Now that the busy summer season is done and it is back to school for most, why not plan a retreat for this Fall or Winter? Guests can take advantage of our indoor recreation facilities. Either way, all five Midwest Christian Retreats properties offer fun ways to warm up. Guests can take a dive in the indoor Pool at Lake Williamson or challenge their skills in a game of black light dodgeball at Sunstream. At Faholo, they can see how high they can climb on the indoor climbing wall or warm up with a cup of hot chocolate at Eagle Rock.
As always, our all-inclusive per person packages take the financial strain off event planners. Packages include lodging, meals, recreation, and mee ting spa ce to keep your off-site event... Continue Reading
This week we have been talking about how retreats aren't just for kids. It's easy to get wrapped up in just planning events for the youth. But there may be other groups in your church that need a little spiritual lift as well. Tuesday we talked about activity ideas for women's retreats. Today, I would like to talk about ideas for men's retreats.
Men love to get away and spend time either fishing, eating, sitting and talking around a campfire, or just a go old story telling time. A good way to do this is to take them on a weekend ... Continue Reading
When you hear the word retreat, often times you think about youth retreats or youth camps. But retreats don't necessarily mean they are just for kids. Everyone needs to go on a retreat every now and then. Today I would like to talk about women's retreats and some of the activities you can plan to make a retreat a true get away for your group.
First start your retreat off with some ice breakers. Some of your ladies may know each other, but I guarantee that they don't know everyone in your group.
Today is Independence Day! But it means so much more than just picnics and spending time with family and friends. It is a day to remember what freedom is all about and that it doesn't come without a price. A good scripture for today comes from Romans 5:18:"Yes, Adam's one sin brings condemnation for everyone, but Christ's one act of righteousness brings a right relationship with God and new life for everyone."
Today is not only a day to reflect on our freedom here on earth, but also to remember that Christ's sacrifice set us free from our sins and gives us eternal life in heaven. Through ... Continue Reading
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