Interested in learning how to facilitate a Beauty for Ashes Retreat?
See available Facilitator Trainings and register on our Eventbrite page.
Beauty for Ashes invites women into true freedom using the power of story to facilitate inner-healing in women’s lives. It’s a simple process tailored easily for day events or for deeper engagement through week-long retreats. We hold retreats all over the world and have seen the lives of countless women changed.
Our ministry offers a safe environment for women to exchange the ashes of isolation, shame, and wounds for crowns of beauty and restoration through the healing power of Jesus Christ. We invite the Holy Spirit to reveal the story of redemption God is writing in and through each woman.
We believe each woman’s story is powerful. With a supportive, open community, anything is possible. Stories are shared, connections made, and grace flourishes. Through this experience, women tap into their God-given destiny and be ambassadors for change in their homes, communities, and cultures.
After the initial retreats are completed, we connect the local participants to local female leaders. We spend time empowering local leaders to continue discipling their communities of women in the practical application of living out the freedom of God's truth and purpose in their lives.
“Beauty for Ashes is, plain and simple, a move of God. It’s time for women to know, deep in their soul, that God loves them and has empowered them to change the world. Our hope is to help women know this about themselves and empower them to help others know.”
- Meghan Tschanz, Participant
(Click a location to view testimonies from around the world.)
Join us to host Beauty for Ashes retreats around the world. We have short-term trips open to all women ages 18+, and 3 month trips open to WR Alumni women. See our Upcoming Trips section for all available mission trips!
Your generous financial support provides tools for women worldwide to discover their true worth and prepare them to step into community and discipleship long after the retreat ends. Please prayerfully consider giving and joining with what God is doing through Beauty for Ashes ministry.
Become a Partner
Partners have a deep investment into the heartbeat of Beauty for Ashes. Partners are committed to prayer and financial support with $1000 per year. To become a partner, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Beauty for Ashes "Tea" Events
Tea Events are held to raise awareness about what God is doing through Beauty for Ashes Ministry. Contact us below to learn how to to host a tea in your community!
"The Spirit of the Sovereign LORD is on me,
because the LORD has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor.
He has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted,
to proclaim freedom for the captives,
and realease from darkness for the prisoners,
to proclaim the year of the LORD's favor
and the day of vengeane of our God,
to comfort all who mourn,
and provide for those who grieve in Zion—
to bestow on them a crown of beauty instead of ashes."