• "...to bring good news to the poor... proclaim release to the captives... let the oppressed go free..."
  • (Luke 4:18-19)

    Sisters Seeking Wholeness Cruise

    Sister's Seeking Wholeness Cruise
    Relax. Relate. Renew.

    4-Night Cruise to the Bahamas
     October 8-12, 2020
    Royal Caribbean “Independence of the Seas”
    Departing from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

    • Relax together with your Christian sisters in friendship and fun.
    • Relate to one another and to Jesus Christ through guided conversation, prayer experiences, worship, and Scripture.
    • Renew yourself for the ministry to which God has called you.
    Thursday, October 8, Day 1: Bon Voyage!
    Meet your Christian sisters in a welcome reception and gathering together to watch our ship pull away from shore.

    Friday, October 9, Day 2: Nassau 
    Spend a day experiencing the beauty of Nassau, a blend of cultural influences from Haiti, England, West Africa, and many other places. Shop at the Straw Market, or eat fresh seafood in Arawak Cay; get some history by visiting Fort Charlotte or the 18th century Balcony House, or play with dolphins on Blue Lagoon Island.

    Saturday, October 10, Day 3: CocoCay
    Spend the day in the surf and sand on Royal Caribbean’s private island: snorkeling, jet skis, kayaking, an aqua park, or just laying around on a beach chair or in a hammock. The level of excitement is up to you.

    Sunday, October 11, Day 4: Day at Sea
    Spend the day with American Baptist Women's Ministries, and be inspired through Scripture, meaningful worship, and spiritual growth!

    Monday, October 12, Day 5: Heading Home
    Pack your suitcase and all your great memories as you return home feeling relaxed and renewed by your new relationships.

    Keynote Speaker
    Jennifer W. Davidson, Ph.D., is a teacher, retreat leader, and author who brings a deep and abiding interest in lived spirituality--seeking to cultivate attentiveness to God's presence in everyday life. It is out of this spirituality that she lives out her commitments to liberative contemplative education, engaged scholarship, and advocacy. She teaches in the areas of theology, worship, and women's studies at American Baptist Seminary of the West and the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, California.

    Register Today!
    Early registration is highly recommended due to a limited number of cabins and meeting space aboard the ship. Your advance registration will allow us to plan for your participation. Registration is a two-step process:

    STEP ONE: Pay program fee to American Baptist Women's Ministries
    Pay the $175 program fee to American Baptist Women's Ministries by March 31, 2020. Later registrations, subject to availability, pay a $200 program fee. Program fee does not include cruise cabin rates. (See Step Two below.) Contact Wendy Clemmer in the ABWM office at (610) 768-2288 or info@abwomensministries.org for program questions.
    Register online & pay by credit card -- Click here to register online for the program. 

    Register by mail & pay by check -- Download and print the program registration form by clicking on the teal button to the right labeled "Registration Form."

    Program fee cancellation policy: Refunds forfeit a $50 processing fee. Refunds will be issued at the discretion of AB Women’s Ministries. Written cancellation notice must be received by September 15, 2020. No refund requests will be honored after September 15, 2020. Written notice of cancellation may be emailed to info@abwomensministries.org or mailed to AB Women’s Ministries, 1075 First Ave STE C-210, King of Prussia, PA 19406.

    STEP TWO:  Book your cruise cabin through Rosenbluth Vacations
    Cruise participants are to book their cruise through Rosenbluth Vacations, in order to receive pertinent information and to assure meeting space for our event. To reserve your cruise cabin, click here to download Rosenbluth Vactions' cruise registration form and email it to Consultant Carol Evans at cevans@rvacations.com or call Carol at 1-800-628-2632.

    Cruise Cabin Rates:  The cost of the cruise varies depending on what level of cabin you choose. Rates are per person based on double occupancy:
      Single Double
    Inside Cabin $1,024.24 $605.25
    Ocean view Cabin  $1,244.24 $715.25
    Balcony Cabin $1,384.24 $785.25
    Cruise Package includes: 4 night Bahamas cruise, roundtrip airport transfers to/from Ft. Lauderdale, onboard meals, tipping, daily activities, nightly entertainment, and port and government tax.

    For Rosenbluth Vacations deposit information, payment schedule, cancellation policy, and more information click here.

    Travel Information
    Passport Information
    Passports are required. If you do not have a passport or it is expired, please visit www.travel.state.gov./passport/passport_1738.html.

    Flight Arrival & Departure Information
    - Fort Lauderdale Airport - Flights arriving on sailing day must arrive before 1:00 PM and depart on last day of cruise after 12:00 PM Noon. Round-trip airport transfers from Fort Lauderdale airport to ship are included in your cruise fee.
    Miami Airport - Flights arriving on sailing day must arrive before 12:00 noon and depart on last day of cruise after 12:30 PM. Roundtrip airport transfers for Miami are an additional $28.00 per person.

    Po Box 851 · Valley Forge, PA · 19482-0851
    (610) 768-2288 · info@abwministries.org