The Village Church and The Academy of Lifelong Learning at Shell Point are presenting “Dare To Believe: A Biblically-Focused Weekend for Women” on Friday, April 4 and Saturday, April 5.
This women’s conference will provide an entertaining, yet thought-provoking weekend of fellowship and study of key female figures who dared to believe and demonstrated unwavering faith in God.
On Friday, April 4 at 7 p.m., men are also welcome to see veteran actresses Nan Gurley and Bonnie Keen present a faith-based musical drama, “Women Who to Dare to Believe,” which brings to life 21 women from the Scriptures whom God used to fulfill the covenant and bring in the Messiah in this thought provoking musical. Tickets are $15.
On Saturday, April 5, women only are invited to a day of bible study with Gurley and Keen from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sessions include “They are Enough: An Overview Study of Rachel and Leah”; “When God Says ‘No’: A Study of Anna”; and “No Matter the Cost: A Study of Jochedbed, Mother of Moses and Mary, Mother of Jesus.” Saturday’s sessions and a catered lunch are $35. Cost for the full conference of Friday and Saturday events is $45.
To register, visit www.shellpoint.org/daretobelieve or call (239) 454-2147. Guests can make overnight accommodations at The Guest House at Shell Point by calling 239-454-2123.
The Academy of Lifelong Learning at Shell Point is an educational initiative for the residents of the retirement community. The Academy provides approximately 90 classes each semester that encompass a well-rounded curriculum of educational opportunities for senior adults. The Academy of Lifelong Learning at Shell Point was named as one of 2008’s most innovative active aging programs by the International Council on Active Aging, an association that supports professionals who develop wellness/fitness facilities and services for age 50-plus adults.
The Village Church at Shell Point is a ministry of The Christian and Missionary Alliance and serves a congregation of more than 600. The Village Church is located near the entrance to the Island at Shell Point and seats 1,000 people.
Shell Point Retirement Community is located in Fort Myers just off Summerlin Road and McGregor Boulevard, two miles before the Sanibel causeway. The community offers retirement living in a resort-style environment with a newly renovated 18-hole championship golf course, salons, restaurants, deep water boating access, and recreational and fitness facilities. To learn more about Shell Point Retirement Community, visit us at www.shellpoint.org or call 1-800-780-1131.
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