Everyone is responsible for their own transportation to the conference, however we do offer the option of booking shuttle service to and from the Denver airport to the Ellerslie campus, through our online store. This saves you money on shuttle costs (only $44) and gives you a chance to connect with other conference attendees as you travel to and from the event. Please note that if you are planning to stay off-campus, you are responsible for your own transportation to and from the conference from your lodging site.
IMPORTANT FLIGHT DETAILS
When you purchase your ticket, you need to have already booked your flight. In order to utilize the shuttle you flight arrival/departure must coordinate with the time frames listed. Your flight must arrive into Denver by 3:30PM on Friday, June 5th and be scheduled to leave AFTER 3.00PM on Sunday, June 7th. Do this before JUNE 1 and follow the instructions provided in our store. If you are planning to stay for Monday's Day at Ellerslie, shuttle transportation to the airport may be purchased. Please schedule your flight to leave AFTER 6.00PM.
About Windsor, CO
THE WINDSOR EXPERIENCE
Windsor, Colorado is a charming city of 15,000 people, nestled within the "Front Range Corridor," which runs along I-25 at the eastern base of the Rocky Mountains. One of the crowning features of this quiet bedroom community is the bicycle trail that winds through town, around Windsor Lake, along the Poudre River, and then on to Greeley and Fort Collins. Another highlight is the quaint Main Street experience on the east side of Windsor. The street is lined with boutique gift shops, a nostalgic malt shop, and a friendly flower shop, all within walking distance to the lovely Windsor Lake. If you come on the right weekend, you might just catch a community barbecue or find that 5th Street is closed off for a community gathering, like the summerlong Saturday Morning Market!
Loveland and Fort Collins are each 10 minutes away, and are larger cities with modern shopping, hospitals, and citylife. Denver is a 45 minute drive away, and the closest airport is Denver International (DIA) - about one hour away from the Ellerslie campus.
THE COLORADO EXPERIENCE
Windsor is a one-hour drive from many of Colorado's most popular locations, such as Rocky Mountain National Park. This world-renowned natural wonderland is frequented by tourists from around the world and it's terrain varies from majestic mountain peaks (over 60 of which are at least 12,000 feet), forests and mountain tundra. The park, which is spread across 265,000 acres, offers 359 miles of trails, 150 lakes and 450 miles of streams. Highway 34 runs from I-25 (two exits south of the Windsor exit) through Estes Park and on through the park. It's a great place to visit while you are in Colorado, as are the many other mountain towns within driving distance, such as Keystone, Winter Park, and Copper Mountain. And if you ever drop by for a visit in the wintertime, some of the best skiing in the world is a 2 hour drive away.
Colorado boasts a glorious 300 days of sunshine each year, with a pleasant climate during all seasons. Summers are warm and dry - the average temperatures are in the 80's and only occasionally rise above 90. Spring and fall in Colorado usually boast near-perfect weather and plenty of sunshine, though early spring can bring a fair amount of wind. Winters are mild to moderate, with temperatures ranging from the low thirties to mid fifty's. It's unusual for winter temperatures to drop into the single-digits, but it's always possible! Some winters bring a significant amount of snow, but with the constant sunshine it usually melts within 2-4 days, and we have many winter days that are pleasantly sunny and crisp, rather than bitterly cold, though the weather never ceases to surprise us these days! All around, Colorado weather is among the best 4-season climates anywhere. We hope you will enjoy it as much as we do!
About the Ellerslie Campus
The Ellerslie Campus is a peaceful, set-apart setting with a beautiful view of the Rocky Mountains. The buildings are situated next to a sparkling lake, offering daily glimpses of the magnificent Colorado sunsets. Many of our dorm rooms have views of the mountains, and there is a quiet stillness over the entire campus - refreshingly separated from the hustle and bustle of city life, but with nearly every "big city convenience" a short 2 to 10 minute drive away.
If you stay on campus, our desire is for you to feel comfortable and feel cared for. Thus, we've created a lovely, quiet atmosphere that sets the stage for you to draw near to Christ. It is our delight to add purposeful, special touches of sparkle to your time here. . . whether it be a note on your pillow when you arrive, beautifully printed conference materials, or . . . well, you'll just have to see for yourself! We hope you'll join us on campus!
Discounts & Scholarships
If you qualify for one of the following discount groups, please email [email protected] for your special discount code.
*The Set-Apart Woman book review project
*Group of 10 or more
We do have some partial scholarships available on a very limited basis, and are happy to supply what we have available to those in need. Please thoughtfully reply to the questions outlined below in short essay form (100-200 words per question) and email your responses and contact information to [email protected]. Our team will evaluate your application and reply to you within 1-2 weeks.
Scholarship Application Questions
- Please express your desire to come to the 2015 Set Apart Conference
- What is your background with Set Apart Girl Magazine/Ministry? (For example: I’ve been reading the online magazine for several years...)
- Please explain your tentative travel plans, lodging accommodations, etc.
- Please provide a brief explanation of your unique financial challenges or why this scholarship would be helpful.
Frequently Asked Questions. . .
WHAT AGE IS THIS CONFERENCE APPROPRIATE FOR?
This event is attended by women of all ages - from teen and college aged women to middle-aged women and older! (Content is appropriate for younger girls, as well!) Many mothers come with their daughters, and groups often come together. Since the focus of each message is on becoming set-apart for Jesus and building a deeper relationship with Him, the Truth applies to any stage of life!
WHAT'S APPROPRIATE TO WEAR TO THE CONFERENCE?
Colorado weather in June is warm and beautiful! Please feel free to dress casually (jeans, capris, skirts, etc) and in light layers to accommodate for the warmer weather. We also suggest bringing a sweater or jacket, as the morning and evening hours cool off quite a bit. (Or if you happen to sit by an AC vent in the Chapel, you'll want to bring a sweater to keep warm!)
CAN MOTHERS AND DAUGHTERS ATTEND TOGETHER?
Absolutely! We encourage mothers and daughters to attend together when possible - it is a great way to deepen your relationship with each other as you share a life-changing experience together!
HOW DO I REGISTER FOR THE "DAY AT ELLERSLIE" ON MONDAY, JUNE 8?
When you register for the conference, you will be given the option before checkout. If you have already registered for the conference and would now like to register for the Day at Ellerslie, please email [email protected] and we will assist you in making your arrangements. For more information about the Day at Ellerslie, click here.
WHAT IF I AM UNDER 18?
Please click here download and print our "under-18 waiver" and bring it with you to the conference. Thank you! Note - this does not apply to minors who are attending with a parent or guardian!"
Following the conference, we will send you a link to a private webpage where you will have access to General Session mp3's, notes, as well as the group photo! Check your email in the weeks following the conference for your private link!
About Lodging On Campus
Staying on-campus for the Set Apart Girl Conference surely has it's frills! From optional early-morning prayer and evening devotionals with the Set-Apart Girl team, to chocolate on your pillow when you arrive! Staying in the dorms during the conference is a great way of removing outside distractions and getting the very most out of the conference. It is also a grand opportunity to connect with like-minded sisters in Christ and be encouraged down the narrow way! As an added bonus you will get an even sweeter taste of the Ellerslie environment - for those of you that crave a season set-apart for seeking Christ, we encourage you consider spending 9 weeks in Colorado at Ellerslie Training.
OTHER IMPORTANT NOTES FOR ON-CAMPUS ATTENDEES
BEDDING & TOWELS
*Bedding is provided for on-campus attendees
*Please bring your own towels & wash cloths
*All Saturday meals are provided for on-campus attendees
*Sunday's breakfast will also be provided for on-campus attendees
*Friday night dinner is on your own
*On-campus attendees can expect to share a room with 2-3 other attendees. Dorm accommodations are suite-style, each room with it's own sink and mirror area, with one restroom shared between two rooms.
*If you would like to request a specific roommate, please notate when you are registering (or if you forgot, you can email [email protected]) we will do our best to accommodate you (Please note: June 1st is the deadline for all rooming requests.)
The Super 8 Motel (about a 2 minute drive from the campus) has also offered us a discounted price of $99.99/night for a single room or $109.99/night for a double room. To make a reservation call (970-686-5996) and let them know that you are with the "Set Apart Girl Conference" in order to get the discounted price. For more information abut the hotel, CLICK HERE.
The AmericInn, just off I-25 at the Windsor exit, about a 5-minute drive from the Ellerslie campus. Unfortunately, we were not able to receive discounted pricing for the weekend of this event, but there may still be a few rooms remaining at regular price. For more information about the hotel CLICK HERE.
BED & BREAKFASTS
*Please note that we do not have special rates with these establishments
The Porter House is charming Victorian Bed & Breakfast with warm and friendly service!
And The Carriage Home is a fun and fresh stay, snug up against Windsor Lake!
The Cozy Cottage is a sweet and quiet retreat place, cozied up next to The Carriage Home and is also snug up against lovely Windsor Lake!
OTHER IMPORTANT DETAILS FOR OFF-CAMPUS ATTENDEES
*Friday night dinner is not provided
*Saturday's lunch & dinner are provided
*Transportation to and from the Ellerslie Campus is NOT provided
Day at Ellerslie
Ellerslie Campus | Windsor, CO
Monday, June 8th, 2015
8.15am - 3.15pm
Includes two meals on Monday and optional on-campus lodging on Sunday night, if available.
Whether you are interested in attending a semester at Ellerslie - or just want a day filled with spiritual thunder and inspiration, we invite you to join us for a Day at Ellerslie! (Day at Ellerslie is an exclusive invite for Set Apart Girl Conference attendees only.)
A day filled with worship, stillness, prayer, and powerful teaching - be prepared to be forever impacted with the life-changing, soul-shaking power of the Gospel! It will be a normal (never ordinary) day at Ellerslie - and we hope you'll consider joining us!
Coming Soon. . .
Be encouraged - the technical side of hosting a simulcast is quite easy!
Here is a list of everything you will need:
+ Access to high speed internet (greater than 1.5Mbps)
+ A screen large enough for everyone to view comfortably
+ A sound system (this could be as simple as a set of portable speakers)
+ A computer with Mac OSX 10.6 and above, or a computer with Windows 7 or higher.
The process is quite simple from there: You'll be sent an email with step-by-step instructions, and all you'll have to do is follow the promptings on the screen!
In addition, you will have the opportunity to do a simulcast "test run" about two weeks prior to the event, to work out any bugs and make sure everything is running smoothly! Information about the simulcast test run will be sent to simulcast hosts about a month before the conference. (Please Note: Priority tech support will be given to those who participate in the test run. If you choose not to participate, we will do our best to assist you, but cannot guarantee immediate tech support.)
If you have any questions about what it takes to host your own Set Apart Conference simulcast, please email [email protected]. Our conference coordinator will be happy to answer your questions and help you along in hosting your event! Once you register for a simulcast, we will keep in touch with you to make sure you have everything you need.
IS THERE A DEADLINE TO REGISTER TO HOST A SIMULCAST?
If you are hosting a LIVE simulcast, you MUST register by MAY 23rd to be a part of one of our trial simulcast runs. We provide trial runs to be sure that your system is properly set up and to provide you with our best tech support. While you can register for a LIVE simulcast after this date, however, we may not be able to provide personal tech support for your event. (i.e. ironing out any tech issues that might arise during your stream, etc)
If you are hosting a simulcast event after the live event takes place, you will need to register any time before June 1st.
The conference stream will be hosted online through August 1st to accommodate you as a host.
WILL THERE BE DVD'S OF THE CONFERENCE FOR SALE?
At this point, we are not producing DVD sets of our conferences or retreats. If you would like to view the sessions for this year's event, we encourage you to consider signing up for a simulcast. The streaming videos will be available until August 1st, providing plenty of time to watch the retreat sessions!
WILL ALL OF THE SESSIONS AVAILABLE FOR STREAMING?
All General Sessions will be available to be streamed. Leslie's Q&A workshop will also be available, however other workshops will not be streamed. After the live event has taken place, we will make the other workshop audios available to simulcast hosts. We apologize that video streaming of other workshops is not available at this time.
WILL WORSHIP BE STREAMED?
No, worship will not be streamed.
CAN I DOWNLOAD THE SESSIONS?
Sessions are available for streaming - not for downloading. If you have a special situation that you would like to present for a possible exception, please email [email protected].
CAN I HOST MORE THAN ONE EVENT?
During the streaming timeframe (until August 1st), you will be licensed to host one simulcast event only (a complimentary preview for simulcast hosts is permissible). If you desire to host more than one event in the streaming timeframe, you will need to obtain special permission from Leslie Ludy and Set Apart Girl Ministries®. To do so, please email [email protected] with a thorough explanation of your request. Within a week or two of receiving it, our team will evaluate your request and get back with you!
CAN I HOST AN EVENT AFTER AUGUST 1ST?
The simulcast stream is available to simulcast hosts through August 1st and we kindly ask that you plan your event within the allotted timeframe. If you have a situation that you would like to present for a possible exception, please email [email protected] with your detailed request.
ARE THE TERMS & CONDITIONS THAT I NEED TO KNOW ABOUT?
Yes, we have Simulcast Terms & Conditions. If you are considering hosting a simulcast, we ask that you carefully review the following Terms & Conditions:
In order to maintain equitable usage of Set Apart Girl/Set Apart Motherhood ministries simulcast stream for all users, I as the host understand that my simulcast registration fee permits one single simulcast event of any size. Please read the terms and conditions below carefully.
- I agree to not replicate, distribute, or otherwise show the video files outside of the event I signed up to host with Set Apart Girl®.
- I understand that I am not to show the simulcast on any date(s) other than the specific dates of my event without express permission from Set Apart Girl Ministries®. (Please note: Personally previewing the material prior to your event is acceptable and does not violate the terms and conditions of this agreement.)
- I agree to not share video access information with others, including friends and family. Video access/user information will remain in my possession as the simulcast host and will not be given out or shared with others.
- I understand that unauthorized reproduction and or distribution is strictly forbidden and is punishable by law.
If you have a special exception to be evaluated, please email a thorough description of your situation and the permission you wish to obtain to [email protected]. Our team will evaluate your request and reply within 1-2 weeks.
If you qualify for one of the following discounts, please email [email protected] for your special discount code.
GETTING STARTED. . .
Wondering where you would host your event? Depending on your target size, you could use:
+ Yours or a friend's home
+ A classroom in your church
+ Your church's sanctuary
+ A local auditorium or event center
CREATING AN INVITING ATMOSPHERE. . .
We encourage simulcast hosts to add special touches to their simulcast location. Get creative! Consider decorating with freshly cut garden flowers and creating a pretty display of refreshments. Creating a beautiful atmosphere doesn't have to be an expensive endeavor and a few small touches can go a long way!
ADD TO THE SCHEDULE:
Since we do not stream our live worship, we recommend planning your own worship times. Also consider adding in some "Bonus Sessions" or "Workshops". Ask other women to contribute to this time by leading or facilitating Bonus Sessions and Workshops.
Also adding in times of discussion, prayer, and fellowship in between the general sessions is a great way to keep your group focused, united, and sharp!
Consider having a time of prayer, commitment, and ministry following the Saturday evening session. Providing an atmosphere where the powerful truth received throughout the conference can sink deeply into your attendees' hearts can be very significant!
If you have any questions about hosting a simulcast, email [email protected]. When you register, our conference coordinator will be in touch with you regarding additional details you need to know!
Resources for Hosts
Need some help getting started? To help get you started, we have a few ideas and reources to help get you going!
HOW TO SPREAD THE WORD. . .
To spread the word about your event, consider talking to:
+ Your Pastor or your church's Women's Ministry Director
+ Women's Bible Study Leaders
+ Your local home school co-op
Share why you are passionate about the Set Apart message, and what you hope the women in your church or community will gain from being a part of this event. Let them know how Leslie's books and messages have personally impacted you.
You can also go to your local Christian book store and ask if you can give out flyers for the event, or talk to your church about putting a notice in the bulletin. You can often promote events on community bulletin boards in your local library, malls, restaurants and cafés, coffee shops, etc.
If you are hosting an event, remember that a personal invitation is often most effective. Having a flyer or information card to share with people as you are inviting them is a nice and effective way of inviting them to your event. Browse our promotional materials below to download our free flyer and conference promotional video!
PROMOTION MATERIALS. . .
EDITABLE FLYERS: To help you promote your event in your church, community, or amongst friends, we've created a free editable flyer for you! Simply download the flyer, add your event information in the space provided, and print! (For the best quality, we recommend having your flyers printed through a professional printer.) You can pass out these flyers to the women at your church, hand them out on your college campus, use them as personal invitations to friends, and more!
DOWNLOADABLE CONFERENCE VIDEO: Download our conference video to share the heart of this conference anywhere! Whether at a women's Bible study, at a local club or gathering, or with your own sister, using our video is a great way of sharing the heart and message of the conference and getting others excited about joining in at your event!
(If a DVD of the conference video is needed, we can provide you with one at base cost & shipping. Email [email protected] for more information.)
LESLIE'S BOOKS AT A DISCOUNTED PRICE FOR SIMULCAST HOSTS!
Are you interested in having a book table of resources available to the women at your event? We've reduced prices and have bundled together stacks of Leslie's books for you to be able to share or sell at your event. Other discounted Set Apart resources are also available, including Leslie's newest book The Set Apart Woman! Click the button below to browse what we've made available to you!
Again, if you have any questions about hosting a simulcast, email [email protected]. When you register, our conference coordinator will be in touch with additional details you will need to know!