One Day Women’s Retreat at Racine Seventh-Day Adventist Church

One Day Women’s Retreat at Racine Seventh-Day Adventist Church

The Racine Seventh-Day Adventist Church is inviting women from across the state to a one-day retreat on October 8 to learn about Bible Journaling through a seminar entitled, “Discover the Love of Your Life.” The seminar, put together by Heather-Dawn Small, will be lead by our Wisconsin Women’s Ministry leader, Patricia Antoine-Norton. All are welcome!

Racine SDA Church
1810 Durand Avenue
Racine, WI 53403
(262) 637-3020

Date & Time:
October 8, 2023
9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Registration: 8:45 – 9:00 am

Registration Cost:
$10 – By mail before 9/30/23
$15 – After 9/30/23 or at the door

When mailing registration, please include the following:

  • Name
  • Address
  • Phone Number
  • Email address
  • Food Allergies

Nurture yourself and the women in your center of influence by keeping a record of your Christian growth—whether it be written evidence of your gratitude, or diary for recording thoughts and feelings, or a log to chronicle your prayers and God’s answers, or documentation of your Bible study. Bible journaling is an effective way to pray and communicate with our heavenly Father.

Why Journal?

  • To have a variety of ways for communicating with our Heavenly Father
  • To express our deepest feelings
  • To keep record of your walk with God
  • To record answers to prayer
  • To develop an aid in Bible study
  • To list your blessings and joys (begin a Joy Book, Blessing Book, Thanksgiving Journal, Gratitude Journal

Ways to Journal

  • Letters to God about what is happening in your life
  • Written prayers
  • Thoughts from your devotional reading
  • Bible promises to claim:
    • Use the ABCs of prayer—Ask, Believe, Claim
  • Researching a text and its references
  • Impressions from listening—to sermons, devotional talks, etc.
  • Dialogue with God:
    • Write using the ACTS prayer—Adoration, Confession, Thanksgiving, Supplication
    • Write using the PRAY prayer—Praise, Repent, Ask, Yield
    • Write using the Sanctuary prayer
  • Keep different types of journals—quiet time journal, church journal, pocket journal, bedside journal


Patricia Antoine-Norton, Women’s Ministries Coordinator