Women’s Fall Encounter 2024

Iron Horse Ranch, Brenham, Texas
November 7-10, 2024


You are invited to come away and discover the beauty of your heart as a woman. And there is no better place to do that than at the Feminine Hearts Alive Encounter.

The Encounter is a 3 day retreat designed to take you on a journey to discover how to live alive to God and your true self so that you experience the life and freedom Jesus has for you. 80% of the feedback we get from women who have attended say that the Encounter is 3 of the most freeing and life changing days of their lives. So we invite you to join us and bring those women in your life that God has put on your heart.

The encounter will be held at the Iron Horse Ranch – a privately owned 400 acre ranch 2 hours outside of Houston, Texas.  The location is absolutely stunning featuring rolling hills, 5 stocked lakes and hiking trails.  The accommodations are very nice, featuring 43 hotel quality cabanas with full baths.

The Encounter will be held on November 7-10, 2024.  There will be some very fun activities that include a zip line, miniature golf, a vanishing pool, spa, volleyball courts, fire pits, hiking, and more.

For a taste of what the event will be like check out the video below.

Room Options

There are 5 rooming options and each have a different price point. The prices are prior to the early bird coupon.

1. The first option is a bunk bed in a 4 person room with the cost of $845.

2. The second option is a queen bed in a 4 person room with the cost of $945.

3. The third option is a twin bed or queen bed in a 3 person room with the cost of $995.

4. The 4th option is two queen beds in a 2 person room with the cost of $1,350 each.

5. The 5th option is a single room. There are only 4 available and they are at a higher price point so please contact us if you are interested.

Please select which option you would like in the drop down menu at checkout.

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Save $250 with coupon EARLYBIRD
(For a limited time based on room availability).

A note about Covid

For this event we will not have any COVID related restrictions. Specifically, there will be no face mask wearing because we have found that masks greatly prohibit meaningful connection and interaction among participants. There will also be no social distancing, no limited attendance, no vaccination requirements, or status checking. 

All participants understand this and participate at their own risk and liability.  We simply ask that participants take common sense measures before attending and if showing transmissible symptoms within 24 hours of attendance to politely stay back entirely or until receiving appropriate medical clearance. If you need to cancel due to COVID symptoms we will issue you a refund.

If you are concerned about catching COVID and are uncomfortable coming on the event in light of our COVID policy listed above, we ask that you postpone attending until a future date when you would feel more comfortable attending.

Date of event

Thursday November 7th, 4:30 pm through Sunday November 10th, 11:30 am, 2024

Arrival and Departure

The drive from Houston is approximately two hours and the drive from Austin is about an hour and a half. We suggest teaming up with other women for the drive, or you can drive on your own. Once you arrive at the facility, we ask that you park your car and plan on leaving it parked for the entire Encounter.

Check in is from 2:30-5:30 pm CST.


For attendees that will be flying, the best airport to use for your reservations is either Austin-Bergstrom International airport (AUS) or Bush International airport (IAH).

When flying in to AUS or IAH, please schedule your flight to arrive no later than 1pm CST.

For your departure on Sunday please schedule your flights departure after 4pm CST.


20690 private road 4005 Somerville, TX 77879


Iron Horse Ranch sits on 400 acres that include 5 beautiful lakes.  Fall in the Texas rolling hills is especially beautiful for walking and hiking. Other activities are volleyball courts, a vanishing pool, miniature golf, fire pits and more.

To Prepare

We recommend that you read John and Stasi Eldredge’s book “Captivating.” The book can be ordered on amazon by clicking here. You will not need to physically bring the book Captivating with you to participate in The Encounter. Simply read ahead of time to prepare your heart.

Emergency Contact Number

If you need to be contacted in case of an emergency the phone number is
404-718-9242.  This number can receive both calls and texts.

What to Bring

Our desire is for everyone to be relaxed, so dress comfortably and just be you. Be sure to bring a jacket if you want to spend time outdoors. Also, if you are interested in swimming, zip lines, fishing, volleyball or walking/running on the nature trails, bring appropriate attire.