreat Center)         $150
Drive-in Day $40

For a full list of workshops, see the Foundation website

For additional informaiton, contact Jim Wells at or 608-807-6806

Leaders: Jim Wells, Eric Churan and members of the WI UM Foundation Board of Directors

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.

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. New knitters and crocheters are welcome! Look forward to meeting fellow crafters for a weekend retreat filled with projects, relaxation, great food, and fun! Full registration information available Fall 2018.