We are thrilled to announce dates for the 2018 Simply Living for Him Retreat!

July 12-14, 2018

The Lodges at Gettysburg

Gettysburg, PA

Jesus is Enough

This year our theme is Jesus is Enough. In a world full of excess, He is all we need!

“This retreat was amazing! I wasn’t sure what to expect, but it was more than I could imagine!”

“Thank you so much for a biblically solid and restful retreat. I felt truly rested and renewed!”


In 2016, we held our first ever Simply Living for Him Retreat. It was far beyond our expectations, and God worked in amazing ways that weekend. In 2017, we returned to Gettysburg and it was even better than before! It is hard to put into words how God is using these weekends. These retreats are all about Jesus and not about us. We do hope you will join us!

Get rid of distractions for a bit and seek Him above the noise of this world.

“For two years running, the SLFH conference has been a place to step back from the demands of life, and rest, refocus, and reconnect with Jesus…with the added bonus of creating some truly amazing friendships!”

We are so excited to return to The Lodges at Gettysburg in for our next retreat! This was the most perfect setting and the perfect place to get away from distractions. The Lodges at Gettysburg has breathtaking views, gorgeous sunrises and sunsets, and is surrounded by beauty all around. You will not be disappointed!


At the Simply Living for Him Retreat you will:

  • Spend time with other women tired of what this world offers, and want what He offers
  • Get away from the everyday distractions of life and connect with the Lord in a gorgeous setting
  • Learn about living more simply in a complicated world
  • Learn about ways to reduce clutter-both physical and mental
  • Dig into the Word together
  • Worship with other ladies
  • Pray with other ladies
  • Spend time in quiet and rest
  • Fellowship

This is not a typical “fluffy” women’s retreat where we puff ourselves up, but a time to gather and exalt His name.  We feel when women seek Jesus alone, they will find their identity and worth comes from Him alone, and not externals.


 REGISTRATION IS CLOSED–PLEASE EMAIL to see if there is still room!

Retreat Registration Lunch and Breakfast Included: $49.95 ($10 off retreat ticket)+$29.95 for two meals = $79.90

(Includes Thursday PM-Saturday AM all sessions, workshops, worship, group times, PLUS Dessert Party Thursday evening PLUS Catered Lunch Fri. and breakfast Sat.)


Retreat Only: $59.95 (Includes Thursday PM-Saturday AM all sessions, workshops, worship, group times, PLUS Dessert Party Thursday evening)

  • All retreat sessions, optional sessions, and other group times
  • Worship and prayer times-
  • Some meals IF YOU OPT for the meals ($29.95) when registering (all lodging at The Lodges provide kitchenettes for other meals) and snacks are provided throughout the retreat.

Retreat runs from Thursday late afternoon until Saturday morning

*please note: there are no refunds. You may transfer your registration in the event that you can not attend, but no refunds will be made.


 REGISTRATION IS CLOSED–PLEASE EMAIL to see if there is still room!


*Please note: Lodging is not included but The Lodges are giving us a group discount for all of those choosing to stay onsite.

USE CODE —> SLFH2018 when booking with the Lodges!

Discount Lodging Available if you stay on site!

As you know lodging is not included in your retreat ticket, but you have plenty of affordable options.

The Lodges at Gettysburg is offering a discount to all our attendees.

You can also choose to stay at a location of your choice- you can still enjoy the retreat with us and stay at a site of your choosing that fits your needs and budget. There are plenty of options in the Gettysburg area that suit all budgets!

The Retreat is just for WOMEN but you may even want to bring your family- there is so much to do in the Gettysburg area that they can enjoy while YOU enjoy the retreat! 

If you do choose to stay onsite, you can see what The Lodges offers by visiting their website.

Lodging at The Lodges will range from $139.00(Corporals Quarters – sleeps 2) per night, up to $299.00 per night (North/South Lodge sleeps up to 8 using the sleeper sofa). Basically, the more ladies staying in a lodge, the more affordable the rates are.
This works out to just approx. $75 total for lodging for the whole weekend per person with eight ladies sharing a lodge and $139 per person for just two ladies sharing a lodge. (excluding tax)

All lodges are gorgeous and include kitchenettes- refrigerators and microwaves- so you can even save $ by bringing food for meals that are not included. (Remember your retreat ticket includes some meals and all snacks throughout the retreat.)

BOOKING CODE–> SLFH2018 (discounted rate)

View all of your options at The Lodges at Gettysburg website.


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There are also plenty of lodging options nearby in Gettysburg for all budgets.

You do not have to stay onsite at The Lodges to enjoy the retreat. Some women chose to stay offsite last year and joined us for the retreat only. It is entirely up to you!*Please note the retreat is for women only. All ages welcome (older teens) and this is not just for homeschoolers, moms, or otherwise. All women in all seasons of life are welcome– the only thing you need is a heart seeking Jesus!

About Karen DeBeus (founder of the Simply Living for Him Retreat)

Karen is the author and owner of Simply Living for Him, a blog and ministry committed to encouraging readers to live simply while seeking more of Jesus. She is the author of three best-selling homeschool books and speaker. She founded the Simply Living for Him Retreat in 2016 which gives all women time away from distractions of this world to seek Jesus while learning about living more simply in a complicated world.

Our Worship Leader will once again be Robin Miller!

Robin has a gift of not only a beautiful voice but leading the ladies in worship with her gentle and humble spirit. You will be blessed to spend time worshiping with your sisters in Christ!

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