30th Annual Northwest Deaf Christian Women's Retreat
Sept 29 - Oct 1, 2023
Falls Creek Retreat & Conference Center, Raymond, WA

Retreat Theme

"The Pearl of Great Price", Matthew 13:45-46 NKJV

Again, the Kingdom of Heaven is like a merchant seeking beautiful pearls, who, when he had found on pearl of great price, went and sold all that he had and bought it.

Retreat Speaker

Dr. Anne Potter was born in Southport, NC and went to North Carolina School for the Deaf and graduated in 1970. She attended Gallaudet University in 1971 and graduated with BA in English.

Over the years, she also received her MA and PhD from University of Integrative Learning (online) in California. She is currently an Adjunct Professor in Deaf Studies at the University of Valley Forge, Phoenixville, PA.

She loves to read, go for walks, shop at second-hand stores, boat riding and fishing.

She leads The Lord's Cup Deaf Assembly in Norristown, PA

Dr. Anne Potter


Retreat is hosted by Bethany Deaf Assembly


Precious babies up to 1 year old are welcome to stay with their mommies

What to Bring

Toiletries, Flashlight, Camera, Alarm Clock, Bible & Pen, Money for Gift Shop & Espresso, and money for Love Offering


You may bring snacks to share with everyone on Friday and Saturday nights. IMPORTANT: Be sure to bring store-bought snacks. No homemade snacks (camp policy).


Friday, Sept 29

Check in opens at 4:30 pm.

Dinner is at 6:00 pm.

Sunday, Oct 1

Check out time is 12:00 pm.


Financial Questions? Contact Nancy Bloomfield, bloomylove6@gmail.com

Retreat Questions? Contact Linda Bontrager, wenyingchef@gmail.com


Registration Fee is $175.00. Payment is due by Sept 1st. Please register online.

We are using Fellowship One for secured online registration.