Offers and Programs at Heartwood.

Heartwood offers guests great experiences connected to learning, living and leisure. Heartwood is a property of Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, a faith-based membership organization. Thrivent Financial exists to strengthen Christian communities by helping members be wise with money and inspiring them to live generously. Heartwood contributes to this purpose as a place apart for individuals, families and groups to relax, reflect and grow. Suggestions for future programming are welcomed and should be sent to

Spring Specials for a Limited Time

From now through May, you can choose from two great offers: stay two nights and receive a third complimentary night or stay one night and receive 50% off the second night!

Offers are based on availability now through May for new individual or Lutheran group reservations. Not available with other discounts, promotions, special offers or group blocks.

Call today to make your reservation at 800-577-4848 and mention these offers.


"Retreat at Heartwood" Special Offer

HEARTWOOD provides beautiful accommodations in a style to meet your needs in a gorgeous natural setting, a place away from the hustle and bustle of daily life.

YOU bring the people you’d like to be with, the activities that appeal to you, the food you want to enjoy, outdoor clothing and anything else to make this a memorable time.

VERY SPECIAL PRICING makes it a deal too good to pass up.

Per night lodging costs --choose the lodging type that best fits your needs:

  • Guest Room:  $54
  • Deluxe Guest Room (with Kitchenette):  $62
  • Cottage: $99
  • Duplex Cabin:  $107

You will also receive

  • Deluxe Munchie Basket, with snacks to enjoy
  • 12” pizza from the Heartwood Gift Shop
  • Complimentary use of a DVD player
  • Your choice of devotional book as our gift to you:

Offer is based on availability now through May for new individual reservations. Not available with other discounts, promotions, special offers or group blocks.

Click for flyer   Call today to make your reservation at 800-577-4848.


Thrivent-sponsored Mother's Day Weekend 

Friday, May 9 to Sunday, May 11, 2014

Create new traditions at Heartwood by spending time together as a family. Reflect on the selfless love that mothers often give to their families, and be inspired to create a unique container garden. In addition, each mother will receive a special book, have an opportunity to participate in a service project, enjoy memorable meals including a special Mother's Day brunch, and most of all, each other's company.

For more information, click on Flyer

Space is limited, please call Heartwood directly at 800-577-4848 to register today.


GracePlace Church Worker Couples Retreat

June 9-13, 2014

This Monday afternoon to Friday noon continuing education event focuses on skills and attitudes to keep you healthy in body, mind, spirit and finances.  It is anchored around four “pause points” to be in God’s Word each day, daily exercise, adventure activities and free time each afternoon, and wonderful, nutritious food and fellowship.

Leaders include Rev. Dr. Darrell Zimmerman, Grace Place Director of Programs, and Rev. Dr. Todd and Heather Biermann, Senior Pastor, Faith Lutheran in Grand Blanc, MI.

Each participant and each participant’s congregation receives $50 for participating in this retreat if a member of CPS. 

To enroll in the Be Well, Serve Well program, click here

Cost: $250 per couple

For more information and to register, Click Here


Thrivent-sponsored Family Camp

August 6-10, 2014

Join us for Family Camp, set in the midst of nature’s beauty. Jesus called his disciples to a place apart, where they could both rest and grow in relationship with God. Family Camp offers a similar opportunity … a time and place to slow down, to learn together, to create a new family story and to experience God’s presence. Won’t you join us?

More information to come soon.


Thrivent Fianancial

Thrivent Living Balanced and Generous Lives Retreat

July 9-13, 2014

Here is your opportunity to slow down and come to a beautiful place prepared for you to have time away. We all want to live balanced and generous lives, but too often we find ourselves busy, overburdened and so stressed out that it’s hard to be present and to give back. Being healthy and wise often starts with proper balance. This Retreat will give you intentional time for physical, emotional and spiritual renewal.

More information to come soon.


Association of Lutheran Older Adults Colorama Lutherhostels

September 28-October 3 and October 5-10, 2014

Spend a week in the Northwoods, connected to learning, living and leisure, with bible study, worship, outdoor activities, fellowship and a day trip. Co-sponsored with Thrivent Financial for Lutherans.

More information to come soon.