Grief Retreat

October 13-14, 2017

"Hope Anchors the Soul'" -- A retreat weekend for those who have experienced the death of a loved one. A special time away for a time of fellowship, activites, learning new ideas, making new friends, and enjoying God's natural settings on the campus of Lake Aurora.

Dawn breaks on the lake

Cost: $65 ($60 if staying off campus)

Housing for this retreat will be on the Hillside Campus. The cabins are furnished with bunk beds and adjoining bathroom facilities. Please note on registration if you can not physically take a top bunk.


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Brochure & Paper Registration

Please fax registration with a credit card to 863.696.1062, Attention Hannah.
Mail or fax completed registration and $35 deposit or full payment. May also use the new online registration link. Deposit is transferrable but not refundable.

Here's an idea of what to expect during your retreat:


All sessions held in the James/John Building

4:00pm - Check in at the Porch of James/John on Hillside campus

5:30pm - Retreat Introductions

6:00pm - Dinner in dining hall

7:00pm - Worship with Joseph & Rebekah Wine

7:45pm - Time of sharing

8:30pm - Campfire, music & s'mores


7:30am - Morning devotion

8:00am - Breakfast in dining hall

8:45-9:45am - Session - Dr. Ericka Sirrine

10:00-11:00am - Breakout Sessions

11:00am-12:15pm - Activity options/free time

12:30pm - Lunch

1:15pm - Closing session

2-3pm - Enjoy the campus, no structured activities

What to Bring:

This is a camp, so dress is casual. Bring comfortable shoes and a jacket for possible chilly weather.