Hallowood Retreat & Conference Center

Hallowood Retreat & Conference Center This spirit-filled space is the ideal setting for your meeting, retreat, or professional development event.Since 1992, Hallowood has delivered an exceptional guest experience. It is a ministry of Saint Luke Lutheran Church of Silver Spring, Maryland, to b
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Hallowood retreat and conference center is nestled on 55 wooded acres in scenic Frederick County, Maryland. This spirit-filled space is the ideal setting for your meeting, retreat, or professional development event. From day-long team building sessions, workshops, or seminars to a week-long offsite retreat or conference, Hallowood provides a private, tranquil place to gather, discover, and inspire.

Mission: Since 1992, Hallowood has delivered an exceptional guest experience. It is a ministry of Saint Luke Lutheran Church of Silver Spring, Maryland, to bring people together. Organizations and groups are welcome to experience the intimacy of Hallowood and its mission of hospitality for daytime meetings or overnight retreats.

Saint Luke Lutheran Church Music Ministry
12/06/2019

Saint Luke Lutheran Church Music Ministry

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Come support The choirs of Saint Luke Lutheran Church, the Choristers, Martin Luther Choir, and the Schola Cantorum, will present A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols on December 15 at 5:00 PM to help us prepare for Christmastide.

The Quilting Conspiracy is here at Hallowood and one project is 100 United States Flags sewn 1 foot apart to be hung aro...
06/17/2017

The Quilting Conspiracy is here at Hallowood and one project is 100 United States Flags sewn 1 foot apart to be hung around the top of a shelter during a family gathering. The 100 flags were laid out and spaced 1 foot apart in preparation to be sewn.

Cub Pack 457 camped out over the entire rainy, cold, dreary, wonderful, fun filled, exciting weekend at Hallowood. Just ...
05/07/2017

Cub Pack 457 camped out over the entire rainy, cold, dreary, wonderful, fun filled, exciting weekend at Hallowood. Just over 80 Cub Scouts, Moms, Dads, Sisters, and Brothers enjoyed the campfire, fishing, hiking, kick ball, blowing bubbles, and many other activities. Also a word of thanks from the director of Hallowood for their service project, removing dead leaves from the Holm Worship Center.

Hope Lutheran congregational council of Clinton Maryland recently held a retreat at Hallowood. It was the time  Pastor E...
05/07/2017

Hope Lutheran congregational council of Clinton Maryland recently held a retreat at Hallowood. It was the time Pastor Eva Steege returned to Hallowood since she was here with the candidacy committee many years ago.

05/06/2017

Verizon came through for us.....the phone was working this morning when I arrived at the center. Yeah!!!!

Thanks Verizon, yet another day without phone service at Hallowood! I guess the rain stopped our phone service and Veriz...
05/05/2017

Thanks Verizon, yet another day without phone service at Hallowood! I guess the rain stopped our phone service and Verizon says it should be up and running tomorrow. The last time Hallowood was without phone service for over a week!!!

The "Patchwork Posse" Quilters were at Hallowood this month working on some beautiful quilts, handbags, and table runner...
04/26/2017

The "Patchwork Posse" Quilters were at Hallowood this month working on some beautiful quilts, handbags, and table runners.

Evangelical Lutheran Church women from Frederick Maryland were at Hallowood last weekend. They enjoyed their fellowship,...
04/26/2017

Evangelical Lutheran Church women from Frederick Maryland were at Hallowood last weekend. They enjoyed their fellowship, food, prayer, and worship time at Hallowood.

The Unity Christ Church women's group took a few minutes for this photo on April 9th at the close of their weekend at Ha...
04/26/2017

The Unity Christ Church women's group took a few minutes for this photo on April 9th at the close of their weekend at Hallowood.
They were a wonderful group and will be returning in April 2018.

Sarah Province, Phil Province, Nancy Shaffer, Saint Luke members and Ann Nuss are here with fellow rug hooking artists c...
04/26/2017

Sarah Province, Phil Province, Nancy Shaffer, Saint Luke members and Ann Nuss are here with fellow rug hooking artists creating these beautiful Hook Rugs. The bird rug is a "Black-crowned Night Heron.

Lewinsville Presbyterian Church McLean Virginia  leadership is at Hallowood this weekend. Reverend Scott Ramsey, Rev. Em...
11/12/2016

Lewinsville Presbyterian Church McLean Virginia leadership is at Hallowood this weekend.
Reverend Scott Ramsey, Rev. Emily Berman D’Andrea, Kate Satterstrom, and Carole K. Huston are among the guests.

The Milltown Quilters departed Hallowood today after a 3 day stay. Barbara Gardner was the retreat organizer.
11/03/2016

The Milltown Quilters departed Hallowood today after a 3 day stay. Barbara Gardner was the retreat organizer.

Living Water Inclusive Catholic Community group enjoyed their stay at Hallowood October 28-31 recently. Gloria Carpeneto...
11/03/2016

Living Water Inclusive Catholic Community group enjoyed their stay at Hallowood October 28-31 recently. Gloria Carpeneto led the Silent Retreat b ased on the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius Loyola.

The Order of the Arrow ceremonial dance team prepares for the evenings ceremony.
10/24/2016

The Order of the Arrow ceremonial dance team prepares for the evenings ceremony.

Rick Ahlberg has kept the log splitter running all morning, and is now taking a well deserved lunch break. Jesse Willet ...
10/22/2016

Rick Ahlberg has kept the log splitter running all morning, and is now taking a well deserved lunch break. Jesse Willet has been keeping the wood coming from back on the nature trail.

The wind has been blowing, and some of the Boy Scouts tents have blown over.
10/22/2016

The wind has been blowing, and some of the Boy Scouts tents have blown over.

The Boy Scouts are removing an old locust stump near the pond.
10/22/2016

The Boy Scouts are removing an old locust stump near the pond.

Hallowood is hosting the Boy Scouts Order of the Arrow. The scouts are installing a drain pipe on our back trail to impr...
10/22/2016

Hallowood is hosting the Boy Scouts Order of the Arrow. The scouts are installing a drain pipe on our back trail to improve the drainage and keep the trail dry.

Terrible commute to the retreat center! I had to stop and wait for this buck to cross the road to get to work the other ...
10/18/2016

Terrible commute to the retreat center! I had to stop and wait for this buck to cross the road to get to work the other day. Oh what a commute.

The Rug Hooking group is back at Hallowood. Kathy Currie, Joanne Gerwig, Marian Hall, Darlene Kalenvitch, Sue Klish, Pat...
10/17/2016

The Rug Hooking group is back at Hallowood. Kathy Currie, Joanne Gerwig, Marian Hall, Darlene Kalenvitch, Sue Klish, Patt Madlener, Edie McClure, Katie O'Brien, Sarah & Phil Province, Cheri Reid,
Nancy Shaffer, Phillis Sheetz, Nancy Style, and Deborah Vita are busy creating pieces of art!

What a group!!! The "Gutsy Gals" paused long enough for me to get this photo.
10/15/2016

What a group!!! The "Gutsy Gals" paused long enough for me to get this photo.

Donna Nelson sits on the hearth enjoying the first fire of the season and  is at Hallowood for the "Gutsy Gals of the Bi...
10/15/2016

Donna Nelson sits on the hearth enjoying the first fire of the season and is at Hallowood for the "Gutsy Gals of the Bible" retreat for the WELCA group from Saint Luke this weekend.

The Reverend Dr. Marty Stevens, of the Lutheran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg leads the "Gutsy Gals of the Bible" r...
10/15/2016

The Reverend Dr. Marty Stevens, of the Lutheran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg leads the "Gutsy Gals of the Bible" retreat for the WELCA group from Saint Luke. The 27 women are enjoying a weekend at Hallowood.

Hallowood recently hosted this group from Goucher college.
10/11/2016

Hallowood recently hosted this group from Goucher college.

Hallowood recently hosted the Lutheran Hospital class of 1962 for their 54th class reunion. They were a great group and ...
10/11/2016

Hallowood recently hosted the Lutheran Hospital class of 1962 for their 54th class reunion. They were a great group and we enjoyed having them visit Hallowood.

Chaplain Kumar, Kyle Alexander, Kiki Banner, Timothy Nelson, and Kevin Gopala-Rao of WGTS radio enjoyed Monday and Tuesd...
10/11/2016

Chaplain Kumar, Kyle Alexander, Kiki Banner, Timothy Nelson, and Kevin Gopala-Rao of WGTS radio enjoyed Monday and Tuesday at Hallowood for a time of brainstorming, planning, prayer, worship and walking the Labyrinth. Thank you WGTS for your wonderful Ministry to so many people.

Hallowood has had the pleasure of hosting the Rug Hooking group again this week, absent from the picture is Phil Provinc...
07/28/2016

Hallowood has had the pleasure of hosting the Rug Hooking group again this week, absent from the picture is Phil Province (Phil was jogging to the top of Sugarloaf Mt. at the time of the photo).
The rugs are amazing, look at the detail. WOW!!!!!

What a glorious Sunday at Hallowood, today I spotted the first Pink Lady's Slipper in bloom. Isn't it beautiful?
05/01/2016

What a glorious Sunday at Hallowood, today I spotted the first Pink Lady's Slipper in bloom. Isn't it beautiful?

Pastor David Deans of Oakdale performs the first immersion baptism at Hallowood during their service this morning.
05/01/2016

Pastor David Deans of Oakdale performs the first immersion baptism at Hallowood during their service this morning.

Pastor David Deans and the congregation of Oakdale Church will be having their service at Hallowood. Despite the wet wea...
05/01/2016

Pastor David Deans and the congregation of Oakdale Church will be having their service at Hallowood. Despite the wet weather the "Son" shines at Hallowood! Oakdale normally meets at Wilson Wims Elementary school in Clarksburg Maryland.

A recent guest Terry Miura of Sacramento California identified the painting at Hallowood as Brad Durham. The painting id...
04/30/2016

A recent guest Terry Miura of Sacramento California identified the painting at Hallowood as Brad Durham. The painting identified by Mr. Durham as "The Crossing" painted in 1995 while working in Los Angeles at the Brewery. LA's largest live-in art colony.

Martha Debarthe (center) is seen with a group of visitors from Carroll Vista from Taneytown Maryland. Martha brought the...
04/30/2016

Martha Debarthe (center) is seen with a group of visitors from Carroll Vista from Taneytown Maryland. Martha brought the group to Hallowood Monday April 25th for a tour and lunch, and they enjoyed both!

Got bass? This large mouth bass was caught (and returned) from the pond at Hallowood. Jacob Deater (Gary's great nephew)...
04/30/2016

Got bass? This large mouth bass was caught (and returned) from the pond at Hallowood. Jacob Deater (Gary's great nephew) is the proud fisherman displaying his catch.

Saint Luke men with their sailing ships, back row L-R, Pastor Gary Nuss, Don Steinbach, Ed Fenstermacher, Ron Hebensberg...
04/24/2016

Saint Luke men with their sailing ships, back row L-R, Pastor Gary Nuss, Don Steinbach, Ed Fenstermacher, Ron Hebensberger, front L-R, Ben Zastrow, Bob Woodward camera shy is Kyle Warfield.

Saint Luke Lutheran Church & School
04/24/2016

Saint Luke Lutheran Church & School

Powered by the Holy Spirit, the theme for the Men's Retreat at Hallowood. We built sailboats, and sailed them, this afternoon we head to the Chesapeake to spend the afternoon on a sailboat.

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Your guests might be able to catch sight of the Northern Lights this weekend. You have very little light pollution!