Retreat for
Church Office Staff, Secretaries,
and Volunteers

Please join us for an important retreat designed


Monday April 1, 3 PM
Tuesday April 2, 1 PM



Tools for the journey:
You are often the first contact for people who call or stop in the church.
This is an event meant to encourage you in your vocation and to say "THANKS" for your work!

Speakers to inspire, motivate, and encourage you
 in your calling as Church Office staff!

Tiina Eidelbes, Church Administrator, Zion Grand Rapids

Tiina will lead us in conversation around web communications, annual reports, and other fun and appropriate things!


Patti Hallback, Retired Office Staff, Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd, Duluth

Patti will  bring to us a survey on personal strengths and share other important experiences and tools of the trade.


Pastor Kim Hovde Suhr from River Falls will join us for evening devotions and a few motivational and inspiratiional thoughts for the journey.




Dick Pullen, a retired Art teacher from Isle, will be with us to  demonstrate and give us some HANDS in the MUD time to be creative and relax. Get ready to get your hands dirty!


A retreat filled with conversation, inspiration, and relaxation!


The Location


This retreat is offered at Camp Onomia, 14202 Shakopee Lake Road, Onamia, MN.
Lodging and presentations will be held in our comfy Retreat Center.
Overnight accomodations will be double occupancy. Each of our rooms has its own bathroom and shower.
Please bring your own bedding, towel, and toiletries.
Three meals will be provided.
Please let us know of any dietary needs.




Cost: $30
The Heartland Conference graciously has subsidized this event!
All are welcome!

Overnight lodging for this retreat  has been covered by the Heartland Conference of the NE Synod ELCA.

We thank them for their support!

Day guests are welcome to attend at the above rate. Specific program schedule will be available the week before the event.



Three ways to sign up!
1. You may register online using the link below.

2. Mail your check and name, address, email, and phone to the camp office:
14202 Shakopee Lake Road, Onamia, MN 56359

3.  Call the camp office to reserve your space. Your payment will be due upon arrival.320-532-3767

Hope you can join us! You will be glad you did.
Registration closes one week before.


questions? email onomiaexec (at)