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Girls’ Night Out and a Day Off!

Be blessed and encouraged!
Laugh and worship!


At the end of a long day…
take time to relax and laugh at Sandy Cove!

Make it a Girls’ Night Out and A Day Off!
Thursday evening – Friday morning

Check in any time after 4 pm.
Take a walk, do some shopping, chat with all your friends!

Start your evening with a delicious dinner buffet in the Water’s Edge Dining Room. Then relax in the Chesapeake Auditorium for a time of entertainment, worship and laughter!

Spend the night in the Chesapeake Lodge and relax over breakfast in the Water’s Edge Dining Room. Fellowship with your sisters in Christ… devotions and “girlfriend time” with the Girls’ Night Out special guests… and take some time to connect with God before heading home for the busy weekend!





410.287.5433
800.234.2683

Schedule subject to change

Thursday
4:00 pm Check in
4:00-5:30 Sports Pool & Hot Tub open
5:00 Optional Video
6:15 Dinner
7:30 Program
9:00 Sports Pool & Hot Tub open

Friday
8:00 am Breakfast
9:00 Devotions with
speaker/special guest
9:30 Photo Op with your friends
10:00 Check Out

Free time on the grounds to think, pray & process – stay as long as you like!

What they're saying...

“Girls’ Night Out helped put Jesus in the center of our lives!” – Murline, Randallstown, MD

“I felt the peace of God! The atmosphere of Sandy Cove is wonderful. I don’t want to go home it’s so beautiful. The message was perfect – a word straight from God!” – Katrina, Wilmington, DE

“The Girls’ Night Out speaker was very encouraging and strengthened my soul!” – Teofila, Brooklyn, NY

“Time to relax, get away from daily hectic schedule. Time to reflect, renew!” Lisa, California, MD

“I feel like I am always blessed by my time at Sandy Cove!” Amy, Coatesville, PA

“I just needed a brief getaway. I was so blessed by the natural beauty!” – Wendy, Bel Air, MD

Special Guests

October 16-17, 2014
Women Who Dare to Believe
musical written and performed by Bonnie Keen and Nan Gurley
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Two veteran actresses bring to life 21 women from the Scriptures!

Bonnie Keen and Nan Gurley portray the women God used to fulfill the covenant and bring in the Messiah. With cutting-edge dialogue, original music and creative interaction with the audience, this 90-minute musical will inspire viewers with the stories of women who dared to believe and pushed against the pressures and culture of their day.

The scarlet thread of hope runs through the stories of Rahab, Tamar, Leah and Rachel, Deborah and Esther, Anna and Mary. Like women today, these women knew this was their hour, this was their moment. On a bare stage, two women using 20 feet of scarlet fabric leave audiences breathless with the stories of the blood of Jesus running through time from the Garden to the empty tomb.

Bonnie Keen

Bonnie Keen is a founding member of the critically acclaimed recording trio First Call. Over a span of 20+ years she has been awarded three Dove Awards, five Grammy nominations, and an Emmy nomination for her work as a recording artist, author and speaker.
As a survivor of divorce, single parenthood, and clinical depression, Bonnie’s story has graced the covers of “Today’s Christian Woman” and “Virtue” magazine. Her first three books allowed her the chance to speak hope to others from her first hand experience of God’s mercy to messy situations. “Blessed Are the Desperate,” “God Loves Messy People,”and “A Ladder Out of Depression” openly reveal Bonnie’s journey from despair to hope. Her ongoing passion remains to say ‘do not give up’ to hopeless people of faith who may find themselves discouraged when life turns upside down. Bonnie lives with her “miracle” Brent (a five-time Grammy award winning, horse loving, Renaissance husband) on their farm outside of Franklin, TN.
Her children, Courtney and Graham continue to follow their dreams both in Tennessee and New York.

Nan Gurley

Nan has been awarded Best Actress “Tennie” Awards by “The Tennessean” for her work in “The Seagull,” “Cyrano,” “The Little Foxes,” “A Streetcar Named Desire,” “Crimes of the Heart,” and “The Storybuilders.” Nan has had featured roles with Tennessee Opera Theater and has been a guest soloist on numerous occasions with the Nashville Symphony. She co-wrote with Denice Hicks and Claire Syler a new work entitled SHAKESPEARE’S CASE, a play in which William Shakespeare goes on trial to defend his modern relevance. Her longest-running role to date is that of Queenie Delphine in The Glory Bugles, which she co-founded with her husband Wayne and Bonnie Keen. She also wrote, hosted, and produced an educational TV series on the performing arts entitled “Front Row Center” for Nashville Public TV Station which was aired on PBS stations nationwide and which won the Southern Education Communication’s Best Series Award in 1997. She is a two-time Dove Award winning songwriter and has written and recorded an album of songs for children entitled “Small Wonder.” She also was a 1999 recipient of the Avalon Award for Creative Excellence given by Lipscomb University. She is a member of the Prism Art League and studies painting with Melanie Jackson. Nan is proudest of her role as wife to Wayne and Mother to Erin and Lena.

Visit Women Who Dare to Believe website

Visit Bonnie’s website

March 19-20, 2015
Wit, Wisdom & Worship among Friends!
Glenna Salsbury and Michael Faircloth


Join Glenna and Michael for a casual evening of music, banter and conversation designed to fan the flames of faith as we consider the joy and mystery of serving a truly sovereign God.

Note from Candy, Sandy Cove Women’s Ministry Coordinator…
I don’t know about you, but few things in life are more enjoyable for me than stimulating conversation between good friends! Especially when the conversation is about what God says in His Word, the Lord’s thoughts and ways, and how it all applies to everyday life! This is what I am looking forward to experiencing during this Girls’ Night Out & a Day Off with Glenna and Michael. We will be there to listen in on the humor, wisdom and music flowing from these two brilliant friends and even get to sing along with some of Michael’s familiar favorites. I can’t wait!

Glenna Salsbury

Known for her spontaneous humor and high energy, Glenna Salsbury is an extraordinary communicator. She skillfully weaves Biblical truth with practical applications. You will discover that her passion is teaching the Word of God, while providing practical applications for daily living. She uses an abundance of humor while incorporating life-changing Biblical truths. Glenna is a graduate of Northwestern University, UCLA and Fuller Seminary. She has hosted her own cable TV show, “Let’s Study the Bible,” and a radio talk show for teens, “A Visit with Glenna.” She served on staff with Young Life and as a teaching leader for Bible Study Fellowship. Glenna has appeared on “Good Morning America,” is a contributing author to Chicken Soup for the Soul and authored her own best seller, The Art of the Fresh Start.

Michael Faircloth

Michael Faircloth is a recording artist, Christian concert pianist and veteran “Artist in Residence” at Sandy Cove for more than twenty years. He is an accomplished concert pianist who regularly blesses Sandy Cove audiences with his original arrangements of classical, traditional and contemporary Christian music. Michael’s music is impressive and powerful, balanced by his humble spirit and generous sense of humor. He currently serves as pianist/accompanist for The National Christian Choir and on Sunday mornings when Michael isn’t performing elsewhere, he serves in the music ministry at New Life Community Church in Kingsville, Maryland.


June 4-5, 2015
Learning to Breathe Again!
Tammy Trent
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Through music and testimony, Tammy shares how she has learned to choose life and find hope in the promises of God after a shattering loss!

Tammy became a familiar voice on Christian Radio in 1995 with hit songs, such as “Welcome Home,” “Run To The Cross,” “My Irreplaceable” and “Rain On Me” that have brought life and hope to her many listeners, but on September 11th, 2001 her songs ceased for a time. Tammy stepped away from the spotlight to heal after the tragic death of her husband and childhood sweetheart while on a missions trip. That day would change the world forever. That day changed Tammy forever.

One year later she returned as a featured speaker and performer at the Extraordinary Women’s Conference and was also asked to share the Women of Faith platform for four years with her friends Sheila Walsh, Patsy Clairmont, Carol Kent, Kathy Troccoli, Anita Renfroe and Luci Swindoll. During that time Tammy also became a featured speaker, singer and author for The Revolve Tour for teen girls for two years. Her personal story of tragedy, restoration, healing and hope crossed over generational lines and her music inspired all ages, bringing strength and renewed joy.

You may have read Tammy’s story featured on the covers of “Today’s Christian Woman,” “Charisma,” and LifeWay’s “HomeLife” Magazines, or heard her on Focus on the Family, 700 Club, TBN, Daystar & Life Today TV. Or perhaps you even heard Max Lucado, Charles Stanley or Joel Osteen refer to Tammy’s amazing testimony of God’s faithfulness in a hopeless situation, during one of their sermons.

Tammy’s ministry has taken her all over the world, speaking at women’s conferences in South Africa, Australia, Singapore, Columbia, Ghana, Canada and the US. Tammy’s a gifted communicator who draws her audience close with her contagious humor and fun, energetic personality and yet the sincerity of her heart and wisdom of life experience is woven through the very words she speaks. Tammy says, “One of my greatest privileges on this journey of hope and healing is to be able to speak into someone’s life who feels hopeless and numb. I’ve been there too, and one thing I’ve learned is that we can never interpret our numbness as God’s absence in our lives.”

She has authored three books including, Learning to Breathe Again: Choosing Life and Finding Hope After a Shattering Loss (W Publishing-Women of Faith Book Selection), Beyond The Sorrow: There’s Hope in the Promises of God (J Countryman Thomas Nelson), and she co-penned the hilarious & brilliantly illustrated children’s book, The Log Family: See You at the Beach (September Day) with her late husband Trent Lenderink who sadly never got to see his work completed.

Visit Tammy’s website

Pricing/Packages

2014 Packages

All rates are per person and include Thursday night lodging, dinner, breakfast, Thursday program and Friday devotions.

Chesapeake Lodge
Rates begin at $79 per person.

Quad occupancy
Triple occupancy
Double occupancy
Single occupancy
$79
$89
$109
$169


Most rooms have two twin beds and one queen size bed, so triple occupancy allows for each person to have their own sleep space.

Treat yourself to an upgraded room!
Ask about beautiful bay view rooms and 2 room suites – a few with Jacuzzis!
Upgraded charge is per room, not per person

Campground
Looking for a slightly different Retreat? Try our campground!
Log Cabins are open all year!
Log Cabin Rates: $89 per person

*Please note that there is a minimum occupancy of 4 required for all cabins.

Girls’ Night Out only (6:45 – 9:15 pm): $36 per person, includes dinner and program Thursday evening.
Please call for Girls’ Night Out only reservations – 800.234.COVE (2683)
PLEASE NOTE: October 2014 Girls’ Night Out dinner will begin at 6:15 pm and the program at 7:30!


2015 Packages

All rates are per person and include Thursday night lodging, dinner, breakfast, Thursday program and Friday devotions.

Chesapeake Lodge
Rates begin at $84 per person.

Quad occupancy
Triple occupancy
Double occupancy
Single occupancy
$84
$94
$114
$174


Most rooms have two twin beds and one queen size bed, so triple occupancy allows for each person to have their own sleep space.

Treat yourself to an upgraded room!
Ask about beautiful bay view rooms and 2 room suites – a few with Jacuzzis!
Upgraded charge is per room, not per person

Campground
Looking for a slightly different Retreat? Try our campground!
Log Cabins are open all year!

Log Cabin Rates: $94 per person

*Please note that there is a minimum occupancy of 4 required for all cabins.

Girls’ Night Out only (6:45 – 9:15 pm): $36 per person, includes dinner and program Thursday evening.
Please call for Girls’ Night Out only reservations – 800.234.COVE (2683)


Financial hardship? Partial scholarships are available.

Modest swimsuits are required…one-piece for girls of all ages!

10% military discount for all program events for ALL military personnel.
This discount is available to any member of the armed forces, any branch and their immediate family members living in their household.

This is a Child Free Event. We love babies and children and we know you do too! But “Child Free Events” are your opportunity to be free from some of your normal daily responsibilities. It also provides a distraction free time for everyone to focus on the spiritual purpose of the event. Thank you for your cooperation and consideration.