2022 UB Women’s Conference

Date: September 16-18, 2022
Location: Shipshewana, Ind.

The United Brethren Women’s Conference is just around the corner! Bring a group of women to Shipshewana for a great time of worship, learning and fellowship. Lissa Litka will once again be our keynote speaker, expanding on the 2020 conference theme “Together.”


The Blue Gate Garden Inn will be the host for our lodging and breakouts. We will use space in the Performance Center next door for our main gatherings. There will be a bit of walking required, so be sure to bring comfortable shoes!

Follow the steps below to make a room reservation at our discounted rate. Be sure to register by August 15 before our room block is released.

1. Go to the Bluegate Garden Inn website.

2. In the gray “Book A Room” box, select the check-in and check-out dates preferred, as well as the number of guests in the room. Click “Book Now.”

3. Check the box labeled “Group Code,” and insert our group’s code in the box: UB091622. Then, click “Search Availability.”

4. Rooms and rates available in our group’s block will appear. Book as desired.

Attend In-Person or Online

Since the 2020 conference was such an online hit, we will be providing this conference in person and online. We hope to see the majority of you face to face, but if you aren’t able to travel, we are glad that we can offer a similar experience online.


Cost: $35 per person (in-person and online)

Once you register, you are responsible to contact Blue Gate Garden Inn to secure your lodging. Directions are above. Or you can call their main registration line at 800-545-4725 and mention our group code UB091622.

Go here to register.


3:00 pm Check-in at Blue Gate Garden Inn begins
4:00 pm Check-in at UB Women’s Conference begins
Dinner on your own
7:00 pm Session #1 with Keynote Lissa Litka (Blue Gate Performing Arts building)
9:00 pm Dismissal to Optional Activities (Blue Gate Garden Inn meeting rooms)
6:00 am Breakfast Buffet opens off the Lobby (includes made-just-for-you omelettes!)
8:45 am Workshops Begin (Magnolia, Empress and Wisteria rooms)
11:50 am Session #2 with Keynote Lissa Litka
1-7 pm Free Time – lunch and/or dinner on your own
7:00 pm Session #3
6:00 am Breakfast Buffet opens off the Lobby
9:00 am Session #4
11:00 am Dismissal and Check Out of Hotel

Things-To-Do on Site

Crafts and Game Rooms
Meeting rooms on site will be set up for games, crafts, and all types of gatherings. Watch for signage when you arrive. Please feel free to bring your own games and crafts to share.

Pool and Hot Tub
Open 8 am to 10:30 pm daily. Learn more.

Ice Creamery & Pizzeria
Open 5-9 pm, Friday & Saturday. Learn more.

Outdoor Patio & Firepit / Arcade / Basketball Court
Time to be determined

Pampered Chef Option
As an optional activity on Saturday afternoon, there will be a demonstration and fundraiser with Jane Seely, Pampered Chef Consultant. It will be held in one of the Blue Gate Inn’s meeting rooms.

Within a Short Drive (or longer walk)

Blue Gate Restaurant & Bakery
Open Friday 10:30 am – 8:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am – 8:00 pm
Location: 105 E Middlebury St.

Blue Gate Theater
A 1:00 Saturday show “Salute to the Stars – The Way We Were.”
Tickets required for both.
Location: 105 E Middlebury St.

A 4:00 Saturday musical “Dear Soldier Boy” (length: 2.5 hours) $38.95 (or with meal included at 2 pm at $62.95)
Riegsecker Carriage
Take a leisurely carriage ride through Shipshewana and experience the Amish way of life. We have pre-ordered tickets at $10 for a 15 minute in town ride. You can get these at check-in while supply lasts.

From Ben’s Pretzels to E&S Sales to Davis Mercantile. Brochures will be available to assist you!

This non-profit information center, located just down the road from the Inn, teaches visitors about the faith and life of Amish and Mennonites.

Need more ideas?

Learn “15 Best Things to Do in Shipshewana, Indiana, in 2022.” Check this out.

Get your group together and plan your free time now! Make the most of your Friday and Saturday afternoons. Most Shipshewana businesses will be closed on Sunday.

Blue Gate Garden Inn
800 S. Van Buren St.
Shipshewana, IN 46565
(800) 545-4725

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