OUR NEXT MEETING - September 16, 2017

9:30 AM to 1:30 PM (Rain of Shine)

Collins Pond Pavilion

20202 Gum Island Road

Georgetown, DE 19947

Collins Pond Retreat - "Under the Sea"

Jenna Caraway, Wilma's daughter (pictured here with her puppet, Throck), and her brother Gerald have reserved the Collins Pond Pavilion to carry on the tradition of our annual retreat that Wilma began. A big thanks to Jenna for hosting this event for us!

 

Everyone should bring their own bag lunch and a food to share, i.e., breakfast cake, salad, or dessert. Please email Betty Kasperski (betstepx@yahoo.com), by Tuesday.Sept 12th what they are bringing. Cold drinks will be provided. Jenna and Betty Kasperski will coordinate.

 

The theme will be "Under the Sea."  There will be a short puppet show by Jenna with a free write reflecting the "Under the Sea" theme. There will be an opportunity for photos with the sea backdrop. Members are encouraged to share a sweet or funny story about an experience with Wilma. Betty will lead a mini-lesson, "Recording Your Story," with a four to five question handout. Free-write to relate to an "Under the Sea" suggestion of topics or the lesson. We will not be critiquing manuscripts this time.


DIRECTIONS: 

 

FROM HARDEES IN GEORGETOWN
CORNER OF 113 AND 404/18 (Seashore Highway) 
Drive west on 404/18 (Seashore Highway) approximately 6.3 miles to Wilson Hill Road. Wilson Hill Road is the first intersection past Elmer's Market. Turn right onto Wilson Hill Road (see "For All" below)


FROM THE 13 AND 404 INTERSECTION IN BRIDGEVILLE
Drive east on 404/18 (Seashore Highway) approximately 4.5 miles to Wilson Hill Road. Turn left onto Wilson Hill Road (see "For All" below)


FROM RT. 13 IN SEAFORD
Drive north on Rt. 13 to Rt. 18. (The intersection where Wright Auto Sales is located.) Turn right onto Rt. 18. Drive 1.4 miles to 404/18. Turn right onto 404/18 (Seashore Highway). Drive approximately 2.7 miles to Wilson Hill Road. Turn left onto Wilson Hill Road (see "For All" below)


FOR ALL
FROM INTERSECTION OF WILSON HILL ROAD AND SEASHORE HIGHWAY (404/18) TO THE PAVILION
Drive 3/10 mile (to the 7th house on the left) on Wilson Hill Road to Gum Island Road (a stone road), Turn left onto Gum Island Road. Drive .1 mile on Gum Island Road to the entrance on the LEFT to the Collins Pond Pavilion.

 

QUESTIONS? Call Jenna at 214.908.4771 (cell phone) or 302.337.7181 (home) for questions before the event. Candy can be reached at 302.542.8510 (cell) or 302.856.6649 (home).

 

MEETING SCHEDULE FOR 2017

(Mark your calendar for the third Saturday of the month)

 

Elizabeth Boerner is our Meeting Coordinator for 2017

 

 

 

NOVEMBER 18

Facilitator: JUDI FOLMSBEE

Refreshments:

Tunnell Hall, Georgetown Presbyterian Church

 

DECEMBER 16

Facilitator: NEED VOLUNTEER

Refreshments: Everyone bring Christmas goodies, please

The Lighthouse Church, 27225 Kaye Road, Laurel, DE 19956

302.875.7814

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Established in 1993, DCWF meets the third Saturday of the month at Georgetown Presbyterian Church, Tunnell Hall, 203 North Bedford Street, Georgetown, DE 19947, from 9 AM to Noon. Meeting attendance runs from eight to 28. Many are beginning writers who are mentored by those who have been published. It is an informal gathering for critiquing and encouragement with resources to build up the Christian who writes. We follow a meeting agenda, but there is no membership fee or pressure; however, we do hold one another accountable to see progress in our writing. Meetings typically include a devotional, shared information, a teaching, manuscript critiques, and prayer. Friendships are fostered over lunch and between meetings. On occasion, we host day-long writing seminars or retreats and encourage participation in regional/national conferences. Follow us on Facebook.

 

QUESTIONS? Give Candy Abbott, the director, a call at 302.856.6649, email info@fruitbearer.com, or use the CONTACT US page to send a message. We'll do our best to get back to you as fast as possible.

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