CEW - Christian Experience Weekend, Cedar Rapids IA


  Womens Weekend Dates

February 07-09, 2020

Send Registration to:

Kim Ternes
975 Eastview Ave
MarionIA 52302

  Mens Weekend Dates

February 21-23, 2020

Send Registration to:

Dan Lowe
3015 Covey Run Court
MarionIA 52302

  CEW Advisory Committee

Questions or concerns should be directed to:

Bunge, Barb - 319-389-0779
Erwin, George - 319-530-6218
McLaughlin, Chris - 373-0514
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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