Oregon Christian Women's Convention 2019

Date & Location: October 4-5, 2019. Oregon Conference of Seventh-day Adventist, Holden Center, 19800 Oatfield Road, Gladstone, OR 97027.

Description: "Rise Up" - Daughter of the King. This retreat is about women today rising up to their full potential to use their gifts to bring others to Christ.


A Closer Look:  A Talk About Teen Suicide and What We Can Do To Help -  Carrie White, MA, LMHC, Walla Walla University

Connecting in Relationships: How to Develop More Meaningful Relationships - Pastor Gary and Shelly Parks

Facing the Giant: A Talk About Domestic Abuse and Turning Loss into Resilience, Hope and Healing -  Pam Strachan-Proudfit, DMin, Adventist Medical Center

Mothering Wholeheartedly: Setting our Eyes on Being an Emotionally Available Parent - Rachel Griebel

Who Should Attend: All women and teen girls freshman-senior high school age are invited to attend. Each teen registered for the main retreat must attend with a mom or mentor with a maximum of two teens per sponsor. 

Featured Speaker: Dr. Hyveth Williams, Andrews University. Dr. Hyveth Williams, serves as Professor and Director of Homiletics as well as Interim Seminary Chaplain at the Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary (SDATS), Andrews University, Michigan. She is also a Pastor and prolific author who is the first female Senior Pastor in the Seventh-day Adventist denomination. 

Dr. Williams is the author of several books, four as solo author including: Will I Ever Learn?: One Woman’s Life of Miracles and Ministry; Anticipation: Waiting on Tiptoes for the LordSecrets of a Happy Heart: A Fresh Look at the Sermon on the Mount, and Nothing But The Best: A Guide to Powerful Preaching, published in February this year.


Friday, October 4, 2019
3:00-6:00 pm - Event Check-in
5:30-6:30 pm - Supper
7:00 pm-9:00 pm - Opening Session

Sabbath, October 5, 2019
9:00 am-9:00 pm - Meetings







Registration Fees: All registration fees are per person. Please plan to register early with AdventSource since no registrations will be taken on-site.

Registration Note: AdventSource registrations will be closed when the event is filled to capacity. This could be earlier than the posted registration close date of September 17, 2019.

$127 Early-bird Adults (18+) now through August 29, 2019
$132 Regular Adults (18+) August 30, 2019 through September 17, 2019

$100 Teens (Freshman-Senior) High School Girls now through September 17, 2019*

*Special Note: Each teen must have a mom or mentor registered to attend the event with a maximum of two girls per sponsor.

To guarantee your place, please register ASAP. You may register online or call AdventSource at (800) 732-7587. AdventSource will process registrations through September 17, 2019. All major credit cards accepted.

Paying by Check? 1) Please complete and print each online registration page with your personal information and registration details. You will be prompted to create an AdventSource account if you do not already have one. 2) Mail each completed registration page with your check or money order, with the exact registration fee, made payable to AdventSource to the address listed below. No partial event registration payments will be accepted. 3) In order to receive a discounted rate your payment envelope must be postmarked with the date that rate ends.

Special Note: Failure to provide each completed registration page with your contact telephone number will delay the processing of your registration. If AdventSource is not able to get complete information within three days of receipt, your registration check or money order will be returned. 

AdventSource Event Registration
5120 Prescott Avenue
Lincoln, NE 68506-5433

Mail-in Registrations: All registrations sent by mail must be received by Tuesday, September 17, 2019.

Lodging: Each attendee is responsible for booking their lodging at one of the hotels listed below. Please use the code, "Oregon Conference of Seventh-day Adventist Christian Women's Retreat" to receive a discounted rate. Please complete your lodging registration by September 1, 2019 to be granted the discounted rate. You may check into your hotel by 4:00 pm. 

Hampton Inn Portland/Clackamas
9040 SE Adams Street
Clackamas, OR 97015-9501
Phone: (503) 655-7900

Holiday Inn Express
75 82nd Drive
Gladstone, OR 97027
Phone: (503) 722-7777

RV Spaces: RV spaces are also available. Please call Keri (503) 850-3350 to reserve your space for this retreat.

Meals: You will receive supper on Friday; with lunch, and supper on Sabbath with your paid registration fee. Please plan to take care of all other meals, and any special dietary needs and all other meals on your own.

Directions: Click for a Map | Weather

Nearest Airport: Portland International Airport

Ground Transportation: Portland International Airport Ground Transportation

On-Site Event Check-in: You may check-in and pick up your event material on Friday, October 4, 2019 from 3:00-6:00 pm. Please plan to register early with AdventSource since no registrations will be taken on-site.

Children: We are not able to accommodate children, including nursing infants at retreat events. This event is for women and high school teens (freshman-Senior) registered for the teen program.

Dress:  Nice casual.

Additional Questions: You may contact Jane Nicola (503) 850-3555 or Email for additional information.

Refund Policy: You may request a refund minus a $25 processing fee, per registrant, through August 29, 2019. Please substitute someone to attend in your place after this date.

  • 5120 Prescott Avenue
  • Lincoln NE 68506
  • United States