St. Andrew Women's Retreat 2023

Registration for the 2024 St. Andrew Women's Retreat is now open. Check back to this page often for new information.

Friday Feb. 2, 2024 | 6:30 - 9 p.m.

  • Guest speaker, Doris Montag will share one of her “Laugh and Learn" sessions.
  • Enjoy time for fellowship & delicious desserts before she speaks. 

Saturday Feb. 3, 2024 | 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

  • Sharon Fogleman & Laurel Crusinberry will lead us in lessons on “Growing in Grace.” 
  • A choice of soups and salads will be offered for lunch.

Register by January 23 for early bird pricing: $20. After that, the registration fee increased to $25. (Partial scholarships available upon request.)

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Doris montag

Doris Montag is a freelance curator who unlocks the stories in the artifacts of ordinary things. She borrows and assembles vintage items, researches the stories they tell, and develops engaging exhibits for small museums, libraries, and public spaces. As a storyteller and homespun humorist, she narrates the exhibit sharing history and stories as she chats with the audience.

Her passionate objective is to entertain and educate, to engage, to reminisce, and to affirm the past. Locally, you can read her “History of Ordinary Things” in Mature Focus, a free magazine is often available at Fareway Stores and libraries.  

History of Ordinary Things

Sharon fogleman

Dr. Sharon Fogleman has dedicated her career to medical missions in Kenya, rural Appalachia, South Sudan, Uganda, and Ghana. She and her husband Lynn began their medical work in 1987 in rural Kenya. After 10 years, they moved back to the U.S. to work at Red Bird Clinic in rural Kentucky for 14 years, after which they returned to work in Africa. When civil war led millions to seek refuge in Uganda, the Foglemans trained community health promoters, pastors, and lay workers in trauma healing within the refugee camps.

Now living in the U.S., she continues to travel internationally to work with vulnerable populations and mentor health care workers and students. In 2022, she was named a Distinguished Alumni of the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine.

Laurel Crusinberry

Dr. Laurel Crusinberry is the lead COPE Chaplain at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. She as an M.D. from the UI Carver College of Medicine and a Master of Divinity from Bethel Seminary.