2023 Women’s Retreat #1 – Graduates of Cypress, Katy AM, Katy PM & Woodlands


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When: April 13th to 15th

  • Registration Opens: 7am March 16th, 2023
  • Registration Ends: 11:59pm March 22nd, 2023
  • Arrival and Check-In at Hunter’s Hall: No earlier than 1:00pm till 2:15pm
  • Retreat begins PROMPTLY at 2:30pm
  • Depart no later than 5pm

Where: Iron Horse Ranch

Limited Space: Roommate Requests

Please list 1-4 women (in order of preference) with whom you would like to share a room. If you have no preference on roommate, please fill in ‘No Preference’. Each room houses between 2 – 4 women. Double beds will be assigned to one woman only.

NOTE: As a general guideline when submitting roommate preference, Graduates will be rooming with Graduates; likewise, Alums will be rooming with Alums.

We will do our best to accommodate everyone!

Each person’s request will be considered in the order it is received.

What to Bring: Checklist

  • Phone Charger
  • If rain is in the forecast – Umbrella, Rain Coat, Shoes that can get muddy/wet. There are a lot of caliche paths and parking will be in a grassy field a distance from the rooms, so plan accordingly.
  • Sweater, Jacket or Sweatshirt…the main meeting room can get cold
  • Comfortable, casual clothing that is modest (i.e. – no shorts please, long tops paired with leggings)
  • Shoes suitable for outdoors
  • Toiletries & other personal items (Hair Dryers, Soap, Shampoo & Conditioner provided in each room)
  • Medicine for personal use
  • Extra towel if you need one for washing your hair
  • House shoes/socks – some Cabanas have concrete floors with a small bedside rug
  • There is minimal hanging space in most rooms, pack accordingly. Also consider bringing an over the door hook if you have one.
  • Consider bringing your own mirror for make-up – there is a single one over the sink in each room.
  • Bible, pen & notepad
  • Worship Instruments
  • Check book or Cash for Offering for SMI & Guest Ministers
  • Please refrain from bringing perfumes or fragrant lotions in consideration of those with allergies.
  • An Expectant Heart Attitude and a Big Smile for everyone you see!

*All linens and towels are provided.

Payment Instructions

  • Pay via Zelle bank-to-bank transfer to strategicministriesinc@gmail.com (Don’t forget the ‘inc’ on our email address!)
    MEMO: On Zelle, it is important to note your name & how many nights/days you are paying for.
  • Pay via mailed check, payable to “SMI”, sent to Anne Pouns, 4 Hedwig Circle, Houston, TX 77024
  • Other – Please fill out the Other field to specify: Cash in Envelope with Name or Scholarship.
  • IMPORTANT: All payments must be received prior to the retreat.  This is what holds your reservation.

*Please note, whether you partake of meals or not, the fee remains the same in order to cover facility and other expenses.

Bookings are closed for this event.