SUMMER 2023 GriefHope REFRESH | Jun 23, 2023, 6:00 PM EDT – Jun 25, 2023, 10:30 AM EDT Das Dutchman Essenhaus - Dawdy Haus, 240 US-20, Middlebury, IN 46540

GriefHope Retreat Schedule


  • Arrival and Check In: details emailed one week prior to retreat date ~ please check your email!


  • Session 1 ~ Grief Stories: sharing the stories of our grief journeys


  • Breakfast: complimentary full breakfast buffet at the main inn


  • Session 2 ~ Grief Understanding: biblical understanding of grief, suffering, & the sovereignty of God


  • Session 3 ~ Grief Practice: discussion of the practical aspects of grief


  • Lunch: group dining at the Essenhaus Restaurant - each woman orders from menu and purchases own meal


  • Grief Respite: extended afternoon break for rest and reflection ~ choose from list below


  • Session 4 ~ Grief Hope: discussion of how to grieve with hope as believers in Christ


  • Dinner: group dining at the Essenhaus Restaurant - each woman orders from menu and purchases own meal


  • Session 5 ~ Grief Remembrance: group activity


  • Breakfast: complimentary full breakfast buffet at the main inn


  • Session 6 ~ Grief Worship: Sunday morning group worship service at Dawdy Haus


  • Check Out and Departure: group photo, pack up belongings, return room key, say goodbyes, depart