CEW - Christian Experience Weekend, Cedar Rapids IA


  Womens Weekend Dates

February 08-10, 2019

Send Registration to:

Holly Robe
6816 Kelburn Ln NE
Cedar RapidsIA 52402

  Mens Weekend Dates

February 22-24, 2019

Send Registration to:

Brad Beer
1790 Blairs Ferry Road
HiawathaIA 52233
(319) 535-2575

  CEW Advisory Committee

Questions or concerns should be directed to:

Bunge, Barb - 319-848-3077
McLaughlin, Chris - 373-0514
Meissner, Ed - 319-573-4231
Miller, Blaine - 654-0050
Satern, Tom - 393-6598
Schmitz, Peg - 319-362-6989

Send E-Mail to:  info@crcew.org



What is a Christian Experience Weekend?

The weekend is a time of adult renewal held separately for men and woman, 18 years of age or older. It is intended for anyone looking to live life more fully as an adult Christian. The renewal of one’s life in Christ is the focus as each participant examines his or her relationship with self, others, and God.


How is the weekend structured?

The CEW weekend begins Friday night at 7:30 pm and ends about 5:00 pm Sunday. In order to maximize the CEW community experience, all participants spend the entire time together, in one building, sleeping on cots or air mattresses and using their own bedding. Meals are included in the registration fee. 


What happens on a Christian Experiance Weekend?

A series of talks, discussions and activities are conducted by both religious and lay persons which enhance your awareness of God in your life and in the Christian community. Mass will be celebrated during the weekend.


Who should attend?

Anyone wishing to grow in their faith, strengthen their personal relationship with God become engaged with their Christian community. Non-Catholics are welcome to attend. This retreat weekend includes a strong Catholic emphasis in the talks plus a sacramental presence of the Eucharist and Reconciliation.


What does the weekend cost?

The full amount of the weekend is $35.00.  We ask that you include $10.00 with the application.  Make your check payable to: Christian Experience Weekend.


No one is turned away from the weekend because of money!


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